Rémi
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How to test if fish tank will break and flood my house?
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This link here outline pretty well how to check for bad sign around an used tank and also outline how to prepare the tank for your use. I will resume briefly what to check but I leave the link so you ...

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How to upgrade fish to a much larger aquarium
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A couple of weeks later, I have decided to tell you how I did it. It's been over a month since the transfer. The other two answers were good, but they simply didn't work in my case. Since the larger ...

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Red algae in my tank
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Here's an update on my research and how it went in my tank. I searched many sources for the cause of those algae and how to kill them. It was suggested to me that red algae appear in high pH water, ...

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How can I feed a Betta fish and Neon Tetras that are living in the same tank?
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I actually have a very similar setup since a couple of weeks. I feed my beta small balls and feed the neon flakes (my betta doesn't seems to like the flakes so much...). I feed my betta first by ...

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How to move an axolotl and his tank without needing to re-cycle?
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It's the same as when moving with fish really. Make sure the filter media remain submerge in water. For a short journey (as 1h) no need to have air pump running. Make you animal comfortable. This ...

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What are some effective non-chemical methods for controlling the snail population in an aquarium?
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I know the question is old and the OP have probably resolved his issue. There are already several good answer here but I would like add one more. I was searching a solution for my community tank to ...

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Mollies with Bettas?
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Betta can be housed with various other fish but in your case, you're short on space. 20L (5 gal) is about what is recommended for only a betta. Various sources seem to place the min tank requirement ...

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How can I decipher how aggressive my Betta is?
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I posted an answer in the question you linked. I have for a second time a male betta with other fish in a tank. The first time it was in a 15 gallon tank on the overstock side of things (after about ...

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What can I do about the recurring cyanobacteria in my aquarium?
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Garry's answer did a really good job explaining from where cyanobacteria comes and how to prevent it. It does give a good answer on how to get rid of it but I personally don't really like to add ...

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Can an understock tank be under filtered?
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I actually made this experiment because I wanted to know and I was actually moving. From my research, if the filtration is enough for the stocking, it should be ok in the larger tank. Sure, don't try ...

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Gold Fish fry water
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There are sponges made to cover the intake of your filter expressly for that and to keep debris out of the pump. Just google sponge filter intake cover or something similar to see such product. On ...

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How to minimize algae in this case?
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Having a opaque background will help if the tank has his back at the window. If it is not the case it won't help with the algae. As long as your tank sit in direct sun light you will have excessive ...

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White Skirt Tetra
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The answer from Karl is surely a good one. But I think there might be another reason too. White skirt tetra are a school fish. The recommendation is to keep minimum 5 together. If you really bought "a ...

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How many Tilapia and Catfish can my ponds accomodate?
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Disclamer I'm really no expert when it come to tilapia and catfish. From a quick search, it seem stocking rules for tilapia are either 2-3 fish per square meter of surface or 1 kg of fish per 10 ...

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What is this parasite?
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John's answer is spot on. I'm pretty sure it was effectively a damselfly larvae. I want to add about how it possibly got in the tank and how I watched to tank the following weeks to ensure I catch ...

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Can I plant lucky bamboo in an aquarium with fish?
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There are several reports of people growing lucky bamboo completely underwater in a fish tank. I would personally not try it since it could die and foul the water, but if you let the leaves out of the ...

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My aquarium plants' leaves are dying
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From your pictures, it seem like you don't have a lighting system. If it's the case that's definitively the next thing you need to add here. Plant need light to do photosynthesis and to feed ...

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Cichlids fishes are dying in summer weather
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Having the temperature too hot will have many bad effect on your tank as you found out. Livestock, and plants will die, algae will grow crazy etc. One thing to keep in mind about high temperature ...

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Transferring my fish.
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No this won't cycle the new tank. The highest bacteria concentration is in the filter, substrate and decorations (plants, driftwood, etc.) Betta are quite hardy fish so I would not really worry about ...

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My danio fish is hiding
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Danio are school fish, they should be kept in group of 4-6 or more. The recommended minimum aquarium size seem to vary depending on the source but it's assumed to be some where between a 10g and a 20g....

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Killing aquarium parasites?
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What Ise said is partially true, moving decoration, plant and substrate from the first tank to the second will help with cycling, but most of the beneficial bacteria live in the filter. The best way ...

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