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  1. D

    Sick betta!!

    Around Christmas my little sister got a betta, but I pretty much took care of him. About a month ago he got ich, we gave him medicine it sorta cleaned up but there still are spots on him, so we still give him the treatment. A few days ago I noticed ALOT of fluffy algae, so today I cleaned out...
  2. Flinkbag

    Re-stocking a 4ft community tank

    Hi all! I'm doing water changes twice a week on my 4ft tank because I have a 18cm+ Green Severum Cichlid who causes nitrates to spike like nothing else. So needless to say he will be re-homed, and possibly my 3 clown loaches, to help with this issue. I'm considering getting dwarf american...
  3. G

    Led Lights/Dwarf baby tears

    I am very interested in adding dwarf baby tears in my standard 5 gallon aquarium. I currently have the cheap LED light that came with kit and am looking to upgrade. I saw this light on Amazon and wanted to know if you think it would work for growing dwarf baby tears. I would also like to know if...
  4. G

    Led Lights/ Dwarf baby tears

    I am very interested in adding dwarf baby tears in my standard 5 gallon aquarium. I currently have the cheap LED light that came with kit and am looking to upgrade. I saw this light on Amazon and wanted to know if you think it would work for growing dwarf baby tears. I would also like to know if...
  5. goldenclaw

    Skimmer filling bowl

    Hello, I am new to the saltwater setup and my skimmer is filling the bowl with water even turning the valves down or up doesn't prevent it from doing it. when I put the airline in the water it stops bubbling up and filling. I tested the skimmer just yesterday and it worked fine. All I did was...
  6. G

    Planaria or dendritic

    These small worm like creatures are all over the front panel of my 5 gallon shrimp tank. I know that there are two types of worms. Planaria and dendritic, planaria being the more dangerous of the two. Is there anyway to remove these if they are harmful. Can i have some help identifying these...
  7. Flinkbag

    Need help with Green Severum

    Hello all, I have a beautiful young Green Severum cichlid in a 200l community tank. He's usually very active and friendly, but recently he's been hiding under some Anubias leaves towards the back of my tank, and I've noticed he has small, whitish indents all around his head. These seem to be...
  8. G

    Dwarf Puffer Help.

    I recently got a dwarf puffer two days ago. I have tried to feed him defrosted bloodworms, but he just watches them float by. I was going to try to feed him some snails, but I don't really know what to buy as a feeder snail. I have also noticed that he has been attacking his reflection of the...
  9. S

    Snail identification

    hello, im new to all this, I recently got some plants for r my tropical tank, after a week I have noticed a mass influx of snails!!! I've never had snails before... so I assume they smuggled in on the plants... trouble is I don't know what kI d of snail they are... anyone any ideas?? Xx
  10. T

    Plant help

    Hi, I have a 200litre aquarium with sufficient filtration in the form of the Jewel bioflow arrangement, and a Eheim 250 external filter, which I have plants in. Firstly I'm trying to bind some Anubis plants (I think) to some bog wood from my LFS. I've tied them down with cotton thread as...
  11. K

    What fish should I get to stock my 38 gallon freshwater tank

    I just recently got a 38 gallon tank. I plan on making it a freashwater tank. I already have 3 Corey cats and a tiger snail. I want to know which fish would be best to add that would be compatible.
  12. M

    My male has died and now worried for his lady.....krib help please....

    Hello all Really need some advice as im a newbie. In community tank i had what i believe was 2 stripe kribs, a male and a female. Both seemed very happy always swimming about together and close. They got along with rest of tank with no problems. Last night i found him dead and am completely...
  13. Fish-mates

    Dark green algae/diatom bloom on wood

    A change from T8's to Led lights plus the addition of an external filter triggered a diatom bloom. I was happy to wait it out till some black beard algae appeared on wood in the tank. I took the wood out, poured hot water on it and gave it a good scrub. The wood's been back in the tank less than...
  14. Waterfins

    Pesky Predators

    I've been having this problem for a while with predators waltzing into my pond and snatching up my fish, it's honestly heartbreaking to wake up the next morning with dead fish corpses covered in flies on your lawn. I usually get ransacked by racoons, neighbourhood cats, foxes and even a freaking...
  15. beechey

    Tank Lights Problem

    My tank lights finally went after 7 years so diceded to replace all 3 t8 750mm tubes , and trying to replace them the plastic fittings were very brittle and 2 of them have broke how do I replace them,
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