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    So We Decided To Kick Things Off With...

    4 Platies! 2 red and 2 blue to keep my son happy. Some of you will have saw that I have a new 50 litre tank (mature filter) and I was debating about what to put in there. I do want to add some Neons at some point and maybe a Gourami or 2 - can anyone advise me as to whether these 3 types if...
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    What Can I Mix With Guppies?

    Hiya! We've got an empty 50 Litre tank at the mo (fully mature filter) and I'm just wondering what I can have in there...? My little boy really wants Guppies (the tank was his b'day prezzy) but I'm just wondering what I can mix with them? Can I mix Neon's with Guppies? Any suggestions would...
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    Please Help - Not Sure What To Do?

    Hi Everyone So I made a post yesterday becuase I suspected one of my male guppie's had fin rot. Over night he'd gone from having a tiny hole in his tail to have a complete tear in the morning! :( He also looked a little bloated. So I went out last night and bought a breeding net to seclude...
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    What's Happening To My Guppy?

    I have a male guppy and yesterday I noticed that he had what looked like a small hole in his tail - when I woke up this morning and checked on him the hole now looks like a complete tear through his tail!! :unsure: He's staying at the bottom of the tank at the mo too...? Any ideas??
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    I Have Some Questions...

    So I've been fish-keeping for about 6 weeks now and I have some questions! :unsure: I accidentally killed one of my guppies the other day by adding cold water to the tank - I think the cold water shock killed the poor little guy.... :-( For some reason I thought you weren't supposed to use...
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    Blood Worms

    Ok - I know this will sound a bit silly but do I defrost the frozen blood worms before putting them in the tank or do I just put the whole frozen cube straight in?? :unsure:
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    Blood Worms

    Ok - I know this will sound a bit silly but do I defrost the frozen blood worms before putting them in the tank or do I just put the whole frozen cube straight in?? :unsure:
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    My First Death - Any Ideas?

    Hi Guys! We suffered our first ever loss today... Blueberry the Male Guppy has died... :-( I'm absolutely gutted! So here's the story... I haven't done a water change for 2 days as my little boy has been unwell - but as I've been doing a fish-in cycle for over a month now (I know...
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    How Often Should I Be Feeding My Guppies?

    Hello! :D I have 5 beautiful male guppies but I'm not sure how often they're supposed to be fed?? :unsure: The food pack says 2-3 times a day, which seems slightly excessive to me?? :blink: I've been putting in a small pinch of food in the morning and a small pinch in the evening - is this...
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    Please Help - Not Sure What To Do?

    I had a thread earlier about my pair of male Platy's - one is constantly bullying the other... :( Anyway, I've been watching them all afternoon and the one that is being picked on is not looking good - he looks like he's missing some scales near his tail and is being attacked virtually every...
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    Squabbling Platty's!

    I've got 2 male platy's and the past couple of days the smaller one has been really bullying the other one! :unsure: Is there anything I can do to discourage this?? :huh:
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    Can I Keep A Betta With Shrimp?

    Hiya! I currently have 2 Platy's and 4 Ghost shrimp! I did want to get some Neon Tetra's to go with them but my tank is too small (5G) and I don't want to be cruel... :sad: So I'm thinking of investing in either a Betta or maybe 1 or 2 Guppies... :good: Will they mix with my existing...
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    Betta's With Shrimp?

    Hiya! I currently have 2 Platy's and 4 Ghost shrimp! I did want to get some Neon Tetra's to go with them but my tank is too small (5G) and I don't want to be cruel... :unsure: So I'm thinking of investing in either a Betta or maybe 1 or 2 Guppies... Will they mix with my existing fish...
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    When To Stop Cycling?

    Hi! :D When do I stop cycling my tank?? :unsure: Do I need to cycle for a certain amount of time or stop when I have no ammonia?? Just did a fresh batch of water tests - Nitrate - 10 Ammonia - 0 Nitrite - 0 Any advice would be great!! :good:
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    Oh Crap!

    Ok so here's the story... I bought a 17 litre tank for my son - it currently houses 2 Platy's and 4 Ghost Shrimp! I'm noticing water appearing by the base - I'm pretty sure I have a very small leak... -_- So - I have all intentions of calling the pet store in the morning and demanding a...
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    Filter Question

    Hello!! So - I've had my tank set up for just over 2 weeks now - my fish have been in for just over a week! (I know, I know - I didn't cycle the tank - I'd never heard of cycling before, I followed my LFS's advice - now I'm doing a fish-in cycle that seems to be going really well ;)) Um - so...
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    Gravel Vacuum?

    So I know I need to clean my gravel but I'm not entirely sure how to do it?? :blush: I know I need a gravel vacuum - but the one's I've seen look almost indentical to the water syphon thingy I bought to drain water for my cycle?? :unsure: Can someone explain how I go about cleaning the...
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    Questions Answered - Thanks Guys!

    Will it be ok to keep ghost shrimp in cold water for a short while? :unsure:
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    Help With My Platy?

    One of my Platy's has been floating at the top of the tank all morning - yesterday he spent most of the day wedging himself at the bottom of the tank?? :unsure: Has anyone got any ideas?? I've only had them for just under a week so I'm very new to all this... :blush: Any input would be...
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    Ph Levels?

    Hiya!! :D Can someone tell me what sort of PH Level I have to have to keep shrimp with my platy's?? Thanks!!! ;)
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