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    Does anyone have eye rot medication recommendations?

    Hi, One of my rainbow fish in my 40g is dealing with eye rot and my current treatment (API Melafix) did not do anything. I've previously used API Fin and Body Cure for fin rot and it's worked wonders, however, after searching 3 fish stores and amazon, I've been unable to find it. Additionally I...
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    Fin rot or nipping?

    This one rainbow fish has had ragged fins and has been acting weird for months. None of my other fish display signs of fin rot (except maybe one but I’m not sure because his fins have always been bad.) Up until today his fins were mostly normal but a little raggedy, but today I woke up and they...
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    How should I cool my 40 gallon in the summer?

    Hi, I recently got a 40 gallon aquarium and I was wondering how I could cool it during the summer. It has an aqueon versa top and is ~subtropical. It has a hang on back filter. A lot of the chillers are expensive and I'm dubious of some of the chillers and cooling fans on amazon (many of them...
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    What intensity of lights would be best for my tank?

    Hi, I've been trying to find better lights for my plants, but the information I'm finding is inconsistent. I have plants with medium light requirements in a 40 gallon tank. I'm currently considering a light with 1770 lumen. Is that good enough? If not, what number should I be looking for. Thank...
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    Rotala indica with large brown patch-what should I do?

    Hi! I have a rotala indica with a pretty big brown patch on the middle/bottom of a few stems. I’m hesitant to clip them because I don’t want to ruin the plant. It also has some small growths near the bottom, but I’m still not sure if I should clip them or not. Will the affect the well-being of...
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    Unidentified clear mesh-y tubes floating in my tank

    Hi, Every so often I see these tubes floating around in my aquarium. They're delicate and when I take them out of the water they have the consistency of slime. I always take them out but a new one always shows up soon enough (maybe a day or two between.) Does anyone know what these are? Thank...
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    Does this look like a parasite or disease to anyone??

    I've posted about this before but im not convinced that it isn't an illness or parasite of some kind. Maybe im being paranoid because my other fish came in very sick but does this look AT ALL like any kind of parasite, illness, or disease you've seen before? Thank you in advance.
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    Is my weather loach okay? (possible fin rot)

    Hi, I recently got 2 weather loaches. One is doing great and is very active, the other has been spending a lot of time buried. Considering the stress from being brought to a new tank, I thought I would just wait it out. However, his top fin seems very damaged and has definitely gotten worse...
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    40 Gallon Tank Is my Rotala Wallichii dead?

    Hi, A few weeks ago I got my first live plants, Rotala Indica and Rotala Wallichii. The Indica is doing great and I've even been able to get new growths from clippings, however I'm not sure about the Wallichii. The leaves are brown and thin but I can't tell if that's because it's meant to be a...
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    Weather loach-white spheres in chest, possibly eggs?

    Hi! I just took home 2 weather loaches and I just noticed that one of them appears to have a bunch of white balls in the right side of their body. I'd imagine they're just eggs, but I just want to check that it couldn't be some sort of disease. To clarify-they are on the inside of the fish and...
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    Do I need CO2 or fertilizers to keep my plants, and will using them put my fish at risk?

    Hi, I'm very new to keeping aquarium plants. I've done a bit of research on CO2 and fertilizers and I've heard they can hurt my fish if I use them improperly. With that in mind, do I need to use them in order to keep my plants alive, and is it difficult to use them properly without putting my...
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    My Australian Rainbow fish aren't eating and I'm getting concerned.

    Hi, My australian rainbow fish have been acting unusual lately. They have been sticking to the mid to lower levels of the aquarium, and they haven't eaten in a while (a little less than a week). They were recently moved to a new aquarium (from a 20 to a 40g), but they previously seemed to be...
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    I want to buy a weather/dojo loach but I'm not sure where to get it

    Hi! I recently set up a rainbow fish aquarium and I'm planning on adding weather loach(es?) to the tank. However, I haven't been able to find any at either of my LFSs and I'm now wondering if I would be able to buy one online. Does anyone know of reputable online fish stores? Thank you!
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    Can black skirts be kept with rainbowfish?

    Hello! I am currently replacing the substrate in my 20 gallon rainbow fish tank. While I do that I want to move my rainbow fish somewhere else. I have another 20 gallon black skirt tetra tank in my house and was wondering if anyone knew if these fish could go together. Thank you in advance!
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    Are Australian Rainbow Fish Compatible With Black Skirts?

    Hello. I have 2 australian rainbow fish that are currently being picked at by my black mollies. I have another tank containing black skirt tetras, and was wondering if my rainbow fish could be put there, instead. I couldn’t find much on google, so I was wondering if anyone knew. By the way, my...
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    Please Help, Something Living In My Aquarium!

    Hello, There are many very small creatures living in my 20 gallon tank (as pictured above.) they have been around for months but it was only today I turned on my lights and found a concerning amount in my tank. I don’t know what they are and I am worried about them being harmful to my fish...
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