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  1. Unknown ailment

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hi all, I would really appreciate some help with this :-? my partner and I recently began keeping tropical fish - we bought a 112 litre tank, cycled it for a week, had the water tested and was given the green light to get fish in there. We originally had 4 assorted platys, one of which we...
  2. Nitrates and Ammonia levels rising- Help!

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I set up my 25 gal tank 4 months ago. And until now, all of the nitrate and ammonia levels have stayed at 0.1 and 0 respectively. We moved our tank into a different room 4 days ago, which meant that we had to drain about 75% of the water. We kept 10 gal of that water, and the rest is fresh. A...
  3. Please help! Nitrates high

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    So I did a 50% water change less than 12 hours ago. I've noticed this evening my fish are breathing particularly heavy. Also, the BW tetras were hanging out at the top gasping for air. I've even noticed my clown pleco coming up for air a couple times! Just now: PH 7.6 ammonia 0-0.25 (which...
  4. My Angel Fish are having trouble, input?

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hey guys, i'm new to the forum and i've searched around but could not find anything on the topic of angel fish issues. My dad got two large "semi aggressive egg layers" angelfish just before the new year came around. one is all white and the other marbled black. the tank is a freshly rebuilt 55g...
  5. Very sick red devil - HELP! :(

    Hi. I'm new here, so bear with me. I have a 12 year old red devil that has suddenly taken a turn for the worst. His appetite has significantly decreased in the past week and he has been very lethargic, staying in one corner of the tank, nose up. I have struggled with hole in the head with him...