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    ghost shrimps exposed to copper// now dying

    i made an awful mistake... yesterday i went out and brought 6 new aquatic plants from my lps and then i went home, rinsed em and put them in. Today i woke up too see all 4 of my ghost shrimps lying on their backs but still alive, in panic i read the bag the plants came in and realized they're...
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    Platy fry pregnant or sick?!!

    Okay so i'm not sure if i can call my platy fry anymore. I have two pregnant platies in a tank waiting to give birth and about 4 months ago there was a batch of fry, later there are 3 now grown to the size of a neon tetra. All are females and are housed with 2 males. One female has a much...
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    Betta time?

    Hey all, So i've been keeping livebearers for quite a while now and wanted to change it up, i decided i want to get a betta. I just have a few questions... 1. are there any different requirements? 2. Should i get a male or female? 3. do they need a heater (my normal room temp is about 21...
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    What should i use my spare tank for?

    Hey all, so i currently have a 28l tank homing platy fish which is going fairly well although i'll be upgrading around christmas. I have a second tank which is about 15l which i use for homing platy fry and for platys giving birth. I have a 12 litre tank and want to do something with it, it's a...
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    HELP! Platies!

    I'm so so unsure, I have two female platies and i have no idea if they're pregnant or what this one spot is that my platy has, i read it and it's supposedly something about pregnancy but she's had it pretty much since i got her (way bigger now) and i've never seen her give birth to any fish. I'm...
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    Algae issues!

    Oh my, i'm being driven crazy!! About 2 months ago i went on holiday and left my brother to put the fish feeding block in before i went away, and love and behold he forgot to turn the lights off.... so you can probably already guess what madness happened.... i came back to a full algae bloom...
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    Breeding Tank Journal (Project X)

    I thought this would be a good way to keep track of my fish breeding project!   I have an amazing breeding project in mind that i want to do, right now i'm focusing on platy fish. I'm still waiting for them to give birth but love and behold i found one platy about 3 days ago and he's been such a...
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    Pregnant..

    Well, It's the least to say i'm in a bit of a pickle... I currently have 2 tanks, one for fry and one for my platies. about 2 weeks ago i noticed it seems that my fish has become pregnant but now i'm having doubts. She hasn't really gotten bigger, if anything she looks smaller, i've had her in...
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    Sick Platy

    hey all, i'm quite worried,   right now i have a platy who i fear is sick. for about a week he's been hiding behind the filter although seems to be eating, he's homed with only other platies. i went away this weekend and when i came back i've noticed he's not swimming properly, he's nearly...
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    Cherry Shrimp Tank?

    Hey all, So although i'm not new to fish keeping i'm new to shrimp keeping. I currently have 2 tanks, 1 is kept for fry and the other is housing platy fish and a few amano shrimps.   I have a spare tank and i want to use it to start breeding Red Cherry shrimp and possibly my amano shrimp. I'm...
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    Is She Ready? Platy Fry Help!

    hey everyone, So i've got a female platy in a tank ready for her to give birth, the tank is all set up and cycled with everything she needs but here's the thing, i have no idea when she's going to drop. She's been in the tank for about 4 days now and i have put her under a bit of stress because...
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    Do I Need A Filter? [Important]

    Hello all, So basically I'm expecting fry anytime this week. This is a repeat of my preg fish from about a month ago but sadly they all died because at the time i was new and did not meet the fry requirements. I currently have 1 fry i am raising in my main tank (in a hatchery) who is doing very...
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