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  1. Fishpony

    Angelfish No longer swallowing food

    Hello guys and gals, I've got a fully grown angelfish that I've had for, oh 3 or so years. He's about 5 inches in length. Anyways he stopped swallowing his food for about 3 weeks. Like he'd suck in the food particle and then chew it for a few seconds before spitting it out. My other angelfish...
  2. Jakec96

    Treatment for internal parasites.

    Hi, I have a 12 inch Rivulatus in a 90 gallon tank with 2 plecos. The tank is being filtered by 2 Aquaclear 110s. I'm using a 250 watt aqueon pro heater set to about 78° Fahrenheit. Lots of big water changes and I'm currantly feeding (or at least trying to feed) Fluval bug bites pleco and...
  3. J

    24k gold kelberi

    he acts like he wants to eat and he will hit the live gold fish but he doesnt swallow it he has been doing this for about a month he just holds them in his mouth he occasionally swallows one but its like he is having trouble swallowing them. he is also 13 inches long and the gold fish he eats...
  4. D

    Albino Bichir not eating

    Got a new albino bichir about the size of 4-5”.Its been a week hes in a tank with some yellowlabs, a green parrot fish and a baby oscar whos actually a sweetheart.None of the fishes bully the bichir except for some random nips when he tries to go near the dominant yellow labs area otherwise its...
  5. C

    My Motoro Stingray will not eat!

    My motoro stingray has not eaten in about 4 days. The water parameters are all good and all the other fish in the tank are perfectly healthy. This stingray has been in the tank for months and I have never had a problem. There also appears to be damage to some of the edges to her disc. I am...
  6. Edward nguyen

    Help with info tarpon!

    i have recently purchased an indo tarpon about 4 inches and I’ve had him for about a week now and hasn’t ate at all yet. I’ve tried cut up tilapia pellets and I don’t wanna try feeders. Whenever I put flakes in and pellets he almost hesitates to eat but never end up eating. I just need help with...
  7. M

    Mature Jack Dempsey Won't Eat please help!

    I have a 55 gallon aquarium. I have 1 mature Jack Dempsey, one mature Convict, and one mature bristle nose pleco in the tank. All of the fish are around 5 years old. I have never had issues with any of them eating, the jack Dempsey being the most voracious of the bunch. He has always preferred...
  8. B

    Flowerhorn sick?

    Just got a new red dragon flowerhorn, he’s about 3.5 inch or so. He just seems a little wired I currently own 2 othe flowerhorns and I don’t get the weird behaviors from them. He is very skittish, sometimes darts around even if I’m not moving. He seems kind of dark in my opinion. And seems to be...
  9. N

    Asian Arowana rapid/heavy breathing - NEED HELP!!!

    Hey guys. I've just moved my 2 years old Asian Aro to his new tank 2 days ago. He's been having problem with heavy breathing since. His new tank has these dimensions 72in x 24in x 16in. The tank is only 16in Height so it is not deep. I don't think the water level is high to cause heavy...
  10. D

    Oscar Cichlid Lost His Mind?

    Hello MonsterFishKeepers, Please excuse me as this is my first post on this forum. I have an Oscar around 12" whom I've owned for about a year and a half now. Like many other New fish keepers, I wasn't aware of the quick growth of Oscars, soI have been playing lots of catch up in that regard...
  11. Manas

    Red tail catfish HELP ASAP!!!!!!!!!

    Help! I bought a new RT-Catfish 4 days ago. He's 4 inches and not accepting any pellets or dried shrimps. I tried to put some shrimps near his mouth and he dosen't eat it. But when i get an earthworm he rushed at my hands and snatched it. Area near my house dissent provide live foods. I got...
  12. Ricardo quezada

    Inactive barred bichir

    Is there a way to make them more active? They just stay at the bottom of the tank and don't do much. They are juveniles about an inch in length. Water conditions are fine. Living with plecos and feeder guppies. TEMPORARY HOUSING . Eventually moving to soemthing large with other predator fish. I...
  13. G

    Flowerhorn not eating pellets

    Hi all. So a week who i bought a flowerhorn. It is currently in a Quarantined/temp tank. My larger tank is being readied as am in the process of resealing. Anyhow. My flowerhorn intially wasnt eating. Assumed and read that moves and new environment can stress them. So put it down to that. I had...
  14. viper0397

    Looking for advice please

    Looking for some advice please. I have 2 retics 3 and 4 years old that have really slowed down considerably on their eating. Of course they are retics so what they eat is very limited. Extremely picky eaters. I have 3 other rays in the same tank that still seem to be eating quite well. 1 retic...
  15. L

    Jardini not eating.

    Hello guys, I don't know why but this jardini that i have has a very weak appetite. I have him since Nov 2016. from 3" now he is about 8". Now he has not been eating for a week. He is in his solo tank. All parameters are in par. water has good air and water agitation. He does not eat pellets...
  16. R

    My discus with head down symptom (Not Eating & Loss of Balance)

    Good day everyone, I need some help on my discus with head down symptom (Headstanding, Loss of Balance). Few days ago I noticed one of my discus is having a head down symptom. He is not eating anymore. (Beside head down there is no other obvious symptoms - ie. heavy breathing, bloat, worm or...
  17. Jakec96

    HELP!! my jewel hasn't eaten for a month!!!

    This is my 3rd time posting on this forum about my jewel and I really didn't get any help on this issue. My jewel cichlid hasn't eatin for a month and I really don't know what to do I tried an Epsom salt bath twice and nothing changed hes getting very skinny. The water perameters are perfect and...
  18. Jakec96

    Help!! Jewel cichlid not eating

    I have a turquoise jewel cichlid who's not eating and it's been a few days. Whenever I feed the tank he comes to the top like everyone else but doesn't take any food down, he just taps the food with his mouth. I think he's having trouble opening his mouth because it looks like he wants to eat...
  19. Jakec96

    Jewel cichlid not eating

    I have a turquoise jewel cichlid with a sunken belly and he doesn't seem to be eating. Whenever I feed the rank he comes to the top and it looks like he's about to take a pellet but he ends up just tapping it with his mouth and swims away. He then makes like he is chewing something when he...
  20. R

    Does this Fire Eel look healthy?

    Hello, A little over one month ago I purchased a Fire Eel. I've put all sorts of food in the tank but I have never seen him eat. I'm getting worried he'll starve to death. I've asked before how to tell if he's eating when I'm not looking. Most of the responses were "see if he looks too skinny"...
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