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    Potential Malawi Bloat on one Saulosi and Sunken belly on other?

    Hello all! I have had these saulosi for a little over a year. No issues whatsoever. Have always fed a high quality flake (Yourfishstuff brand veggivore flakes) I just want to check with you all and see if this looks normal to you or if you think the male saulosi in question has bloat and the...
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    HELP FAHAKA PUFFER HAS ICH!

    My fahaka puffer is probably about 6 7 in size I've never seen them with ich before but yesterday after coming home from work I noticed he has little white specks all over him All the other fish in the tank seemed to be ich free. He is eating great still I raised the temp up to 80° and added...
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    HELP

    Hello everyone, I have had this Oscar for a couple weeks and he was doing great in the tank. He loves to eat and always comes out when I get close. I saw 2 days ago he had some white spots and I immediately thought it was ich. I was told ich spreads fast so I waited a day to see if it was ich...
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    stocking ideas for a 135 gallon?

    Hey y’all, this is my first post here but I’m a lurker. I have a 135 gallon acrylic tank I just picked up dirt cheap and buffed out. I’m upgrading from a 75 gallon and am really rethinking all my stocking. Need help! for now I have: 1x Oscar 4 inches 1x green terror 4 inches 1x Gold Severum...
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    Help! Fish dying and I don’t know why!

    I’ve been keeping fish for a while and have kept pretty much everything under the sun yet I have no clue what’s going on in my 75 gallon biotope. About 2 weeks ago I lost three juvenile red head tapajos each 2 days apart from eachother, all eating well, fully colored up, healthy looking fish...
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    Motoro stingray help

    Looking for some help. I’ve owned my four motoro stingrays for about 4 years. 2 boys and 2 girls. We lost one of our females, because a male got her pregnant and we lost her during birthing. That was a year ago, they were all in a 700 gallon tank. When we lost her we took the other female Luna...
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    Help ID?

    I just wanted to no if anyone has seen this before or have any idea what these are.? They don't move so I think, but I noticed one of them on a rock months ago and now there allover my rocks. I just want to make sure it's not a type of worm that could harm my fish bc my arowana has been acting...
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    Arowana not eating!!??

    Hello so my one foot arowana just stopped eat for no reason it's only been two days but he normally will eat twice a day. He seems skittish in the tank as well. It's not like he doesn't have room it's a 300 gallon tank! But there are 9 angel fish in there with him my thoughts were maybe he's...
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    New - Stock my 190 gallon

    Hey everyone. I need some advice stocking my new 190gal. Ive been reading on this site for years, now i need your help! I have been a fishkeeper for 8 years. I have kept a little bit of everything, in the last couple of years i have been into American Cichlids. I currently have: 1 Cuban cichlid...
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    Arowana

    Hello today my golden aro has died, he had been perfectly fine all day long then I come back and he's dead. Tank parameters are in pictures. Prior to this big 2ft silver aro died looked beaten by cat. Water parameters checked normal levels, did water change. Next day peacock bass does, water...
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    How to treat bichirs with Columnaris?

    I have two bichirs that are showing white spots on their tail that are beginning to gradually grow. There is no fuzz so I’m 99% sure it’s Columnaris. I can’t get a lot of the good fish medications due to a bunch of restrictions, but I have aquarium salt, stuff called fungus clear that has some...
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    FREE  Need help rehoming my spotted gar, Jacksonville FL.

    Hey Guys! New to Monster Fish Keepers and so far love it! I made a mistake and I deeply regret it, as I do love fish and would never want to make them miserable; but I ended up impulse buying a spotted gar without doing my research as I usually do.? If anyone or if you know someone that...
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    Injured arrowana, missing an eye

    Hey everyone, unfortunately my arrowana suffered an injury last night. He’s in a grow out tank, and he is a baby. He is missing an eye, looks like it got picked out by a tank mate, and his fins are extremely damaged. I put him in a quarantine bucket in the tank to separate him from the rest, and...
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    Redtail Catfish FinRot

    My 500 gallon stocked with 4 aros 2 RTC and a peacock with the weather recently had a bad spike in ammonia and nitrate, prior to spike ammonia .5, nitrate 20ppm. After spike (overnight) ammonia over 8, nitrate over 160, 2 arows dead, prior day had eaten normally and night time had shown no signs...
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    American cichlid tank with a peacock eel?

    Wondering if my idea would work. I have a 95 gallon tank but it has a looot of decor so practically a 90 with an 8inch Red Devil, 3inch and 1nch firemouths, and 4.5 inch convicts and wanted to add a Peacock eel. Fish get along great together, I’ve had the tank for a year. Thoughts?
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    How would you do it? Overflows, PVC Size (230 & 310 US Gallons!)

    Hello, I recently got 2 new aquariums, one of these will be a big upgrade for my African cichlids and the other I'm planning on using for when I get my first freshwater stingray. The stingray I'm planning on getting is a mini marble motoro and will have 3 mono pbass. My tanks are getting...
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    Recommended fish to put with my current inhabitants on my 150 gallon

    Hey there! I recently purchased a 150 gallon aquarium along with all of the filtration and setup required, which is a huge step up considering I've only ever had a 55 minus the larger DIY ponds I've built lol. I currently have 4 silver dollars, a common pleco, and a Jack Dempsey in the tank...
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    Bloated flowerhorn

    I know this has been brought up a number of times but I have a 5 year old flowerhorn with a bloated belly not eating and at bottom of the tank. I originally tried general cure for 3 days with epsom salt and peas but he wouldn’t eat and didn’t help he was floating at that point but couldn’t get...
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    Back again with the steel framed 400g, started removing old silicone to reseal and found some odd design choices, potential issues?

    So the grand saga of this tank continues. I worked up the nerve to start removing the silicone to fix this damn thing, but I've run into a few odd design choices that have me worried I might have bitten off more than I can chew, so I thought It'd be worth asking about. 1: The bottom of the tank...
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