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  1. Fish Monster

    question regarding quick cure and talt

    The normal dose of QC is one drop per gallon, one drop per 2 gallons in other words half strength for Tetras, So my first question is can discus handle the one drop per gallon? or do you have to trea like you would for tetras? 2nd question instrutions for non iodized salt, aquarium salt, rock...
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    My Breeder Visit exp wow!

    Wow just Wow so cool if you ever get the chance do it, Bought five beautiful fish 2 red turks, 1 regular turk, 1 Royal Blue, and I believe is was a red snakeskin or Blue I was so tired I forget. I bought from a place called Gwynnbrooks farms very nice fish room and I gotta tell you first...
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    How long should I treat for??

    This has been my 5 treatment with the QC in a 7 day period, I am wondering how many times should I use the qc and for how many ays to treat? they are starting to eat if only a little and not like before but that could be because of the qc. I did a 40% water change yester day and cleaned out my...
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    How long to QT for??

    Ok so I am treating a couple of sick fish in my main tank and they seem to be turning around, I had lost three of my five due to introducing a sick fish to my main tank without proper qt like I know I shuld have. I now have a clean 14 gallon with heater and HOB, I was wondering a couple of...
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    Water changes check this out!!!

    I figured while we were on the subject and know one seems to know what to do for my sick fish which is ashame hopefully if I stop the water changes he will get better, I see no point in qt him now as the other ones would have surely been infected with this by now so hopefuly with decreased water...
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    Ok I lost 2 in 24hr period I am sick of this!

    Ok well I lost a fish who had been clamping his fins and not eating for a little over a week, I set up a 14 gallon hosp tank with aqurium salt to little to late I am afraid. Then My red marb which looked fine at a half past midnight was washed out and pale with a bloted tummy area, which to me...
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    New Discus with one fin clamped (some times)

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ok this is going to be long just to be up front now I am trying to provide as much info and to be as detailed about my set up and situation so you can help me the best and I answer any questions before you have...
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    Discus Collection complete???

    Ok guys/girls I am so happy, I do not know if you remember me I am the guy that could not afford to buy all my discus up front and I had to buy one at a time, oh and I had a hard time taking good pictures? Well I still am having a hard time taking good pictures that are not to blurry. Yes I...
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    I have a good question about water refills need ideas

    Can I go straight from the bathroom sink with a hose, directly to the tank it self and just add my dechlorinator and or other water treatments directly to the tank? I am trying to make water changes easier on my self so my father gave me a section of hose I figured out a way to attach itt o...
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    Water question

    I recently read about aging water I had no idea that the ph would change just siting around. I tested the ph rite from my tap and it reads 7.0 which is netrual but the ph from my discus water is 6.5ph I figured this was to large a swing for them if I were to do a large water change like 40 - 50%...
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    Help SOS discus on the lean (slightly)????

    Ok so I have an issue with my Flachen discus and need some advice, he has began to turn ever so slightly on his/her side and is turning a bit dark. Now he is my third addition I have had him a week today, the other three seem just fine and even my newest addition the Red Marlboro is doing fine...
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    Red Marlboro Discus Question

    Ok so now I am finally up to 4 discus in my 55 gallon took me about 3 - 4 weeks to do it but I am almost finished with my collection one or two more and Iam done. I have a Cobalt, Blue Diamond, Flachen, and the new additon the Red Marlboro. My question is this my Red M is pretty young I...
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    What about that Fish Place???

    I was wondering if any of you had bought and have had success with purchasing discus at that fish place? it is the only LFS around that seels them and although they are a LFS I consider them to be more on the tops for fish mine any way the tanks are always clean and I never see dead fish and...
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    Question on Taking Pictures Smile!

    Well I did take some pictures of my discus and with a 10 mega pixel camera at that. Yet still the quality is not that great and I am disopointed with how they are turning out. I have tried aquarium lights on/off flash on/off top view side view dead on from an agle all but up side down on my head...
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    OMG WE ARE DOING IT ALL WRONG funny story!

    Ok I have a good story from that Fish Place, now normally most the people I have talked to in there seem to know their stuff, and in the fish department you can tell that a good number of them actually care about fish and are fish keepers themselves. Well this is not my source for discus (they...
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    Water adjustment question??

    Well its not about adjusting my PH or GH or anything like that but I was going to the place where I get my discus tonight to buy two more Yipee! and then I am hitting up our local aquarium store to buy some food and clarifier. I noticed last weeek when I was in I think Kent sells this stuff I...
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    Do not bite the hand that feeds you!

    I was just wondering how do you get these guys/girls to eat directly from your hand? is it only the adults who do this? I have seen it done on You Tube and I have read about it as well, but no were does it say the best way to get them to feed from your hand? I have been trying just to leave...
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    I am Thinking of a Mail Order Please Advise

    I had been going to a local guy for my Discus, as some of you may know I only have two of them at this point a Cobalt and a Blue Dimand they are very expensive fish but I do trust the source. Well heres the thing theres an internet site maybe some of you have heard of and can tell me more...
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    Bamboo in My Fish Tank??

    Hey gys, yet again I find my self turning to the Fish Lore and it's group of experts, and newb's like me looking for help. So here is the question I thought it would like nice to put the bamboo plants I have had in small pots in with my Discus, is this a no no or am I cool to do so? I have had...
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    55 Gallon Tank I Switched To A "bb" It"s Naked!

    Well thanks to Harpua (sp) and others I was finally convinced after a week of the first purchase of Discus a Cobalt (I bought a Blue Dimaond Yesterday) (I just can not afford to buy them all at once I am trying though) (sell some XBOX 360 games I do not play any more to help, lol) Well like I...




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