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During high school, I worked in an aquarium shop. One day in the shop, I met a middle-aged gentleman who was researching diseases in Danio Fish. The shop was about to close, he bought some Danio fish and asked me if he could drop me home. On our way home, the man told me about his research on Danio Fish. I got to know about Danio fish much more than I could have learned about…

Freshwater Head and Lateral Line Erosion (FHLLE) or hole in the head is a typical fish disease. This disease mostly affects cichlids, discus, and Oscars. You can see multiple pits or holes across the lateral line of the fish suffering from this disease. As the disease progresses, the hole starts getting deeper, and erosion of the scale increases. The fins start fraying.  There are various causes of this disease. If treated on time, it might…

People often search for the cheapest way to get things done for their aquarium. Sometimes, it goes the other way, however a few times it actually works out for the better. A water conditioner might not always be a good solution to solve the problem. So, let’s talk about how you can make tap water safe for your fish without using a conditioner? Well, there are so many ways you can go while you make…

One of the scariest things that can happen to you while fishkeeping is seeing your fish swimming abnormally. Mostly water change causes a slight change in the demeanor of fish but not that huge to make you worry. However, when you see your fish swimming upside down just after the water change, that’s when you have to worry. You have to start asking questions at this instant immediately. Why is your fish swimming upside down…

Ammonia is the most toxic thing you can have in your aquarium. This chemical compound can harm the fish in a way you will never understand and get over. So, when you test the water and see the high level of ammonia in the tank, you will sweat and worry a lot. I know the feeling, trust me. I have made way more mistakes in fishkeeping than I can imagine. But our problem isn’t the…