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  1. Diseases
    We have just put 10,000 fry in four 5,000 liter tanks. Our plan is to harvest fish as they grow to maintain a good biomass. O2 levels and water quality tests are good. The fish with white spots looks like a parasite problem to me. Only a few fish died from it. I can't figure out the...
  2. General Freshwater
    Please help identify this i need to know if it is harmful n how to get ride of it. thank you. black worm leach thing. i recently purchased 3 fish from walmart and they both died as well as 2 of my other fish, danios. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAija69hIx0&feature=youtu.be
  3. Beginner Freshwater
    I fed my fish some brine shrimp I hatched, and I wanted to get a closer look at the tiny little newly hatched brine shrimp that were on the bottom. I looked at them with a magnifying glass monocle, and found little tiny white worm/parasites abundant in my tank. After a bit of research, I believe...
  4. Goldfish, Koi, and Ponds
    I have 5 goldfish in a 55 gallon tank. One of the youngest fish has developed bumps all over it's body. They appear to be pushing the scales up. The are the same color as the fish. The don't seem to be bothering him but it worries me. I'm worried it may be a parasite but none of the other fish...
  5. Livebearers
    This is going to be a long post so please bare with me. A little over two months ago I bought some Platys. And something really bizarre happened to one of them after a couple of weeks. It was one of my female Platys. When I bought her, she looked and acted perfectly healthy. Then one morning, I...
  6. Diseases
    I have now lost a rainbow shark and a Krib, my other krib has been swelled up and breathing hard at bottom of tank for days now, it is just a matter of time. Could I have a parasite? They bloat up and can't swim well and they breathe hard. Everyone else seems fine. The water quality is fine. I...
  7. Diseases
    Tank Size: 10 gallon Water Parameters: Ph 7.2, Ammonia 0, nitrates between 0-20ppm, temperature 79, hard GH 150ppm, looks like 0 nitrite. Water Changes: 25% weekly (I also use an aqua clear 30 filter and have a good amount of aeration) Feeding: once or twice a day, but usually twice Fish...
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