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    What's the best way to treat this betta?

    So for about two weeks I have been quarantining two female bettas together. There was some mild flaring and nipping at first but then the two of them got along perfectly fine until about a day ago and it turns out the one that's actually the smaller female did a number on the larger ones' fins...
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    How long can fish survive transport?

    Hi guys! So I'm pretty sure the answer to this question is highly variable and depends on a whole bunch of things but this is my first time actually ordering fish online and having them shipped to me so I don't know a lot about how this works and what precautions sellers generally take. I...
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    What's the fish on the Seachem prime bottle?

    I'm just always curious whenever I look at my bottle of Prime about what the red fish is on the label? It's kind of hard to make him out completely but my best guess is that he's some kind of cichlid. That or something saltwater. Does anyone know?
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    My cory's tail looks weird.

    Hello everybody! I posted about this on another forum I'm a member of but nobody has responded yet and sometimes that one takes a couple days anyway. I have a picture here of one of my corys that I got a few hours ago. I noticed this morning that he seems to have some sort of whitish...
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    My heating system isn't doing what it's supposed to

    Hi guys! Since first setting up my 90 gallon tank several months ago I have been using a heating system that involves two 300 watt Eheim Jager heaters on either end of the aquarium. I want to keep the water at 77 degrees so that's what I have the dials on top set to. To help regulate the...
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    I desperately need advice on easier cleaning.

    Hi everybody. I've had my huge 90 gallon going since January or February now and it's still doing very well but I have to admit it's taking a huge toll on me. Don't get me wrong, I'm happy to clean the tank, I know I signed up for this and I'm glad to keep it beautiful and healthy but the work...
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    I've learned some really neat betta housing stuff.

    Hi guys! Now I'm definitely not the guy to ask because I am still by far an aquarium newbie and most of my "experience" comes from research as well as short lived tanks I had when I was a kid and from a few mildly successful attempts in my adult life within the last 9 years or so before I...
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    I have two quick questions about small bettas.

    Hey guys! I was a local Petco today and I picked up a very young and very small betta. I've been wanting to raise a young one for a while and I can't wait to see what her colors develop into and just how large she gets. I'll attach a picture of her below for size reference. There's just two...
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    My blood parrot is becoming a little too assertive

    Hi guys! I think my blood parrot cichlid really needs to calm down. He used to be incredibly shy and barely ate anything but once I put him into the main tank and introduced him to the other fish he revealed that he had a really great personality. He became curious and super friendly and has...
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    I want to reduce my algae before it becomes a real problem.

    Hey guys. Well, the inevitable headache of brown algae has finally arrived in my 90 gallon and has been an unsightly mess for weeks now. It's not exactly at plague proportions yet and whenever I see it I scrub away all that I can find with a sea sponge and it works for a little while but it...
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    I discovered something about one of my corys

    What's going on guys? I have 7 corys, soon to be 8 since I want to find one more to even the school out. Four are albinos and three are just lighter colored as will be the final one when I get that one. Now most likely the albinos and two of the lighter ones are variations of the bronze cory...
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    Has anybody here kept orange chromides? I have a couple questions.

    How's it going guys? I am really interested in orange/red chromides (etroplus maculatus) and I think a few of them would be a fantastic addition to my tank and they have been on my "want to add list" for a while. Here's the thing though, I know that many people keep them in brackish water and my...
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    Quick question about food sharing and getting enough to eat.

    Hi guys! My new aquarium has been going very smoothly and its' residents are perfectly healthy and getting along extremely well. I have noticed some behavior at dinner time though that looks unavoidable that's leading to some very small difficulties I'd like to ask about. I just want to make...
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    Should I do a precautionary water change?

    Hiya guys! Yesterday I picked up four corys and a snail and I currently have them in the quarantine tank for a week or two before I add them to the main aquarium. Thing is one of them turned out to be extremely weak. This morning he was incredibly sluggish and didn't look so good and then this...
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    I can't tell if my blood parrot is doing alright.

    What's going on guys? I asked more or less this same question on another forum I'm a member of but nobody has gotten back yet. I got a blood parrot cichlid two days ago and he's currently living in the quarantine tank for two weeks before I put him in the main aquarium. The thing is I can't tell...
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    Strange post cycling readings?

    Hi there everybody! So I recently cycled my aquarium, or at least I'm pretty sure I did. Ammonia was almost nonexistent, there were no more nitrites and nitrate levels, while low, were growing. I introduced the first couple of fish into the tank this past Saturday and added some more about two...
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    Cory Getting stuck in net

    Hi guys! Aside from my betta, snail and corydoras who I've had for a long time and put into it a few days ago, I added the first couple of fish to my new cycled tank yesterday. Three additional corys. Well, during the transfer one of the corys got the spine of his pectoral fin stuck in the net...
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    Something I've never quite understood

    Hi guys! I just have a quick question out of curiosity you guys can probably help me understand. I've looked into this before but I couldn't quite comprehend the answers I found as I don't really know much about the chemistry side of biology. Okay so of course there's freshwater fish, brackish...
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    Possible cycling issue?

    Hi there everybody! I am currently cycling two aquariums. One is my huge 90 gallon which will be the main tank. The second is an adjacent much smaller and simpler 20 gallon that for the most part is going to serve as a short term quarantine tank for new fish and invertebrates before they go in...
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    This is a good sign right?

    Hi there guys! I'm using an API freshwater master test kit and I've been cycling my new aquarium for probably almost two weeks now give or take and the other day I noticed ammonia levels were pretty close to 4 ppm so to help the process along I finally decided that was a good time to add some...
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