So i have a bully cobalt blue cichlid that really picks on my other two (1 m 1 f) they did breed once but the babies were gobbled up immediately unfortunately (irrelevant) anyways, should i get rid of the female? She was supposed to be a male and then she wasnt. the bully is significantly the...
Ive been using NLS for awhile now, but everytime i feed them the food turns my water cloudy for a little while, i feed them every other day and feed them the same amount each time using a medicine dosage cup, they eat it all. And i feel like thier colors are notquite as good as the could be. Ive...
Ive been fighting brown algae since i upgraded to my 75 gallon african cichlid tank about 2 years agio. Ive deep cleaned multiple times, today i soaked the decor in bleach solution and scrubbed it clean and soaked in water conditioner solution and treated my tank before adding it back...
My 75 gallon african cichlid tank has been set up and cycled about 10 months to a year, but i cant shake this brown algae mess.. ive tried everytbing, more light, less light, phosguard, cleaned everything and it comes right back.. i am on a well with a water softener, but in 6-7 years in fish keeping...
right now i have mechanical filtration>filter-floss and carbon> Biological filtration. Im thinking about removing the carbon and replacing it with purigen, and switching it to mechanical>Bio>floss and purigen. Thoughts? Anyone use this stuff instead of carbon?
A rock fell on my chewere, i found him under there, now he isnt swimming very well and lays on the sand. Is there any chance he will heal, or anyway i could help him? Or would it be better to put him out of his misery..? Thank you
i have a cascade 1000 with 3 trays 1st with coarse pads+filterfloss 2nd with carbon plus cermic ring media, 3rd with ceramic rings. I want to add some poly fil under the carbon in my 2nd tray,if i put all of the ceramic rings(fluval) into the top tray will it affect my BB any? (Just transfer...
I want to add more filtration to my 75 gallon, to minimize maintenance and maximize my bioload. I currently have a cascade 1000 in my tank i was thinking about purchasing another one..and adding it. Thoughts?
I added 9 african cichlids to my 75 g tank, before i added them my parameters were:
12 hrs After adding them
Ammonia 0.25-0.5 (color kinda misleading)
My 75 gallon has been running for about 4 months and cycled (using...
1 Male and 2 Female Red Top Hongi
1 Male and 2 Female Chailosi
1 Male and 2 Female Marmalade Fuellborni
1 Male and 2 Female Cobalt Blue Zebra
1 Male and 2 Female Chewere Elongatus
I sent this list to my LFS and it’s considered a “special order” to them whatever that means, so I’ve decided...
please excuse the cloudiness, I just did a big water change and gravel vac. Had some chlorine issues that I finally got under control. Just ordered 15 African cichlids will post pics when they get in the tank.
And my 5 year old 4 line who seems to be the most hardy fish I’ve owned lol
I recently upgraded my 45 gallon tank to a 75 gallon tank, for my African cichlids (4 years old), I made sure the tank was cycled, And moved the fish. They did fine for a few weeks then started acting funny so I tested the water with my api master test kit and everything tested as it...