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    3yr old 20 gallon long.. what to do?

    Would anyone have any ideas on a single/pair of fish (nothing that will breed like crazy, I live in the middle of nowhere so won't find homes for fish) or something other than fish I could house in my 20 long? It's been setup for 3 yrs and since then i've done a 40 breeder south american...
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    Meal worm living in my snail

    If you're talking about this, then Michael is correct that it's his breathing tube.
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    Fluval 110 HOB is louder than expected

    My Aquaclear 50 was noisy when I first got it too. I think it took a month to stop making weird grinding noises, that's when I noticed the impeller had gotten gunk built up on it.
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    Slowly Upgrading 55 To 75 Gallon

    I got a VicTsing pump from Amazon but you can use pond pumps from hardware stores too. Just have to make sure the lift height is the proper height for your tank/stand. Banana looks much bigger than 2" when he's on the glass! Love the blue eyes.
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    Slowly Upgrading 55 To 75 Gallon

    I do the same thing. Got a cheap pump from Amazon that pumps to the height of my tank and everything is so much faster. I also picked up one of these plug switches just to plug the pump into so other things don't have to be turned off/I don't have to yank out the pump plug when I need it to...
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    Slowly Upgrading 55 To 75 Gallon

    Wow, Banana looks so big! What do you have in the tank now? I need to pick up one of those magnetic veggie clips sometime... when i'm in the mood to splurge on something! Lol
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    Question Angel with clear poop

    For the amount of info I tried to include, I feel silly for not mentioning his diet. He was getting a different diet in quarantine and has been eating only Northfin and frozen foods in the main tank.... so I guess transitioning to a new diet could be the culprit. I'm always on high alert for...
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    Question Angel with clear poop

    I have some concern for my new Angel. I got him over 5 weeks ago and did proper quarantine procedure. As a preventative measure, I treated with PraziPro once and Levamisole twice. Since being moved to the bigger tank i've been able to notice more that a few times throughout the day he will...
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    Help Making repashy properly

    I just did it as instructions state, boiled some water and mixed it with the powder and put it in the fridge to set.
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    Help Tank Sprang A Leak Overnight

    I'd be looking at the stand too, especially before you fill your new tank up. If it was uneven/sagging and not supporting that corner, the seal could of let go due to the pressure.
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    Quarantine Tanks- How many in the hobby actually use them?

    I quarantine for 4 weeks. The main thing I look for is parasites, especially ich in the first week. I don't have anywhere reliable to buy fish from, so I have to be careful. I dose all new fish in quarantine with PraziPro and Levamisole because you just never know. I never treat for bacterial or...
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    Help Making repashy properly

    The past 2 times i've made repashy community plus it didn't set and was still wet when I tried to cut it. I usually like it to be a firm gel to cut and put in the freezer. Is it possible mine has gone bad (even though it's in a sealed bag) or am I doing something wrong? How do you guys make...
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    PLECOS!! share yours

    Had a cichlid that decided this guys fins were lunch plus I never saw him because he hid 24/7. Took him out last week and this little dude has been king of the tank. So much fun watching him. I just love the long fins... so majestic! Oooh, I need to try that squash with the pleco above ^...
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    Help Bottom feeders for 45 gallon

    I feel like kuhlis won't be comfortable enough to come out with that many bottom dwelling cichlids. That's when keeping kuhlis can turn into, "when was the last time I saw them?". I find keeping tons of kuhlis more entertaining and peaceful than lots of cichlids.
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    White spot disease on fish ?- not itch?

    I just want to add that I can definitely see a lot of tiny ich spores on the Angel in the first post.. on the rays and body. I wonder if the ich caused a bacterial infection from the inflammation/open wounds?

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