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  1. 2 dead fish

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hello all, I recently bought my 20 gallon fishtank, probably about 2 months ago. I've had no problems until recently. I bought an upside down catfish, 2 marble mollies, and 3 more tiger barbs. Yesterday, I found one of my marble mollies and my catfish dead. My catfish was covered in white...
  2. 2 Dead Fish Today

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hello, I am new to owning an aquarium. I've had my 20 gallon tank set up for about 2 months, the water levels have been fine for a while now, but today my marble molly and upside down catfish died. The marble molly was struggling all morning to stay alive, she would swim for about 10 seconds...
  3. Blue Lobster molting or dead?

    Invertebrates
    Hello everyone, I bought a Blue Lobster one week ago. He's alnoe in a small tank, got a rock and some plants for him to hide into. 3 days ago I so him laying on his back, not moving. So I figured he is starting to molt, so better leave him be and not bug him. After a day he still hasn't move, I...
  4. Zebra Nerite Snail hibernating too long?

    Invertebrates
    My zebra nerite snail has been in its shell for over a month. My water seems good. My other snails are doing great, but the zebra never comes out. I can see him and I've smelt him every few days. There is no smell coming from him at all. Can he really still be alive?
  5. Two Cories Gone

    Fish Memorials
    Over the past two days, I lost two of my False Julii Catfish. I don't really know what to say other than "They will be missed," and they definitely will.
  6. Guppies slowly dying

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hi all. This is my first post, so please correct me if it is in the wrong spot, etc. I had 6 red albino guppies and one set of fry (about 13.) 3 adult male, 3 adult female. One morning I woke up and one male was dead. Hm, well, ok, I checked water parameters, and everything was ok except pH...
  7. My fish are dying

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    2 Neon Tetras and 2 swordtails have disappeared over 2 weeks, took the tank apart (theoretically not literally) and filter and no sign? No Signs of Ich, 25% water changes weekly fed once per day.... Im worried. Slowly running out of fish, just found one of my dalmation mollies dead, my tank...
  8. Help with Emerald Green Cory Catfish

    Catfish
    About two years ago I bought a Betta Fish. After having him for two months I moved him to a one gallon tank, it had plastic plants and a hiding hole, and I added a filter to help keep the water clean. For a while he seemed really happy, he made a lot of bubble nests and he was very active. Then...
  9. Dead Dalmation Molly?

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    This morning I woke up and found my Dalmation Molly upside down in the corner of the tank. :-( I've had her for a few weeks and she always seemed fine; she was in a ten-gallon heated tank with my female betta and was in perfect health. I don't know what happened; the water conditions were fine...
  10. Lost all my fish in less than 18 hours!

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Have long established 20 Gallon Tropical Fish Tank... SMALL FISH...3 neons, 2 hatchetfish, 2 Plecostomus (very small) & 3 swordfish. 2 weeks ago I added 2 small angels, clown loach & small redtail shark. Saturday...within a 12-18 hour time span...I LOST ALL BUT 1 of the swordfish! DOES...
  11. All fish died overnight

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    So...here is my sad story. This morning I woke up to a 55 gallon tank full of dead fish. :cry: I would appreciate anyone's help in trying to find the root cause, so that I can avoid making the same mistake again in the future. Tank parameters: 55 gallon, live plants, sand substrate...
  12. Angelfish Almost Dead

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    It happened just now! please help as soon as possible before it dies! its a scalare angelfish 7 months old ( 4 inches , 5 inches).. today morning it was ok like all other angelfish... but now it is almost dead.. it was black.. and now it is gray.. its something like a shock.. i dont know!! help...
  13. what happened to my fish?

    Livebearers
    my bumblebee platy died today after giving birth to only about 4 fry yesterday my aquarium is fine and so are my other fish it was just her if anyone knows what happened to her plz post
  14. sudden gourami death...

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    I just went to feed my fish and found my beautiful golden gourami, buttercup, who I've had for 2 years, floating on the top of the water dead :cry: yesterday she was swimming around perfectly happily, and she has never shown any signs of illness in her life. even dead, she still looks like the...
  15. FUNGUS?? -dead fish conundrum

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    OK, so here is the background info: I buy all of my fish at Big al's because I have never had any problems with getting sickly fish from them. So I recently added 7 green rasbora's to my fish tank (Microrasbora kubotai). My fish tank spec's were as follows: Fish: 6 harlequin rasboras; Rasbora...
  16. how to tell when mystery snails are dead

    Invertebrates
    every time i but mystery snails they live and eat fine for about a week and then my fish (mostly my swordtails) will start pecking it of the glass until it falls of the wall. they will do this for hours until it falls and just stays on the ground. i am assuming it dies because there is no way...
  17. I Need Help with dying fish :0(

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi everyone, I recently upgraded from a 35 gallon tank to a 60 gallon tank. In my 35 gallon tank I had a Pleco, 7 platys, 3 upside down catfish and 5 male guppies. I drained the water from the old tank into buckets and put between 25 and 30 gallons of the water into my new tank. I used the...
  18. I think my plants are killing my fish.

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    I have two tanks one larger one and one smallish corner one and in both I have plastic plants with some live moss balls. I have a catfish in each tank right now and the moss balls are just there to keep them happy but recently my other fish have taken a liking to them. They play with them...
  19. Dying Fish...

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I have a month old aquarium, so I guess you could say it is still a "new" tank. It's a three gallon tank. I originally tried to start off with some easy fish because I am new to the fishkeeping hobby. I got two glofish and a dalmation molly. The molly had babies, but I got rid of all of them as...
  20. ALL of of my fish are dead or dying!!!!

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    My boyfriend has a ten gallon tank. A while back, there was some problem we never discovered that caused many of his fish to die over about a two week time span. He finally figured it was city water and since then has been using store-bought purified water and his fish have been great. Slowly...
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