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  1. Slightly bloated Opaline gourami with small, flaky growth behind right, front fin.

    Anabantids
    Title pretty much says it all. Can really describe the growth as anything else. Its almost like a large, whitish pimple just behind the fin. And he's appears to have gained some weight rather quickly. Hopefully pictures will shed some light. Fyi, I know gouramis are natural top dwellers, but...
  2. Water lettuce growth

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    Hi, I need to get some floating plants for my betta's and gourami's and I was wondering if water lettuce would grow if I kept the lid on the top of my aquarium? o Or will it cause the water lettuce to rot? Can you share your experiences? Thanks
  3. small plant/growth on driftwood - photo

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hello, I'm 6 months into the hobby, and I noticed these small growths in my fry tank, and snapped a photo of 3 of them, but there are several attached to the driftwood. Is it a snail, an anemone, a fungus? It's almost tulip shaped and gray with a yellow center. I don't want them to hurt my...
  4. Texas & Firemouth Cichlid Growth

    Cichlids
    As a general rule forgetting other factors, does the Texas Cichlid grow faster than the Firemouth Cichlid? Just got a Texas and it is bigger than my 2 Firemouths. So far so good but I am worried the Texas will become the tank bully.
  5. Little White Solid Mass?

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hi all, new to the forums. I recently stocked my first cycled tank with a blue dwarf gourami and 8 ember tetra. All the levels are perfect, water's clear, etc. After I got my dwarf gourami, upon closer inspection I noticed that his jaw is sorta screwed-up... think Jimmy from South Park. I've...
  6. Growth inside frontosa's mouth

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hi people, my frontosa seems to have this weird growth inside it's mouth, i initially thought it was pellets that he didn't swallow but a day has passed and it's still there. it looks like two round eggs inside his mouth. btw i only noticed this yesterday, before that it looked fine. any idea...
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