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  1. Aquarium disaster, please help :(!

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    Hy everyone! I've decided to post my own thread since I don't even know what to search for among the existent threads, cause I have no idea what is going on in my tank anymore :( . First of all I am a beginner, I set up my tank in august this year, it is a 52 l tank, with a few plants (1 moss...
  2. Help! Did I accidentally kill my corys?

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hi, New here. I've kept small freshwater aquariums for years but have recently been battling problems with algae and disease. I have a 30-gallon tank with three platys, three cherry barbs, three black skirt tetras and two emerald catfish. In the last couple weeks, two of my tetras (2+ yrs old)...
  3. aquarium salt and corys

    Catfish
    My corys have got red base on the fins at the moment which has come from my tetras which i can't get rid of. My cory got a cut the other week and now has caught it from the water. It seems to have spread to my other large corys. I have never used aquarium salt but just ordered some to hopefully...
  4. i fail at keeping corys...

    Catfish
    When I first started keeping fish, corys were my first fish. I had bronze corys first, then, later, peppered corys. Since I didn't really know what I was doing back then, the bronzies weren't a huge success, although it's amazing they lived as long as they did considering how I treated them. The...
  5. What kind of cory in 10 gal with 3/4 platties

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I have a 10th gal tank in which I will be putting 3 or 4 platties in, along with 3 corys. I am looking for a smaller type of cory that will do well in these conditions, the tank will be fully cycles, and I want the corys to eat leftover food and debris off the bottom although I will be feeding...
  6. anyone know what could be wrong with my fishy?

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I have had a couple of 'cory disasters' recently and this has upset things in my tank quite a lot. Corys are one of my favorite fish, and back before I joined this forum I kept them very successfully for some years, especially remarkable since I didn't really know what I was doing! However, more...
  7. myxazin safe for corys?

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    A couple of my corys have a little bit of fin rot and I want to stop it from getting worse as soon ASAP. I've used Myxazin before to treat fin rot, but I've always used a half dose because the first time I tried the full dose my tetras seemed to get really stressed out, and I've never used it...
  8. Corydoras different species - temp preferances

    Catfish
    Ok, so to start off - corydoras are absolutely my all-time favorite fish. I have a 45 gallon (pH 6.6, ammonia and nitrites 0, keep nitrates at 5ppm, GH 4, KH 2; temp is 78). It's moderately planted with mostly South American species and also two crypts and java moss. In it I have a school of 14...
  9. Treating with praziquantel

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    today I started treating my fish for gill flukes with praziquantel tablets. I'm following this treatment schedule reccomended by Lupin : 25/7 -- remove carbon, perform water change with vacuuming, and add Prazi to tank 26/7 -- add Prazi 27/7 -- do nothing 28/7 -- do nothing 29/7 -- do nothing...
  10. best treatment for gill flukes?

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    what are your suggestions about the best treatments for gill flukes? it has to be safe for corys. i'm sick at the moment myself :( so i probably wont be able to get anything for a few days anyway, i just hope the fish are alright until then.
  11. ickaway expiry?

    Freshwater Aquarium Equipment
    I have some Wardley Ickaway which i must have bought about 3 years ago. it doesn't have an expiry date. can anyone tell me if it would still work? i'm a bit worried about on of my corys and i'd feel better once i'd treated the tank with something. the only other med i have is melafix which i...
  12. corys scratching on things.. ?

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    i have a feeling this is going to be a long post but i'm just trying to provide as much info as i can... so i've had my 15 gallon tank set up since the thursday before last. in it are 3 corydoras panda and a gourami. they all seem happy and well but something has been bothering me. i've noticed...
  13. 55g danios and corys with betta?

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    I have had a community tank setup before with danios, cherry barbs, and corys... so I know that they would do fine together. I'm looking for a "centerpiece" fish though and really think a betta would be awesome. A male betta specifically. Here is my idea... a male betta, a school of...
  14. stocking advice please :)

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    yet another thread. sigh. :-P so i'm still very unclear as to how i'm going to stock my tank and i would appreciate any help :) i have a 15 gallon tank (yes, i know it's small) which i set up just over a week ago (last thursday to be precise). at present it has 1 golden gourami and 3 panda...
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