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Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   11-11-2018, 03:18 PM
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Posted By KeshiaB
Fish keeping and first child?

Hi all, I'm currently expecting my first child and have been thinking about how it will impact my hobby. I know the first few months with a newborn will be a sleep deprived haze but I don't really...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   05-14-2018, 05:48 PM
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Views: 509
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I took the cories back to the store.

I took the cories back to the store.
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   05-12-2018, 08:44 PM
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Posted By KeshiaB
New cories and I've made some huge rookie mistakes!!

I've added 5 cute little corydoras to my tank 😊 after reading a few resources I've realised I've made a couple of rookie mistakes...

I FORGOT TO QUARANTINE!!!

I can't believe I've made...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   10-08-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By KeshiaB
Cheers. Maybe I don't have enough plants? Each of...

Cheers. Maybe I don't have enough plants? Each of the betta tanks has an Amazon sword and 3 cryptocorynes, one also has an anubias. The community tank also has a sword, crpyt and a few bunches of...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   10-08-2017, 12:47 AM
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Views: 325
Posted By KeshiaB
Exclamation Please help: crazy water parameters, sick fish, holidays, freaking out!

Hi all, I apologise in advance for the long post but I'm a bit confused about my water parameters in all my aquariums following yesterday's water changes. I also have sick fish and we are going away...
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   10-03-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By KeshiaB
I would but don't really feel comfortable with...

I would but don't really feel comfortable with strangers being in my house whilst I'm out of the country... Not that I don't trust people but it's a big thing to hand over the keys to your home to...
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   10-02-2017, 05:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By KeshiaB
I'm a little worried as we are going away for 10...

I'm a little worried as we are going away for 10 days in 2 weeks. He's going to have to go back into the 9 gallon tank and I'll just have to hope that he's still alive when we get back! Unfortunately...
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   10-02-2017, 05:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By KeshiaB
I would love to but I went to 3 pet stores in the...

I would love to but I went to 3 pet stores in the weekend and couldn't find any! I've ordered some online but it might be delayed a few days. For now it's just clean water and epsom salt baths.
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   10-01-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By KeshiaB
He's in a 1.5 gallon with a heater and sponge...

He's in a 1.5 gallon with a heater and sponge filter for now, it's just making it easier for me to do water changes that way. I'm doing daily 75% water changes in that tank.

Turns out my...
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   09-27-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By KeshiaB
Exclamation Please help! Betta eye infection?

1. Size of tank? 38 litres

2. Water parameters
a. Ammonia? 0-0.25ppm
b. Nitrite? 0ppm
c. Nitrate? 40ppm
d. pH, KH and GH? pH: 7.8. I do not have a test kit for gH or kH.
e. Test kit? API...
Forum: Livebearers   07-24-2017, 10:17 PM
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Views: 525
Posted By KeshiaB
First time babies!

I woke up this morning to discover baby fish in my tank! I think they are platies, so far I've spotted around 3 babies. They are in a 17 gallong tank with 3 female platies and 8 white cloud mountain...
Forum: Freshwater Aquarium Equipment   07-11-2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By KeshiaB
Thankfully the tank already has a filter,...

Thankfully the tank already has a filter, although it's only just big enough for the tank.

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Forum: Freshwater Aquarium Equipment   07-11-2017, 06:53 AM
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Views: 956
Posted By KeshiaB
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Forum: Freshwater Aquarium Equipment   07-11-2017, 06:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By KeshiaB
I want to cry, I just fried $70!! Sent from...

I want to cry, I just fried $70!!

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Forum: Freshwater Aquarium Equipment   07-11-2017, 06:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By KeshiaB
I think I just did the stupidest thing and didn't...

I think I just did the stupidest thing and didn't consider using a power adapter. The plug is rated at 120v and AU uses 250v :-( what an idiot!!

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Forum: Freshwater Aquarium Equipment   07-11-2017, 06:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By KeshiaB
I'm not sure, I got off Amazon, sent from the US...

I'm not sure, I got off Amazon, sent from the US to AU so might be tricky sending it back :-( I might just have to fork out another $50 for a replacement motor from an Australian retailer. Think my...
Forum: Freshwater Aquarium Equipment   07-11-2017, 06:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By KeshiaB
The water was flowing, the motor won't even start...

The water was flowing, the motor won't even start at all now, I think it's fried :-(

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Forum: Freshwater Aquarium Equipment   07-11-2017, 06:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By KeshiaB
Brand new Aquaclear 50 stopped working

Help! I've just tried setting up my brand new Aquaclear 50 and it just stopped working! :-(

I followed all the instructions, connected everything, filled the unit with water, plugged it in, it ran...
Forum: Invertebrates   07-05-2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,197
Posted By KeshiaB
Looks like a Malaysian Trumpet Snail to me. They...

Looks like a Malaysian Trumpet Snail to me. They like to burrow into gravel which supposedly helps to aerate the substrate.

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Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   06-22-2017, 11:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,035
Posted By KeshiaB
I run 2 sponge filters in my betta tank so that I...

I run 2 sponge filters in my betta tank so that I always have a spare seeded filter on hand if I need it (the betta tank has been set up for 2 years and is definitely cycled). I moved one of those...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   06-15-2017, 12:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,035
Posted By KeshiaB
Platy clamped fins, swimming funny, pale + ammonia level issues

I currently have 3 female red wag platies in quarantine waiting to be added to a 64 litre tank. The quarantine tank is a 40 litre plastic tub that I've added a spare sponge filter I keep running and...
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   06-03-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By KeshiaB
Thanks, I think that's the whole idea of the...

Thanks, I think that's the whole idea of the quarantine tank. I might even push quarantine out to 5 weeks just to be sure. I'm really stumped as to what this could be. She's not showing any other...
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   06-03-2017, 01:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By KeshiaB
I tried to get a better photo, you can see her at...

I tried to get a better photo, you can see her at the bottom with the hole near her eye:
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170603/16110c094e44979e61934e45b019d916.jpg

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Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   06-02-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By KeshiaB
New platy has hole on cheek

One of my new female platies seems to have a hole in the side of her cheek. I got her yesterday in exchange for a male I didn't want. She's currently in a 40 litre quarantine tank with 2 other...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   05-30-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By KeshiaB
Thanks. I definitely want more plants but when I...

Thanks. I definitely want more plants but when I picked up the fish the only plants the store had was some hygro which I've never had any luck with. I will have a look this weekend at some better...
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