1. xenacanth9

    Anyone keep these?

    This is a Nandus black tiger leaffish. Not to be confused with black tiger badis. An LFS had one some of these not long ago but I did not end up getting any. They were $15. Are these totally freshwater, or brackish like some other Nandus? How big do they get? I couldn't find a ton of info. Are...
  2. S

    General cure API medicine questions

    Hey, my flowerhorn has been extremely boated and hasn't pooped in over a week. The other fish in there has white stringy poop so I thought he had parasites and maybe transfered it to my flowerhorn. I tried a salt soak and nothing happened. My flowerhorn is swimming and eating fine, just no poop...
  3. S

    Is my flowerhorn bloated? Please help!

    My flowerhorn still eats normally and swims normally as well. His belly just looks huge to me and I'm worried because he's my baby! Raised him from a fry. I did an epsom salt bath today for 10 minutes (that was about 4 hours ago) but nothing changed yet. He has a 75 gallon tank by himself (the...
  4. W

    How to propagate Umbrella hairgrass?

    Hello everyone I have planted one of my aquariums with the umbrella hair grass(it's different from hairgrass ie. It gets taller and has seeds at end of its blades that grow into hairgrass) It so happned that my aquarium is facing a window from one side and the plants on that side have grown...
  5. E

    Are these oscars sick?

    I have no idea what happened to them. It’s only gotten worse too. Yesterday I saw one Oscar with what looked to be an eye injury, thought they got in a fight and I was upset but brushed it off. Now I come home this morning after work and see this. He’s gotten worse and it looks like the other...
  6. m_sol

    Can someone help identify my FH's and what they have on their fin and body

    Currently in 75 gal grow out tank. The bigger one laid eggs but the eggs turned white 2 days later. The first one is female and second male. They paired up idk if the male is infertile. Thanks in advance!
  7. S

    15 year old False upside down catfish

    Suggestions for a set up for two old catfish ... also have Have 4 10yo silver dollars they used to live with... Creating set up asap as they were refused on rescue delivery by time waster ...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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
  12. Jjiang00

    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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. G


    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...
  19. 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.
  20. 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