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  1. Specialflamingo

    Oops Had Baby Fish

    Livebearers are incredible! The females can store 2 'sets' of sperm, and can birth once a month I keep patties, currently 4 variatus fry (all we could find) and approx 28 golden mickey mouse platties fry I have 4 adults, 1 male, 3 female (I found out about sexing after) but even if you...
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    Comment by 'Specialflamingo' in media 'Creed the Assassin snail'

    So I woke up to find Creed tucking into my baby pleco dotty. Naughty corner for the day
  3. Creed the Assassin snail

    Creed the Assassin snail

    Meet my new addition Creed! Love watching him burrowing in the sand
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    Help Betta Has Poorly Eye

    So I have been monitoring my little guy very closely, and he seems down. He ate some flakes this Morning and I threw in some daphnia (his fave treat) and we'll, he was so disinterested I'm now concerned. It's not on his eye, but around it.
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    Help Betta Has Poorly Eye

    I have had him 6 months, unsure of how long he was in my lfs
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    Help Betta Has Poorly Eye

    So it's the first picture, the left eye, or just in front is slightly swollen, it has two white spots, and one that I can only describe as a 'black head/zit/pimple'. The second picture is the good eye
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    Help Betta Has Poorly Eye

    80l cycled tank Ammonia 0 Nitrate 0.2 Nitrite 0 Unsure ph Bio filter running Currently home to 3 plates, 3 Cory's and a betta I got home today and noticed he has a a weird eye. Not sure what's wrong, he still eats and behavi g normally, I thought maybe he hit something Any help appreciated
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    Help Jebao One Touch External Filter I Take Pipe Dripping!

    Thank you, the picture really helped I will get some tomorrow as added insurance
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    Help Jebao One Touch External Filter I Take Pipe Dripping!

    I may do this anyway, and start building up a spares drawer haha
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    Help Jebao One Touch External Filter I Take Pipe Dripping!

    Just re read this. And sorry if I'm being thick, but the locking nut starts and the bottom and twists up over the pipe.(righty tight, lefty loosy and all that) Should I do it a different way?
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    Help Jebao One Touch External Filter I Take Pipe Dripping!

    Good idea. I can order the replacement fitting for £7.89 of amazon, but will monitor it for now as no dripping in over 7 hours (and counting) haha.
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    Help Jebao One Touch External Filter I Take Pipe Dripping!

    Quick update, so after 3 hours last night taking apart the fitting, cleaning, drying lubing and I used ptfe around the connecter, top to bottom. Touch wood, I leak so far! The locking nuts where tightened as much as they would go. Having seen other posts etc, I hear they can snap quite easily...
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    Help Jebao One Touch External Filter I Take Pipe Dripping!

    So still leaking, tried new o rings, cut the pipe. Going to order a new fitting, see if that helps
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    Help Jebao One Touch External Filter I Take Pipe Dripping!

    Oh I will try the cutting of the pipe, there is a bit of slack so can lose an inch. Thank you, I will also check the grey screw section suggested also
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    Help Jebao One Touch External Filter I Take Pipe Dripping!

    Here you go, as you can see, it's the intake
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    Help Jebao One Touch External Filter I Take Pipe Dripping!

    I have inherited a new (new to me) tank with all the bits and bobs. The filter is an external jebao 503 one touch canister filter. I have had it up and running 3 days now ( cycling) and today noticed the water level drop, and the tray under the filter a bit wet. After inspection, the Intake...
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    Comment by 'Specialflamingo' in media '69271B86-4AC9-4D68-B3F7-67278770B5A2'

    What rock are you using? I have a price in my tank and it looks stunning, but not sure what it is to purchase more. Your tank looks good!
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    Comment by 'Specialflamingo' in media 'Cheese the platy'

    I see a lot of them, popular type here in the UK it seems. As soon as I saw him in the lfs I loved him haha
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    Comment by 'Specialflamingo' in media 'Good cop, bad cop the platy :)'

    @JoeCamaro female black platy, still quite small
  20. Sandwich the platy

    Sandwich the platy

    Female
  21. Good cop, bad cop the platy :)

    Good cop, bad cop the platy :)

    He has one full bright circular eye, the other appears slanted, almost mean looking X)
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    Comment by 'Specialflamingo' in media 'Cheese the platy'

    He's my male platy. I was never planning on keeping fry, however I have a lone small fry I managed to save in a water change. I'll upload pic of my females. I'm hoping he breeds with good cop bad cop haha ( pics to come)
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    Help Betta Has A Bad Looking Eye

    Oh heck, it does look like a grey glaze now, it appears to have lost the sticky out section and it's just an even glaze over the eye. Can I medicate the tank with snails and corys!
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    Help Betta Has A Bad Looking Eye

    Thanks both, concerned about the over stocking, my lfs are brilliant, family owned and ran for 50+years and I have trusted them explicitly (he helped stock the tank with no worry) we always talk about what I have. I have tried to get another angle pic to see, but the one above does look like a...
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    Help Betta Has A Bad Looking Eye

    Tank What is the water volume of the tank? 20 tall, 80 litres How long has the tank been running? 6 months Does it have a filter? Yes, Does it have a heater? Yes What is the water temperature? 24/76 What is the entire stocking of this tank? (Please list all fish and inverts.) 1 male betta 5...
  26. Cheese the platy

    Cheese the platy

  27. Minnie the Mickey mouse platy

    Minnie the Mickey mouse platy

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    Comment by 'Specialflamingo' in media 'Squirt'

    Aww he's gorgeous!
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    Comment by 'Specialflamingo' in media 'Bruce'

    He certainly looks a character haha
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    Comment by 'Specialflamingo' in media 'IMG_2511'

    It makes me sad
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    Zebra Danio Growing More Fins?

    Looks good, it sure if I can give valuable info but here's my adult long fin zebra... They're stunning, enjoy! Not very photogenic, far too fast
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    Comment by 'Specialflamingo' in media 'IMG_2511'

    Oh no, what's wrong with him?
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    Comment by 'Specialflamingo' in media 'Bruce'

    He's beautiful, I think I would have too
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    Comment by 'Specialflamingo' in media 'Bruce'

    Bruce is stunning!
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    New Plant I'd Anyone? :)

    Yeah, after looking, it would appear close to parrot feather. Seem to be a lot of 'spindles' for a better term falling off etc. Is this OK?
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    New Plant I'd Anyone? :)

    Oh thanks, I'll have a research. Thank you
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    New Plant I'd Anyone? :)

    Hello, Got this for the corner to eventually hopefully propogate out. I got these from a friend who wasn't sure what they were, but I'd like to add a few more Any help is greatly appreciated
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    Help Help! Aggressive Platy

    Noted. I'll just keep an eye. Will ordinary fish flakes crumbled be OK for them?
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    Help Help! Aggressive Platy

    He's tiny, hiding in the pla t at the back, would cause more mess trying to fish him out. I would have invested in one, had there been obvious signs. I'm stumped by it haa
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    Help Help! Aggressive Platy

    Quick update Thank you for all your help. So the problem has stopped. Cheese is now a happy little platy! I added live plants and got him some lovely female friends (just 2, now 3 female 1 male.) Also I spotted this little fella I k ow it isn't the best picture but any ideas if this is platy...
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    Comment by 'Specialflamingo' in media 'Sonic the betta'

    @Miles Green ah, must be Sofia the first I have 2 platys, cheese and sandwich
  42. Orkus the betta

    Orkus the betta

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    Inherited Filter, And Unsure

    So, after some research i have found this site https://tiendaganadera.com/FILTROS-BIOPOWER/ Looks similar to mine... however.... i saw this https://www.milanuncios.com/peces/filtro-interno-bio-power-1-de-ica-295740346.htm Mine doesn't appear to have the pipe in the second link, nor the...
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    Inherited Filter, And Unsure

    Yeah I did that, I do run the steriliser for an hour or so, just in case
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    Inherited Filter, And Unsure

    Yep, that looks to be the one But that is all I can find out. There isn't any additional info, not even a review. I was wondering if anyone had a filter with steriliser and any info maintainenance




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