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    Betta developing dark spots please help!

    Pictured below is my male betta in the store (20 December 19) followed by his first days in his new home. He instantly became much more vibrant which I was very happy about. However he then developed a dark spot by his lip - starting off as a small grey dot. He was also glass surfing for...
  2. T

    Corydora with whit spot on fin

    Hello, so I have had 3 corydoras in my tank for around 5 months now and they have been completely fine so far however 2 days ago I noticed a small white lump on his back fin and decided to monitor it. It has not gone away so am wondering if anyone knows what it is and how I can treat it. I have...
  3. T

    Suspected dwarf gourami illness PLEASE HELP!!

    So I bought 2 dwarf gouramis about 5 months back and after around a week one died. I put this down to stress as I didn't see any symptoms, he just died but now, the remaining one has recently had a long string of white poop coming out of him constantly so I fed mashed peas for a few days. We now...
  4. Inkweaver313

    Extremely sick African Cichlid

    Hi. I have an African cichlid in quarantine that has a weird lesion on his head. I’ve been treating him with an antibiotic, some aquarium salt, and doing 50% water changes a day. there is no ammonia, nitrite, or nitrates in the take because of this. the last two days this fish refused to...
  5. J

    Help bloated dwarf gourami

    Help! My red flame dwarf gourami looks bloated and keeps getting bigger. Also he is gasping and not breathing normal. Can’t tell if it might have the dwarf gourami disease or possibly pregnant. We also have a powder blue dwarf gourami who is just fine and possible making a bubble nest. We got...
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    WHAT IS THIS ?! Brown Underbelly on Shrimp?!

    Hello. i am quite concerned with my couple years old bamboo shrimp. Always been healthy and all. Over the past few days i have noticed that it has a brown underbelly (never happened before). It is constantly touching it and waving its little feet about. Does not look like eggs. It looks like...
  7. BettaGirl_666

    Betta Emergency!

    I was looking for my betta when I found his head stuck in the little hole at the end of the flower pot I gave him. We got him out by breaking the pot while making sure that he wouldn't get cut by the shards. He's just laying at the bottom of the tank, breathing. Some scales on his back got...
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    Out of control!!

    I have a 60 litre tank that is in perfect balance with gouramis neon tetras bsn plecos and 2x albino corys and 1x salt and pepper corys and a few shrimp It is fine at the the moment however i have noticed at least a hundred cory eggs im worried that it will tip the tank over the edge I dont...
  9. JMuth

    Tank Emergency; Gold fish is red, fish are lethargic, danio has ich

    Tank size: ~5 Gal. US pH:7.8 (This is what it has been since I started measuring) ammonia: >0ppm (just the slightest hint of green, not enough to put it at .25, but more than 0) nitrite: 0 ppm nitrate: 40 ppm kH: Unknown gH: Unknown tank temp: 80F Fish Symptoms (include full description...
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    Please help fish emergency

    My highfin banded shark Keeps laying sideways. He has been fine since I got him 2 days ago and even earlier this morning but now he looks like he’s not doing so well. I got two and the first one started laying upside down as soon as I got him but I was saving these fish so I still took him. He...
  11. Brittany Borden

    Help Please.....Tumor?

    Hello, I have an orange Platy who has developed what seems like overnight a large tumor. I noticed when I was adding two new guppies to the tank. I took a picture to the local fish store the first day I noticed and they didn’t know what it was so they gave me a cure all. I put him in a...
  12. L

    Platy has pale lower body and sitting on bottom of tank

    Hi, late yesterday night I noticed that my platy’s lower body was quite pale/white and there was a scratch looking thing on the edge of it (video included). She was eating and swam to the top of tank, but I was still concerned. Today she has been sitting at the bottom of the tank all day...
  13. 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...
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    Is This Fin Rot Or Worms On My Betta?

    I got a male betta recently to breed with my female later and I realized when he flares his bottom fins dont flare and I realised a little white wormish thing on there. I dont know if its worms or fin rot but can someone tell me? I'll post links to photos because this space limit wont let me...
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    Guppy With Severe Clamped Fins Please Help!!

    I've had this guppy for about a month now and 2 days ago his fins got clamped. I didnt know this wasnt bad so the next day his fins got super clamped. He swims side to side but he still eats and poops normally. He is in a very overcrowded tank. It's a 10 gallon tank with a betta, 4 guppies...
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    Vallisneria Dying Please Help

    About 2 weeks ago I got some Jungle Vallisneria from Petco and about 2 days later the leaves started to split and one of the leaves is rotting and turning transparent by the crown. The roots seem brown but large and the crown is above substrate which is seachem flourite. I dose flourish, excel...
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    Possible Ich, please help me identify it!

    Request Help Tank size: 20gal long pH: unknown ammonia: unknown nitrite: unknown nitrate: unknown kH: unknown gH: unknown tank temp: 24c Fish Symptoms (include full description including lesion, color, location, fish behaviour): White, “flaky” lesions (see images) Lethargy (flicking tank...
  18. K

    Need some advice

    The heater for my aquarium went out sometime last night and a few of my fish died. I have removed them from the tank already but what can I do to so my other fish don't die before I can get another heater for them. The tank has a few starfish, brittle stars, hermit crabs, and some damselfish...
  19. crunch7

    How to treat Internal Parasites and sunken belly in African Cichlids ( Malawi) using metro

    Hi , My main tank a 75 gallon 4.5 feet long African Malawi Cichlid community tank with some 25 odd has been infected by internal parasites as I have noticed few fish are having sunken belly and stringy white poop. I have done the following already since past 4 weeks. I am keeping them on...
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    EMERGENCY PLEASE HELP CATFISH GOT INTO FIGHT AND CAN BARELY MOVE

    Please help my evil shrimp beat up my catfish up really bad and he looks like he has cuts on his stomach and one on his head he can't move every time he does he float back down and he doesn't have enough strength to get back up when he falls on his side PLEASE HELP. it too late he gone.....
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