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It's interesting to see how complacent the koi was with being confined and handled (it thrashed a bit when picked up, but just look how calmly it...
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02-26-2015, 03:31 AM
Melafix is indeed a good preventative and mild antiseptic for minor cuts and scrapes. In this advanced case however, I would advice you to "roll out...
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02-26-2015, 12:13 AM
Looks like an infected injury. Keeping water clean and nitrates low as possible would help, but at this stage, you might want to consider adding an...
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02-23-2015, 10:53 PM
I went with several weeks of soaking. After that, the tank had an off-color for 2 months.
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02-21-2015, 09:12 PM
Reliable and love how it bobs up to the top when it detached so you don't have to go rummaging at the bottom of a 2 ft tall tank to retrieve it....
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02-18-2015, 03:50 AM
Look up lymphocystis in corydoras. A non lethal but disfiguring viral infection.
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02-18-2015, 03:47 AM
Nice to see you around again! Been a while indeed.
As for your question, what about the keyhole cichlid? I hear they're very peaceful for their...
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02-16-2015, 02:50 AM
I was just about to say so, but it looks like you've come to the conclusion yourself.
Springtails are harmless detritivores. I have a heavily...
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02-14-2015, 03:12 PM
We have intervened and continue to intervene in their habitat in A variety of extremely negative ways. If you really wanted net zero effects from...
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02-12-2015, 11:24 PM
While some people recommend replacing t5s once they burn out, I've definitely noticed a difference in brightness after a single year of use.
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02-09-2015, 11:14 PM
White stringy poop in livebearers can be a sign of spironucleus or hexamita infection of the gut. Pernicious, insidious disease that can be very hard...
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02-09-2015, 04:06 AM
I would say it is a thicklipped gourami. If it's two inches long it is already past the maximum size for honey gouramis, which are tiny. If it were a...
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02-08-2015, 06:55 PM
I'm pretty sure that even for the smallest and least active ones (bubble eyes, pearl scales, etc) you'd need at least 20-30 gallons minimum, and yes,...
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02-05-2015, 10:59 PM
Apistos are carnivorous, so that is strange behavior.
Could it be that he is eating some other small animal on the leaves and damaging the leaves...
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02-05-2015, 12:10 AM
Nematode are a very broad group of worms which is why you aren't getting a straight answer. Some are harmless and some parasitic. Some, like...
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02-04-2015, 04:51 AM
That is not a planarian. It is a nematode worm. You can tell because nematodes move in that characteristic squiggly way as they lack the muscles that...
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02-03-2015, 11:13 PM
My watersprite did poorly until I let it float. Watersprite actually consists of several similar, related species. It would be that the conflicting...
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02-02-2015, 01:37 AM
The big, orange-shouldered fish does appear to be a koi. look at the mouth. a main distinguishing characteristic is that koi have barbels and...
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02-02-2015, 01:31 AM
If the particles are sufficiently different in size, a sieve-like apparatus would work. I had great results with separating pea gravel from flourite...
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02-01-2015, 08:01 PM
As far as I'm aware of, 0/0/0 can occur in two situations. The first is in an uncycled tank where nothing has had a chance of building up. The second...
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01-30-2015, 02:23 PM
Of course they're going to establish their own territories. The myth of the aggressive-to-death betta is perpetuated by uninformed people throwing...
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