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  1. Meg0000

    New fish!!!!(picture)

    Hi I brought home 3 pearl gourami from my LFS yesterday. I was supposed to get 4-5 but I will see how it goes with the 1m 2f. I knew they were pretty fish but I never really looked at them in person and they are 10x better!! My tank is still a bit cloudy and when I go at the front of my tank...
  2. Quin

    Sushi man!

    After a lot of panicking, posting, and research yesterday I'm happy to announce my big man Hank S. Sushi! He's a black orchid betta, and I'm on the hunt for a bigger tank for him and cycling treatments and test kits. I did have a minor heart attack this morning because my dad turned off the...
  3. C

    Adding New Fish with Fry

    Hi, So I have a 105L tank stocked with 1x Guppy 1x Molly and 3x Tetra (not enough I know I plan on getting more) i also have 6x Molly Fry thanks to the Molly giving birth two days after i got it The fry are big enough now and swim around the tank without being hassled (about 2/3 the size of...
  4. B

    Start of clamped fins?

    Hi! My new betta (double tail half moon) has been living in his 3.5gal for 4 days now after buying him from PetSmart. Hes very active but today i noticed the top of his double tail seems a bit clamped. The tank has a heater, temp is around 77-78F, filter and testing for ammonia this morning...
  5. A

    Sudden die off, hang on, long post

    Please help! I have two 54 gallon freshwater tanks that I am really struggling with. Have had the tanks for a month, added new fish to both tanks a week ago. Tank one: 7 guppies, 2 silver dollars, 1 betta, 1 pleco PH 7.0 Ammonia 0 Nitrite 0 Nitrate 0 Tank two: 3 goldfish originally, added 5...
  6. Ingrid

    Advice needed

    We are about to get our first fish and so do any of you have a list of jobs to do I would need to do every day ,week and month in order to maintain a healthy tropical fish tank . Any advice or tips are welcome thank for your help
  7. A

    New female platy does not eat and stays at bottom of tank

    Hello! I have a female platy that I just bought 3 days ago. Everytime i look at her she is staying at the bottom of the tank swimming just enough so it is stationary. It does not eat even if i drop food in front of her. It is in a 25 litre tank with a male platy and 2 other bigger fish from a...
  8. G

    Advice on a nigh-on invincible cherry barb

    Here's the background: I recently bought my first tank after an introduction to goldfish that went very well when I was younger, given that my own goldfish outgrew the tank and was granted the freedom of an aunt's pond. A 45 litre tank seemed like a sensible option for the table I had, and as...
  9. SteakNShrimp

    Fish acting weird please help!

    I have a 55g tank that houses - 1 Rainbow Shark - 2 Cherry Barbs - 1 Male Swordtail - 1 Zebra Loach I recently (yesterday) added 3 Tiger barbs 2 Green Tiger Barbs and 3 Albino Tiger Barbs as well as 2 Rose-line Sharks/Denison Barbs, a RainbowFish and a Blue CrayFish. The problem is one...
  10. sanasana

    What fish is this?

    So, recently somebody brought this little dude/dudette and gifted it to us. I have no idea what breed it is, and I think the person who brought it has no idea either (I think they caught it from some river, but I'm not sure). It's super shy and for some weeks I thought it was a bottom-feeder...
  11. Flossybean

    New guppy, fin rot, help please

    Tank size:60l pH:7.6 ammonia:0 nitrite:0 nitrate:5ppm tank temp: 24°C Hello there, i bought two new guppies on Friday and added them to my tank. When i added them i also added interpet disease away 12ml. Today i woke to one of them having quite definite fin rot. I took him back to the shop and...
  12. H

    Moving to a bigger tank, Advice

    I have a 10 gallon tank at the moment with three zebra danios, 3 small albino corys, a baby molly, and a bristle nose pleco. The pleco has grown a bit bigger than the other fish and has started to bully them when they come near his driftwood. So I decided I'm going to get a 25 or 35 gallon tank...
  13. A

    New Baby Betta- Concerned About Health?

    I got a baby betta boy recently, his name is Kenny. He seems to be around 5-7 weeks old. I’m a little concerned about his health, he’s been very lethargic and has spent much of his time at the bottom of his tank. His fins are mostly clamped, even when swimming. He swims pretty slowly as well...
  14. raphlovesfish

    London water - stocking advice (pic attached for help)

    Hi All, This forum is invaluable for people like me who always had the desire to set a happy and healthy environment for fish to thrive in but never had the push to do it. Well, I have taken the plunge and decided to purchase my first tank as a beginner (I am 33 yrs old so not too late I...
  15. O

    New Betta Fish

    Hi, I'm new here. I'm not really experienced with fish, but I do want to make sure that I take care of them correctly. I recently got a new Betta at my local pet store, the owner is a huge fish lover and has had the store for over 30 years, I trust them immensely and go there instead of Petco...
  16. P

    How to Cure Fin Rot

    Hello, I know many similar threads have been posted, but it's difficult to find them all and synthesize the relevant information to my situation, so I'd greatly appreciate some advice. I got a new male veltail betta fish a week and a half ago from the pet store. I was mildly suspicious he had...
  17. H

    Tank upgrade

    Hi TFF members, i have a question about upgrading my tank, i have been asking around & researching online & have been getting mixed opinions on my options. so wanted to put it to general public :) i currently have 1x jewel cichlid, 4 hillstream loaches, 16 danios, in a 100 litre (26.42g) tank...
  18. YamiHime

    Help! Sudden clamped fins!

    Hello! I got a new betta about 3 weeks ago. My tank is cycled an it is reading either 0- .25 ammomia and 0 Nitrites. It does have nitrates but I haven't checked the reading since I got him. I'm not sure what has happened. I got a new heater so the temp is always around 75-80F and I do 25%...
  19. HarpyFishLover

    I need help curing a betta's ich...

    Hello! I didn't post this in emergencies because I know what this is, and it's not lethal at this stage. So yesterday I noticed some strange behavior in my new betta. He was dashing around, scraping against things, crashing into my heater... then I got out my flashlight and looked at him. He...
  20. P

    Potential Tank

    Currently in my tank right now i have 7-9 platy (some of them are fry so im not sure) and am wanting to add new fish sometime next week. I want to add 1 angelfish(if they can be alone), 2 dwarf gouramis, and potentially 1 albino cory cat (if they can be alone). Would this group of fish live...
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