neon tetra

  1. HevvyC

    New 20 Gallon Starter Tank - Advice? :)

    Hey guys, I've just bought a 100L/ 20 gallon tank and I'm waiting to pick it up at the moment. Very excited! It comes with 2 internal filters (both Aquael 700) and a heater which is great. I was looking into keeping some honey gouramis, platies, neon tetras and maybe some leopard cory's? Nice...
  2. B

    Neon tetra fungal infection?

    I have 30 neon tetras in a planted 110gal and I have just noticed some of them appear to have small white growths around their mouths and 1 has some white tips on its fins. Am thinking it could possibly be a fungal infection? No colour loss or loss of appetite in any yet. However they do appear...
  3. H

    something is wrong with my aquarium plz help

    Hi everyone! So I am pretty new to the whole aquarium thing. I was given a 10 Gallon one as a gift. When I got it, there were 5 platyfish in there. All happy and cool. Shortly after, one of them died, but the rest were doing completely fine. I let the tank sit for 2 weeks before adding 4 more...
  4. W

    Tetras nipping Betta

    my neon tetras (10) have been nipping my betta to the point where he spends most of his time hiding and not coming out. He even blew out his fin flaring at them. They were both introduced last week to my twenty gallon which until now has just had corys. I’m wondering if I should move the tetras...
  5. Annemarie

    White Patch Neon Tetra

    Hello! So as of a few days ago my largest fish seemed to develop a white patch overnight on his fin. It looks like it’s a little fuzzy? But I’m not sure. I have aquarium salt I could use, but I have a shrimp (ghost) and dont know if he would be okay in salted water. I know how to use aquarium...
  6. Annemarie

    Adding Fish

    Hello! So after a little over four weeks of cycling my aquarium is finally ready for fish. There are some plants and all that and they look happy so I don’t think anything is wrong (parameters are testing at 0 for nitrite and ammonia) but that’s not quite my question. On Sunday I added 3 neon...
  7. A

    Should I worry if a neon tetra is away from its school?

    I have a 10 gallon overstocked tank I'm trying to un overstock and I have 1 male betta, 4 Male guppies, 1 yoyo loach (removing soon), 1 common pleco (moving soon), 4 or 5 amano shrimp (havent seen the 5th in a while) and 8 neon tetras. The tank is cycled and has been running for 10 months now...
  8. A

    Bettafix for whole tank?

    I have a 10 gallon community tank with a betta, 6 neon tetras, and 2 albino Cory catfish. I’ve had this tank for a little over a year with no problems. A couple weeks ago, I noticed what I suspect to be fin rot on my bettas tail. I went to the pet store in search of some medicine, but the...
  9. A

    Sick Neon Tetras (with fuzzy growths)

    I have a 10 gallon community tank, with one betta, six neon tetras, and two albino Cory catfish. I’ve had this tank for a little over a year, and do 25% water changes once a week. All the fish get along very well, and up until two months ago, have been very healthy. About two months ago, I...
  10. Annemarie

    Quarantine

    Hello! I’m finally getting around to getting the actual fish tank (36 gallon bow front) because I decided to take more time to think about everything. I’ve finallt confirmed stocking and everything I need. But before I actually get stuff, I want to be prepared to quarantine. I’ll be getting the...
  11. N

    Cotton mouth disease help

    Hi, I’m new to the hobby of fish keeping and have neon tetras, harlequins and an albino corydora. I have noticed that one of my neon tetras have what I think is cotton mouth disease which i have treated but, I have accidentally left the carbon filter in my tank. I treated the tank with interpret...
  12. no_robotocha

    Why is my (soft) tap water becoming hard in the tank?

    New to this and new tank - after weeks of prep, finally have neon tetras in. Testing the water, all seems fine except for the water hardness, which is measuring at the hardest on the scale (180). We tested our tap water and this had a very soft measurement (20). We now have a new tank filter...
  13. Inkweaver313

    Tropical fish dying quickly after move wha

    Help! Backstory: I had a 45 gallon tank with mollies and neon tetras set up for about a year. The mollies were breeding like crazy (as they do) so I rehomed all but 5 males. I needed the 45 for a rescue goldfish I got so I purchased a 30 gallon tank. I set it up, let the temperature settle to...
  14. R

    Looking For Input On My First Fish Tank

    I just got a 29 gallon tank and am currently in the process of cycling it, and am trying to decide which fish i want to stock it with. I had some ideas but was hoping to get some advice from people who are a bit more experienced. My idea was to have: - Two or Three Dwarf Gourami - a school of...
  15. Annemarie

    29 Gallon stocking

    I know I’ve done a few of these regarding fish that would be okay but I’ve finally decided what I really want. I was thinking... 1: Pearl gourami 1: electric blue ram 3: Albino cherry barb 3: Cherry barb 5: Kuhli Loaches 4-5: Emperor tetras 4-5: neon tetras 1: Diamond Head Neon Tetra I...
  16. W

    Neon Tetras not eatign

    Hey guys I got some new Neon Tetras 5 days ago and they haven't been eating no matter how many times I tried to feed them. I've been giving them different foods, including frozen worms, pellets, flakes, freeze dried worms, bug bites, but they aren't taking any of it. It just falls to the bottom...
  17. V

    Newbie, New tank, Tons of questions.

    Greetings everyone, My name is Victor and I'm new to this hobby. English is not my first language so please bear with my broken thread, I need help in fixing some non-fatal but still serious tank problems. I settled up a new fresh water tank for a betta a while ago, it holds about ten gallons...
  18. A

    Hi I'm new to the forum but have lurked here for over a year

    Hi Tropical Fish Forum People! I have been back in the Tropical Fish World for about 3 years. I have three 10 gallon tanks, one 5 gallon, and one 2 gallon that houses a Blind EE Betta who is 3 1/2 years old.They are all cycled, heated, filtered and heavily planted with live plants. One 10...
  19. E

    Betta Fish and community tanks

    Hi! So I’m new to the hobby and was hoping someone could impart a little fishy knowledge to me. I currently have a SD Betta and five Neon Tetras in a 45 litre tank. They don’t bother each other, and the Betta doesn’t seem particularly aggressive towards them. I’m hoping to build on this...
  20. Tool13x

    South American tank stocking suggestions?

    I have a 30 gallon (36"x12"x18") I want to set up with South American fish. The main fish I want to eventually have in there are Apistogramma. They are very hard to find here but they they do turn up every now and then. Ideally Id like to have a harem (1m,3f) of Cacatuoides or Macmasteri...
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