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I came home last night to find the fish in my 10 gallon behaving very strangely, and also noticed a few were missing and presumed dead. When I pulled the tank out to see what was going on, it was...
06-03-2013, 10:20 PM
Ok - I made a few adjustments to the tank. One fish died and I returned the platy and swordtail.
My current stock is: 4 harlequins, 2 corys. Been this way for about 2 weeks now and water...
05-20-2013, 03:43 PM
Thanks for the replies. I use the master liquid test kit. I don't remember the exact numbers (I'm at work now) but ammonia and nitrites were 0 and I had a small reading of nitrates. I believe pH was...
05-20-2013, 03:47 AM
Hi all - have a newly (re)cycled 10 gallon tank that I finished stocking today. Due to bad advice from uncaring or unknowledgable pet shop employees, I think my tank may be over stocked - but I'm...
04-18-2013, 05:10 PM
My pH is 7.2. Still very high ammonia levels and 0 nitrates/nitrites. I'm using the liquid test kit. The new filter has been running for several weeks now. Is something else wrong? I moved the bio...
04-11-2013, 10:35 PM
Hi everyone - just wanted to give a quick update. I installed the filter I mentioned previously (AC20) 2 weeks ago. I moved the bio mesh piece from the old filter and temporarily put it into the new...
03-20-2013, 09:17 PM
Good info here. After these posts and doing a bit more reading, I just ordered a new filter and also a bottle of Prime. (was using some other product before)
This is the filter and Prime I...
03-20-2013, 03:40 AM
One addition to my last post - this filter seems to have very good reviews. Not sure if it would fit my tank, but if I were to purchase something like this would it be a better choice for my 10...
03-20-2013, 03:19 AM
I really appreciate the help and advice from all you guys. It's good to know there's a community like this to turn to. It feels so helpless watching all the fish die and not even being sure of the...
03-19-2013, 06:03 PM
Got it. Will definitely research the other filter options as well. I understand the cycle, but figured that since all 9 fish were living happily for for 2 months or so that everything was in balance...
03-19-2013, 05:31 PM
Thanks for the replies. When I do the water change I do see the ammonia level drop. But the next night its right back up again. Another fish died this morning. Now down to 3 fish. I don't understand...
03-19-2013, 04:07 PM
Hi - first time poster here and new to the hobby. Here's my situation:
Have a 10 gallon tank - this one to be exact: http://www.tetra-fish.com/sites/tetr...l.aspx?id=4261
Set it up 4 months ago...
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