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  1. G

    White spot on platy?!

    Hello, I got up this morning and noticed this white spot by my platys eye. I’ve not seen anything like it before but look sort of red aswell? Any help or ideas of what it could be would be greatly appreciated!
  2. B

    Does this look like a healthy tank?

    Hi! This is my first fish tank, it’s a heavily planted 7 gallon, and for stocking I have some snails, 2 ghost shrimp, and 10 phoenix and strawberry Rasbora. I feed them everyday a little pinch of fish flakes, and about 1-2 times a week I give them brine shrimp. I have had this tank setup for...
  3. B

    Deciding on the right puffer

    Hi I’m researching the best puffer to put in my 10 gallon tank. Because I don’t really want to upgrade the tank(I have no space at home😢) it’s either a couple pea puffers or a figure 8 puffer. But I haven’t seen anyone have one in a 10 gal so I don’t know if it would be ok. It has plants and has...
  4. J

    Sick Goldfish - Seeking Assistance with Diagnosis

    I need urgent advice for a sick goldfish. It's a bit of a messy situation and there are no local fish vets available. I moved a sick goldfish from my parent's pond to a 60L hospital tank. She has a swollen abdomen, red patches on her face and near the base of some fins, and her one eye has less...
  5. R

    Is this ich?

    My betta fish has just grown out of stress stripes and is growing new fins; now I see these dots. Do these look like ich? I couldn't get good photos of the sides, but the most noticeable is his head. 10 gallon tank, filtered, heated to 82 F (to see if it helps) normally is at 80 F 3 guppies +...
  6. Stefan3289

    Territorial convict parrot hybrid help

    Hello all, The other day I noticed one of my PB convict parrot cichlids was being very territorial over a area on the right side of my tank. Currently I took him out the tank while I clean. What are some things I could try? I have 6 of them to reduce the aggression and so one doesn’t get picked...
  7. W

    Should I get get panda garra’s?

    Hello fellow aquarists, I have a question. In my i tank I have the U4 fluval filter and a heater (plus thermometer)(photos attached) with plants, wood and rock in it and 1 zebra nerite snail, 3 amano shrimp, 2 bamboo shrimp, 4 bronze corydoras, 8 harlequin rasboras, 1 metallic Amazon blue...
  8. ella777

    Syphon recommendations?

    Everyone is saying I need to give my tank a water change, but I have no idea what syphon to use. The main thing is putting fresh water back in, my tank is 128cm off the floor, and far away from any tap. Using a jug for 200l is definitely a full body work out, and is very time consuming. I...
  9. thenaturalhales

    Advice on eye!

    I changed the substrate yesterday to sand to help keep my Cory’s safe and when I returned them back from the holding tank that had their tank water in it, one of my baby Cory’s eye looks really bad. I put some melafix in the tank but I think he’s be happier in the big tank than moving him to a...
  10. J

    Cardinal Dennerli Shrimps Dying?!

    Hello everyone im not new in the shrimps hobby and breeding shrimps i got 3 tanks with neocaridina and 3 tanks with caridina and tigers galaxies tibee amanos almost everything and all is doing fine except caridinals now my problem is that i got a new tank from 2 weeks with cardinal shrimps like...
  11. ChrisInDC

    75 Gallon Advice needed

    Hey everyone, I posted initially to the welcome section and didn't want to post another thread there. So, per the advice i received in that thread, i have gotten the canister filter up and running and the plants in. You'll see in the photos where the pH sits so my stocking advice can be a little...
  12. Koish

    Needing Zebra Danios Breeding Advice

    I'm planning on breeding some zebra danios, and I have found that most resources recommend putting a large clump of java moss (or really any free floating plant) in the breeding tank. Do I have to put the java moss in, or will they still breed without it? Are there any alternatives? Any help...
  13. ChrisInDC

    Introduction and Stocking Questions!

    Greetings everyone, this is the first fish forum that popped up when searching fishkeeping forum so i'm glad to be here, was hoping to find a friendly place and after some investigation it seems as though i did just that. I started with a betta a year ago having no idea what i was doing. I went...
  14. L

    Why do my fish keep dying

    Hi, I seem to be having an issue with my tank and so far every fish I’ve got has died after a few weeks. I have cycled the tank, checked all levels are ‘good’ and the only issue I can think of is that our water is hard with a PH of 8. I have had two bettas (not at the same time) but after...
  15. Guyb93

    Should you help others ?

    Obviously were all here because we needed help or helped someone else I’m definitely somebody who has been help along the way but when pure ignorance is a continuous factor in people’s mistakes should we just leave them to it or carry on helping , honestly you can’t fix stupid and you can’t...
  16. D

    20G High Questions/Ideas/Suggestions

    Hello All! I have tried to find some good forums for getting back into the hobby but none seem to be very active or as engaging as this one. I've run quite a few successful tanks in the past but havent done so in a while. I set-up a 20 gallon high, planted tank. Theres about 8 different plants...
  17. Uberhoust

    Pet Store Employee Berated for Giving Good Advice

    Just an observation: I think it is important to realize that being the point of contact for customers at fish store is not always a pleasant task. A couple of days ago I was browsing the fish one of the big pet stores, I always do, when a customer asked the young man at the fish section about...
  18. April_ht

    70 Litre (18 Gallon) Tank Restart

    Yesterday, I came to the decision to swap my tank from cold water to tropical. I sold my WCMM and Corydoras, and now have an 18 Gallon tank empty and ready for a fresh start. I done a 95% water change and did not wash the substrate so as not to have to cycle again, though I suspect I may go...
  19. B

    molly disease, help pls !

    I have a black balloon molly. as i was doing a water change today i noticed he has a grey film on him and his fins are clamped, he is actively swimming and acting normal though. i am thinking it is velvet but i am not sure. what do i do? there are 2 other fish in the tank and some snails. i do...
  20. Z

    Thought java fern was dying but I guess it's reproducing?

    I had a java fern in my tank for approximately five days when it started developing little offshoots. Worried about what they were as I got so many answers online, I separated it and put it into a cup of the same aquarium water and Fluorite substrate, with some Osmocote Plus, and under a grow...
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