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  1. Clown Loaches changing behavior

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    The two clown loaches in my office aquarium have changed their behavior since the introduction of two new fish to the tank. It has been about 10 days since the introduction of two new tetras to the tank. We added the tetras because there was only one tetra before and we deemed that it needed...
  2. 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...
  3. silvertipped tetras very aggressive please help!

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    So I started this tank last Monday with 5 silver tipped tetras. The tank is a 29g. I have 3 small plants and a fake log for them to play with. As soon as we put them in the tank we noticed one fish started looking sick (was tipping over when he swam) so we got our water tested and the pH was...
  4. A Bristle Nose who doesnt move around??

    Hi guys, was on my other thread about my molly and thought i would ask you guys if you know about Bristle Nose Catfish? When i got my thank i decided to get some catfish to keep the tank clean so i got a golden sucking catfish who is great, he swims around all day cleaning the gravel :-) But I...
  5. Hide-and-Seek with White Cloud Mountain Minnows

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I have had my ten gallon tank set up for over a year. I really don't remember when I did it, but it has been awhile, and was set up using the gunk from my little 2.5 gallon. So it isn't really a new tank. I originally had five white clouds in there, three females, two males. I have never had...
  6. Jewels & Bumblebee's

    Hi everyone. I'm new to this site, I have a few questions regarding my tank. Here are the specs - 40G hexagon tank, gravel, fake plants, sponge/carbon filter, 78-82 degree F, PH 7.5. NH3 & NH4 within acceptable limits, brackish water. Tank is about 3 months old 7 Jewel Cichlid ranging 2inch...
  7. my female betta is gone!!!!!!!!

    i took my female betta from my 29 gallong to my 26 gallon. i know that most of you would need to see my tank to answer this question but where is she??????????????? i definately moved her and she isn't in the tank!!!!!!! i put my hand in the tank and moved some of the plants around to see if she...
  8. Cichlids Hiding

    Hi i have a 30 gallon with 8 mixed african cichlids. They seem to be hiding a lot. the only time they are active is when i feed them. Other than that only 1 or 2 are active while others are hiding. PLEASE HELP!
  9. Tetras hiding???

    I added 6 neon tetras to my 10 gallon tank a couple of weeks ago. I was amazed at how active the tetras were and really enjoyed watching them swim. Then I started reading that they like planted tanks and plenty of hiding spots. So this past weekend, I got a few some amazon swords and a few...
  10. pictus acting strange

    I recently got a young pictus catfish (about 2 inches) that I was keeping in a 2gallon freshwater aquarium. Normal catfish behavior, spaztic, all over the place, good eater, etc. I've moved him to a larger 20 gallon tank with a few neighbors, an angelfish, a few guppies, tetras, and he was...
  11. Otocinclus too shy..unlike petstore!!

    My first post in this forum. :) Got 2 otos in my 10gallon cycled tank, with 2 cardinals, 2 neons, 2 ghost shrimps. Ammonia and nitrite levels are well in control, and i do 15% water change once a week. Heater keeps it around 75 F. Live plants (wisteria and micro swords), on gravel bed...
  12. my guppies are hiding behind the filter

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I am a college student who has just recently started an aquarium in her dorm room. I am really new to this and wanted to join a forum like this for advice. My aquarium is 5.5 gallons (the largest i could fit in my dorm room) there are links to view a couple of pictures of it in my signature...
  13. Platy hiding and not eating

    Hello everyone, I'm new to fish forum, and I haven't kept fish in years, so I'm at a lost for how to handle my current situation. I have a 10g tank with two black mollies (male and female), a male high fin redtail black platy, and a female red platy. I've had them for five or six days now, and...
  14. hiding clown loaches

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    a few days ago we added a pair of loaches to our angelfish tank. we rarely see them because they are always burried underneath the gravel. if they decide to come out, its only for maybe 5 seconds max and then they're hiding again. whats with this?