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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion Today, 02:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 90
Posted By Coursair
Read up on Ick threads on the forum. Heat, lots...

Read up on Ick threads on the forum. Heat, lots of water changes, and 1/2 strength meds. Some use Salt, but be careful of too much.

Ick is ONLY affected by the medicine during the free swimming...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion Today, 12:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 90
Posted By Coursair
That's a lot of fish in a 10g. You may need to do...

That's a lot of fish in a 10g. You may need to do water changes more often.

That Cory looks like he has Ick ! He may have been weaker already so that's why it attacked him first, but now your...
Forum: Aquaria Off-Topic Today, 12:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 42
Posted By Coursair
Teddy Tanks the new Betta torture chamber

Came across this horrid "toy" tonight.

1g plastic bowl inside a stuffed animal !

https://www.teddytank.com/#sku12


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Forum: Cichlid Discussion 08-28-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 171
Posted By Coursair
How long are you running lights ? Try reducing...

How long are you running lights ? Try reducing light to 6 hours and keep water clean and don't over feed.


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Forum: Cichlid Discussion 08-26-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 246
Posted By Coursair
The pretty blue ones at Petsmart are young...

The pretty blue ones at Petsmart are young African Cichlids. They get decent size and need room as they are quite aggressive.


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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Coldwater, Native Fish & Ponds 08-26-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 373
Posted By Coursair
May be an Upside Down Cat or a relative ...

May be an Upside Down Cat or a relative
http://www.planetcatfish.com/common/species.php?species_id=334

Rest of the Synodontis
http://www.planetcatfish.com/common/genus.php?genus_id=29

...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 08-26-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 155
Posted By Coursair
What to feed Scarlet Badis

Mine did eat flake and micro pellets, both crushed up. They also ate frozen and live baby brine

The issue is, they like to stalk their food and stop and look for movement.


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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-23-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 118
Posted By Coursair
Looks a little like a Celebes Rainbow ? ...

Looks a little like a Celebes Rainbow ?


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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Breeding 08-22-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 133
Posted By Coursair
Nope. Smoke signals from my iPhone using...

Nope.


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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Breeding 08-22-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 133
Posted By Coursair
I've had 1 female. My other "female" was a sub...

I've had 1 female. My other "female" was a sub adult male. They are very hard to find.


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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Breeding 08-22-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 408
Posted By Coursair
Well Cories eat a meat based diet in the wild....

Well Cories eat a meat based diet in the wild. They do eat other things as well, but pro breeders use live or frozen worms/brine shrimp.

Many Cories have starved when owners tried feeding Algae...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 08-22-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 555
Posted By Coursair
My Rasboras and Cories both go into spawning...

My Rasboras and Cories both go into spawning behavior after water changes :)


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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-21-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 199
Posted By Coursair
I would post pics on Planet Catfish to get better...

I would post pics on Planet Catfish to get better IDs if no one here can get more exact. Common names are terrible. You need Latin names to be exact.

And when possible get your Cories in groups...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-21-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 199
Posted By Coursair
Planet Catfish. You're first Cory could be...

Planet Catfish.

You're first Cory could be a lot of things. That is a common pattern.

Here are the Corydoras
http://www.planetcatfish.com/common/quick_find.php


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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Breeding 08-21-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 413
Posted By Coursair
Also if you want to breed them try feeding better...

Also if you want to breed them try feeding better food. Live or frozen worms and brine shrimp.
...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Breeding 08-21-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 408
Posted By Coursair
Another good site esp about fry/breeding issues...

Another good site esp about fry/breeding issues is
Planet Catfish
http://www.planetcatfish.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=6

Do you have gravel or bare bottom ?
Bare bottom can grow a film that can...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 08-21-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 555
Posted By Coursair
5g is better than 2g but I recommended 10g and...

5g is better than 2g but I recommended 10g and still say aim for that.

Plants do help , but they can only do so much.

Test your water


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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 08-14-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 555
Posted By Coursair
2g is not enough I agree. Test your water. Do...

2g is not enough I agree. Test your water. Do larger water changes.

AND when you say you "Clean your filter" every month ???
STOP that. Just rinse your dirty sponge or cartridge in used...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 08-14-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 555
Posted By Coursair
This works for a few people, most people would...

This works for a few people, most people would just kill their fish taking your advice. I know it's well meant, but it's not the current best way to a majority of us.

I do weekly partial water...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 07-30-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 477
Posted By Coursair
Water change and if you have Prime use extra....

Water change and if you have Prime use extra. Keep Ammonia as close to zero as possible and nitrates less than 20.

The fish is being poisoned by the bad water.

If you need to medicate you can...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 07-30-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 477
Posted By Coursair
In spite of using Aqadvisor I do Not recommend...

In spite of using Aqadvisor I do Not recommend Mollies in a 10g. These can hit 2-3" per fish and they have a big bioload. There isn't enough room for the females to get away from the male so they...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 07-30-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By Coursair
Male Gouramis can get highly territorial as they...

Male Gouramis can get highly territorial as they mature. They are not social.

I usually say one to a tank unless it's a big tank.

Try to give them tall or floating plants to break up sight...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 07-30-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,237
Posted By Coursair
Ok, the OP has been learning her fish names that...

Ok, the OP has been learning her fish names that her store gave her bad info on.

Steep learning curve, but she's trying to do what's right for the fish. Her store really sold her a bunch of...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 07-29-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By Coursair
Add more Otos. Mine loved Rapashy Gel Diets or I...

Add more Otos. Mine loved Rapashy Gel Diets or I grow algae on smooth stones in my windowsill in a bowl of shallow water.

More Cardinals !

Cories are great. Try habrosus if you want little...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 07-29-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 310
Posted By Coursair
Removing unwanted fish in a heavily planted tank...

Two nets sometimes works. Or try a clear jar or container and herd them into that. I used to catch fish with just a specimen cup at work. I don't like to net them if I don't have to.

Keep calm...
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