Frequently asked questions

Freshwater Fish Diseases

Goldfish got stuck, caudal fin is torn

Hello, the baktopur bath was correct and sufficient. Even large fin injuries heal almost completely if the fin root has not been damaged. Injuries of the fin base, however, may...

Freshwater Care

Green algae in an East Africa aquarium / Which fluorescent tubes?

Hello, usually, elevated nitrate levels are responsible in case of green algae, which is rather common in aquariums with East African fish due to the mostly low number of plants. In...

Freshwater Care

Green algae only in the stronger lighted part of the aquarium

Hello, this indicates that the light intensity in the front part is considerably higher (this is not necessarily obvious to the eye!). In such cases it is worth a try to reduce the...

Freshwater Care

Hornwort floating at the surface?

Hello, Concerning "name":Ceratophyllum demersum (very common) and Ceratophyllum submersum (rather uncommon) are known in the aquarium hobby. Concerning "roots":yes it will - growing...

Freshwater Care

How are fertilizer tablets optimally applied?

Hello, To 1.:it is not necessary to dig them in. It is sufficient to place the tablets near the roots or slightly push them into the gravel.They usually quickly stop doing so once...

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How can I attach a background poster?

Hello, the easiest method is to attach the poster with some double sided adhesive tape in the corners. You can also cover it with a thin layer of clean, chemically inert silicone...

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