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  1. Cherry Barb, Leopard Danio, Tetra with African Butterfly Fish?

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    Hello, I have recently purchase an African Butterfly Fish and was wondering if he'd do well in a tank that has the following: - Pencil Tetra - Cherry Barb - Leopard Danio - Discus I am mostly worried that the Butterfly fish will eat the barbs, tetras and danios, but especially the...
  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. Lake Inle Danio (Devario auropurpureus) Profile

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    Information on these fish seems to exist out there, but none from people who have personally kept them. Thus, I wanted to share what I've learned. Trade Name: Lake Inle Danio Scientific Name: Devario Auropurpureus (sometimes incorrectly called: Inlecypris Auropurpureus) Personal Background: I...
  4. Invertebrate compatibilty with Danios?

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    I have long finned zebra danios and am wondering which invertebrates are compatible with them. (I am not wanting something that will be much larger than them). My water is on the acidic side.
  5. Zebra Danio sick

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    Hey guys, I'm new here and to the whole aquarium thing. My current setup is this. I have a 20 gallon tank with three zebra danios in it. Have a couple of water lettuce, two real plants, three planted ones that haven't sprouted yet, and a couple of plastic plants. The zanios are of different...
  6. Will my platy still give birth to a fry?

    Livebearers
    Hi everyone, I have some doubts regarding birth cycle of my panda platy but before that i will give you a brief of my tank. I have a 10g tank. In that I have 2 panda platy, 1 zebra danio, 1 algea eater. Tank is full step up with heater, filter, thermometer, light, artificial plants and one...
  7. Female Leopard Danio very badly swollen

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hi, My female Leopard Danio is heavily swollen. Here are the details: 1. Tank size: 140 L 2. Water parameters and brand of test kit used: These are the parameters for the main tank. Ammonium 0 Nitrite 0 Nitrate 10 pH 7.2 We use the API Master Testkit. 3. Is your aquarium set up...
  8. **HELP!** Glofish (danios) attacking cory cat

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Wondering what's wrong in my tank... I have a 15 gallon with 8 glofish, a female betta, and I recently added an albino cory cat (was planning to add a couple more when my LFS gets more in). However, the glofish are nipping at the cory's fins whenever it is resting. As long as it's moving...
  9. I'm New...

    Introduce Yourself
    ...to this forum AND to fishkeeping. I grew up with my parents keeping tropical fish, (they have been keeping them since before I was born - and used to compete) and my brother started a few years ago, so I have some good resources...always looking for more information though!! :-) I have a...
  10. Will these fish go along with cherry shrimp?

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I have 2 Dwarf Gouramis, 7 Zebra Danios and 2 Neon Tetras, I'm Sure that Neon Tetras wont bother them, But Im Concerned if Dwarf Gouramis and Zebras Danios will eat them, the danios are pretty big for their size. Should I add cherry shrimps in my tank? Thanks In advanced!:-P
  11. 20 & 55 Gallon Community Tanks

    Freshwater Journals
    Added some driftwood and fish to my 20 gallon, and a bubble wall to the 55 gallon. We're new to this hobby but we're really enjoying it. My 3 year old loves going to the fish store every weekend for fish and/or supplies.
  12. Is my Zebra Danio seizing?? What can be the cause?

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    I have never heard of fish having seizures, but it seems as though one of mine is and has been for the past 20 minutes... I am in the process of cycling a newly set-up 75 gallon tank. I set it up 2 weeks ago and purchased 5 zebra danios to help the cycle. All of the danios have done very well up...
  13. 2 small schools or 1 big school?

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    Hi! I'm still stocking my 29 gal community tank, and was wondering: which will look better, two small schools of 4-6 neon tetras and 4-6 zebra danios, or one big school of 8-12 tetras or danios? I really want them to school, but I don't think they will be very scared in my tank, because it is a...
  14. Female Zebra Danio with a lumpy belly and lost weight

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hi, Our female zebra danio has had some problems recently. Here are the required details: 1. What is the size of your tank? 140 L 2. What are your water parameters? State the brand of test kit used. Ammonium 0 Nitrite 0 Nitrate 10 pH 7.4 We use the API Master Testkit. 3. Is your aquarium...
  15. Danio has a concave stomach!

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    So I have four danios of the glofish type. My orange one has always had a very round stomach and then today we just noticed that it is concave. There is a dent in it's stomach and if you look beneath the fish, you can see a darker spot in the dent. I am not sure what happend...the fish is not...
  16. Just started a 3 gallon aquarium any suggestions...

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I just started a 3 gallon aquarium. It is a cheapo from Walmart. the Aqua 360 that has an aerator bottom gravel filtration system. (I know it really doesn't filter anything). I purchased some gravel, 3 plastic plants tall and 2 mediums, and a translucent plastic jelly sea amenity. So I went...
  17. Glofish danio is acting strange

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    For the past two days, one of my danios, a green glofish, has been lethargic and not eating very much. He is not swimming with the rest of the shoal and is just staying at the top of the tank and always moving his mouth. I was thinking it could maybe be ammonia posioning? The ammonia isn't very...
  18. Adding new danios to help current danios, even if the new ones probably won't last?

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    I have a small tank (10g) with some danios and otos. Currently the pH in my tank is very low. I am in the process of raising it but it is a very slow and delicate process and I am not going to rush it. In the last month or so, two of my danios have died. I only have two left now, along with 2...
  19. 38gal Video update!

    Freshwater Journals
    Hey all, decided to take a video tonight while I was bored, had just cleaned the tank and filter, hence the debris floating! I got some Zebra danios tonight and some driftwood added to the mix, 100% real planted tank now! I think the camera had trouble capturing the video with the new light...
  20. I just got a new ten gallon tank, are these fish ok to put in?

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Ok, i just got a ten gallon tank. Itss my very first tank, but my bother had a 29 gallon tank growing up. I'm asking the experts here if these fish would be ok to put together in a ten gallon tank: 1 or 2 emerald green corydoras 1 mickey mouse platy 1 long finned zebra danio 1 GloFish and...
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