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  1. 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...
  2. N

    Transfer went bad! :-(

    Help. Just need advice. Not sure what can even do differently now. Just ready to breakdown with this so mad at my help. Mad at myself. Temp was 76.2 Temp this morning only 71.5 (if accurate) As of 10am 73 We transferred our beloved pleco and goldfish to their 120 acrylic tank last night...
  3. W

    CRAYFISH PREAGNANT

    my crayfish is preagnant... I have removed the name I can see the babies eyes so how many more days should I expect till the showdown??And what precautions should I take?? Plz help and support
  4. N

    Tank ready for pleco???

    Originally posted under setup I need help with upgrading the tank for my 15” pleco and his goldfish pal. tank is cycled (I think) but I’m thinking a tank to tank move- please read the thread here and give me suggestions...
  5. N

    Possible to cycle too long?

    We started out our cycle trying to transfer some good bacteria from our old tank the filter media and a little old gravel then added ammonia. The gravel is planned to be removed to go for a more natural river rock bottom. The ammonia was too high, ph was too high, we then switched tactics and...
  6. L

    Flowerhorn- need opinions on what breed I possibly have

    I'm looking to see if the opinions of other fish keepers match up with what I was told my flowerhorns were by the shop. I know to expect color changes but I'd like to see what what breed I'm possibly looking at. I'll attach a couple pics of each.
  7. K

    Please help me ID this pike cichlid.

    Hi everyone. Long time reader and brand new member to MFK. Was wondering if I could bother the community to help me ID this girl. Sold as “pike cichlid” from local fish store She’s about 7-8” almost 2yrs old Thanks
  8. L

    Peacock Not Eating!

    I have 3 peacock bass in a 20 gallon aquarium, (grow out tank) 2 of them about 2 1/2 inches long and one about 1 1/2 inches and I’ve had them for about a month maybe, and I’m feeding them bloodworms everyday, but the smallest one won’t eat them anymore. At first he was the only one that ate...
  9. Drumm22

    Tank size question

    Is there any Polypterus I can keep in a 60gal long term for their entire life? I have an Endlicheri i believe. And (she) has been with me for maybe 2 months? Got her when she was probably 2.5/3inches. She has to be 6inches at least right now, she seems she doubles in thickness and length every...
  10. N

    Another emergency?!

    Don’t want a dead fish in the morning -or at all! W/no help until *at least* morning but more likely Saturday, I need fix ideas now. Should I lower the flow on the air stone? Turn down the pump? Worried if I do either tank conditions will hurt the fish. I have live plants i could add but don’t...
  11. S

    How to Promote Peacock Cichlid Breeding

    40 Breeder 83 degrees Sand Substrate with large rocks covering 60% of the tank floor (I move rocks around every water change) 1 male sunshine peacock (4 inches) 3 female aulonocara (3 inches, 3.5 inches, 4 inches) Bi-Weekly water change at around 30-40% (Wednesdays and Sundays, I do colder...
  12. riuqlav

    Sexing severums red spotted and rotkeil

    hello everyone, could you guys sex them on this size?
  13. karpomatic

    DIY Polycarbonate Sump

    I'm going to take a crack at building my own sump for my 125 mostly South American 125 gallon aquarium. I have been using the one in the photo for 3 years now and it's okay but it was originally designed for saltwater and I'm hoping I can do better. The planned dimensions are 48" x 15" x 15"...
  14. S

    Constipated Stingray

    My Motoro stingray is extremely constipated. How do I help him?
  15. V

    Not sure what to do

    So I’m not sure what to do with my 125 it’s getting kind of blah. The Angels and Discus in it are huge suck ups so worst case I have to move them to another tank. I also don’t want to get rid of my hopolo cats. I don’t care about any of the dither fish in it. Things that annoy me about it: 1...
  16. S

    Need help

    So I bought some Cichlids for my tank I have 4 unknown species I'm pretty sure I have an idea on a few of them ones an Albino Socolofi Cichlid ones a Red Zebra Cichlid and then another is blue and the last one looks like a Auratus Cichlid. Basically I want them to breed I really don't know much...
  17. Goldenburd

    Questions about ferts fir my planted piranha tank

    I've been looking for a new fert for the 55 ever since i got the new light (finnex planted+ 24/7) i found the thrive series and was wondering if thrive c was the best option due to the stocking and nitrates being high (due to stocking the pirhanamainly and the 50 baby plecos i need to find a...
  18. S

    Asymptomatic Fish & dead new fish

    I have a tank with three fish, two Severums and an ornate bichir. I used to have more fish in there but everything dies with the exception of my three aforementioned fish. the issue: The three current fish almost never have visible signs of poor health, every other fish that is put in the tank...
  19. S

    Please help me with Peacock Cichlid sexing... and other things

    Hey everyone, I had posted this question before and there's another whole thread of me talking to people about this issue. I am posting this again as an "update" while in reality I still really need help and potentially some expert advice. I have also asked this same question to another forum...
  20. S

    Help sexing peacock cichlid

    Hey another post sorry! I was hoping someone could help me Sex this fish as well. At times the anal fin looks rounded and at other times its looks sharp at the end. I tried checking manually but I wasn’t too sure on the results, his coloration makes it hard. He/ she also has egg spots. Please...
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