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  1. J

    Help with potential Camallanus Worms in Guppies

    Hi there. More than a month ago, I made a post asking if a guppy I had recently bought is pregnant. She has not had babies yet and I am concerned she is infested with Camallanus worms. I bought another guppy with this one and both looked a bit fat in the shop, but since then it's gotten much...
  2. S

    Goldfish Clear long poop concerning?

    Hello, so I've read a lot of articles and seen a lot of videos regarding this but still not satisfied with the answers. My goldfish don't seem to have any other symptoms. They are as cute and friendly as ever. It's just a bit concerning as I'm feeding them regularly, the same brand of food plus...
  3. C

    Bichir growth rate/age

    Just got my second bichir. He’s quite a bit fatter than my first , I’m just wondering if anyone could help me maybe determine how old mine are and tips with feeding and BOOSTING growth rate. Cause I’m seeing videos of people senegals that are HUGE compared to mine I’m doing 2 40% WC a week...
  4. C

    Guppy struggling to swim

    Hi, this is my first time posting and I have no idea what to do. I’ve only owned my guppies for three months so I’m quite new to fish keeping. I found my smallest guppy (Canyon) struggling to swim this morning. I found him struggling near the bottom but when I came near, he was twirling...
  5. N

    Dwarf acara/smiling acara laying on its side

    Recently i bought four dwarf acaras/smiling acaras and after i put them into the tank they went hiding as any new fish does.I made sure to properly 'prepare" them to water and temperature before adding them.Day later i see all of them alive but one started to act weird.He (the only male of this...
  6. C

    What is this? Is it harmful? How do I get rid of it?

    This white stuff showed up the other day, I think it was maybe the day after a water change? Does anyone know what it is or how to get rid of it? I first noticed it on the plants (none of the plants are new) and now it seems to be on the substrate too. My tank currently has 3 old guppies (I...
  7. G

    White spot on platy?!

    Hello, I got up this morning and noticed this white spot by my platys eye. I’ve not seen anything like it before but look sort of red aswell? Any help or ideas of what it could be would be greatly appreciated!
  8. D

    Whats coming out of my keyhole?

    I noticed my keyholes forehead area color was changing so I did water change but figured it was due to stress since my beta died and they've been together for years (beta was old no signs of sickness) but then today I noticed this. What is it and how do I treat it?🥺
  9. S

    Help with pleco not eating and looking stressed

    65 gallon tank Ph 7.6 Ammonia/nitrites 0 Nitrates 20-40 1 pleco, 1 cory, 4 clown loach All pertinent info: I had old tank syndrome for a long time. My pleco started acting strange and it lit a fire under my ass to try and fix it, thinking it was the reason my pleco was being weird so I began...
  10. D

    Should i worry about TB ? (Fish Tuberculosis / M. marinum)

    Hi! Long story short, I bought some Asian glass catfish for my main tank today. They had been in the shop for quite some time. I asked the guy how long they had been there, and he told me it had been 8 weeks. So, I naively thought, "Well, okay, that seems safe. They've pretty much already...
  11. ella777

    Lump on cardinal tetra?

    One of my cardinal tetras has a small yellowish lump on the side of it. His colour is great and hes swimming around normally with the others. It doesnt look like ich, maybe a tumour? None of the other fish have it. Hes about 4 years old and 1.5 inches. I cant seem to take a picture of him...
  12. H

    Strange lump on neon tetra

    Recently this weird bump on one of my fish appeared and I want to know how I can care for it
  13. B

    Peacock bass sudden death

    Hello , trying to get some information on my peacock bass dying out of no where. I’ve had him about a month in a 55gal with two small Oscar’s and a small arowana . No tension has gone on in the tank it’s been perfectly peaceful. The only thing I checked that was off was the ph it lowered to...
  14. O

    Can anyone help me identify this fish?

    Hello good folks. Today I went to me local pet store and found this fish in one of the tanks. The employee didn’t know what kind of fish it was and did not have a price for it. I thought it looked cool so I bought it. I’d like to know what kind of fish it is so I know how large it will get and...
  15. R

    Help! High nitrate levels, little knowledge.

    Hi there, I’m new to owning fish so have very little experience. I followed the shop instructions by starting off with 6 neon tetras, then a week later added 4 more then a week after that added a 5 more fish of varying species. I went to do my weekly 1/3 water change and found the nitrate...
  16. J

    Sick Goldfish - Seeking Assistance with Diagnosis

    I need urgent advice for a sick goldfish. It's a bit of a messy situation and there are no local fish vets available. I moved a sick goldfish from my parent's pond to a 60L hospital tank. She has a swollen abdomen, red patches on her face and near the base of some fins, and her one eye has less...
  17. D

    Is this ick???

    Hey there guys I’m new to aquariums I’ve been doing good but lately my plecos have been dying off one by one and when I see the bodies there are little white spots all over I looked it up and found out about ick and now my dwarf powder blue gouramis are starting to have white spots can anyone...
  18. M

    Molly sickness

    Hi everyone all help is appreciated! We have had our tank set up and running for nearly a year, we have mollies platies and a couple of plecs, Recently we got a couple more mollies and brought with them some sickness, We've now had about 7 die in just over a week From looking at forums the...
  19. R

    Is this ich?

    My betta fish has just grown out of stress stripes and is growing new fins; now I see these dots. Do these look like ich? I couldn't get good photos of the sides, but the most noticeable is his head. 10 gallon tank, filtered, heated to 82 F (to see if it helps) normally is at 80 F 3 guppies +...
  20. J

    Whirly Disease or Swim Bladder

    I have a 3 yr old Rainbow shark. I believe it's a male but not 100% positive. He is refusing to eat unless handfed via a small syringe. I noticed this about 2 days ago when he was out in the tank spinning in a corner. I thought whirly disease or swim bladder but he is not visibly bloated and he...