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  1. Meeki

    Show off your fish tank!

    i honestly don,t know. I bought it because it was big. sorry that i can't help haha
  2. Meeki

    Show off your fish tank!

    Here's my tank right now
  3. Meeki

    Canadian fishkeepers, help! Can you buy meds from ebay?

    She probably has some sort of gill flukes. She has difficulty breathing and seems stressed, yet there are no external symptoms (aside from her swimming up and down the tank relentlessly when I'm there) and she eats well. My conclusion would be gill flukes. But i might be wrong. 29 gal, 0 ppm...
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    Canadian fishkeepers, help! Can you buy meds from ebay?

    There is this law in Canada that prevents any medication, even meds that don't have antibiotics in them, to be sold unless you have a vet prescription. I am very poor and i cannot afford such a thing. Have you canadian fishkeepers ever tried getting meds from ebay? Does it cross the border? Is...
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    29 Gallon Tank Help!! Convict gasping for air with very good water!!

    My cichlid was getting really white around her gills so i was scared it would be an infection of some sort. There was no fuzz or anything inside of her gills or anywhere on her body, so i gave her a little bit of salt as a preventive mesure.
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    29 Gallon Tank Help!! Convict gasping for air with very good water!!

    I have a 29 gallon tank with 0 nitrites, 5 nitrates 0 ammonia. Filter is a 50 gallon capacity hob. I have a single baby convict cichlid in it with some plants and activated carbon. I have been advised to put 15 ml aquarium salt in my tank for 3 days, but after the second day, my fish is gasping...
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    29 Gallon Tank My convict has something above his eye

    My convict is eating, my water parameters are 0.5 ppm nitrates, 0 ppm nitrites and what seems like 0 ppm ammonia (I can't tell if the color is yellow enough but it looks pretty yellow so I'm assuming its 0 ppm). I have not seen him flash or gasp for air. Fins are not clamped. Active. But there...
  8. Meeki

    What is this, white film on wood?

    Phew... I was so scared... I asked my mom to take it out... Should I ask her to put it back or can I wait until I come home?
  9. Meeki

    What is this, white film on wood?

    I'm panicking. This is probably not algae: this looks like mold! There is a white film forming around this piece of wood I bought at a petsmart. I've only been running my tank for three days. How do i make sure my tank is safe? I only have ammonia, nitrite, nitrates, ph, high range ph and...
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    29 Gallon Tank How can I tell if my tank is cycled?

    The problem I have is that I don't have ammonia to put in my tank. I only have fish food in the form of flakes. I also borrowed someone's filter cartridge that came from their axolotl tank, and i added what seemed to be live bacteria + a substrate that was advertised as having helpful bacteria...
  11. Meeki

    Have you ever gotten salmonella from tank water?

    Haha! When I'm gonna keep Oscars im probably gonna get my hands bitten off because of my urge to handfeed them. What can I say, oscars are too cute for me to not try and handfeed the.
  12. Meeki

    Have you ever gotten salmonella from tank water?

    i'm sorry haha I just have an insane phobia of anything involving getting sick, to the point it often keeps me up at night
  13. Meeki

    Have you ever gotten salmonella from tank water?

    I,m really scared of diseases like salmonella. I don't have a fish yet, but i borrowed someone's used filter catridge from an axolotl tank to accelerate the cycle. earlier I did a water test, and dumped the test tube water in the toilet. I forgot to disinfect the toilet before going to do my...
  14. Meeki

    29 Gallon Tank My hang on thne back not working help

    thanks! the propeller somehow decided to not work, but when i took it apart and put it back it worked...? That,s hella weird but whatever works haha
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    29 Gallon Tank My hang on thne back not working help

    I hate this thing. I tried to start it up once but it didn't have water in it. Then i put water in it and it was good, but out of the blue it stopped working. The water was still in it, there was nothing stuck, and everything is plugged in. I know this isn't a problem about electricity because...
  16. Meeki

    29 Gallon Tank Can I keep a convict in my tank

    So I can't keep a single male convict cichlid in a 29? Also, is my filter good enough?
  17. Meeki

    29 Gallon Tank Can I keep a convict in my tank

    I will have a heater, a 29 gallon tank and a HOB filter that has the max capacity of 50 gallons (idk what that means yet, I don't have the tank yet, idk if 50 gallons is how much it's able to filter in an hour, but that's probably what that means). Can I keep a convict in there? I would decorate...
  18. Meeki

    A single firemouth in a 29 gallon: is it possible as a first fish?

    Of course! I already have a nice heater, i just need my tank! And i will cycle it! Thanks for the advice! However, do you think it's cruel to keep one firemouth in a 29, or is that cruel for them since they're big fish?
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    A single firemouth in a 29 gallon: is it possible as a first fish?

    My mother dropped exciting news: i will get a 29 gallon aquarium soon! And I've always loved firemouth, and our local pet store has one! Should i get a single firemouth to start off in said tank, or is that cruel/too difficult? It comes with a filter that has the capacity for 50 gallons.
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    What would be the best wet pet for a 75 gallon? (aside from giant bettas!)

    what would be a good alternative for a flowerhorn? I'bve heard you can keep one firemouth cichlid or one jack dempsey cichlid alone in a 55 gallon. Is that a good idea? Will a firemouth cichlid be happy alone in a 55 gal?
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