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  1. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    I bought 2 Lava Snails for my tank recently and I love them! They seem perfectly healthy: Moving around, licking the glass, eating algae and leftovers. But even in the store all the snails had this white discoloration on the tip of their shells. Is this something dangerous? Is there something...
  2. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hello, I have had my system set up now for about 4 months and over the past 3 months I have had a problem with water color. Currently there is this brownish/yellow tinge to the water. I have a 20 gallon extra tall, about 15 fish, ~30 watts LED, Malaysian driftwood, Manzanita wood...
  3. Fish
    Just wanting second opinions on this light discoloration I just noticed on one of my cocama otocinclus. What do you think, is it part of his natural pattern or a light scrape? After careful observation, it doesn't look like a infection (yet), not cottony and he is acting normal, though very...
  4. Substrate
    What is this stuff? I just put a few ghost shrimp in on Sunday. Now overnight/day there is this strange discoloration my on substrate. What should i do? Is this normal? Also the ghost shrimp just molted. Thanks in advance! Going to take water measurements tonight. (Using Petco brand Black...
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