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  1. If i recall correctly, they were less than $20 for two. That shot is awesome pony, are you on instagram? Thanks! I don't do instagram, sorry:)
  2. I bet, you bought the anemone for that clown, but litle bugger had chosen algae over it:)))) Sorry you had to give it up.
  3. Butterflies are so cool! We don't have such nice fish in Montreal:( This winter bubbleyes were in almost every store for some reason.
  4. Well, today Moor's eye is no longer bloody. Guess this is the good news. I think I can discontinue the salt gradually. Oranda's tail is still broken, but that is not up to me to fix.
  5. Well, the only canister I own is Fluval G3. I have it for a year, and it's still dead silent. Very easy to clean and prime, very cool looking gadget if you care about visual side. Runs 185 GPH (that's for filter full of media), rated for tanks up to 80 gallons. Comes with spray bars, so flow is very nicely distributed. The only downsize - it's price. But maybe you'll get lucky like me, and find it on sale...
  6. Tank you! I'll keep you posted! Very appreciating your help!
  7. Thanks, Helen, for your help! I'll skip the carbon and continue doing WCs. It's just so very hard not to try fixing at least something when fishy are hurt:)
  8. I did another 25%WC today. Situation is still the same, not better, not worst. Oranda girl still her spunky self, rushed forward to grab piece of food from my hand first, as she usually does. I have another question however. I don't run carbon in any of my filters. They are filled with sponges and biomedia only. I have aquaclear 30 designated to my hospital tank, so I can fill that one with carbon and add it to the tank. Would it be useful anyhow?
  9. Thank you, Stakos, for your prompt reply. I suspected that "wait and see" strategy is the best here. I will be doing 25%WC daily for now, and I will keep salt on check. About the pics... I don't use photobucket, but I have a blog, and I put pictures of my hurt fishes there. So, if you don't mind taking a look - my tele's bloody eye is there http://yamuga-photo.blogspot.ca/2013/01/though-love.html Pictures are clickable, I think we can see all the damage clearly. Thanks again!
  10. Hey, guys. I've been lurking around here for some time now and learned a lot from this forum. I would like to have some advice now on my current situation. First the stats: * Ammonia Level (tank):0 * Nitrite Level (tank)0 * Nitrate level (Tank)10 * Ammonia Level (Tap):0 * Nitrite Level (Tap)0 * Nitrate level (Tap)0 * Ph Level, (Tank) (If possible, KH, GH and chloramines) PH 7.6 * Ph Level, (Tap) (If possible, KH, GH and chloramines)PH 7.6 Other Required Info: * Brand of test-kit used and whether strips or drops? API drops * What is the name and "size of the filter"(s)? Fluval G3, Aquaclear 70 * What kind of water additives or conditioners? Prime * Water temperature? 19 celcius * How often do you change the water and how much? 20% daily * How many days ago was the last water change and how much did you change? today 25% * Tank size (how many gals.) and how long has it been running? 40 gal, 1 year * How many fish in the tank and their size? 3 fairly large (5 inches bodywise ), 1 medium (about 3 inches) * What do you feed your fish and how often? 3 times a day, variety of food * Any new fish added to the tank? No * Any medications added to the tank? No * List previous issues experienced (dropsy, SBD, etc.) No * Any unusual findings on the fish such as "grains of salt," bloody streaks, frayed fins or fungus? One broken tail, one bloody eye for two fish * Any unusual behavior like staying at the bottom, not eating, etc.? No * List entire medication/treatment history for fish and tank. Please include salt, Prazi, PP, etc and the approximate time and duration of treatment. Thank was Prazied when first established, currently added a bit of salt. So, here is the deal. 2 days ago my fishes desided to spawn. Big black moor played a father and was chaising my black oranda around the tank for 24 hours. This was their first time, guy got overexcited, and since he is a bit clumzy, he slammed my poor oranda girl to the walls and plants quite hard. In the process he managed to scrape one of his gill plates, and gave himself a bloody eye. And also broke part of my oranda's tail. Moor's eye has just a bit of blood under his pupil, no inflamation, no bulging. Scrape on his gill plate is not bleeding, looks like part of his slime coat (skin?) came of. On oranda's tail about 4 middle rays on the right part are broken about 1 cm from the base. Broken part is still attached to the tail from top side, and torn away from the bottom, so It's kind of flopping around when she swims. No bleeding. They don't look stressed and eating well. I did 25% water change this morning, and added half of recomended dose of salt. Is there anything else I can do for them? Any advice would be very much appreciated! Thank you!
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