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  1. R

    New to owning fish - Please Help

    I have recently bought a 90L tank. within this tank I had 6 mountain Minnows,4 Danios and 2 shrimp. Sadly within the last week this has dropped to 1 Danio and 2 shrimp. I am lost! I don't understand what is happening to them! The water is clean, the tank is well oxygenated. the tank is...
  2. M

    Tiger barbs turning white over night

    So I adopted 4 tiger barbs and when I got them they where very stressed and dark but they soon got their color and became happy. But yesterday I I got the brine shrimp and I don't know if that has anything to do with this but when I got up this morning and turned their light on 3 of them where...
  3. Danby

    Pleco won’t eat

    Hi, I got what I believe to be a common pleco about two days ago, he’s in a 4ft 250L tank. I’m concerned for him as he won’t go near the drift wood I’ve provided, instead he tends to prefer a wooden-looking barrel instead. The barrel is plastic so he’s not eating it. I can’t seem to convince him...
  4. Dcollins

    Possibly fungus

    Hey everybody, I was hoping to get a few second oppinions on my synodontis eurpterus. My first guess was fungus but it doesn't look fluffy or soft. It kinds does in the pictures but in person it looks like a calus or something. It usually is in it's cave all the time but for some reason today...
  5. E

    what is wrong with my betta?:(

    My betta is not doing so well. Here is some info about him: Housing: 5 gallons Filtered No heater Stays between 78-80 No tankmates Food: New life spectrum betta formula Pellets Every day, 3 pellets a day Maintenance: 1 gallon water change weekly (20%), vacuuming substrate and...
  6. M

    Does this look like dropsy?

    Hi my Betta hasn't been doing well for 14 days now. This is my first one. He's not eating, staying at bottom of tank and not swimming very much. Last night I noticed his fins were fraying so he has fin rot. This morning I put him in a shallow water to help him get to surface easier and...
  7. R


    i have a 20 gallon tank with 7 Mollies - 1 male, 4 female, 2 babies. I have been trying for a long time to get my tank up to a better condition. For the last month or so. One of my Mollies, Ryder, has been having patches of raised scales in certain places. At first the fish store said it was...
  8. C

    Guppy with white fungus

    Hi everybody, I have 5 guppies in a 40 litre heavily planted tank. Sherlock the guppy has a fine layer of white fungus (not sure if it is fungus, its just a guess) around its face (mainly the eyes and mouth). It is white/clear and fluffy looking. I really need help with this just in case it is...
  9. Reaeve

    Cycling almost 4 weeks. Possibly stalled

    I started cycling my 37 gal 30 x 12.4 x 22in. Almost 4 weeks ago. Ph was 8.2 and was there still when checked last. My temp fluctuates between 82 and 82.2F. My KH was 18° (I haven't retested but maybe I should since I have the kit). I have my filter and a bubbler for aeration. I'm using 3%...
  10. C

    Stocking Issue!

    Hi i am having an issue right now with the types of fish in my tank. I acquired a handful of fish from my friend who moved out of state without doing my research and I don’t want them to die but don’t know the best plan of action. Currently I have a 45 gal tank with a canister filter at 75 gal...
  11. A

    White spots

    My l239 pleco has white spots all over his body. I think it could be ick? I noticed it yesterday that was the first time in the 3 weeks av had him av seen him out. A stuck potato in for him and he’s still eating swimming around just like normal. Thanks.
  12. kitta98


    I think I may have brought a disease into my tank. Ever since I last added my 5 female guppies I have had 5 guppies for two male and three female, and a molly in one tank and recently I think I somehow contaminated my betta tank causing one of my before very healthy bright looking betta to die...
  13. J

    Is my dwarf gourami female??!!

    Hey all! My post yesterday was me trying to find a place to purchase a female dwarf gourami to go with my male. I could not find any locally-or so I thought. My school is far away and along the hour drive there is a petco. I went on my way back and the guy there said he had what he thought was a...
  14. J

    Looking to buy FEMALE DWARF GOURAMI

    Hello everyone! I'm fairy new here and set up my tank recently. I've got a good filter, tank temp, tank and water parameters and I have one powder blue dwarf gourami. I'm looking to buy a red flame female gourami or really any female dwarf gourami for that matter. I've checked the usual places...
  15. TheSoggyBagel

    My Black Skirt Tetra is sick! Pleas help!

    Hi everyone! I need help! A few months ago I rescued a black skirt Tetra from my uncle, who kept him in a 40g with barely any water (5-10 gallons of water actually in the tank), no heater, and he hadn't cleaned the tank in 6 moths. The fish hadn't been fed for one. When my uncle finally took...
  16. I

    Need help setting up betta in a community

    I have been thinking about upgrading my betta's tank for a while now since his current home is a bit too small for him and he has started biting his fins. However, I don't have infinite funds and want to make sure that if I spend the money that everything is set up so that he can be the happiest...
  17. MistLaFey

    Female Betta with Clamped Fins

    This past June, a friend of mine gave me two female Betta fish in a split half-gallon tank for my birthday. I have since moved them into separate 3 gallon filtered tanks from API. One of the bettas, Scarlet, has clamped fins. She is hiding, and seems to be stressed. I changed about 50% of her...
  18. J

    Glofish died! Please help!

    Ok so I have a 5.5 gal tank with one dwarf gourami and 2 (now 1 glofish). I came up to feed them and I can’t find one of the glofish. I finally left up a log ornament I have and bang he floats up dead. Rip glofish. I know gouramis can be aggressive but there was no sign of harm on the dead fish...
  19. D

    Please help!!

    Ok, so I bought a Betta a few months ago now and he has started showing signs of tattered and torn fins?? I’m quite concerned it may be Fin Rot but I need some help confirming this or not. I can provide pictures if needed. Now I have been reading up, but how can you tell if there is redness...
  20. R

    60 gallon stocking? Help!?

    I recently got my 60 gallon tank and I’m not sure what to stock it with. I have 1 male and 1 female dwarf gourami who greatly need an upgrade from their 30 gallon tank. I would love to put them along with a red tail shark and possibly 2 more female dwarf gourami into the 60 gallon. I’d also like...