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    Fish swimming completely sideways

    Tank What is the water volume of the tank? 10 How long has the tank been running? 4-5 weeks I think? Started with cycled material Does it have a filter? yes Does it have a heater? yes What is the water temperature? 78F What is the entire stocking of this tank? (Please list all fish and...
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    Question What The Heck Hitch-hiked On My Plants?!

    So I got some plants about 2 weeks ago and I didn't wash them very well because my brain was like "all I could get are snails right??????'' Well I got snails and I like them (but jeez they breed like crazy) but today I found this guy and I'm overly paranoid. Is this guy safe for my tank? Will he...
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    29 Gallon Tank Honest Opinion Is My Tank Awful?

    A little while ago someone called my fish tank " fish (Can I say that if I censor it? Please tell me if I can't and I'll change it to heck xD) and that "they'd be embarrassed to show anyone". I know this sounds dumb but it's just been at the back of my mind for a while now. I know I have a LOT...
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    Important I Think My Fish Had A Seziure?

    When I fed my fish this morning I had a huge shock. I dropped the food and I looked down and saw one of my fish flipped upside down he wasn't moving and floated inside a cave I have in my tank. I only knew he was alive because he was still breathing I ran and got my sister and when I came back...
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    Harlequins Spawning Within 3 Days Of Having Them. What Do I Do?!

    So I just got 7 Harlequin Rasboras in my recently cycled 29 gallon and in less then 3 days they've started spawning! I feel really lucky. I've heard they can be pretty hard to breed but because of this I have no idea how to raise the fry. What do I do?! I have a hang on back filter and a...
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    Miracle-gro Shake'n Feed Safe For Diy Root Tabs?

    I bought this miracle grow fertilizer to turn in to DIY root tabs but it looks different from all the videos about I saw about it. Is this safe to use?
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    Help Heavy Breathing Betta

    Tank What is the water volume of the tank? 10 gallon How long has the tank been running? since sep 2018 Does it have a filter? yes Does it have a heater? yes What is the water temperature? 80F What is the entire stocking of this tank? (Please list all fish and inverts.) just the betta...
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    What Is This Fish?

    I've seen this fish before but I suck at names. Does anyone know what it's called?
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    Important I Think My Cycle Might Have Crashed

    I feel like such an idiot. I did a deep clean of my betta fish's decor because a ton of algae came. I thought I'd be fine cause there was still the gravel and sponge filter, plus the bio-load on a betta is so small but now maybe 3-4 (I think) days later my betta is completely still at the top of...
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    Help Slime Disease Or Something Else? Sick Betta.

    Tank What is the water volume of the tank? 5 Gallons How long has the tank been running? since last October I think Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes What is the water temperature? 80F What is the entire stocking of this tank? (Please list all fish and inverts.) Just my...
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    Question Air Bubbles Or Ick?

    I have a Betta fish and for the life of me I can't tell if he has Ick or not. It seemed to have appeared overnight. I don't see how he could have got it considering my tank has been running for (I think) 3 months now, with nothing new introduced except for some Indian Almond Leaves. Levels are...
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    Old Dry Saltwater Media For Freshwater?

    I just got a tank on Craigslist and it came with three filters. It was all used for saltwater, but all the media is dry and the BB is probably long gone by now. If I washed the filter sponges and wheels really well with tap water; could I use it for freshwater?
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    Something Sharp In My Tank?

    My Betta's fins have quickly been getting really ripped. I'm not sure why. I have a plastic plant but it is quite soft and is rounded at the edges so I thought it would be fine. Could he be ripping his own fins? One thing is that my filter is an old whisper filter and it has an intake in the...
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    Epsom Bath With Water That Has Aquarium Salt?

    I have a Betta that has popeye, and I want to give him a epsom salt bath the problem is his tank water already has aquarium salt. Do you think I can still use it for his bath?
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    Help So Confused About Metro+

    I have this Betta that I'm almost certain now has internal parasites, but I'm SO confused about using metro+. Do I stick it directly in her normal tank or do I give her baths with it? If so how much metro+ do I add for a gallon of water, also does this med hurt the BB? Sorry for being a pain...
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    Important Moving Betta To Five Gallon. Need Help About Bb

    I got two bettas on Craigslist, one of them is in my ten gallon but the other is currently in the one gallon he came with. I've been changing his water every three days or so, but he doesn't have a heater. It stays at a steady 75℉. I have been cycling a five gallon fishless with safe start for...
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    Good Medicine For Internal Parasites?

    I think my fish might have internal parasites, so I want to get so medicine just in case. What would you recommend?
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    I just got this male Betta off of Craigslist, and I noticed he has this white stringy stuff. The thing is though, he's still eating and begging for food, not bloated and likes to follow my finger. Could it still be parasites? Sorry the photo's so bad. I'm not sure If you can see it, but, it's in...
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    Sudden Ph Drop

    I've been cycling my tank, (I think it's done now.) and one day my pH just dropped! It still is really low. It happened shortly after I added a few live plants, could that be the cause? Even though my nitrAte is at 20, could I do a water change to get the pH back up? It was also after I added...
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    Freezing Live Mosquito Larvae

    Can I freeze live mosquito larvae, from my backyard, in ice cube trays to feed my fish in the winter, and is it humane to the larvae? Thanks in advance!

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