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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. Lethargic Neon Tetra with white bumps on its side

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    Hi i'm new to fish keeping and have only had my tanks for about 7 months now. Currently I only have 6 neon tetras and a male guppy, i'm planning on getting more fish in the future. I used to have more tetras, guppies and a platy but the fishstore we bought them from also sold us a Chinese Algae...
  3. Unknown Disease/diseases?

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hey everyone, I am new to keeping fish and having an issue with something affecting my fish. I have a 38 gallon bowfront stocked with 3 mollies, 1 platy, 7 neon tetras, 2 dwarf gourami, and 2 guppies, and a number of snails and shrimp. My water parameters have been fine at 0 for ammonia and...
  4. 10 gallon fish and setup

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    :grin2:Hello!:smile2: I currently have 3 neon tetras (I've had them for almost a year now). They are doing great but I think they wouldn't be as shy with a few more of them. I previously had 2 guppies but they both died because I didn't act quickly enough for the first on and when I quarantined...
  5. Stocking 10 gallon aquarium

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    :wink3:Hi Everyone! I just transferred my 2 guppies and 3 neon tetras to a 10 gallon aquarium and they are doing great! I would like to add 1 or 2 new fish (Preferably from the same species because I am still quite a novice and I don't want to create and crowding issues, especially having...
  6. Introduction post

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    Hi there! So I got an aquarium of 54 liters filled with : 7 neon tetras 3 algae eaters (one bigger male, two smaller ones without visible gender traits) 11 neocardinas 3 female guppies and a male 1 male xiphophorus 1 female betta I know I know, it is a very random collection. At first...
  7. Keeping Neon tetras/Black Neon Tetras

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    I bought 4 black neon tetras and eventually they got ich and died. Just 4 days after my purchase. It sucked. My aquarium is in a air conditioned room but the weather here is tropical. AC is not hitting my AQ directly it's pointed in another direction. AC is not always on only at night sometimes...
  8. Does this look like a Neon Tetra Disease

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    It's a new fish that I got from a local shop, early signs suggest that it's looking bad, but don't want to take the next move until it can b confirmed. Anyone can be so kind in giving me some pointer? Massive thanks :-)
  9. HELP MY NEON TERTA? I need advice ASAP

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I need some advice, my neon tetra has pop eye, one eye looks like it covered in fluff and the other eye is popping out, it also got some fluff on its body I went to the petshop and use blue planet fungus cure to treat the whole tank would that help? will my fish get any better? there also...
  10. how common/widespread is neon tetra disease?

    Hi all, I have been researching fish to add to my aquarium. I thought neon tetras would be a nice addition, until I read about neon tetra disease. And how it can wipe out an entire tank and is very difficult to completely eradicate from your tank once it is in there. So, I'm wondering how...
  11. Neon Tetra Surprise Spawning

    This morning I was watching my neon tetras and they were showing some odd behavior... Well, I looked up some videos and sure enough, they were mating! I recently added 5 new neons to the school, so I've been watching carefully to make sure they're getting along with the old ones. Guess it's a...
  12. What should I stock with my betta fish?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I have female betta her bane is brownie she is really friendly, I want to make community tank I currently have 10 neon tetra housed with her at the moment and she gets along with them well, what else can I stock in my fish tank that's has silmar water levels and temp? I have 120 litre tank :)
  13. Ich Treatment Options and Prevention

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    I have a 20 gal tank with 2 corydoras; 1 pleco; 4 neon tetras; 4 platies. I have religiously cleaned and changed 25%-35% water weekly. The water tests usually are very good except I have hard water and the pH is about 7.6-7.8. The aquarium is planted has been well established for 3 months...
  14. 15 gallon Community Tank Journal

    Freshwater Journals
    15 Gallon Community Tank Go easy on me this is my first tank :-) Will add new photos as they come. Empty and awaiting fish.
  15. 15 gallon stocking

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I am in the process of setting up a 15gallon community tank . I would like neon tetras , guppies , and albino cories . And would like some ideas for numbers of each . I was thinking 6-8 neons 4 or 5 male guppies 3 albino cories I will be running 2 filters one for 15gallon ,one for...
  16. Neon tetras with grayish/faded area on tail

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    I have pictures - I just don't know how to post them here yet. 1. Size: 55 gallon 2. Water: Use API freshwater master test kit a. pH 7.0-7.2 b. Ammonia 0 ppm c. Nitrite 0 ppm d. Nitrate 40 ppm e. I add the following to the water: i. Water changes: Seachem Prime and Seachem Equilibrium ii. CO2...
  17. neon tetra wound healing

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hello, I have a problem with one of my neon tetras. Two days back, I got a few golden wonder killifish, since I didn't know they prey on small fish and also nobody at the fish store alerted me. Once I put the killis in the tank, one of them went and caught a neon in its mouth. The neon escaped...
  18. Neon Tetra stomach is swollen and undulating/moving?? WEIRD

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hi all, new here. I have one Neon Tetra in a school of five with a strange symptom. The tetra's stomach area is swollen (it seems really swollen sometimes, and maybe almost normal at other times). The very strange thing is that the stomach area is constantly moving. It seems to undulate. It...
  19. Neon Tetras Disappearing

    I have a 55 gallon tank that has been going for over a year. I added 10 neon tetras and 10 black skirt tetras to the tank a week ago and have lost all but 1 neon. There is no trace of any body at all. Other inhabitants are: 10 red minor tetras 5 lamp eye tetras 2 zebra danios 1 pletco What...
  20. Neon tetra Fungal or ?

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hi everybody, I am having a bit of trouble here, as my Neon tetra - around 5 of them has white stuff on their body, I am sure it's not ich. I've been using Pimafix and Melafix ( for 7 days, and now I have started to use them again, now it's up to the 3rd day), and keep maintaning the water in...