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  1. Bloated or Pregnant?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    So I have a Gold Dust Molly, that I noticed today is kinda fat. I was thinking she's bloated, but when looking at photos online, some photos that look like her apparently they are pregnant. I'm put her in a separate tank right now with a couple of peas to see if maybe she's bloated and...
  2. Is my danio egg bound?

    Fish Breeding
    I have had my pink danio for about a month and a half now and it has been about a month since I first noticed her belly getting really big (which also started a few days after getting my male leopard danio) .. She is huge now and has been for weeks. I put her and the male in a breeding net and...
  3. My silver Molly is very bloated, having trouble swimming

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Quote: 1. Size of tank? 45 gal. 2. Water parameters a. Ammonia? ? b. Nitrite? 0-.5 c. Nitrate? About 40 d. pH, KH and GH? Ph-6.8-7.2, kh:about 80, gh:150 e. Test kit? Tetra easy strips 6 in 1 3. Temperature? Approx 72 F 4. FW (fresh water) or BW (brackish)? Freshwater 5. How long the...
  4. red honey gourami bloated, not eating.

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Afternoon, Im new to this forum ,. I have a pair of red honey gouramis whom have been in my tank for 2 weeks. They started out quite well, the male went through a weird air gulping phase and is bloated. I have recently done an epsom bath and he is now back i the tank , tolerated it ok. The...
  5. Slightly bloated Opaline gourami with small, flaky growth behind right, front fin.

    Title pretty much says it all. Can really describe the growth as anything else. Its almost like a large, whitish pimple just behind the fin. And he's appears to have gained some weight rather quickly. Hopefully pictures will shed some light. Fyi, I know gouramis are natural top dwellers, but...
  6. Fat Zodiac Loach

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I've had 3 zodiac loaches for about a month now. All seems to be well with them- they have a big den and keep to themselves. I haven't really seen any signs of aggression. One of the loaches has gotten quite plump, but the other 2 are slender. They were all the same size when I purchased them...
  7. Is my Pleco Sicko?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    He is quite bloated looking. possibly pregnant? What would some treatments be, ie. will the pea trick work on these guys. Also there is a red spot on his belly in the pic if you look closely. Thanks.
  8. Sick Gourami

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    I've had my gourami for about seven months now, and she has acted normal since I got her. A few days ago I noticed her lying on her side as if see were dead. When I looked closer, I could see that she was still breathing. I immediately took her out of my aquarium and put her in a bowl by...