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  1. J

    Question about Betta fish

    Hi have a betta fish and a few khuli loaches in an aquarium at home. I heard it would be best if I fed the loaches at night with the lights off because they are most active at night plus my betta would eat most of their sinking pellets before they do if i fed during the day. However, if i did...
  2. M

    What the heck will fit in a 54 litre?

    Hello! Currently I have a 54 litre (15 US Gallon I think) tank that is 60cm by 30 by 30 and has fairly hard water. It's stocking: 1 Keyhole Cichlid 1 Peacock Gudgeon What other suitable tank mates could be added? I was thinking a shoal of dwarf neon, celebes or threadfin rainbows. Or...
  3. S

    SICK platy fish - please help identify the sickness!

    Hello, Can anyone recognise which sickness is hurting my platy tank? I have an idea, but I am not sure. Basically out of the blue (no new fish added, no change in diet, but doing weekly water changes), quite a few of my platies started having light patches on their bodies -at first i thought it...
  4. O

    I need general advice!

    Hello! I am completely new to fishkeeping. I mean, I had a goldfish fish when I was 5 that my father took care of but that is it. I am most likely going to buy a 16.5-gallon nano tank, that I will put saltwater fish in. I have read lots about fish in the last few weeks so I do understand the...
  5. O

    I am a beginner - A few questions.

    Hello! I have recently (as in the last week or two) been interested in buying some saltwater fish. I have already watched a lot of youtube videos to know that it will require regular maintenance. I have not bought anything yet, however I am very interested in a Nano tank that is 63 liters...
  6. C

    Molly Fry

    So I bought a molly a couple of weeks ago... two days later it fired out fry. Saved 1 and have had them in one of those plastic containers that stick to the tank. My issue is that my 105L tank cant take a total of 12 mollies (already have two females), the 3 guppies I have and the 7 neons Does...
  7. bettabbypearl

    Betta Fish With A Torn Fin, Help Needed!!

    Hi, I'm new to fish keeping, I have one Betta fish, I've had him since July. I keep him in a heated, filtered, planted, 10 gallon tank. He's a Dumbo Halfmoon, so he has pretty big fins, and up until now they've been healthy and growing really well. Tonight I noticed a fairly large tear on his...
  8. N

    Newbie - c.80-90cm wide/c.125 L tank suggestions, setup and general advice (upgrading from 19L)

    I’m a newbie who was gifted a small Fluval Spec 19L tank (″ (W 52 x D 19 x H 30 cm, for reference) with 5 armano shrimp and a few fish (not sure what they are!) about 4-5 months ago. I have some tap safe and water cleaner, and have been doing 10-15% water changes every 7-14 days. I'm in London...
  9. C

    Honey Gourami pale and lethargic with lump on his side? Please help :(

    My honey gourami is pale and lethargic please help :(. I’ve had him for a week and he’s always had this pale color and was never very active. However, recently he can’t swim and whenever he does he seems to sink back down. He just lays on his side or on plants. What can I do? (Water parameters...
  10. Ingrid

    Guppy advice

    Does anyone have advice that I need to know to keep guppies ?
  11. R

    Am I about to get babies?(Blue Acara breeding behavior)

    Hi everyone, I adopted these two 10 cm (4"), and 8 cm(3") Electric Blue Acaras from a guy online that said: "-They are 1 year and something". I want to know if I really got a male and a female, and if they are about to breed I'd love to have some babies; I got the two that were together...
  12. Ingrid

    Advice wanted!

    Hi we are thinking of going on holiday in a few weeks and so we are wondering whether it would be all right to leave the fish for a week and what should we do before we leave so they survive. We at the moment have 6 platys. All advice is welcome thanks
  13. M

    Apistogramma Agassizzii advice.....

    Hi everyone, this is my first post even tho I’ve been getting great info here for months. I have a heavily planted 32.5 gallon community tank. Until last week I had a very close pair of Apsito Agassizzii. Unfortunately the female turned on the male and he died from stress related issues. She is...
  14. Ingrid

    Advice needed

    We are about to get our first fish and so do any of you have a list of jobs to do I would need to do every day ,week and month in order to maintain a healthy tropical fish tank . Any advice or tips are welcome thank for your help
  15. F

    Lethargic limp male platy

    I’m totally winging my aquarium and as you will quickly find out, I have no idea what I’m doing. Tank size: 20+, I inherited the tank as a thank you for helping a friend move pH: maybe 7.8? I don’t really understand how I’m supposed to read the indicator ammonia: <0.02ppm nitrite: no idea...
  16. Corydoras_Catwoman

    Stocking 60 gallon! Oddball fish advice needed

    I will be getting my new 60 gallon Aquarium (230L) in the next couple of months, and i'm speculating on stocking. I'm moving the fish from my 20 gallon community to the 60, as i don't have room for both tanks...so I'm relatively restricted on what I can have. The stocking currently: 2 honey...
  17. R

    Looking For Sand Sifting Fish Under 4 Inches (10cm)

    Hello everyone, Currently I have in my planted 50g 9 bronze corydoras. 3 marbled crayfish 15 ramshorn snails 15 tiger barbs (Plan to have a pair for Electric blue Acaras) From those the only ones I see are the snails and barbs, so I want to re-home the corys... I'm looking for a fish that...
  18. J

    Stocking 125L tank

    Hi everyone, I'm new to the forum but have had various fish tank setups over the years & was looking for a few opinions on the stocking of my Juwel 125L tank. After finding the tank in my loft and excitedly deciding to set one up again, my first thought was that I hated maintaining the huge...
  19. E

    Tropica Plant Growth System 60 Kit

    Hi, Anyone know if this kit is any good? http://www.petsathome.com/shop/en/pets/tropica-plant-growth-system-60 I've got it for a 5 gal. Thanks!
  20. E

    Regarding Rotala acrandra and Hygrophila 'araguaia'

    Hi guys, I recently used some aquarium solvent, clay root tabs (clay balls with nutrients), and some rocks to plant the flora named in the title onto the rocks. Does anyone have any experience regarding growing these? I am using CO2 and high light levels. Thanks in advance!
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