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  1. ella777


    I need to euthanize my guppy. How do I do it? I've got clove oil but I have no idea how much I need to put in Edit: I've already done it now, he died within 5 seconds
  2. T

    Rummynose Tetra Swim Bladder Issue?

    Hi all, I’ve recently stocked my aquarium with a dozen(12) rummy nose tetras in a community planted tank. This is the first time I’m keeping them and did all the research and hours upon hours of youtube videos to understand how to take care of them. It has been about 30 hours since I got them...
  3. danajs

    Is someone killing my Rummy Nose Tetras?

    Hi all 👋🏻 My partner has a 600l planted tank and had a lovely school of 30 Rummy Nose Tetras. Each morning we’re coming down to find one or two dead (stuck in the filter intake, but we do not believe they are being sucked in by it) and without any eyes (I know that once dead the other fish...
  4. M

    Can’t seem to get water levels down

    Hello! I am very new to fish keeping . I got a 20 litre tank about 2 months ago (the pets at home one) . I cycled it and then added 2 mollies , 4 neon tetras and 2 shrimp. All started well but then one of the mollies just randomly died . I thought it was just a classic pets at home thing so I...
  5. L

    Mollies/Platys dying one by one

    Hello, So I have a 130 litre tropical aquarium that has been running for at least 7 years now. For the past year I’ve only had black skirt tetras, black phantom tetras and rasboras, all of which are doing fine. About 6 weeks ago I purchased 4 Platys and 4 mollies and didn’t even think to...
  6. A

    Losing shrimp! Help a kid out here 😩

    Hello hello one and all, I'm calling in for some much needed assistance. I'm relatively new to the hobby, but have been keeping aquariums (poorly) on and off since I was young. But these days, I'm trying to take things a bit more seriously. I've had my little 4 gallon aquarium at the foot of my...
  7. G

    Mystery of the Dying Tetras

    Ammonia 0 Nitrite 0 Nitrate <10 pH 7.3 gH 200 ppm Chlorine 0 Tanks - 10gal, heavily planted with hornwort, java moss, and amazon swords, gravel bottom with cherry shrimp, a clown pleco and two honey gourami. I use a strip of LEDs for illumination. I have purchased 3 rounds of cardinal tetras...
  8. Aspen35

    Struggling with plants.

    I recently ordered some jungle Val. I knew it may take a while to adjust from being shipped, but it’s going very poorly. Was delivered September 28th. At first, I thought it wasn’t going to melt back or have too many problems, and it started sending runners. Now, everything is dying. The little...
  9. C

    Small Fish keep dying

    Hi, I’ve got an issue with what ever small fish I put into this tank or my previous they all die, I have a 70l tank with 2 5cm angel fish and 3 guppies.A day or two after I added my guppies in they all died, my tank had a real swampy smell to it, my filter media looks like it has hair in it...
  10. K

    Need Help with Glofish Tetra

    I cycled my 10 gallon (https://www.petco.com/shop/en/petcostore/product/glofish-glass-aquarium-kit-10-gallon) tank for about 3/4 weeks and saw the spikes of nitrites and ammonia then both hit 0 and the nitrates were at a pretty good level. From what I had read, it seemed like the whole cycle was...
  11. Aspen35

    Platy Dying?

    Just noticed platy (male) isn’t acting right. All the other fish seem fine as of right now. Ideas on what’s wrong?
  12. H

    HELP! Dying catfish?

    Tank What is the water volume of the tank? 10 gallons How long has the tank been running? 1.5 years Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes What is the water temperature? 77.4 What is the entire stocking of this tank? (Please list all fish and inverts.) Two cory Julii catfish, two...
  13. A

    Need help emergency! Betta and cardinal terra

    Bit of a long post but please read all PLEASE NOTE I am brand new to this and have only had my fish for around 1 week : I Have got a 30L tropical tank, which was left cycling for nearly 2 weeks before any fish went in. There is lots of live plants also some plastic ones, lots of hiding spots...
  14. S

    Dying/Dead Juvenile Axolotyl

    I have had my pink axolotyl for a month. I never put him in his tank because the tank wasn’t fully cycled when we got him. So we have been keeping him in small quarantine containers since we got him. We have made 100% water changes once a day. We kept the tank around 62 degrees F. We fed him...
  15. Z

    Dying rummynose tetras and kuhlis

    I have a cycled 360l aquarium with kuhli loaches, Cosby gouramis, plecos and snails. This Friday I added 20 rummynose tetras. I bought them from my LFS which is highly regarded around here as having good stock and being safe to buy from (and giving good advice etc). Starting yesterday they began...
  16. Jennifer Gonzales

    Dropping fry then getting ich??

    Hi all! I have a 40gal tank with 2 adult platies 1 juvenile platy 8 adult guppies, and until today 12 guppy fry. (Set up a 10 gal tank and transferred my fry to it today, they were born 11/23, for reference sake) I do not know specific parameters but I do water changes every 1-2weeks and have...
  17. E

    sick betta fish help please

    ive had my betta since september of 2018 in within the last month he’s completely change. he’s in a 5 gallon tank with a filter and a heater. I had two live plants and one died so I took it out. I originally thought my fish had swim bladder so I tried to whole fasting it/ feeding it a pea and...
  18. L

    YoYo loach - upside down and about to die?

    I have three YoYo loach but one of them seems in a really bad way. They have been in the tank for about 1.5 years. Yesterday had a 30% water change and another 25% change today, yet this doesn’t seem to have helped. This loach is laying on its side, sometimes upside down, driving itself into the...
  19. H

    Turning Off Filter for Old Betta

    Hi guys! I am very sad because my 4 year old betta is starting to slow down and spends all his time resting at the bottom of the tank.(water parameters are good, he’s been slowing down for a while now) In order to breathe, he has to rush to the top and then goes immediately back down. I feel bad...
  20. margaritari

    Young Harlequin Rasboras DYING RAPIDLY!!

    Hello, sorry my first post is so desperate but I REALLY NEED HELP. My new Harlies are dropping like flies and I have no idea why! Tank size: 20 gal pH: 7.5 tank temp: 75ºF Fish Symptoms: Three fish have died within the two days since I bought them. The first two were found dead on the bottom...