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|Ph question... |
I have been doing alot of reading regard aquaria and the sort. I have been raising liverbearer for a while now and am studying to upgrade to a heavy p...
|Brown Algae |
I need help. About 4 weeks ago I started to get brown algae. It is now out of control. I tested my water and don't see any problems. I've looked f...
|Black algae wont go away... |
I have recently come back after time away at school to my beloved fishtank that has been viciously attacked by this creepy looking algae....and I cann...
|Milky water |
20-gallon tank, newly completely cycled. Returned fish with fin rot or some type of fungus to store. PetSmart recommended using Stress Coat+ on addin...
|horrible tapwater! |
I just moved and setup a tank. It sat for a week and then I got some fish planning a light stocking to do a light cycle. Tested the water shortly af...
|I think it's a water problem...? |
I have a 55 gallon tank. I bought it used cleaned it and cycled it. the water tested fine so I bought a few mollies. the ammonia level skyrocketed...
|Degassing (pardon me!) |
Sorry, couldn't help putting that in the topic line. Okay, I've read numerous times that it's best to de-gas your top off/water...
|New Tank |
A newbie fisher here. I have had a 10 gallon for ages, never tested the water, just been lucky I guess. I just set up a 37 gallon and tested the water...
|Oil Slick coating on top of water??? |
So I've noticed that my 72G cichlid tank very quickly after a water change starts to form a kind of 'oil slick' coating on the surface of the water....
|Hari Seldon||7||04-Feb-2015 12:45|
|Algae blooms |
I have a 40L tank housing 2 veiltail goldfish and a bristlenose, and a 20L housing 10 small, mixed livebearers. Parameters are fine in both tanks. Eve...
|Phosphate flow out of rocks |
Phosphate flow out of rocks Many people, when they use algae scrubbers for the first time, get worried when more (not less) algae starts to grow on...
|High nitrates in tapwater. |
Wow, it's been a while since I've been here. Had to take my 46 gallon tank down to paint the living room and I'm looking to set up a new 120 gallon ta...
|high ammonia |
Hi everyone Im new here, have fish issues. Tank has been up for 6 weeks, I think cycling should be done. I am using liquid testers, in date, ammonia...
|Another confused person here |
Here are the stats for my 60g tank which currently contains: 3 clown loaches One gold gourami 2 bristlenoses 5 black widow tetras 12 rummy nose t...
|What percentage of water should be changed? |
What percentage of water should be changed when cleaning tank and making regular water changes?...
|Ph and KH |
Hi guys, Not 100% sure where I stand with this. My tap water has a high Ph 8.8 and a low KH 2. (My tank is currently fishless cycling, 240 litre) I...
|I'm moving to well water |
My new home that I am go to in July has a well. This is the first time that I have been off city water. Is there something different that I should do...
|nitrite problems |
Hi everyone I recently set up a 100 litre fresh cold water tank, about a month ago. I added 3 small fancy tailed goldfish last weekend.This eve I u...
|Amonia and nitrite |
Hey everyone. i was woundering, i bought test kits to test my amonia and nitrite levels. is it uncomon for them not to be at zero? My nitrite is at...
|reverse osmosis |
Hi all Can anyone explaine the practical side of 'ro'. Does the ro water go from tap to an individual tank. Also if tank already set up do you gr...
has anyone used this as a filter media? Just wondering how well it work in comparison to traditional carbon. Also has anyone recharged it like it clai...
|Keeping the tank cool |
we have a 10 gallon freshwater tank in our room with about 3 fish in it right now. our house does not have AC and we are having a big problem keeping...
|water that smells like acid |
hi i have a 15L tank with 2 gourami, 1 catfish and 2 bottomfeeders. over the last week the water had a acidic smell to it. every 2 days it smells stro...
|cloudy water |
I've been using flourite as a substrate for quite a while now. In my tank that has been setup for a few years i don't have any problems with cloudines...
|Low Nitrates? |
My tank is planted not to heavily yet though. And I recently upgraded to a 75 gal from a 45 gal. In my 45 gal my nitrates always ran between 10-20 now...
|Ideal way to lower the pH |
Hello everyone. For my fish tanks, I use my tap water, which comes from a well but is pretty basic, around 8.0. The tap water does not go through a wa...
I have a 75 allon goldfish tank until a few days ago it was crystal clear, I have always taken great pride in a clear tank. I conducted my weekly wate...
|R/O Water |
Well its been along time since I had tanks and decided to jump back in to it. Did some test on my city water here and i have nearly .50ppm ammonia com...
|City water? |
I would like to get a small aquarium 10/14 gallons for my apartment. I live in the city and obviously have city water. I realize that city water eithe...
|master test kit |
Hello all. I just have a quick question about the Aquarium Pharmaceuticals master test kit. I have had the test kit for many years and while I may no...
|pH spike |
My pH spikes again and I can not figure out why. My ammonia, nitrite, and nitrate levels are all 0 and I can not keep the pH low. My tap water pH is 7...
I need help. I'm setting up a discus tank and my water won't fully cycle. It's been cycling for 2 and a half months and the ammonia is up but the nitr...
|Osmotic shock. |
Does anybody remember an article or link to Osmotic shock? I can't remember where it's at. Thanks....
|Neutral Regulator? |
My ph is high so I bought some neutral regulator to get my ph to 7. Well the tank is 45 gallons and I put 2 teaspoons in and it turned my water cloudy...
|3 weeks to age water? |
Question... Ageing water over long periods of time, 2-3, 4 weeks, will it change the PH of that water?.. this is water that is sitting in just a pail/...
|Nitrate level high |
I'm new here so take it easy on me folks. I have read alot of articles about high Nitrate levels in tanks...but feel I need information specific to my...
|I finally got a good test kit, what next? |
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I got one of those master freshwater test kits and tested my water results are as follows: PH: 6-6.4 Nitrite: 0 Ammonia: crazy high 7 Nitrate: 10 I...
|White film |
Hey guys, I've got a 55gal tank with a canister filter and I did a water change last night, And now my WHOLE tank has passed away. I did notic...
|Reducing Ammonia |
Im concerned that my ammonia seems to have risen to around 0.25. I've been thinking about doing regular water changes to help combat this, anything el...
|Reading General Hardness |
I have one of those GH test kits from Aquarium Pharmaceuticals (API), and according to their instructions, draw a sample of 5ml water into testtube, a...
|Cloudy water with sulphuric smell |
Heya. I have a 23 gallon guppy tank (with like 6 guppies in it) that I've had for years and suddenly it smells very bad (like rotten eggs) and is ve...
|Water changes |
I have a 45 gallon tank and I'm not good with percentages. If I take out 3 gallons of water and add back the 3 gallons of water is that enough of a wa...
|Water test results |
If this could be relocated to freshwater quality forum that would be super ^^ Had two tabs opened and just my luck I posted in the wrong one Just...
|Really confused!!! |
Ok I am really confused here. I have had a semi-planted 29 gallon tank running for 2 months with a few cories and some danios. The water quality has...
|Green Algae Problems |
Hi I've been having green algae problems now for nearly 4 years. It gets on everything and comes off in small sheets or strips. I have a 42G TALL tan...
|Tea colored water |
If I don't change the water in my 75 weekly, it significantly turns the classic tea color. I have 20-30 lbs of mopani wood in the tank and I always as...
|How much water change is too much |
I went away for three weeks and the kid I had take care of my tanks put too much food in the tanks. I did a 50% water change and I would like do more...
|What should the cycled tank have for Nitrates? |
my tank has a reading of no ammonia, no nitrite and 20 nitrate.thats normal and means that it is cycled correct?...
|Cichlid Kid||16||03-Jan-2009 19:10|
|Nitrates Have Gone |
i run an established 40gal community tank, i test my water approx once a month on the last test my nitrates are nil the always used to run at 12/15pp...
|Aquarium water for Discus |
it's a fact that discus need acidic water of ph 6 to 7 and soft water quality. most use Reverse osmosis to do this. some use morena extract and ph mi...
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