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  1. Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hey there everyone, I have a few questions that I cannot seem to find after research and was wondering if any of you could help. My first question is: how effective is increasing salinity in killing bacteria? I am wondering if bacteria will perish in a similar way to parasites when exposed to...
  2. Tropical Fish Diseases
    So maybe a week ago I had a major ich outbreak. After some fish died and medication didn't work, I went to my LFS and they sold me aquarium salt. I added 6 tbs for my 30 gallon tank and it seemed to work great. I keep my water temperature at a solid 82 and there's only a little remaining ich...
  3. Tropical Fish Diseases
    One of my platies has come down with a bit of fin rot. I'm doing frequent water changes and read that treating with melafix and aquarium salt would probably clear it up. The only thing is I have cories in the tank and have heard that they are very sensitive to salt. My QT isn't done cycling so I...
  4. Catfish
    A fish store near me has recently started carrying what they call Julii corys. I've completely fallen in love with them and want to add them to my tank! However, based on what I remember about the fish at the store, I think the so-called "juliis" actually looked like C. trilineatus (now that I'm...
  5. Invertebrates
    One of my bettas in a divided 5 gallon tank recently developed open wounds. He is in QT with AQ salt, and I want to start treating the big tank and his tank mate, another betta, with AQ salt as well to prevent anything. Can nerites live in a tank with high (3-5tsps in 5 gallons) of Aquarium...
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