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    Help...what Is This??

    Sooooooo my sister came round and had a look at the tank Me: what is that, can you get it out Gloria: sure but you'll owe me one Me: yeah whatever just get it out Gloria gets a piece of tissue puts on her marigolds, I run and hide in the kitchen Me: is it gone Gloria: it keeps moving I can't...
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    Help...what Is This??

    I know, I'm too scared to siphon it out. Asked my sister to come and check in the morning At first I thought it was a long poop, then a tail.... but the thing it's attached to looks like a snail, but I don't have any snails :emoji_confounded:. It's definitely not food,
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    Help...what Is This??

    I've just seen this in my tank, it wasn't there in the morning, what is this?
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    Newbie Questions....stocking....stress....shrimp

    Every week it feels like I'm being hit with a different issue with my aquarium. I have a couple of questions if anyone can help. Apologies in advance but I have a lot of questions My Tank 54l 0ppm ammonia 0ppm nitrite 5ppm nitrate PH8 X2 water changes per week Background When I first started...
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    Shimmying Fish

    It's done, she's gone :emoji_cry:
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    Shimmying Fish

    Thank you I think, it sounds like an awful disease. I'm really sad to know she will not survive and that I may lose some of the others if they start showing symptoms. I don't think I can euthanize
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    Shimmying Fish

    What is the water volume of the tank? 54 Liters How long has the tank been running? Approx 2 ½ months Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes What is the water temperature? 25 degrees celcus What is the entire stocking of this tank? 1 female swordtail, 3 Albino Corydoras, 4...
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    Where To Sell My Fish Online (in London)?

    I've seen some people sell on Gumtree, also I think pets at home will rehome the fish
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    Am I Missing Something About The Nitrogen Cycle?

    Hanging my head in shame......... I have only washed the test tubes with water, I have never washed with a cleaning product. Feels like such a rookie mistake ‍♀️
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    Am I Missing Something About The Nitrogen Cycle?

    I have a 54l tetra starter tank, it came with heater, lights and filter, unfortunately I have no idea what filter size/speed it is. The fish all appear to be fine, eating well, no difficulty swimming, no gasping for air, no fuzzy bits. Regarding the nitrates it's more that they suddenly...
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    Am I Missing Something About The Nitrogen Cycle?

    I started tropical fish keeping this summer, initially I was using tetra test strips however I soon came to realise I was getting false readings. I changed and stated testing water with the API master test kit however the false reading now put me in the position of doing a cycle with fish. I...
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    How To Stop Fish From Digging Up Plant?

    Your aquarium looks amazing I'm going to give this a try. Thanks
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    How To Stop Fish From Digging Up Plant?

    I love the look and the idea of pots but if it's like vegetable gardening the roots may get rootbound which would then require re-potting
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    How To Stop Fish From Digging Up Plant?

    Lol, cories will be cories I'll give the bottle cap idea a go, and use orion1066 of marble chips
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    How To Stop Fish From Digging Up Plant?

    Thanks, Good to know




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