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    What is wrong with my poor Cory? Twirling & dropping to bottom

    I have a green Cory that is swimming weird. It’s swimming like twirling and drops down to the gravel and goes almost like on its side. It kind of like dive bombs from the top.
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    Is this black beard algae?

    I was cleaning my tank yesterday and I have some rotala floating on the top and I noticed some black fuzz hair type stuff on almost all the rotala floating. On the rotala I have planted in the substrate I don’t see anything like that just the ones I have floating. I tried taking it off the plant...
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    Is this a bladder snail?

    Like the title says need some help identifying what type of snail this is. I added some frogbit to my tank about a month ago that had some snails on it but I went over one by one getting rid of any snails I saw even the tiniest of snails. This is the first time I see one in my tank luckily I’ve...
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    Weird leech looking thing in frozen bloodworms??

    So like the title says I found a weird leech looking thing in Omega one frozen blood worms. What could it be? I threw it out no way I was putting it in my fish tank.
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    Rotten egg smell when I gravel vac..

    Ok so the past week it seems like my tank is recycling. I have had constantly .25-.5 ammonia, .25 nitrites and nitrates I haven’t really been testing. I have a 20 gallon tank with an AC50 and a Walmart HOB filter not sure what kind. Stocked with 10 harlequin rasbora, 6 corys, a dwarf gourami and...
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    20 gallon planted tank update

    So a couple months ago I decided to venture into the world of planted aquariums. Since then I’ve been bit by the bug and can’t get enough of it. I absolutely love looking for new plants that I can add to my tank but now I think I’m done for a while. I do want to say I definitely see a difference...
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    What is my gourami doing?

    Well I was getting ready to do my water change today and I noticed my dwarf gourami at the top of the tank tank a lot of gulps of air at a time then going under the floating plants I added yesterday. I’ve never seen him do that before. He seems to be acting, eating and swimming normal other than...
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    Anubias melting/rotting?

    Not sure if normal but some of the leaves on the Anubias’ I have in my tank are turning a dark brown. Not sure what could be the problem, I do still see new growth on each plant but it is only happening to the Anubias plants. The sword plants I have are doing great no browning at all. Could it...
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    Hitchhiking I think guppy fry not too sure

    So I went today to pickup 4 more corys to go in my 20 gallon. I get home and start to put the bag to float so they can acclimate I notice I tiny little fish that looks like a guppy but I’m not sure what it it really. I put him in the tank as well but I’m afraid my other fish will eat him. As...
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    10 gallon planted tetra and betta tank!!

    Ok so I had a spare 10 gallon tank lying around and I wasn’t sure what to do with it. I was going to give it away but I really wanted to try out another tank as well since my 20 gallon was super heavily stocked. So I set it up to put the 10 neon tetras I had in my 20 gallon and then eventually...
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    What to do with lily bulb?

    Ok so about a month or so ago I got some drawn lily bulbs I planted 2 in my 20 gallon. They are doing great and growing super fast but what should I do with the bulb part that it originally started as? Should I just leave it alone can I plant it deeper? I was thinking for moving one of them to a...
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    Weird fungus growing

    Hi like the title says I have a weird fungus growing in my tank on my driftwood. It doesn’t look like the fungus/film that other people say they have on newer driftwood. The wood has been in the tank for a little over a month now. Should I just leave it or clean it off. My water has been cloudy...
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    Updated my tank decor to live plants!!

    For a while I’ve been wanting to get rid of all the plastic plants and plastic decorations and convert to a planted tank. Today finally was the day and I am so excited about the process I took and the outcome. Since I am new to plants and really have no clue what I am doing, I researched a lot...
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    Identifying Corydora and Butterfly Loach

    I bought 2 corydoras labeled as Emerald Green Corys but I was looking at pictures online and they doing look like the ones I see online. Could it be because they are still small or are they a different type? I also have what I bought as a Butterfly Loach but i know that is just a general name...
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    Trouble with mopani wood!!

    Hi I’m new to the hobby I have a 20 gallon high tank that I have been having headaches with from the start. I used to have 7 harlequin rasboras and 7 green tiger barbs with a rubber lip pleco and I then bought a zoomed mopani wood. I first soaked it in hot water for about 5 days changing the...
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