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  1. E

    Need some help with my Danios tail issues

    I got 3 Longfin Danios from my LFS 5 days ago and put them in my quarantine tank. I noticed some white spots on their tails, figure it was ich and kept the temperature high and did a full course of treatment with API Super Ich. I have not seen much improvement, but I know ich can be hard to get...
  2. newmag1659

    Trouble with Algae

    So I was having some trouble in my 10 gallon with this algae, but I moved and then transferred the fish and plants to a new 20 high. The 10 now has a betta and snails. Anyway, on my amazon swords and a little bit on my cabomba and rotala indica, there’s this fuzzy algae. Diatoms? What do y’all...
  3. P

    [HELP ME] What species are these two fishes ?

    Hi everyone, I'm new here so sorry if the formatting isn't what you're used to :) As the title suggest; I need some help pinpointing which species of barb these two fishes are from(Photo down below) While I love fish, I know very little about them and how to properly keep them. Backstory...
  4. M

    What's this on my Corydora?

    Hi all, This is our first post here. I purchased some corydoras about 7 months ago and within a couple of days, one of the corys started developing these lumps. At first they looked like fungal infections. They were fuzzy/fluffy looking. They grew quickly and then stopped. The lump on her side...
  5. T

    Pregnant guppy w/ probable dropsy

    Hey all. So I have a this very pretty, very pregnant, female guppy, that I noticed today hanging in the back of the tank. Once I was able to get her closer and inspect, the scales on her belly seem to now be protruding. And she is also no longer eating. I've experienced dropsy before but always...
  6. Oscarlover300

    EMERGENCY female Oscar bloated/worms? day#15

    My 3 yr old female Oscar fish has been fighting for weeks now what started as a swollen anus has now swollen her chest and fins, I believe I narrowed this down to Camallanus worms. I can see a brown/red thread like thing coming from her anus? I’m almost positive this is Camallanus worms?! Here...
  7. N

    My new gourami is sick

    Today I got a new dwarf gourami from petsmart, but I didn’t realize there was an issue with it until I got home. I was hoping someone might have an idea what it is but I think it might be fin rot.
  8. K

    Betta Fish Emergency!

    Please help! I’m literally freaking out right now. My betta fish is constipated. He has a long black fece hanging from his body. I tried to leave him alone overnight to see it’ll help but this morning he’s laying on his side and not moving! I’m putting him in an epsom salt bath right now but idk...
  9. newmag1659

    What is this algae and how can I get rid of it?

    10 gallon cycled tank with 3 Gardneri killifish, 6 corys, and 2 nerite snails. Cycled, 0/0/15. It is only on my amazon sword plants. I’ve not noticed it until I moved today and had to completely redo my tank! what do you think? I have algaefix chemicals but that’s a last resort.
  10. N

    What can I do

    I had a bit of an algae problem recently, bright green growths on the glass, with greenish water. I've managed to settle that problem by reducing the amount of light in the tank. I haven't been able to get the growths on the plants under control. I've cut back/trimmed most of the plant due to...
  11. newmag1659

    Mystery Snail Losing Shell?

    I have 4 mystery snails in a 5 gallon vertical with my betta, Cheesecake. Temp is about 78 degrees F, parameters are 0/0/15. pH is around 6.4. Soft water around 50 ppm.Betta is fed daily, but the tank is fully planted so I only feed the snails every 2-3 days. They get homemade snello, which has...
  12. S

    Worried about new gourami

    Hi everyone! This is my very first post AND tank, so I want to make sure I'm doing everything I can to help my fish thrive. About 2 weeks ago I set up a 55 gallon tank and let it cycle through. I added water conditioner and nitrifying bacteria to help it work faster, and this past Monday all the...
  13. Kristin919

    Is it normal for fish to have debris on them?

    Hello, I recently got a betta fish after cycling my tank for a few weeks. I’m noticing that there are some particles on debris on the plants, filter rocks etc. and when my betta swims up next to one of these he gets the debris on him and it attaches for awhile but seems to fall off after some...
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    Rummy nose aren’t well

    I bought 19 rummy nose tetras the about five days ago. I’m relatively new to the hobby so I’ve only recently been introduced to the idea of quarantining fish. I quarantined them for three days, treating them with metroplex to hopefully handle any illness or ailments they could’ve had. After...
  15. Guyb93

    Vanishing fish

    Hello I’m new here and need help iv been running my tank a while with a common pleco everything fine thing looks like Godzilla I introduce about 6 tetra 6 mollies two briatlenoses and a red tailed shark again everything no aggression tank still over sized for stock I add 3 angelfish and 6 tiger...
  16. Kristin919

    Help! White particles on top of water, cycling new tank

    Hi everyone I’m cycling an old tank it’s about the 3rd day I’ve added fish flakes and now I have these white particles on the top of the tank. Some are collecting on surfaces but mostly on the top of the tank. Does anyone know what this is and or if it is normal?
  17. Aquarist2020

    Help! Nitrate 160 ppm!

    So I tested my water today and it said nitrate is at 160ppm Ammonia 0 ppm Nitrite 0 ppm PH 8.8 Is cause i did the test during feeding time. My fish and inverts are fine.
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    HELP! I don't want to lose this fish!

    I have a low tech aquarium with Japanese Blue & Gold double sword guppies and shrimp that have been doing fantastic. My shrimp in other aquariums have been thriving because I feed blood worms to the fish so they eat them as well. Today I decided to feed my shrimp in the guppy tank some blood...
  19. Kristin919

    Help! White particles in tank multiplying and wont go away

    Hi everyone, does anyone know what this white stuff is in my tank? These are old pictures from a year ago. I’ve since taken my tanks down because of this white stuff, I’ve bleached everything and this stuff just seems to keep coming back. I’ve set up this tank again with just water and afilter...
  20. skemp96

    Platy not swimming?!

    So around 2 weeks ago I added 4 platys to my 180L tank (which already had 6 zebra danios in). 3 of the 4 platy's are absolutely fine and swim around happily all day long, however one of them literally just sits in the top corner of the tank all day long and very rarely moves, unless when...
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