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  1. Thread: Dead discus

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    Sorry to hear this Krissy. If one was dead and...

    Sorry to hear this Krissy. If one was dead and the other fading and later died then it could be a water problem. First fix and the best medicine is a large water change, this helps every time. Even...
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    Stability for Discus

    Stability for Discus
  3. Thread: Discus fever

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    Sabrina, you can still discuss your tank and fish...

    Sabrina, you can still discuss your tank and fish here, the rules are about the same for most fish, it's just that Discus 'are' the Kings of the Aquarium, there are no other fish to beat them imo....
  4. Thread: Discus fever

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    This is ok to use Sabrina, you can do some of...

    This is ok to use Sabrina, you can do some of your own searches about different ammonia for fishless cycles, and this one is ok.
  5. Thread: Discus fever

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    You only need ammonia right now Sabrina, no need...

    You only need ammonia right now Sabrina, no need for anything else.
  6. Thread: Discus fever

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    +1 for that

    +1 for that
  7. Thread: Discus fever

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    Nice looking tank Sabrina

    Nice looking tank Sabrina
  8. Thread: Discus fever

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    It happens with heaters, it is good you have a...

    It happens with heaters, it is good you have a separate themometer to test it. At least you know that it reads two degrees difference in the future.
  9. Thread: Discus fever

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    Sabrina, it's just a case of doing it right first...

    Sabrina, it's just a case of doing it right first time and not rushing, as you said, you have lots of time.....to do it right. If you only have to wait until Tuesday for the ammonia then wait. Put...
  10. Thread: Discus fever

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    Remove the carbon.

    Remove the carbon.
  11. Thread: Discus fever

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    In a rush to see fish in the tank you have made a...

    In a rush to see fish in the tank you have made a mistake in my opinion Sabrina. The fish might look happy now, but the whole point of fishless cycling is not to let fish suffer in the time while the...
  12. Thread: Discus fever

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    Lovely, can't wait to see you start again. Even...

    Lovely, can't wait to see you start again. Even no funds Sabrina, you can fill it up with a body of water and start your cycle already.
  13. Thread: Discus fever

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    Sabrina, when I set up my filter tank I too did...

    Sabrina, when I set up my filter tank I too did have a bit of a dilemma about this. As I remember I cycled without a heater for a few weeks. In the uk where I was living it was quite cold but the...
  14. Thread: Discus fever

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    Sabrina, here is a link to Bunnings which I...

    Sabrina, here is a link to Bunnings which I expect is near you somewhere.

    https://www.bunnings.com.au/search/products?q=Ammonia&redirectFrom=Any

    You will need a multi test kit, which will be...
  15. Thread: Discus fever

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    Link as promised, ...

    Link as promised,

    http://www.discusforums.com/forum/showthread.php?4962-Questions-re-fishless-cycling-UPDATE&highlight=Fishless+cycling

    Read Merrilyn's post as she explained it well. A fully...
  16. Thread: Discus fever

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    Hey Sabrina, good to see you again. Myself and...

    Hey Sabrina, good to see you again. Myself and Sayid are still here.

    Sorry to hear about your move and fish, but that is a lovely tank and great for a few discus. My last show tank was an AquaOne,...
  17. Hi Steff, Well first off it sounds like you...

    Hi Steff,

    Well first off it sounds like you are doing the right thing, I would have done the same. It is sad sometimes that a fish just won't grow or stops eating and fades away. I wouldn't have...
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    Yes the parents. Are they in a tank on their own?...

    Yes the parents. Are they in a tank on their own? or still in a community tank with other fish?

    When the parents get scared by other fish then they would sooner eat the fry than let the other...
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    live food unfortunately

    live food unfortunately
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    You are not doing anything wrong. The pair are...

    You are not doing anything wrong. The pair are immature parents and not sure what to do. Covering the eggs is a good idea, but make sure the parents can still fan them and care for them. Once the...
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    That's a shame but it happens. Give them time and...

    That's a shame but it happens. Give them time and they will do it again. Quite often it takes a few trial runs before they get it 100% right. I had pairs that would lay every two weeks, but this...
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    Hi SiriO, You know this phase is the most...

    Hi SiriO,

    You know this phase is the most exciting for me. The female has laid a good number of eggs. What I can see, and you will be able to see more clearly is the colour of the eggs. The white...
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    Wow.. how did you find that? Lol

    Wow.. how did you find that? Lol
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    Sounds about right. I don't have my book to hand...

    Sounds about right. I don't have my book to hand either as I am in the Philippines right now.

    I can however let you k ow that Andrew has just put his first book on Amazon for digital download if...
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    Good work.... what strain?

    Good work.... what strain?
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