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  1. J

    Help with Platy

    Hi everyone, first time posting here and just looking for advice. Does this look like Dropsy in our Platy fish? And if you think it is, is there any advice on what we should do? Our tank is an established tank (about 3 year old). No new fish added for over a year and no sudden fish deaths. I am...
  2. H

    Need advice on light management for my aquarium.

    Hi all! I am new to the world of fish keeping. I have a 35 gallon tank, with black widow tetras, gold tetras, cardinals and I have introduced 2 clown loaches just today. Every thing seems to be going well, but I am unsure on how I should run my lights. I have 2 x 3W LEDs, one on each side of my...
  3. Leannedeane

    New 120L tank stock ideas.

    Hi All, I’ve currently got a 120L Tank, I will start to cycle soon and I was wondering about the types/amount of fish I can put in. Here are my ideas so far... x2 dwarf gourami X6 red eye Tetra X1 bristlenose pleco I want to add some Mollys aswell but not sure how many. Any suggestions are...
  4. N

    Random Pattern Appeared (Blue RCS)

    Hi all! Any ideas what this random pattern is? I doubt it is associated with being berried as I have 8 others who currently are and all is well with them! Yesterday it was 4 dots, today it is 5!
  5. K

    ned advice!!

    need advice! hi everyone. im new here. my names kaylee but i was wondering if anyone could give some advice on what i should do? i recently just bought 3 betta from a girl on campus that was taking very poor care of them. right now i have to use the tank she had as a temporary until the new ones...
  6. Snoyo1

    Thinking of upgrading to a 250L tank

    Hey everyone. I am really considering buying this second hand 250L tank Ive seen on the FB marketplace but I’ve also seen a 120L one and I’m not sure which one to buy. I have currently a 60L tank and I’m going to be using that one as a quarantine tank. Also I currently have 8 neon tetras, 1...
  7. Guyb93

    Stocking calculator

    Does anybody know where I can find a good stocking calculator online, I used to use one ages ago that told you the compatibility of your stock in temperature and nature plus the percentage of your stocking capacity but I can’t seem to find it again the calculator I used earlier is saying I’m...
  8. J

    Celestial pearl danio feeding habits

    Hi guys, i recently got 3 cpds for my 10g tank (will be adding more as time goes by, i do not want any ammonia spikes). They are a really shy bunch and they hardly ever eat the food i throw into the aquarium unless it has sunk to the floor. I have noticed that if they feel like eating they will...
  9. Jennifer Gonzales

    Help! I’m moving LONG DISTANCE

    Hello all, I’m not a very experienced fish keeper... that being said, we are getting ready to move 10 hours away. I have a 40 gallon tank with 10 guppies, 3 mollies, 4 dojo loaches, 1 pleco, and a bunch of snails, as well as a 5 gallon fry tank with somewhere around 30-40 guppy fry. Re-homing...
  10. N

    Betta is in trouble UPDATE

    This is Sushi, my precious betta in trouble...he is experiencing lump like clusters all over body. He has had it a long time not (4-5 months) I have tried it all from betta fix, almond leaves to kanaplex to no avail. Please if anyone had suggestions please let me know what I can do. It looks...
  11. Circus

    Moving Tanks Around

    So, as some of you know, I recently got a monster of a tank (125 gallons). I also have a fairly small apartment. I have, tentatively, decided where the 125 will go. But I have to move 7 of my other 12 tanks. I know how to do this somewhat safely with my fish move fish to temporary housing...
  12. newmag1659

    Upgrading to a 20 gallon!

    I'm very excited as I am upgrading my 10 gallon to a 20 gallon. I currently have three adult (two female, one male) gardneri killifish and 6 corys (4 albino, 2 emerald), and two nerite snails. The tank is heavily planted and I intend to do the same with the 20 gallon. Cycling shouldn't take long...
  13. onefieshcedrick

    How to Set Up a 10-gal Tank?

    I am looking into acquiring a 10 gallon tank for a veiltail male betta but have never worked with a fish tank before. Does anyone have a basic set of steps and things I need to set up the tank for my fish?
  14. S

    Worried about new gourami

    Hi everyone! This is my very first post AND tank, so I want to make sure I'm doing everything I can to help my fish thrive. About 2 weeks ago I set up a 55 gallon tank and let it cycle through. I added water conditioner and nitrifying bacteria to help it work faster, and this past Monday all the...
  15. fishstyles

    Reccomended Temperature Advice

    Hello there, I have a fully cycled 300 litre tank which consists of Colombian Red Fin Tetras, Black Phantom Tetras, Golden Barbs and Albino Corydoras. I however just added some Bolivian Rams in which the store I got them from claimed they'll be well suited for that tank. The question I have is...
  16. G

    Is my cycle complete and any more steps?

    I've had my ammonia spike, this now reads 0. I've had my nitrite spike, this also reads 0. I've had my nitrate go up and down but is also now 0. My live plants are doing well, haven't been in for a long time but none have died so far! Do I need to put ammonia in for another spike? Or can I...
  17. skemp96

    Platy not swimming?!

    So around 2 weeks ago I added 4 platys to my 180L tank (which already had 6 zebra danios in). 3 of the 4 platy's are absolutely fine and swim around happily all day long, however one of them literally just sits in the top corner of the tank all day long and very rarely moves, unless when...
  18. I

    [HELP] Clamped Fins - Young Guppy

    Firstly, I’d like to say I’m a bit new to fishkeeping, but I’m learning every day — thanks in advance for understanding. [EDIT] Picture attached is rotated — he’s always swimming horizontally. That’s just him pecking at some algae. I currently have a 20 gallon freshwater tank with some...
  19. B

    Sick figure 8 puffers ???

    Ive had 2 figure eight puffers for 2 months now. We did a full clean up and water change a week ago due to an algae build up. we didnt change their filters to save the good bacteria in it. their water has stayed pretty clear ever since but they have been acting strange. They sit at the bottom...
  20. F

    Worried about platy

    Hello, I am posting because I’m concerned my platy may have pop eye but I’m not entirely sure. I’ll post pictures at the end. He’s perfectly healthy otherwise so I’m having a hard time telling if he might have pop eye or if I’m just worrying about him too much. He’s my favourite fish and I’m...
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