Frequently asked questions

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...


Can I keep a tortoise in a discarded aquarium?

Hello, no, discarded aquariums are not suitable for this purpose alone for their size, which is almost always too small. Tortoises require rather much space, you should at least...

Freshwater Care

Can I use flintstone in an aquarium?

Hello, flintstone mainly consists of silicium dioxide and does not contain lime. Removing lime with an acid is therefore not necessary, rinsing and removing attached dirt is...

Freshwater Technical equipment

Can you use magnets for attaching things in an aquarium?

Hello, this is only possible if the magnet itself is entirely enclosed in a waterproof shell (plastic), otherwise there will be considerable corrosion (rusting magnet) and possibly...

Freshwater Diseases

Can I use sera mycopur and sera baktopur direct together?

Hello, yes, this is possible. Both are applied in the corresponding "normal" dosages. Best regards sera GmbHDr. Bodo Schnell

Freshwater Technical equipment

Is it possible to crush sera siporax?

Hello, it is actually possible to crush sera siporax in smaller pieces, but it is not really necessary (any more) since there is sera siporax mini Professional in pellet shape...

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