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  1. Rainbow fish fry???

    Fish Breeding
    I was looking at my community tank a few days ago and spotted a few baby platies hiding under a filter so I netted them and plopped them in a breeder net. Then I scooped up a handful of plants and dropped them into the net for the fry to hide. A few days later, I took out the platy fry and...
  2. Boesemani rainbow fish problems?

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    1. Size of tank? 80 Gallon 2. Water parameters a. Ammonia? 0 b. Nitrite? 0 c. Nitrate? 0 d. pH, KH and GH? ph 8.4 kh 300 gh 300 e. Test kit? tetra easy strips 3. Temperature? 75F 4. FW (fresh water) or BW (brackish)? was fresh water put recently added 1tbs/10g 5. How long the aquarium has...
  3. My Australian Rainbowfish Have Become Rather Aggressive. What am I Doing Wrong?

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    I have 6 Rainbowfish in My 56 Gallon tall tank classified as "Australian" however they are two sub-types. My Male to female ratio is 4F-2M as recommended by many. My local LFS has told me that since these species do crossbreed its okay to mix them. He said technically I should less aggression...
  4. Curious Question: How dark do fish like the tank at night?

    Advanced Freshwater Discussion
    Sorry if this isn't "Advanced" (I always have trouble finding the right sections). However the behavior of my fish does create some interesting speculation about nighttime requirements for fish. I am a firm believer in keeping the tank lights off during evening hours, because not only does too...
  5. Male Rainbow chasing female-normal?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I just put my female Turquoise bow in with a turquoise male. She's been sick--twitching and shimmying, and just finished a 10 day treatment with Maracyn and Maracyn 2. She's back to normal now. They are in a 20 gal high, water parameters all good. A-0 N-0 Nitrates 5-10. There are also male...
  6. 55g Stocking Advice

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hey there TFK members, I'm new to the fish keeping hobby and would greatly appreciate some input from some fish keepers more experienced than I. I recently purchased and set up a low tech 55g planted tank (as well as a 10g quarantine tank), so now I'm trying to figure out a good stock to...
  7. growths on rainbow fishs mouths

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    I have 3 banded rainbowfish (1 male, 2 females) in my filtered/heated 60L tank. The tank also has quite a few live plants and plenty of swimming space. I've had them for nearly 2 weeks now and about 3 days after I got them i noticed that all 3 of them had small white tuffty-looking growths on...
  8. Austrailian Rainbow fish

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    i have recently received two of these fish as a gift from my wife.. i love them they are energetic:lol: and beautiful.... as i am getting ready to move i have them in with my platies for now and will re home them after the move... however last night i was checking over the tank and looking for...