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Freshwater Fish

New gourami attacks older ones

Hello, this raises the suspicion that it possibly is not a female but a juvenile male! In case of open injuries, a mild anti-bacterial treatment (liquid sera baktopur) makes sense...

Freshwater Fish

Newly added Cardinal Tetras are pale

Hello, Concerning"pale Cardinals/blackwater aquarium":this is indeed possible, and it can also simply be due to fright when transferring them. This should then become better in two...

Freshwater Fish

Piranhas in an aquarium

Hello, I will split the answer into a number of different topics! Setup:a very large aquarium [at least 1,000 liters (220 nUS gal.) for 5 fish, preferably more) with sand bottom...

Freshwater Fish

Platies: How can I detect pregnancy, how often do the fish give birth?

Hello, the unborn fry are visible as a gravid spot (a dark spot diagonally above the anal fin). Just before birth, even the eyes of the fry can be seen through the skin of their...

Freshwater Fish

Problematic fish stock / Can fry stay with their parents?

Hello, Concerning "young Burundis":I surmise in the following that they are Neolamprologus brichardi from Lake Tanganyika, which were/are sometimes sold as "Princess of Burundi"! Co...

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Questions about stocking a new 200 liter (44 US gal.) aquarium

Hello, there are no objections against the species, however 8 Platies and Guppies each are rather a lot, and the livebearers will also multiply quickly within a short time. 2/3 are...

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