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  1. T

    Help ID please

    Long time reader but first time poster, I've recently purchased a smaller channa species from a local pet store here in okinawa under the name, " channa eyes fire" but was wondering if I could get an actual name from some people who are more informed of the different kinds. Photos are from...
  2. D

    Need HELP can’t identify what’s wrong

    So my discus seems to have gifted these orange-ish color sores the one in the right almost looked like some white thing was sticking out so I assumed parasites and an treating him which parasite meds which after 24hours I can’t say much has changed. My filter media is removed of course but if...
  3. U

    Critique My Tank Build Design & Fish List - Please

    I'm in the process of designing my 500+ gallon tank with overflows and a 50 gallon sump. It's an odd pentagon shape - 8.5' x 5' (should allow adequate turning radius for larger fish). Please look at my drawing and provide me with any comments, pointers or tips. GOOD, BAD, or UGLY! The entire...
  4. C

    Arowana Hasn't eaten in 2 months

    My Golden CrossBack Arowana hasn't eaten in 2 months. He used to eat superworms and sometimes shrimp and crickets. He lives in a 200-gallon aquarium and nitrate levels are 0 when I checked before this post. He's about 8 inches long
  5. J

    Whirling disease?!

    This fish arrived floating upside down and after giving it some epsom salt, puked out some white stuff. it’s been a week and now he’s doing backflips and hasn’t eaten anything. Is this whirling disease or swim bladder related? Any help would be appreciated!! Also does whirling disease only...
  6. S

    Guys I need help for my ID shark

    Recently I made a huge 350+ gallon tank for my Japanese koi and 3 ID shark .. but one of them couldn't resist the water change or something and developed cloudy eye. ( I added the filtration system after few days ) . I took him out into my hospital tank and have been treating him since 7 days...
  7. MooseTheWizard

    Lost two overnight, trying to figure out why (dead bichir pics inside)

    I lost two bichirs last night, both of which have been in a long established aquarium since July of this year. The other 3 bichirs in the tank are doing fine so far. I found them dead about 20 min ago. Last night I did their normal ~70% water change, and fed the same food I always feed them...
  8. T

    Polypterus ID?

    So I got this fish at the fish store and it was sold to me as a polls bichir, it obviously isn’t which is super sad but it also looks much different than all the Senegal’s I own. It has a bit of mottling throughout his color and his belly is much more yellow that my almost light tan Senegal’s...
  9. K

    Peacock bass at bottom of tank gasping

    Hello I was shocked this afternoon after doing about 30% water change in my 120 gallon. All my fish; 4 peacock bass, a red tail, and a angelfish are now all gasping at the bottom of the tank. Does anyone know why this is happening. ph seemed a little high added some ph lower for the tank, did...
  10. D

    Switching the food your fish eat

    So I normally feed my jag a variety of foods like northfin, omega one etc. Then i decided to try a bag of fluval bug bites cause of the large sized pellets. Fed it to him for about a week without switching it up, and now he won't take in anything else. I tried getting NLS won't take that either...
  11. G

    HELPPPPPPPP EMERGENCY

    Hello, I got a really nice SRD flowerhorn exactly a week ago. he was doing great until today. His head got a little smaller and he's colors are not that vibrant anymore. Also near were he poops the skin is weird, its like white and peeled off, you can see it in the pics below. Please help i...
  12. G

    Need some help

    My Gulper Catfish has refused to eat anything and I’m starting to worry. I’ve tried all the methods online and he still won’t eat. Any recommendations on what to do now? He is still adolescent by the way.
  13. R

    Help find pink sand-freshwater

    hey guys! I'm upsizing my setup soon, and am having a hard time finding the right sand for the aesthetic im going for. I want a nice soft pink sand, but the only ones I can find in the right color are live sands, not freshwater-fri
  14. N

    Pleco problem?!

    Hi, I’m asking this in breeding because I figured this group would know. Do sailfin pleco spray milt or do they have a penis? see picture. My son insists he’s had this for at least 6 months (that he noticed it a long time ago when he was in our smaller tank). I really hope this isn’t a worm, we...
  15. B

    Flowerhorn Help please** White fuzz/dots?!

    Hey everyone ... Tank 55g - only fish is this FH. Aquaclear HoB & Marineland C360 for filtration. Tank has been running for a year. Nitrite 0, Ammonia 0, Nitrates 50ppm (come out of the tap at 40) For maybe 2 weeks my Flowerhorn has been pretty itchy .. didn’t think anything of it as I have...
  16. C

    My gar broke its back

    help please.... Just as i woke up i saw that my gar broke its back but its tail seems to be still working just barely, and i don't know how this happened or when this happened, it always got along with its tank mates and I've never hurt or dropped it... Can it still recover? If not is there...
  17. AquariumExpert

    Dinosaur Bichir trouble

    My dinosaur Bichir recently swallowed a rock yesterday. It’s a small but noticeable lump in his abdomen. He is currently about 8 inches long and the width of my pointer finger. Should I wait to see what he does with it and if he spits it out? Or should I take action and if so what should that...
  18. N

    Sick pleco

    Pleas help. He’s sick and we need help, I originally posted this (link below) in the pleco bottom dweller forum but I thought I might get a better response here Only other notes: 1) we added the plant food yesterday Easy Green from aquarium co-op 2) Nitrates are high, close to 40 doing a water...
  19. N

    Emergency sick pleco

    He looks thin. His skin looks patchy and he’s been much more timid and hasn’t been out as much or swam with his frill out since we have switched to the bigger tank (from 35g to 120g) About a month ago. He has his old cave to hide in, but everything else is different. River rock now instead of...
  20. M

    Baby fire eel NEED HELP!

    Does my fire eel have ick? I had a black sail fin molly in there but he had white spots on him and he didn’t make it but that was about two weeks ago and I’ve been watching all of my fish everyday since that happened and it’s the first day I’ve seen this on my eel I’m not sure if it’s ick or...
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