Frequently asked questions

Freshwater Fish

Dwarf Gouramis are courting

Hello, Concerning "ready to spawn":it is unlikely that the female is not ready to spawn. On the one hand, it would not accept mating, on the other hand the male would not be...

Freshwater Care

Eggs or sporangia on Java fern?

Hello, according to the description, I can certainly exclude that these are angelfish eggs - if only because angelfish care for their fry and would guard them.I also think eggs of...

Freshwater Fish

Female Butterfly Cichlid attacks newly added male

Hello, it is entirely normal among cichlids that newly added fish are not immediately accepted - a male and a female are not a pair yet. The fish often find together after a certain...

Freshwater Diseases

Female Pearl Gourami is strongly bloated on one side

Hello, possible causes include a swim bladder injury, an ileus or a tumor, possibly also a cyst. Sudden occurrence (i.e. not a continuing development of the symptoms)  would make a...

Freshwater Technical equipment

Filter performance goes down very quickly, water becomes cloudy

Hello, at least the biologically active main filter media should be cleansed as rarely as possible. The minimum time before the biologically active filter compartment needs to be...

Freshwater

First fish stock for a 60 centimeter (23.6 in.) aquarium

Hello, To 1.:6 guppies are alright, however you should in time make sure there are takers for the numerous offspring. To 2.: this (of course) depends on the species. The common (Neo...

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