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  1. Hi. With the water change what would you recommend - 50%? The ingredients of the current treatment are, per 100ml: Formaldehyde 5,000mg, Malachite Green Oxalate 47mg Thanks again, Alan
  2. Thanks for replying. The tank is a 30 litre Biorb. It's a simple set up as we just wanted to keep fish without the need for a heater so they are all temperate fish (just in case we decided in the future to get into the tropical set up). Is there any way of treating them without having to purchase a heater and upping the temperature?
  3. Apologies. Here's the rest of the answers: Salt: No (was planning on introducing that today as I heard it can help?) Water temperature: 18 Celcius (these are not tropical fish) Last water change: 6 days ago Fish in tank and size: 4 fish approximately 3-4cm Feed: Flakes once a day Behaviour: No unusual behaviour. Thanks again.
  4. We've just got, what I think, is a white spot problem with our fish. We have 4 fish in total; 2 zebra and 2 others (can't for the life of me remember what they're called at present - one is in the picture below). We had the 2 zebras in the tank for around 4 weeks and then introduced the 2 others. Around a week later they started to get white spots on their bodies and fins. They all seem lively enough at the moment but I obviously want to treat this now. On Thursday I added 3ml of Love Fish Anti White Spot and Parasite treatment as per the instructions on the bottle. Then 4 days later (Monday) I added a further 3ml of treatment. From what I can see though this doesn't seem to be having any effect on the fish and they still seem to be covered in white spots; some worse than others. Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated. Amonia, Nitrate (toxic) levels: 0 Nitrate level: 40-160ppm PH: Neutral Tank: Biorb 30 (30 litres) 10% water change every 7 days
  5. Hi. I've a poorly goldfish! I've filled in the details below to the best of my ability and also included a photo Test Results for the Following: * Ammonia Level - Unknown * Nitrite Level - Unknown * Nitrate level - Unknown * Ph Level, Tank (If possible, KH, GH and chloramines) - Unknown * Ph Level, Tap (If possible, KH, GH and chloramines) - Unknown Other Required Info: * Brand of test-kit used and whether strips or drops? - Not used * Water temperature? - * Tank size (how many gals.) and how long has it been running? 30 Litre * What is the name and "size of the filter"(s)? - Unknown but it's a biOrb 30 * How often do you change the water and how much? - Approximately once per month and refill the entire tank * How many days ago was the last water change and how much did you change? - 7 days, 25% changed * How many fish in the tank and their size? 1 x 13 year old fish, approximately 10cm in length from head to body - not including tail fin * What kind of water additives or conditioners? - Not used * What do you feed your fish and how often? - Daily, 5 flakes of Aquarian Advanced Nutrition Goldfish Flake Food * Any new fish added to the tank? No * Any medications added to the tank? Yes, Melafix 3.5ml daily. Been using for 3 weeks * List entire medication/treatment history for fish and tank. Please include salt, Prazi, PP, etc and the approximate time and duration of treatment. - See above * Any unusual findings on the fish such as "grains of salt," bloody streaks, frayed fins or fungus? - Fungus at rear of body and top of body, as seen in photo below. * Any unusual behavior like staying at the bottom, not eating, etc.? No, all is normal with the obvious exception of the fungus. Around 3 weeks ago we started treating the fish with Melafix. We first noticed the fungus around 4 weeks previous to treatment. It started turning grey in the centre of the white fungus which now appears to have gone but the fungus remains. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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