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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 06-25-2017, 12:17 PM
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Posted By 5x5
Id this fish

Can you Identify that s schooling fish? Photo attached.
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 07-27-2016, 01:07 AM
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Views: 508
Posted By 5x5
78 - 80 degrees is perfect. There are many...

78 - 80 degrees is perfect. There are many reasons not to manipulate the pH. While slightly acidic would be the ideal natural environment, the fish are adaptable and will do better with a stable pH...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 07-27-2016, 01:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By 5x5
If it's only been about 2 weeks, I think the...

If it's only been about 2 weeks, I think the source of the problem is that you haven't given nature enough time to take its course. I've cycled 3 tanks from scratch (always fish in) and it usually...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 07-27-2016, 12:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 600
Posted By 5x5
Is the question whether or not the rivulatus was...

Is the question whether or not the rivulatus was a better choice than the blue acara? In most cases I think you made the right choice.

Most of the fish in your tank are generally mild in their...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 01-06-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By 5x5
It's hard to ID the exact species from the...

It's hard to ID the exact species from the picture. It looks like a lugubris group pike and you're probably looking at 12 - 18 inches full size at maturity. The pike in the photo looks fairly young...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 08-25-2013, 08:23 AM
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Views: 2,040
Posted By 5x5
Freeze dried food is typically a much lower...

Freeze dried food is typically a much lower nutritional value than a quality pellet. They are also harder on the intestines. For example, blood worms have an exoskeleton that needs to be digested. ...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 08-25-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,403
Posted By 5x5
I understand the green terror a little...

I understand the green terror a little differently. Here is my take.

The true green terror is the Andinoacara stalsbergi. These guys are pretty rare and most are WC or F1's available from...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 08-25-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,285
Posted By 5x5
Agreed. This doesn't sound like anything...

Agreed. This doesn't sound like anything serious. Scales go flying every time I introduce a new fish and they all look normal again in a few days. I've seen some large gouges on my Oscar when he...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 08-19-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,823
Posted By 5x5
Fair is fair. They definitely have personality!

Fair is fair. They definitely have personality!
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 08-19-2013, 03:16 PM
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Posted By 5x5
I own a big fat crybaby oscar and can't argue...

I own a big fat crybaby oscar and can't argue that at all. I've been told they are more interactive when they are kept alone. They are semi-interactive when food is involved.

Cons? Really? ...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 08-16-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,953
Posted By 5x5
It will just take longer for the salt to dissolve...

It will just take longer for the salt to dissolve naturally and affect the chemistry of the water as desired. Stirring is a catalyst.

If you have excellent flow in the tank, it would help,...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 08-16-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,953
Posted By 5x5
Yes, it's safe, but not all at once. Dose it...

Yes, it's safe, but not all at once. Dose it over 12 - 24 hours for a more gradual introduction.
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 08-16-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By 5x5
No - that was directed at the poster saying it...

No - that was directed at the poster saying it wasn't large enough.
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 08-16-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By 5x5
What size tank are you suggesting for a rainbow...

What size tank are you suggesting for a rainbow shark? I've never seen one over 6".
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 08-16-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,953
Posted By 5x5
I don't see that being effective at all here. ...

I don't see that being effective at all here. Salt baths are primarily designed to remove exterior parasites and serve a purpose in some case. Columnaris can survive for weeks in the water column...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 08-16-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,953
Posted By 5x5
Water changes are part of the treatment and will...

Water changes are part of the treatment and will be explained in the Fungus Guard instructions.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 08-16-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,953
Posted By 5x5
Add 1 tablespoon per 5 gallons slowly over 24...

Add 1 tablespoon per 5 gallons slowly over 24 hours. When you do water changes, redose for the water you removed.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 08-16-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,953
Posted By 5x5
Lowering the water temp is good. It shouldn't be...

Lowering the water temp is good. It shouldn't be too hard to get aquarium or kosher salt, that should be your next step. You need salt and the medication asap.

Melafix is completely useless for...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 08-16-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,953
Posted By 5x5
It will continue to get worse until you treat it....

It will continue to get worse until you treat it. I gave you the best treatment advice I have. Have you taken any steps yet?

I wouldn't be concerned about the poop right now or the eggs.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 08-16-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,953
Posted By 5x5
Here is what I did for my father's tank about a...

Here is what I did for my father's tank about a year ago when he introduced columnaris from a LFS purchase.

1. I lowered the temperature to about 72-73 degrees to slow down the bacterial...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 08-16-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,523
Posted By 5x5
Yep. There are a few fish called chocolates, but...

Yep. There are a few fish called chocolates, but this is the primary one.
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 08-15-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By 5x5
I have a wild caught flowerhorn that looks just...

I have a wild caught flowerhorn that looks just like that!
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 08-15-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,523
Posted By 5x5
Ok, I thought some one would have got it right...

Ok, I thought some one would have got it right away. Guess that nuchal disaster was throwin everybody off.

It's a run of the mill (albeit ugly) male Hypselecara temporalis. This one was...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 08-15-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,523
Posted By 5x5
Is that a trick question? Cichlidae is the...

Is that a trick question? Cichlidae is the family.

I think you are looking for the genus and I'm afraid that would be a rather large giveaway.
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 08-15-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,523
Posted By 5x5
trimaculatus? Getting warmer, but still the...

trimaculatus? Getting warmer, but still the wrong continent.
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