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  1. My guppy is not eating! I think she was bullied... :(

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    I have 2 guppies. I think 1 is male and the other is female. I noticed the female getting skinnier and skinnier 2 weeks ago. I was told by a pet store employee to separate the fish. I did and I've noticed the fish still isn't eating. What can I do? She's suffering and I love my fish. Could she...
  2. How to keep airstone buried?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hey everyone, My airstone won't stay under the gravel I place on top of it. I bury it, but in a few hours, it's only halfway buried, and by the next day, it's on top of the gravel. I have plenty of slack in the tubing, so I don't think that's the problem, but I could be mistaken. If you know of...
  3. My advice reguarding Hydor Heaters

    Freshwater Aquarium Equipment
    Never buy a Hydor heater. They are garbage! Mine, after 5 of 6 months of use just suddenly stopped working for no reason. I went online and researched the problem and it turns out I got lucky. Apparently Hydor is infamous of getting 'stuck' and frying people's fish! The sensor breaks and...
  4. New Aquarium and new to aquariums in general lots of questions

    Introduce Yourself
    Hello All!! I'm new to the site if not obvious and i thought I get some help and share how my new tank is coming with you. At the moment I just have a tank and stand waiting to be filled and while I'm waiting i figured I'd get some advice. I have a 75 gallon tank with glass top, a Emperor 400...
  5. Help! Bubble attached to tetra eye.

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hey everyone, I just noticed this morning that two of my Pristella Maxillaris Tetras have a large bubble attached to one of their eyes (the eyeballs appear normal however). I've listed all my parameters below as requested. The only thing new to this established tank are some live plants...
  6. Glass Catfish - missing tail fins and barbels

    Catfish
    I was wondering if anyone has had experience with glass catfish and an answer for why mine have all lost their tail fins and barbels. I've had six of them for many months now and they all look very healthy otherwise, i.e., no splotches, no ich, normal behavior, eating well, etc.. They live with...
  7. EMERGENCY: What's wrong with my Gold Gourami?!?!?! SOS!!!

    Anabantids
    I have 2 gold gouramis, 2 glowlight tetras, and 1 coolie loach. I have had the first 4 for about 2 weeks, and the loach for almost 1 week.When I got my gold gouramis, they were both bright yellow and the exact same size (I bought them small), I do not know their genders at all. My gouramis...
  8. Having Trouble Cycling My Tank

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hi all... I am new to this hobby and having problem cycling my tank... I have been through a lot of forums and information on the net about cycling now and haven't been able to figure it out... here is a little background on the tank: I bought a used 40g breeder two months ago... filled it...
  9. Elephant Nose fish skin looks like patches have peeled!

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hi there i recently moved my Elephant nose into a new tank. My water is as follows Ph - approx 7.5 NO3 - 25 NO2 - 0 GH - 16d KH - 15d Chlorine - 0 The EN's skin seems to have peeled, the best way i can describe it is if you had sunburn and you skin peels. there isn't actually any skin...
  10. Marineland Emperor 400 Bio-Wheel Filter

    Freshwater Aquarium Equipment
    I purchased this particular filter about a month ago. I had not used it up until today. I did as it said in the instruction manual and added water until it over flowed into the aquarium, I then plugged it into power and it kinda gargled for a little while (which I assume means it was gaining...
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