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I have read in many places that chocolate cichlids are quite peaceful. I introduced a chocolate and an electric blue dempsy (both juveniles) in an aquarium that houses an Oscar. I originally had the...
11-21-2013, 12:49 AM
I figured prime probably wouldn't cut it...
Thanks Cliff. I will do that right now. I never imagined that ammonia could get so high within the matter of a day or two. Definitely a new lesson...
11-21-2013, 12:24 AM
I think I found my problem...
The QT tank is not established, I can use part of my filter pad to seed it with bacteria. I used the API master kit to check my ammonia levels. They are @ 2 ppm,...
11-21-2013, 12:07 AM
The fish is in a QT aquarium. I made the mistake of not changing out enough water in my main aquarium during my weekly water changes. I read that it was bad to do such, but was advised on here...
11-20-2013, 11:42 PM
I think I might have figured out why this fish developed secondary problems. Besides it's eye becoming cloudy, I noticed it's dorsal fin was reddening, as if it were burnt by ammonia. I think the...
11-17-2013, 01:40 AM
Picture of the Angel's eye.
11-17-2013, 12:51 AM
Thank you all for your help!
I got my water parameters under control now. Yesterday, I finally moved my Angel back to the main aquarium because it would not eat in the QT. It's fin is no longer...
11-06-2013, 12:23 AM
I remove 10 gallons per week vacuuming the gravel to remove the build up. It is a 55 gallon aquarium. I've read that doing large water changes was bad for the biofilter, so I've always been reluctant...
I have had success with clove oil. If the time comes that I need to do such again, I would use this method.
11-06-2013, 12:02 AM
I moved the Angel to a quarantine tank & have been treating it with quick cure. The fin rot is almost entirely healed.
The water parameter's for the main aquarium I keep it in is:
10-23-2013, 04:26 AM
I use a live ammonia tracker, according to it the ammonia levels are fine (but I'm sure it's probably not as precise as my API testing kit). I have had some problems with Nitrates in the past,...
10-23-2013, 04:04 AM
I noticed tonight while feeding my fish that my angel has this nasty swelling at the base of it's fin. It looks lumpy, with red and white patches; The fin looks intact, but it looks like the area...