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    Sick Betta. Fins clamped. Near death.

    Tank What is the water volume of the tank? 20l How long has the tank been running? 3 years Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes What is the water temperature? 28 C What is the entire stocking of this tank? (Please list all fish and inverts.) 1 Betta, one before snail...
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    Do I need to cycle again?

    Hello, Unfortunately my Betta died about 4-5 days ago. I'd like to get another betta but wondering what to do about cycling? I could pop a couple of fish from my other tank in there? I start the fishless cycle process again? It's ok to add a new Betta? Thabks In advance.
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    Do I need to fishless cycle again?

    Sadly my Betta died this week. I would like to get a new Betta, it's been 4-5 days. Do I need to cycle my tank again?
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    Constipated Betta?

    What is the water volume of the tank? 19L How long has the tank been running? 7 months Does it have a filter? yes Does it have a heater? yes What is the water temperature? 26oC What is the entire stocking of this tank? (Please list all fish and inverts.) Just male betta Maintenance How often do...
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    Algae Is Persistent

    Hello I have two freshwater tanks that I have tried to plant but I keep getting algae problems! One tank has been going for a year and I have had black beard algae all over the plants and substrate. My second tank which is a smaller 20l tank now has algae too and I am unsure what to do about...
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    Can I Add Another 10 Harlequin Rasboras?

    I have an 80l tank set up since May. I just had to do a pretty big clean up as black beard algae has been growing since about August. I ended up removing everything and covering in peroxide and replanting plants and adding new moss. I plan to let it all settle for a few weeks but I have a...
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    Betta Fish, Fin Damage

    Hello. I have had my betta for a couple of months and he is settled in his tank and happy. This morning he looked fine and this evening I've looked at him and half of his tail is missing in ragged lines. What could cause this? Water parameters are fine, he had a water change on Friday. We...
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    Blue Velvet Shrimp Dying

    Hello! I fishless cycled my 21l fluval spec tank. All parameters were good and nitrites and ammonia back to 0 in 12 hours. I added 10 blue velvet shrimp last Thursday and today there are only two left. I bought them off of ebay as my lfs does not stock them. I emailed the seller who says he...
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    Fishless Cycle. Added Shrimp, Do I Carry On Adding Ammonia?

    Hello, I started up a 21l tank on the 4th Sept. This is my first go at fishless cycling. I followed the guidelines. I've had the ammonia spike and the nitrite and both back to zero so did a 90% water change to lower nitrates, lowered the temp and after it settling I have added 10 blue velvet...
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    New Tank, New Hobby; Sick Cory

    I have had a tank with fish in it for three months. There were orginally 6 zebra danios. There are also seven cories (albino, bronze belly and false julii), 10 cherry shrimp and our latest edtions three weeks ago were two dwarf gouramis: one red flame and one blue neon. In the last four weeks I...
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