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  1. fishingman001

    Betta With Popeye And Injuries

    He is in a 9 gallon flex with plants and mts. The water is checked once every other week and is always 0 ammonia, 0 nitrite, and under 10 nitrates. The water is changed every week and he always seems fine. I checked him a couple days ago and he was fine eating and swimming. Now he's in the...
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    Are These Spine Pieces Safe To Use?

    I want to add these spine pieces to my tank. They feel like plastic but I am not sure. I tested them out in a bucket and they sink. I was planning on acrylic coating them just to be on the safe side.
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    36 Bow Front Stocking

    I'm setting up a 36 gallon bow front and I'm going to seed it with media from a tank that's well over a year old. I was thinking 10-12 glass catfish, neons or rasboras (really just want something with color), cory cats, and a bristlenose. Possibly some shrimp later on. I know glasscats need...
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    Adding A Couple More Fish

    I have 180 gallon that has been established for almost a year and would love to add a couple more fish. Currently these are the fish in there: 10 rainbows 5 congo tetras 8 diamond tetras 15 pearl and giant danios 15 neons 6 cory cats 1 angel fish 4 chinese algae eaters Would gouramis work in...
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    250 gallon stocking

    I am stocking a tank that is around 250 gallons. I already put in 2 angels, 12 boesemani rainbow fish, and 12 congos. I was thinking about a school of something like cardinals or von rios. Any suggestions?
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    Stocking 150-175 gallon tank

    I am stocking a tank that is around 150-175 gallons for a customer. It already has 1 angelfish and is about 4ish inches. I was thinking 5 angels, some sort of rainbow fish school, some other schooling fish, 2 bristlenose plecos, nirite snails, I was also hoping for a tiretrack eel or...
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    Tank looks empty

    I have a 55 gallon with 2 BP's, 1 rainbow shark, and 1 bristlenose. The tank looks empty so I wanted to add more activity to the tank. I was thinking rainbow fish or maybe a peacock eel? Any suggestions? Thanks.
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    Need plant light

    I have this 48 inch fixture: I wanted a good light for plant growth. These are my choices: Which lights would work best. I have swords, wisteria, java fern, moss balls, anubias, and cabomba. I also dose with liquid co2 and use plant fert tabs when needed.
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    Blood parrots and convicts?

    I have 2 blood parrots and a rainbow shark in a 55 gallon. Who it be OK to add 1 or 2 convicts? What fish can go with the blood parrots?
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    Cory cats keep dying

    I have a 55 gallon with 2 blood parrots (male,female), 1 bristlenose pleco, and 5 albino cory cats. About 3 weeks ago the original 5 cory cats I had in the tank died over the span of a couple weeks. After they died I went out and purchased 5 more from a different store. Tonight I saw one of the...
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    Fluval 406 on a 55 gallon

    Is a fluval 406 on a 55 gallon aquarium too much filtration or should I just go with a 306? I was planning to upgrade to a 75 gallon down the road but that won't be for a couple years.
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    Question Rain-X or glass sealant on tank

    I work at a pet store with 3 lines of stacked tanks. I was wondering about putting something on the acrylic to repel the water. My question is will it hurt the fish if water drips in the tank after applying the sealant?
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    krib behavior

    I have 6 kribs in a 30 gallon. I want 1 pair to spawn then I will remove the others. I have the biggest of the group staying in a cave. He/she chases most of them away when they get near. I took pictures of the one he/she lets near the cave. I believe it is a female. I have no idea what the more...
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    What to do....?

    Ok so I set up my 30 gallon tank. I went to my LFS where I work and purchased 8 convicts. I wanted a pair and then I was going to return the others. So I looked at the tank the other day and saw eggs. A male and female were guarding them. Today I looked and saw another male and female with...
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    Tanked on Animal Planet Bacteria

    Just saw this on the petco site. Do you think it works? Does is house the correct bacteria?
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    How much should I ask?

    I have a 55 gallon fish tank with 2 Aquaclear 70's, HO lighting with 2 54 watt bulbs, air pump, 200 watt heater. digital thermometer, api test kit used slightly, gravel vac, full bottle of Prime, a battery operated pump that comes on when the power cuts off, castle decor. I am also getting...
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    Warm Laptop

    I just read an article saying that laptops are getting too warm and causing skin damage. MSNBC and CNN are suggesting putting the laptop bag or a towel over your lap to prevent this. I just wanted to say if your put a towel over your lap then it will block the fan vents on the bottom and side...
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    BP eggs

    I did a water change today and rearranged some decor. The male BP kept trying to attack me. So I picked up the castle that the female is always in and put it aside to move some rocks that were near it. Well at the end I was putting the castle back and saw eggs inside it. They were all dried out...
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    Stirring up sand

    I know I have stir up my sand substrate once a week to release trapped gases. My question is how do I do this with rocks in my tank. I have rocks over other rocks creating mini caves and some just in the sand. They cover most of the bottom of the tank. So do I lift up the rocks and stir up...
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    Yahoo Answers

    Does anybody visit Yahoo Answers? I went to look at the pet section under fish and the questions are awful. One said "My pleco is dying what can I do?" I read it and that person had it in a 2 gallon tank that he cleaned every month.




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