Aquarium Forum
 


Menu
  · Tropical Fish Home
· Fish News
· Aquarium Forum
· Calculators
· Equipment reviews
· Free Aquarium Ebook
· Feedback
· Link to us
· Photo gallery
· Plant species
· Tropica Plant DB
Tropical fish species
· By Common name
· By Scientific name
Tropical Marine fish
· By Common name
· By Scientific name

_________________
 
      
        Via paypal



Articles
  · African Cichlids
· Algae Control
· Aquarium Decoration
· Aquarium Resources
· Aquatic Plants
· Barb Fish
· Betta Fish
· Breeding Fish
· Catfish
· Central American Cichlids
· Cichlids
· Clownfish
· Corals
· Corydoras Catfish
· Discus Fish
· Dwarf Cichlids
· Fish Diseases
· Frogs and Turtles
· Goby Fish
· Goldfish
· Gourami
· Invertebrates
· Jellyfish
· Killiefish
· Lake Victoria Cichlids
· Livebearers
· Malawi Cichlids
· Marine Aquariums
· Marine Aquarium Fish
· Other Fish
· Pleco
· Predatory Fish
· Photography
· Pond Fish
· Responsible Fish Keeping
· Rainbow Fish
· Shark Fish
· South American Cichlids
· Tanganyika Cichlids
· Tetra Fish
· Tropical Fish Food
Results 1 to 6 of 6

Hybrid View

  1. #1

    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Brisbane, Australia
    Posts
    580

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    Suprised You Dont Have A Gift Yet!! - MeganL3985   haha chelsea 2-man utd 1 - duce   man united buddy yay - angelcakes   They don't have a Shamrock so here's the next best thing. - Brookfish   Well done on the Angel spawn - Wetpets   

    Default Bristlenose diseases


    0 Not allowed!
    I have a bristlenose who seems to have 'shrunk' since I got a sailfin pleco. This BN is no longer looking very healthy, he/ she is only about 3 years old.

    The BN seems to have a kink in its body. I have searched on the net and cannot find anything like this. Does anyone have any idea what I can do to help it? I don't want to take it out and kill it.

    I am in the processing of fixing the water parameters as they were a little out.

    Thanks
    Ghostknife

    250 Ltr (66Gallon US)
    BGK, Sailfin Pleco, Bala Shark, 3 random cichlids (cannot remember their name, they are not typical though), 4 YoYo Loach's, 1 Bristlenose, 11 Rumy nose tetra, 2 Black Widow Tetra,



  2. #2

    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    East Lansing, Michigan, USA
    Posts
    1,614

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    Thanks for the comfort. :) - Mrs.JayMay23   time for new stock? - Lady Hobbs   fishie, fishie in the sea - Lady Hobbs   more fish - Lady Hobbs   smarty-pants! - Brhino   

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    Clean water is one first priority.
    Enough food for the plecos to eat - at night - is the most important issue usually. It's my contention that more plecos starve to death, than any other reason.

    If you feed zucchini it will be almost impossible to underfeed. You can look at it to see the amount eaten. I peel mine, and stick a fork in it to keep it on the bottom. There are lots of other veggies plecos will eat, but none will turn down zucchini.

  3. #3

    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    East Lansing, Michigan, USA
    Posts
    1,614

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    Thanks for the comfort. :) - Mrs.JayMay23   time for new stock? - Lady Hobbs   fishie, fishie in the sea - Lady Hobbs   more fish - Lady Hobbs   smarty-pants! - Brhino   

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    I got asked why I peel zucchini.
    I peel it because I can't grow it myself for three seasons. It's easier to peel it than deal with surface contaminants. Also, my plecos have never eaten the peel. Others have differing experiences.
    An acquaintance feeds his plecos previously frozen sweet potato. (yams) Mine won't touch it.

    Your experience and mileage may vary. That's one of the joys of fish keeping. Or pain if you're trying to replicate someones success.

  4. #4

    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Brisbane, Australia
    Posts
    580

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    Suprised You Dont Have A Gift Yet!! - MeganL3985   haha chelsea 2-man utd 1 - duce   man united buddy yay - angelcakes   They don't have a Shamrock so here's the next best thing. - Brookfish   Well done on the Angel spawn - Wetpets   

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    Thanks for that. He/ she died anyway.
    Such a shame! I had a look at my Sailfin pleco though. He is a beast right now! I might try a few things with him. I don't want to feed it just algae wafers.
    Ghostknife

    250 Ltr (66Gallon US)
    BGK, Sailfin Pleco, Bala Shark, 3 random cichlids (cannot remember their name, they are not typical though), 4 YoYo Loach's, 1 Bristlenose, 11 Rumy nose tetra, 2 Black Widow Tetra,



  5. #5

    Default Bn catfish question


    0 Not allowed!
    My bristle nose cat has a bare area on the top of his head......I've only had him for 2 days! I've not seen this on my others. Is this an injury, or disease? ( he is a gold and brown marbled color.

  6. #6

    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    western new york
    Posts
    3,780

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    Merry Christmas! - ~firefly~   Merry Christmas - Cliff   Merry xmas! - ScottishFish   Merry Christmas - mommy1   Holiday Ham comes ones a year... to bring you a pig size share of holiday cheer! - Trillianne   

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    krislewis3, please make your own thread to ask your question.

    Liters to Gallons conversion calculator

    "Keeping fish for any period of time doesn't make you experienced if you're doing it wrong. What does, is acknowledging those mistakes and learning from them." ~Aeonflame
    "
    your argument is invalid." ~Mommy1


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •