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  1. 55 Gallon Re-Stocking Ideas

    Cichlids
    Hey everyone! So I've had a 55 gallon tank set up for about 2 years now (ph-7.9ish, nitrates-5.0ppm, nitrites-0ppm, ammonia-0ppm) running a Fluval 406 and Fluval U4 that had about 5 rainbowfish, 1 BN Pleco, 2 juvenile clown loaches, 1Synodontis Angelicus, and 1 Elephantnose; usually do monthly...
  2. Curious Question: How dark do fish like the tank at night?

    Advanced Freshwater Discussion
    Sorry if this isn't "Advanced" (I always have trouble finding the right sections). However the behavior of my fish does create some interesting speculation about nighttime requirements for fish. I am a firm believer in keeping the tank lights off during evening hours, because not only does too...
  3. Blood Parrot Recovering From Nervous Breakdown :/ Could He/She Spawn by themselves?

    Cichlids
    I have had him or her for about 6 months and hes my favorite fish! Very sociable with people, and he does the dance in front of the glass every time i walk in the room for food. His Strange behavior began 2 days ago, when I was changing my aquarium background. He suddenly started freaking out...
  4. I'm Worried About My Parrot Fish :( Possible Swim Bladder Disease?

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    I have had him or her for about 6 months and hes my favorite fish! Very sociable with people, and he does the dance in front of the glass every time i walk in the room for food :lol: His most recent strange behavior began last night, when I was changing my aquarium background. He suddenly...
  5. Please help...sick blood parrot! :(

    Cichlids
    My fish has a white lump at the base of her left fin that developed over the last weak and has slowly grown to the size of maybe...half a pea? pretty small. She has stopped using her left fin and started floating/resting upside down. She does not look bloated. Any suggestions? I dont know what I...
  6. 55 Gallon stocking question

    Cichlids
    Hi, I have been rasing and taking care of fish for around 2 years now but have never messed with cichlids yet and I recently began to stock my 55 with a few.. heres what i currently have in my 55 Gallon. 1 female Convict 1 Blood Parrot 4 Silver dollars 1 Black Pleco I really would like any...
  7. Is fish dipping permanent? Painted Parrot.

    Cichlids
    I bought a painted parrot fish. I read how they change their color. I want to know if the color is permanent or not? Mine is green and about 1 inch. Will it still be bright green when it grows or will it fade?
  8. Blood Parrot staying at surface, hasn't eaten in four days.

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi, I am concerned about my Blood Parrot fish as she is only staying at the surface and hasn't eaten in four days. One of my filters is producing small bubbles at the suface and she just stays over by them. If I come up to the tank she will come over to me, and is still responsive, but she...
  9. Blood Parrot Floating on Its Side

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Okay, So my Blood parrot has been floating on it side for a little while. At first I thought that it was just something with its float. But it started to get pale and a bump started to appear. I am really worried about it, I don't wanna lose my fish. If someone has anything that could be...
  10. HELP!! This can't be normal....

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hi guys, I'm new to this forum. Actually I just joined because I think my Blood Parrot is getting sick. Over the past month she has been developing severe black spots all over her body. It started on her face/mouth and then spread to her body. At one point it seemed as if it was fading away but...
  11. Possible convict/blood parrot hybrid ?

    Cichlids
    hi all. three months ago i bougt a baby blood parrot. he was black when i bought him but now he is a grayish color with blakc stripes and yellow around his gills. i am wondering if it is possible that he is a convict and blood parrot hybrid, or if this is normal coloring for a baby blood parrot...
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