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  1. Livebearers
    Hi all i recently just got my first tank in September. I had comets in it for the longest time. About a month ago I added 6 mollies And 3 corys. on the 26th I removed the comets (as they were too large) and I’ve had 2 mollies die on me! I also added some more water as the water was getting low...
  2. Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Synopsis: So i started a new planted tank. I have a heater, the standard LED light that came with the starter kit from TopFin. I have a heater and an air stone for circulation. Here are the situations I've seen since i started. I've added 9 ghost shrimp and 8 nerite snails to try to help with...
  3. Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hello Tropicalfishkeeping community! I am turning to you guys for infos because the people at my local petshop are absolutely clueless about what to do in my aquarium. So let's start at the beginning. I had my aquarium for many years and everything was ok, until fish started dying for no...
  4. Tropical Fish Diseases
    I don't know what is going on, I have a community, and last week one of my Bettas died, and today I just witnessed one of my guppies died. I don't know what is going on, I need to figure this out before I lose more. I had two female bettas, they were seperated in the tank, Betta that died...
  5. Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I don't know what is going on, I have a community, and last week one of my Bettas died, and today I just witnessed one of my guppies died. I don't know what is going on, I need to figure this out before I lose more. I had two female bettas, they were seperated in the tank, Betta that died...
  6. Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I have a previously stable tank that has been up and running for about five years. I've not added any new fish for at least a year. Now my fish are dying off a few a day. Two two days ago, two yesterday, and five today. I am aware that my tank is overstocked. I didn't realize it when I stocked...
  7. Tropical Fish Diseases
    I introduced three new fish (clown loaches) without putting them in quarantine first. I feel like a massive idiot. The next morning after adding the loaches, I noticed one of them had some white specks I hadn't seen the day before. I've never had ich in my tank, but recognized it right away...
  8. Tropical Fish Diseases
    First of all, sorry for not being on here for a while, my life's been good but busy. My poor little dwarf gourami, Neo got ich about a week after I got him from the pet store. I raised the temp to 88 in the tank and he seemed to get better. Today though, I found him lying almost flat on the...
  9. Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I have a 55l Aquanano with neons, tetras, drawf gourami, and a cory catfish. This is an aqua-nano which has the equivalent of a 3-tier filter built in to the back utilizing: 1) 3-stage foam filter, 2) foam bio-block, 3) active charcoal, 4) 1kg of ceramic rings (in that order). The water...
  10. Livebearers
    Hi there, I would appreciate any help please. I am new to fishkeeping, have been wanting to start for a long time and only just took the plunge. I will relay as much information as I have and hopefully someone can give me advice. Please forgive my new-ness to fishkeeping (and don't laugh/abuse...
  11. Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hello. So a few days ago I lost 2 of my Powder Blue Gouramis. The first one had what seemed to be bloody patches around both his gills and one gill had seemed to start to rot. The other one seemed perfectly fine, then it just dropped dead after I finished burring the first one. I treated the...
  12. Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hi, This is my first aquarium, and I'm having some problems. I have a 30G tank, and in that tank I had 9 neon tetras, 6 guppies, 2 twig catfish, and 2 angelfish. The two angelfish were the last to be added. When I added them, one adjusted quite quickly and seems happy (3+ months now). The other...
  13. Tropical Fish Diseases
    The size of my tank: 55 Gallon. Test Kit used API Master Freshwater Test Kit. Did one two hours ago Water parameters are as follows: PH: 7.6 High Range PH: 7.8 Ammonia: 0 ppm Nitrite: 0 ppm Nitrate: 10 ppm Tank is Freshwater. The Aquarium is new. I set it up about five days ago, I moved...
  14. Tropical Fish Diseases
    1. Size of tank? 20 Gallons 2. Water parameters Will provide later, don't have the numbers on me at the moment and do not have an accurate testing kit either. a. Ammonia? b. Nitrite? c. Nitrate? d. pH, KH and GH? pH = ~7.0 e. Test kit? 3. Temperature? Kept between 77 and 83 usually 4. FW...
  15. Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    background Info....Ive had a 55 Gal Aquarium with just a 11" Pleco and 2" corydora for the last 2 years. Bought 3 Yellow Labs (Electric yellow Cichlids) and have had them in the tank about two weeks. REading up on the new cichlids, i saw they liked lots of rocks and caves, but since I didnt...
  16. Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I have a planted 150 gal with atleast 50 neons, few corys, ottos ,snails, shrimps, SAE, cherry barbs, 1 big angel, and what used to be 6 small angels. Now that is out of the way, here is the situation. MY ANGELS ARE DYING at the rate of 1/day. I've had them for 3 weeks now. I'm thinking if there...
  17. Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    About a month ago I bought my boyfriend a 5.5 gallon aquarium, it has a small drip filter built into the hood and I also purchased an air pump and a heater. For substrate I used black sand from the petstore that I washed, decorations are a fake piece of driftwood and several clumps of plastic...
  18. Beginner Planted Aquarium
    okay so about a week ago i bought 3 plants for my (cycling, but nearly finished i think) sorority tank. the marimo moss ball is fine, the... sword? i think.. is fine, bt the water lettuce is dying, fast. its leaves are turning a dark brown-black, starting at the ends and moving in. its on every...
  19. 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...
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