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Freshwater Fish

How do I carry out a proper quarantine?

Hello, about 4 weeks are recommended unless this period does not prolong due to possible disease outbreaks and the subsequent treatment. The fish are normally fed during this time.Th...

Freshwater Fish

How large do Clown Loaches grow?

Hello, clown loaches grow to considerably (!) more than 16 cm also in an aquarium, provided they are kept in an appropriate tank. The small clown loaches sold are juveniles (not to...

Freshwater Fish

How large do Coolie Loaches and Dwarf Loaches grow, and how many should I keep?

Hello, Coolie Loaches usually grow to about 10 - 12 cm, single specimens occasionally grow slightly longer.If "Dwarf Loaches" refers to Yasuhikotakia (formerly Botia) sidthimunki:...

Freshwater Fish

How old do Guppies get?

Hello, you can usually estimate 2 - 3 years. Best regards sera GmbHDr. Bodo Schnell

Freshwater Care Fish

Is it possible that no elevated nitrite levels can be detected a few days after a nitrite intoxication?

Hello, yes, this is indeed possible. Dangerously high nitrite levels become lower again after a couple of days unless there are no chemicals in the water that inhibit bacteria. The...

Freshwater Fish

Is it possible to keep only female Platies in order to avoid reproduction?

Hello, this is indeed the case, you can expect a litter from each female every 4 - 6 weeks. Basically you can only hold females, but it is usually not successful considering...

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