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  1. Female Zebra Danio - small sore at base of pec fin - fin doesn't move

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    One of my little Zebras is behaving oddly. She's not swimming around, she's "hovering" in the corner. At first, I thought she was maybe preparing to release eggs; she was kind of wriggling over the leaves of an Anubias. Then, I noticed a small, red sore at the front of the base of her right...
  2. Zebra Danio sick

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    Hey guys, I'm new here and to the whole aquarium thing. My current setup is this. I have a 20 gallon tank with three zebra danios in it. Have a couple of water lettuce, two real plants, three planted ones that haven't sprouted yet, and a couple of plastic plants. The zanios are of different...
  3. My New Zebra Loaches - 55 Gallon is Stocked

    Freshwater Journals
    I picked up some Botia Striata today for my 55 Gallon Rainbowfish Tank. The tank is now home to: 8 x Red Platies 8 x Zebra Danios 6 x Red Rainbowfish (3M, 3F) 4 x Blue Rainbowfish (M) 5 x Zebra Loach The only other fish I plan on adding is a Bristlenose Pleco. I thought the Zebra...
  4. Sick Yellow GloFish & Nitrite Problem - Need Advice

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I have a tank of four zebra danios, one being a Yellow GloFish. As of the last two days or so, he's been looking pretty sickly. He only swims to the top left and right parts of the tank, and seems to stay there all day - he never socializes with the other fish. The other three regular zebra...
  5. A Few Questions About My Loaches

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I have 2 clown loaches and one zebra loach. All three of them like to hide behind the heater in the corner of the tank. Is that normal? Also whenever someone walks by the tank they swim back to that corner to where the heater is. Is it normal for them to get startled like that? And I noticed...
  6. Zebra Danio stuck in the gravel

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I came home from school today to find that one of my zebra danios had buried his entire body into to gravel at the bottom of my tank (My tank has pretty large gravel). Luckily, i could see him, since he had buried himself right against the front. I thought for sure he was dead, but as i moved...