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    One of my guppy is either dying or giving birth and I am missing a fish

    I don't see any raised scales. But The guppy did reduce in size. I guess they had a Platy feast recently. :'(
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    One of my guppy is either dying or giving birth and I am missing a fish

    I checked the filter and I don't see anything in it or in the opening where it sucks water in and I didn't find any fish on the floor either
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    One of my guppy is either dying or giving birth and I am missing a fish

    Hey, I just got home from work and notice one of my guppy (they are females, but hey they can keep sperm for years so..) has a weirdly angled belly and she is breathing rapidly. I put her in a breeding net and turn off the lamp in case she is indeed having babies. The other strange thing is...
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    Unexpected baby fry

    Funny how we can get attached to those little buggers
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    Unexpected baby fry

    I love that trio too much. I'll try to give the futur fry to my LFS
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    Unexpected baby fry

    Wow. What can I do with that much fry? Obviously I can't keep them all
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    Unexpected baby fry

    I guess I could crush 0.5mm pellets into powder until I get fry food
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    Unexpected baby fry

    Hello, the 2nd week of july I got 3 female guppies from my LFS. They're the only fish I have in my tank. I just got back from work and hour ago and there a little fry there swimming around. I only have ONE tank so I put it in a breeding net to avoid it being eaten by his mom. I wasn't expecting...
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    What should I do with the babies

    Hi, I just got a 3 female guppies from my LFS and one of them has a super dark gravid spot and looks bloated. She might pregnant. My tank is to accomodate that much fish if she is indeed preggo. What do I do with them? Do LFS take fries back?
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    My favorite platy died, no clue why

    My favorite golden platy died. I found her this morning hidden in her usually sleeping place but dead. I knew something was wrong when I opened the aquarium light this morning and only 1 of both fishes showed up for food.. First thing I did was to check my water parameters, which were fine...
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    Old tank syndrome

    Thanks for the tip. I already have a bottle of Tetra Safestart at home. I'll be sure to keep a close watch on the ammonia.
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    Old tank syndrome

    Oh yeah sorry I haven't updated my profile in a while. I just tested my tank water and ammonia is at 0.6 I usually do a 40-50% water change per week. My KH is at 0, which never happened before. Results for my tap water : GH 120 KH 80 PH 7 Nitrite 0 Nitrate 20 Results for the tank: GH 180 KH...
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    Old tank syndrome

    Hello, I think my tank suffers from the Old tank syndrome. My PH has gone down to 6 and KH dropped to 0. I have read this article about old tank syndrome that says to do 10% water changes often. But saw a sticky post here saying to do 50% AT LEAST weekly? Which is it ? 10 until my tank issues...
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    PH and KH are dropping

    I usually do a 40-50% water chance once a week and vac the gravel as well. I think my problem might be overfeeding.




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