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    Help Id This Fish

    i saw this fish at my lfs today and liked it alot..however i did not buy it as i do not know what it is and the ppl there does not know either...shocking huh? it is small, bright blue with black stripes..pls help me id it and let me know if it is hardy or not and how to care for it...thanks
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    Algae Infestation

    hi guys...i was away for 1 week on holiday and i left de keys to a friend to care for my aquarium..he was a former aquarist but de first day i was away, he got real sick and is still sick now and is nable to care for my tank..as a result my whole tank is infested with algae..i mean WHOLE...
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    Plants Are Struggling

    hi i have 1 20 gallon tank...and everytime i add in plants, they will turn brown and drop their leaves, making my tank dirty and the plants keep dieing..why is this so? how do i ensure my plants live?? my tank substrate all soil pellets which my LFS also uses and their plants are thriving. I...
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    My Tank And Fishes!

    here they are, my fishes..pls give me ur comments or ideas: a pic of my high fin platy female with endlers: being creative with my cam: otos: my chinese algae eaters: more of my endlers: male high fin platy with sword: both male double swordtails: overall tank shot: thats all...
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    Algae Ruining My Tank!

    can u guys help me identify this algae and what can i do about it??
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    Getting Rid Of Algae

    i have a freshwater tank that is being overtaken by aglae..mainly green spot algae on tank side and hair/fuzz algae on my plants..how do i get rid of them??? i am thinking of buying those algae solutions but i am afraid it will kill off the other algaes in my tank and my oto will die of lack of...
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    Is This A High Fin Platy Or Swordtail?

    hi..i just bought 4 fishes from my reputable LFS, the thing is im confused..on the tank, it said high fin platy but the male fishes had had "sword"..kinda like a swordtail..i cannot show u guys a pic right now as my camera is down..the female fishes looked like a normal high fin platy, with a...
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    Ct Betta With Finrot

    my CT betta has finrot jus started...his side fins and "crowns" are rotting..using melafix now, anything else? his in a 2 gall with a small HOB filter... ammonia:0 nitrite:0 nitrate:5 ppm help pls
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    Betta In Serious Condition

    2 days ago, my friend went overseas and he asked me to help him take care of his fishes...he left in the morning 2 days ago and that afternoon i went there to see what i could do with his fishes...when i entered his bedroom i saw a male veiltail in a small dirty tank...it also had finrot, not...
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    Cory With Velvet?

    i have 3 corys, 1 of them albino, however all 3 of them have one thing in common, they have a layer of gold coating near their gills, they have been having it for months now and their behaviour has not change, no rubbing, no lossing appetide and no laying on botttom of tank...the gold coat is ot...
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    Velvet

    Hi, i noticed that in my tank, my 2 silver dollars, 3 out of 5 corys and 1 ram has a gold dust coating, though it isnt so obvious on the ram...at first thought, i suspected that it was velvet and monitered their behaviour closely as i did not have a velvet med then, but now after 2 days, im...
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    What More Can I Do?

    ok...i jus found out that 2 of my silver dollars have a brownish area on their heads and when i shine a torch, it turns gold, so i would presume it is velvet...but th thing is, they are not flicking, not rubbing and are eating well...the only difference is that they are less active, and when i...
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    How To Care For Rams

    today i saw some nice baby dwarf rams at my LFS and i was thinking of getting a pair...so can any1 tell me the tank size, tank mates, food, water chemistry and plants/rocks needed.. also the ones i saw at my LFS were small and looked like ballons but the ones which i saw on the net were not...
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    Need Help With My 1st Betta...pics Included.

    i got my betta for a few months now...but i noticed that recently, as in 2 months ago i realised that my betta is swollen/bloated...not the whole body but jus the underneth of the stomach. i do not know if my betta has the pinecone look .but is eating, flaring well....and has even blowned bubble...
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    Trouble With My First Betta..with Pics

    i got my betta for a few months now...but i noticed that recently, as in 2 months ago i realised that my betta is swollen/bloated...not the whole body but jus the underneth of the stomach. i do not know if my betta has the pinecone look .but is eating, flaring well....and has even blowned bubble...
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    Is My Betta Gonna Die Soon?

    i got my betta for a few months now...but i noticed that recently, as in 2 months ago i realised that my betta is swollen/bloated...not the whole body but jus the underneth of the stomach. my betta does not have the pinecone look and is eating, flaring well...not flickering or rubbing against...
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    Does My Betts Have Dropsy?

    i got my betta for a few months now...but i noticed that recently, as in 2 months ago i realised that my betta is swollen/bloated...not the whole body but jus the underneth of the stomach. my betta does not have the pinecone look and is eating, flaring well...not flickering or rubbing against...
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    New Fishes Behaving Weirdly

    ok..i just bought 3 platys, 2 rams and 2 small corys...i acclimatised them correctly...floated the bag in the water for an hour and added my tank water into the bag to let them get used to my tank water...after an hour more i released them into the tank, now my newly bough fishes are very...
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    Glass Catfish Question

    assuming that all water chemistry and tank size are correct...would platys, corys plecos and glasscatfish go well together???
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    Need Help On Diagnosis And Treatment For My Betta.with Pics!

    ok today i noticed that my red crowntail has some long transparent film like thing at the ends of its tail...it kinda looks like its the betta's protective slime coat...and on the bottomw of my tank..there are lots of it...i just did a 50% water change 2 days ago and i add dechlorinated...
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