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  1. M

    Cichlids keep dying after around 2 weeks

    I've had this 65 gallon aquarium for over a year and haven't been able to keep any fish alive for more than 2weeks except for my striped Raphael Catfish and mystery snail. Water temp is at 79, pH is 7.7, nitrates around 20, nitrites 0, KH 40, GH 60 and ammonia between 0 and 0.25. I have one...
  2. A

    New 225 gallon water change schedule help?!

    Right now I have just setup a 225 gallon aquarium and moved my fish from a 100 gallon. What is the minimum water change schedule? and optimal? (being still 50%?) Previously I was changing 50% every week, and the old parameters were - pH 7.8 - Ammonia 0, Nitrite 0 - Nitrate 10 - 30 Aquarium...
  3. S

    Dither Fish for peacock bass HELP!!!

    Hey everyone, I just moved a few days ago and I'm faced with a challenge I did not see coming. I have a peacock bass who is about 4' right now and he is extremely shy and frantic after the move, it been about 5 days. When I first got him he was about 2' and had the same shyness as he does now...
  4. Leonard12

    Do i save my fish?

    Recently i put my betta 2 gold fish and angel fish in a pond do you think they will survive? How do you think i should recatch them
  5. Leonard12

    GOLDFISH IN GATORADE BOTTLE, NEED HELP!!

    hey, i had a idea a gold fish but i never had an aquarium before i seem online people people keeping goldfish in Gatorade bottles and decided to give it a try, ive purchased 2 common gold fish and put them inside a Gatorade bottle however 1 of them has died in a few hours and the other one isn’t...
  6. S

    Albino bichor

    So here's the thing, I've had this little guy for about almost 2 months now but out of no where he got this big lump on his neck and I'm scared, I just wanted to get people's thoughts on it and what to do, also he has a white string coming from his gills and I think it's just skin but I doubt it
  7. Jacob6556

    Will this work as a betta bowl! ??

    Well I have think cookie jar and I was wondering if I could use this for a betta tank? I see pet stores selling lil non filters drums smaller then this one for them, ofcourse I would add some rocks and maybe a little plant in there but do you think that this Jar is a fair size for one??
  8. Jacob6556

    Give me some ideas for this tank!! Picture included!!

    So that’s my tank!! I’m lookimf for some great stocking ideas!! I would lik to have larger fish that max out the size limit and then some medium size fish and then maybe a small school of smaller fish! But I’m looking for your best idea on what you think would be the best fit and coolest idea...
  9. Jacob6556

    Will this 60 gallon setup work? Please help!!

    So I got a empty 60 gallon tank, it’s a little over 4 feet long and yes I cycled it threw and put a few small fish in it for the time being. So my idea was to buy a Jack Dempsey, a green terror, a convict, and then two African cichlids! This would be a dream setup as I been looking into moving...
  10. Jacob6556

    Goldfish in need of help!!

    So I just bought a used fish tank from a friend and the fish tank was completely gross, I’d say hadn’t been cleaned in a year or more, the back wall was solid algae. So anyway the tank came with a 8 inch goldfish in it, and anyway the goldfish has many problems now that it’s a new tank. I have...
  11. C

    Sexing My Red Devils

    Was hoping the smaller one is a female so I can maybe get a spawn in the future, I’m pretty sure the bigger one is a male (white and orange). Any advice will help, happy fish keeping guys.
  12. gmwJOY

    I TOOK A CHALLENGE , CAN YOU HELP ME ?

    HI THERE FRIENDS , I AM JOY BANERJEE (I AM MALE , AGE 27) FROM INDIA , KOLKATA I RECENTLY TOOK A CHALLENGE TO SET UP A SALTWATER THEME FRESHWATER TANK, I DECIDED TO GO SMALL FIRST SO I BUY A NEW TANK , MY TANK SIZE IS 2 FT LONG X 1 FT WIDTH(FRONT TO BACK) X 1.5 FT HIGH, WHICH IS EXACTLY 44.45...
  13. Jacob._.merc

    Zilla in aquarium

    Does anyone know if it is safe to put a zilla vertical decor into an aquarium? Just realised it is made of a hard foam and it is too late to cancel the order. It did not say the material it was made of on Amazon. Thoughts? Will the foam deteriorate or harm the fish?
  14. pinfish

    What type of Synodontis Catfish is this?

  15. S

    Tank Mates for Pbass

    I have a 2-inch mono peacock bass in 50G grow out tank and he isn't eating pellets and it's come to my attention that if he had a friend/ feeding trainer to help him be more aggressive and eat the pellets. Does anyone have any good ideas for what species I could put in there with him to help him...
  16. F

    Help! Is this a parasite or illness?

    I noticed this red “thing” on my African Pikes tail and I don’t know what it is. Can some tell me if this is dangerous? I’ve never seen anything like it before. I’ve attached some images. If anyone knows what this is please help. Thank You.
  17. G

    SICK VAILTALE MALE

    Hi, I am a new Betta fish owner and my vailtale male has not been doing well since I came back from winter break. I thought it was because his heater broke (I got a replacement within a day of noticing) but even with him in a healthy heat environment he has not gotten better. He has been very...
  18. Jacob._.merc

    Paratilapia polleni sickness

    Hey guys, I finally had the opportunity to pick up a paratilapia two days ago. I only payed 8 dollars probably because he has some kind of disease. I don't know what it is. I thought maybe columnarus but he's been alive for a while and I know that it is a quick killer. I'd love to keep this guy...
  19. GraveyardHound

    5g CRS Tank (Plant Advice)

    For some reason in September I decided to set up a high-tech 5g Crystal Red S tank. I guess I forgot how hard it is to maintain a nano tank. Anyways, I have been struggling with this tank since then. There were some bumps in the road but now it is nice and stable. However, some of the plants...
  20. R

    Problems with overflow too slow

    I'm trying to do this overflow system: So I found some flexible pipe for a good price and a diagonal T PVC pipe. (Ignore the grey tube, is my current filtration) I filled the tube till the top, and suck the air out of the first curve, making the siphon until the T joint. I positioned the T...
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