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my last reply is on betta forum, ''male and female Siamese fighters together!!!''
I am getting rid of all fish and tank! i tried but my hubby doesnt understand!!
sorry everyone and goodbye!!!
01-15-2012, 04:29 AM
Forget it!!! i am going to take all fish back to shop and sell my tank!!! my hubby has Autism and doesn't understand anything about the fish, he thinks ''They're JUST Fish, LET THEM DIE!!!'' but i...
Thank you so much ekfishlover2011 you've really helped,and dave66 also had great advice for me!! i have found some liquid test kits not API they're all from company Tetra! which seems to be good to...
i haven't got a test kit yet, i only just found out i do actually need them! i am searching online for test kits atm!
oh and i live in UK
i've found 4 test kits, one for ph, one for ammonia, one...
I didn't know what forum to put these questions in.
i've had my tank and fish a month now, and i started in the most terrible way i could have done it!! if you've read my other threads you know...
01-14-2012, 06:42 PM
right ok so i want to keep my bettas! so thats 2-3inches each! and the hubby wont let me get rid of the 2 ancistrus and they grow up to 6 inches each! so far thats 16-18 inches of fish! already above...
I have had the tank and fish for a month now! also i did ask the man at the pet shop what cycling was and what a mature tank meant!! he told me not to worry about it! obviously he doesn't know what...
i am currently talking on 1 of the forums about the tank situation! i am gettin rid of the 3 pearl gourami, all 9 tetras and common pleco!
so i'll have 10 platies, 2 betta and 2 ancistrus pleco! i...
01-14-2012, 02:27 PM
Right ok so i'll get rid of pearls and tetras and common pleco! but i do not want to get rid of my 10 platies or my 2 bettas and the hubby will not get rid of the 2 ancistrus plecos they are his...
01-14-2012, 01:28 PM
Oh! and i do have 2 massive plants in my tank one at each side of tank and they do float along top too and meet each other! so water surface is covered in plant.
01-14-2012, 01:25 PM
can i have 10 platy and 5-6 bettas? why can i not have the 2bristlenosed plecos? they grow to 15cm! i am going to b getting 150-200 litre tank in bout 2-3 months! would this amount of fish b ok?
01-14-2012, 11:47 AM
I've read online that you can't keep male and female together but the man at the pet shop and the people he gets his bettas from, all keep male and females together! with no problems at all! so wat...
oh! i thought that the pearl gourami were a schooling fish (like the tetras) and there would be no problems between them.
i've posted reply to thread '2male platy harassing 1female platy' about the...
01-14-2012, 11:18 AM
Thats great thanks everyone! btw my Siamese fighters don't attack any other fish not even the female betta! the male and female bettas are like the best of friends lol and i've seen them like...
01-14-2012, 12:41 AM
wat is best size tank for the fish i have? i wana keep all my fish! and i only have room for one tank! what should i do? please help.
I've got 3 pearl gourami in community tank, they were 2 inches when bought and schooled together nicely!
Now i've noticed a pecking order between them! The 1 at the top decides to pick on everyone...
01-13-2012, 11:57 PM
they are all babies atm guna get bigger tank when they all get bit bigger! when you look at tank with them all swimming around theres plenty of space! and plenty of hiding places too, it really is...
01-13-2012, 11:35 PM
I've heard that you cannot have male and female betta splendens together!
I got my red male veiltail Siamese from a private pet store! The man there and the people he gets his bettas from keep male...
01-13-2012, 10:42 PM
It's 54 litres i think thats 11gallons? am i right?
3 female mickey mouse platies
2 male red wagtail platies
1 female red wagtail platy
4 red wagtail platy fry ( if you look at...
01-13-2012, 10:20 PM
Yes! I always use dechlorinater! Never forget. so im confused as to why it died! the other fish are happy and healthy!
Thanks everyone for all your help!!
01-13-2012, 10:00 PM
Ok! I have 6 platy altogether! 3 red wagtails, 2male 1female. also 3 orange mickey mouse platy, all female.
I thought that the 2 red wagtail males would mate with the mickey mouse platy aswell as...
i have 5 black neon tetra and 4 glowlight tetra (used to be 5 glowlights but 1 died recently, got a thread started to see if any1 knows why it died)
the black neons hang together but sometimes...
01-13-2012, 09:08 PM
I had the glowlights for almost a month now! before it died it never had red gills or going to the top! it stayed at bottom with the rest of them, still schooling! just body was cloudy white and...
I didn't know my platy was pregnant, i had an idea, but i also thought she was just fat! well she had the babies but i don't know when! I only found 5 fry, 4 alive! i think when i was using the...
01-13-2012, 08:34 PM
I was told by the man at the pet store not to worry about doing tests when i asked him if he had any test kits :S the shop is just a very small family business.
should i go ask again, go to another...