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I have raised zebras and , mostly, giant danios ; that is too large for eggs . My guess would be disease "dropsy". What I would do is wait for them to die and make sure no other fish also have the problem. Dropsy does not seem to be very contagious.


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Good observation first, if your betta has good shape and activity and you water parameters are ok I would start by doing some fasting as it could be very probable that is only food excess. Actually this is a good practice to skip a meal at least once of twice a month. If that doesn't help we should identify what infection/treatment it could be but sadly ...


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betas aren't meant to be in the same tank together like male and male will fight but females together don't I did research and found out they can be together the chances of one of them dieing is slim it is possible when you were not paying attention the male could of attacked the female and the female could of got (revenge) or nibbled him back but that is my ...


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Assuming that we have pure, distilled water at 25 °C: its KH is 0 because it has nothing dissolved in it; its initial pH is 7 (which is neutral pH at at 25 °C). Having said that, we must consider that - unless the water is stored in a sealed and airtight container, which aquarium certainly isn't - it dissolves some amount of the air constituents. We could ...


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Limescale is made of insoluble carbonates of calcium and magnesium; in other words, they are salts of carbonic acid. Salts undergo displacement reactions: for instance, weaker acids tend to be displaced from their salts by stronger acids. In case of limescale it means that it is decomposed by acids stronger than carbonic acid (acetic acid, the main ...


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Koi maximum about 4 ft , some have been documented to be about 100 years old ( in Japan).But I have seen some older koi limited to about 2 ft ; so genetics must be a factor . Koi and goldfish are closely related. In my small pond ( roughly 800 gallons ) the biggest koi has been about 32". Their size is greatly limited by the size of the water body . So ...


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I know you fish is an indoor fish, but all fish have similar needs. Our outdoor Koi have many of the same needs. I agree with Omar and Lila. Our pond was built incorrectly and we had to get extra and better equipment to filter the water and add new water from waterfalls as the fish grew from 9" to 20". Test the water weekly and assure that your ...


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I would say just stopping to feed anything else other than bloodworm should work after some time - hunger is the best spice; if there isn't any other food, then ultimately your fish will naturally get convinced to eat what is available. Fish need surprisingly little food to survive, but will happily eat any available excess that they could physically consume ...


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To my eyes she is pregnant, if she is showing shy behavior, this can often mean that she is pregnant. If you wish all the fry to survive, you may want to separate the fish to another aqarium. Once the fries are born, keep the mother separated as there are occasions that the mother eats them and catfish and assassin snails may eat them. Shrimp like Amano and ...


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I think this images makes it very clear on how to determine better what gender your fish is: Looking at your pictures I can see the first one as a male and the other two dalmatians as female. If you are looking for them to breed they are usually pretty easy but needs like all fishes in tank, good conditions and some hidden places depending on where you tank ...


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First thing you should do is isolate your fish on a medic tank just in case it does have an infectious disease it could transmit, but also for you to be able to give them some treatment without affecting the rest of the population in your tank. Secondly, observe very well. Take pictures and look for anything different than usual. White dots like sugar, ...


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Your fish was dead for sure. It often happens that their swimming bladder starts failing because of some illness and then they can start floating on the side or directly stay on the bottom until they die. Also if you were able to grab it to flush it make it much more clear tough.


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Your fish was most likely to be dead. I recently had a albino hoplo catfish who I loved so much but when a member of my family was changing the water, he died of shock. He was paler than usual and his gills weren’t moving and he wouldn’t shift when I poked at him. The fact that you flushed him down the toilet means that you must’ve taken him out of there and ...


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Goldfish are very hungry creatures. They will happily eat your low grade red cherry shrimp. When I was younger, and had no experience of keeping goldfish, my family put 10 beautiful Amano shrimp into a goldfish tank not knowing that goldfish would chow down on shrimp. The next day most of them were eaten. Shrimp are edible for goldfish, as evidenced by the ...


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