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Length of treatment for ick?

I keep reading posts about ick. The bottle of Quick Cure says ONLY 3 days...........just read 2 weeks.  Which is it?

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Update on possible emergency..

Well, we almost got hit by hurricane Earl, Thanks to the advice on water changes every some hours and the battery pump, my BP's are fine!..Thanks! I had no power since Sunday until I wrote this post! By the way not all was bad, I got my 125gl and another 55gl...pretty cheap... ;) ....

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Update

My poor George passed this afternoon.  Ms. Jayne has recovered and the rest of the feeders and catfish appear fine, but the infection was too much for him:( 

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Can somebody help me?

The "Big Guy" is fading.  I've never seen him this color before.  I am thinking that it has to do with the water quality.  I can't keep it balanced, its like 6.2??  I think? 
Help! Help! Help!

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Possible emergency...

There is a hurricane warning for P.R. and we lose electric power almost every week may be one to three hours per week. Im worried for my Jellybeans P and C (2 in a 55gl) and a little Jewel (Rubi) in a 10 gl, wich I wanted to move today to a 55gl, but we have to get ready in case we get hit..Does anyone knows how to keep them ok in case that power goes out? Do battery filters do the job? Any help is greatly app! Thanks! By the way, hurricane is supposed to pass very close or hit tomorrow evening.God bless us, and you too.
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Too many?

How many fish is too many to have in a 55 gallon tank?

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T_T

WELL I AM NOW IN TEARS AND SAD TO SAY THAT...BUBBLES DIED :...(      I NO LONGER HAVE ANY CICHLIDS...CUZ IM A BAD CICHLID OWNER :,[

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HELP!! (AGAIN)

OK...MY PARROT CICHLID NOW DOES NOTHING BUT LAZE AROUND AND LAY ON ITS SIDE AND ITS LOOSING ITS COLOR :( HELP ME PLEASE! I AM SUCH A HORRIBLE CICHLID OWNER :,,,,(

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Please help...Kizzy cannot breathe

Hello, everyone. I am near tears. Last night I spent 30mins gently holding my bright orange Blood Parrot, Kizzy, near bubbles from an air stone and tube. I had her in a hospital tank, along with her younger buddy, LuLu (for company).

Kizzy's gills were struggling for air and she was floating otherwise motionless upside down~ whereas all the other fish were fine. Kizzy is the largest(about 5"; a few ounces heavy) so I assumed her lungs required more air but didn't know if that was the only problem so I set up the hospital tank. She got better. Until ....

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Please Answer!

Ok so today i got my parrot cichlid and i named it Mr.Bubbles...he's so cute! He's a baby. So i have a 10 gallon tank for now until i get a bigger one and i put some cold water in there for Mr. Bubbles and i put some pebbles on the bottom. am i supposed to put some kind of liquid like aqua safe so it makes tap water safe for the fish? and if i am supposed to put that in the water, i will get it as soon as possible! and he is really shy, he hides from me or is that normal so he could get used to his new home?and i also got a filter.

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