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Forum: Anabantids   02-09-2019, 05:41 PM
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Posted By TheGreatSlayer
No one has commented but ill give this one last...

No one has commented but ill give this one last update to help people who has interest in the future. I combined them a week ago and there has been no aggression what so ever. they just completely...
Forum: Livebearers   02-09-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 155
Posted By TheGreatSlayer
It looks like a fungal infection to me, I would...

It looks like a fungal infection to me, I would try one of the many fungus treatments on the market. I have no idea which one is best. maybe another person can chime in a post what they use.
Forum: Anabantids   02-03-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By TheGreatSlayer
since it has been a number of days since i posted...

since it has been a number of days since i posted with no replies i decided to just add them and see how things go, hopefully this will help others who have this question decide if its possible....
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   01-31-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By TheGreatSlayer
What size tank are they in? From the picture it...

What size tank are they in? From the picture it looks small and neons need at LEAST 10 gallons but prefer more as they are active fish, how many do you have? neons are schoolers that prefer groups of...
Forum: Anabantids   01-30-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By TheGreatSlayer
pearl with sparkling gouramis?

I have a couple old aquariums i would like to condense into a single 29 gallon planted tank, all of my stocking is worked out and shouldn't be a problem. In one i have a single, adult female pearl...
Forum: Cyprinids and Atherinids   08-04-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By TheGreatSlayer
with the rasboras maybe a female betta (never add...

with the rasboras maybe a female betta (never add a betta to community tank without a backup tank to move it too if something goes wrong) along with some kuhli loaches
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   08-04-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By TheGreatSlayer
if they aren't showing showing signs of ich then...

if they aren't showing showing signs of ich then you can wait until they show again so you are sure they are not gonna be stressed with unneeded treatment. good luck with your fish keeping:grin2:
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   07-29-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By TheGreatSlayer
there has to be some ich med that doesn't contain...

there has to be some ich med that doesn't contain copper, i use jungle ich cure which i believe doesn't contain copper.
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   07-29-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By TheGreatSlayer
If the spots have disappeared then it is probably...

If the spots have disappeared then it is probably ich. if it is ich treat for it in the actual tank with the lights off so you dont stress the fish. most fish stores besides some locally owned or...
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   07-28-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By TheGreatSlayer
in a cycled aquarium ammonia should be zero, with...

in a cycled aquarium ammonia should be zero, with ammonia in the water combined with the lack of hiding spots/decorations the betta is most likely very stressed. stress weakens the immune system...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   07-28-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By TheGreatSlayer
Great! always happy to help. how is the ammonia...

Great! always happy to help. how is the ammonia levels doing? did it go away? if it did then its very possible the ammonia spike came from the new fish and died down as soon as the biological filter...
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   07-28-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By TheGreatSlayer
if at all possible i would rather you treat all...

if at all possible i would rather you treat all the infected fish in a separate hospital tank. it looks as if your tank is not cycled, imo you should research the aquarium cycling process HEAVILY...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   07-28-2018, 12:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By TheGreatSlayer
i believe it is some type of fungus or...

i believe it is some type of fungus or microbiological being. i dont believe it is harmful and ive heard breeders love it because fry will chow down on it. maybe some other member can chime in and...
Forum: Cyprinids and Atherinids   07-28-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By TheGreatSlayer
remember rasboras, tetras and barbs prefer...

remember rasboras, tetras and barbs prefer schools of 7+ so i would up the schools to at LEAST 5. i also think scissor tail rasboras get slightly larger then most rasboras at 3.5 or so inches so i...
Forum: Betta Fish   07-28-2018, 12:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By TheGreatSlayer
imo white clouds can thrive in tropical temps as...

imo white clouds can thrive in tropical temps as i know several people that keep them between 76-78F with no problems although i have never kept white clouds myself so thanks for the input.:smile2:
Forum: Betta Fish   07-24-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By TheGreatSlayer
if the minnow is that agressive then i would just...

if the minnow is that agressive then i would just rehome it and just keep the female betta. maybe you could replace the minnows with a school of 5-7 small tetras, danios or minnows
Edit: by minnows...
Forum: Betta Fish   07-24-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By TheGreatSlayer
i dont know the species of the minnow so i dont...

i dont know the species of the minnow so i dont know if it will school, but getting more shouldn't hurt. now that you mention it. you should also get decor.
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   07-22-2018, 01:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By TheGreatSlayer
i also agree with above but tetras prefer bigger...

i also agree with above but tetras prefer bigger schools and could get nippy with longfinned fish like bettas so i would either drop the black skirts or get more. if you rehome the 2 black skirts and...
Forum: Tropical Fish Diseases   07-22-2018, 01:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By TheGreatSlayer
did you try feeding it cooked peas? i dont know...

did you try feeding it cooked peas? i dont know the exact ways to prepare the peas but i have read they are very good at treating bloat. maybe another member can chime in on how to prepare them?
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-22-2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By TheGreatSlayer
hello :wink3: pictus catfish grow much too large...

hello :wink3: pictus catfish grow much too large for a 10 gallon and can get aggressive. is the tank cycled? if it isn't then i wouldn't recommend neon tetras as they are pretty sensitive imo. maybe...
Forum: Betta Fish   07-20-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By TheGreatSlayer
where did you get these minnows? a bait shop, the...

where did you get these minnows? a bait shop, the wild? if you got them from a fish store what species did you get them as? if you dont know can you post a pic of it? minnows are schooling fish and...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   07-09-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,664
Posted By TheGreatSlayer
sorry, im a big enough person to admit when i...

sorry, im a big enough person to admit when i when i am wrong and i was wrong. i did go to far with the fear part but that does not say that adding fish or anything from outside your system without a...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   07-06-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By TheGreatSlayer
if you want a gourami i recommend a group of 3-6...

if you want a gourami i recommend a group of 3-6 honey gourami instead of dwarfs. honey gouramis are much more peaceful and a group of them is really interesting to watch :smile2:. if you want a pair...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   07-04-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,664
Posted By TheGreatSlayer
but my argument still stands that using a fish in...

but my argument still stands that using a fish in cycle takes longer and can potentially kill off all the fish that you add after. if the op had cycled media to add to the tank than it would be...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   07-04-2018, 01:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,415
Posted By TheGreatSlayer
Nice Tank! all the fish look extremly healthy so...

Nice Tank! all the fish look extremly healthy so i dont think agression is the problem :smile2: My guess is that a PH or some other parameter change shock the BN and that killed it :crying:
Good...
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