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  1. iamgoldfish

    Treatment of the Ick Parasite 2020-01-17

    What is Ick? If you have seen small white spots on your fish, and have seen it bumping into decorations, it may have been infected with a parasite known as ick (ich, white spot). We are going to discuss the lifecycle of the ick parasites, which medication to buy and how to dose your beautiful...
  2. Sam M

    Unknown Disease/Mass Murder- Help

    Hey guys! was wondering if anybody had ever heard of this before or could offer any advice. I will start off with the basic information Ammonia: 0 Nitrite: 0 Nitrate: 20 Tank size: 45 gallons Filtration: marineland emperor Set up date: May 2019 in November of 2019 I received three ranchu...
  3. S

    Help!! I need advice on identifying my betta's illness.

    Hello, I have a 20 gallon high that I kept my betta in along with 4 red cherry shrimp and one kuhli loach. I now know you're supposed to keep the loaches in groups, so I plan to get more soon since I'm switching to a 20 long. Anyway, the tank is doing great, both the live plants and the...
  4. HeyBaitwyn

    Help! Whats killing my guppies? fungus? TB?

    Please help identify this cause of dropsy. I'm concerned for fish TB... Tank What is the water volume of the tank? 20 gallons How long has the tank been running? cycled since 2018 with new stock last week Does it have a filter? Aquaclear 50 HOB and sponge filter Does it have a heater? yes...
  5. F

    Please help asap! Red spot!

    My goldfish has acted strange all her life. Showing minor signs of swim bladder before but they went away. They randomly popped up yesterday again and they are super bad and have never been this way. She is constantly upside down. Then today I noticed a red spot near her bottom fins. Does...
  6. Level99Fishing

    Help A feature of rummynose or early sign of disease?

    Only yesterday did I realize one of my largest rummynoses had a yellow speckle at the base of the tail just above where the central black tail band starts. I thought it could be a normal developmental feature since he's the largest one. Today I was shocked to see that all of them have it. I have...
  7. Level99Fishing

    Early sign of neon tetra disease?

    Hello, One of my neon tetras have a small yellow-white patch on its tail. In the picture it appears to be flat but it's actually a raised/bumpy mass on it's tail. Could this be neon tetra disease. It was hiding in the plants yesterday but it seems to be schooling today. In the tank there are 8...
  8. M

    Help What is this white cloudy film on my Platy?

    Please take a look at the photos below. Notice the white/clear film on and near her tail and . I'm wondering, if I should be concerned this is some kind of fungus or is it just her natural appearance.
  9. Guppygills2020

    Swimbladder with no bloating?

    Hello everyone, I have some bad news. My 3 year old Betta is showing some signs of swim bladder. From what I have been reading around the forum, swim bladder doesn't always mean that the fish has to be floating near the surface. My betta, her name is Guppy, is doing the opposite. She is sinking...
  10. Zai

    Help White Dots on Angelfish Tail

    Tank What is the water volume of the tank? 29gal How long has the tank been running? Since March 2019 Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes What is the water temperature? 84.6 F What is the entire stocking of this tank? 1 mystery Snail, 1 nerite snail, 5 harlequin raspobras, 3...
  11. J

    TB, Columnaris, or something else?

    Hi Just a bit of background. In my Australian native tank I've been losing a couple of fish a months. I always quarantine and use a hand full of medications during quarantine to try and kill any parasites and bacterial infections before adding new fish to my main tanks. I thought I had...
  12. 2ManyFish

    Panda corydora deaths

    Hi All, I have recently lost a considerable amount of panda corydoras to an unknown disease/illness. All corys will seem fine one day, then the next day one of them could be dead looking like the attached. Anyone know what it could be? Its in my small breeder that ive never been able to...
  13. haleymendez94

    How can I help my Cichlid? Nitrates through the roof!

    Hi all, I noticed this sore on my cichlid about 5-7 days ago but chalked it up to him hurting himself on a rock or something but it seems its getting worse. I am worried about him, he now has a sore on both sides of his body. I just tested my parameter and I am shocked at my Nitrates! They've...
  14. M_P

    Betta with cancer?

    Hi there, I recently bought a beautiful betta from a fish shop. As the fish were stored in a quite dark place I didn't see it at first, but upon coming home I saw that the betta had some kind of tumor (?) on the upper fin. This did, however, not seem to affect the fish so I decided not to bring...
  15. Riuqlav

    Help Angelfish and electric blue acara fin rot?

    Hi everyone, for some weeks I've seen my babies angelfish and Electric blue Acara flashing on the sand and rocks and vibrating the body and fins, sporadically, so for lacking of other signs I kept observing them. I noticed some angels with ripped dorsal fins, and lacking one of the filaments of...
  16. Riuqlav

    Help Rip on the fins and vibrating and Flashing with no other signs.

    Hi everyone, for some weeks I've seen my babies angelfish and Electric blue Acara flashing on the sand and rocks and vibrating the body and fins, sporadically, so for lacking of other signs I kept observing. I noticed some angels with ripped dorsal fins, and lacking one of the filaments of the...
  17. R

    What Sickness Do You You Think This Is????? Help!

    Hello--- WHAT IS GOING ON WITH MY PLECOS!!!! THey are sick and dying and being knocked off one by one--- I have put a plethora of medication in the tank and nothing.... can someone identify what is ailing them in these photo--- notice the weird shaped maybe fungus, parasite, I dunno!!! WOW...
  18. Found in Water

    Help Growths On Pleco?

    I just noticed these growths around my pleco's mouth. Does anyone know what it could be and how to treat it?
  19. H

    Help My Tiger Barb Is Not Okay!!

    Tank What is the water volume of the tank? 10 gallons How long has the tank been running? On Monday, 4 weeks Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? No What is the water temperature? Around 74 degrees Farenheit What is the entire stocking of this tank? (Please list all fish and...
  20. Level99Fishing

    Rummynose Tetra Experiencing Diarrhea/ Passing Bloody Stools?

    Hello, As the title suggests, one of my rummynose tetras seems to constantly have poop coming out. I can see the poop in their semi-transparent bodies. What's scaring me is that it's insides are brownish red coloured which is markedly different to the yellow/silver colour of it's comrades. Apart...




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