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  1. Markinglis

    Goldfish Inactive

    So on Sunday I got 4 goldfish for my pond and they have been quite inactive since I added them. They normally just sit on the bottom of the pond or hide under the plants. I read this is normal for new fish but how long should they display this behaviour before I start to worry about them? There...
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    Dojo Loach In Pond Legal In Uk?

    Hey all. I live in the uk and want to get some dojo loaches for my pond but I am getting so much contradicting views. My question is- is it legal? I am getting many people telling em it is fine, some saying with a permit I can and others saying it is illegal. Can someone clear it up for me?
  3. Markinglis

    Dojo Loaches

    I was wondering if I could keep dojo loaches in a pond in my back garden? I live in Scotland so during the summer the weather is about 10-25°C (50-77°F) and in the winter it usually is about 1-5°C (33-41°F) but it has been know in the extremes to reach -7°C (19.4°F) I have read mixed reviews...
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    Feeding Algae To Otocinclus

    Hey I want to get a small shoal of Otos for my tank. However there isn’t much algae in my tank, and I know otos require a larger amount. I know you can supplement them with algae wafers and I read the stuff like zucchini and other similar vegetables are also good. But will this be enough for...
  5. Markinglis

    New Tank. Any Suggestions?

    So I have decided to set up a new tank. Just a small community tank with dimensions 24” by 14” by 12”. This gives it a volume of 17.5 us gallons (66.1 litres). I have a basic idea what I want to do- just a simple community tank really, but I want a divider down the middle because I want to keep...
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    Tuberculosis In Tank

    About 9months ago my tank was hit with tuberculosis. It killed all of my guppies and all of my platys leaving me with 5 tetras. Over the past 9 months 4 of those tetras have died, however it does not seem to be due to tuberculosis. I know tetras like to swim with other tetras and I am setting up...
  7. Markinglis

    African Dwarf Frog Dropsy?

    Hi. Over the past few days my African dwarf frog has been pretty puffed up. I thought I may be over feeding him so have fasted him for the past 2 days, although things haven’t improved. I fear it may be dropsy, but I am inexperienced with African dwarf frogs and their illnesses. Any advice?




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