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Forum: AquaMedics Board & Pet Loss 20-12-2006, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,301
Posted By Hobbit6003
Sounds like your aro's gotten the nematodal...

Sounds like your aro's gotten the nematodal infection call camallanus.

We've posted quite abit on this previously, and if you have a search of the topic in Aromedic, you should come across quite a...
Forum: AquaMedics Board & Pet Loss 05-01-2006, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 739
Posted By Hobbit6003
Well, the feeder fishes are usually kept in less...

Well, the feeder fishes are usually kept in less than pristine water condition, with water parameters that is extremely different from your tank.

They'd usually come stressed, underfed or disease...
Forum: AquaMedics Board & Pet Loss 29-08-2005, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Hobbit6003
Hi Huat22, A long while ago, I've posted an...

Hi Huat22,

A long while ago, I've posted an explanation on PLJ. Let me retrieve for you here. :)



Cheers,

Kenny
Forum: AquaMedics Board & Pet Loss 27-08-2005, 12:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,167
Posted By Hobbit6003
Hi Ozboy, I think what Aroboy II posted is...

Hi Ozboy,

I think what Aroboy II posted is quite a probable cause to the condition that your aro has been suffering.

Usually, it started with a little trauma, probably to the soft tissue at...
Forum: Articles, Resources & FAQs 10-08-2005, 05:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,782
Posted By Hobbit6003
Hi Zihao, You've got a point there, but like...

Hi Zihao,

You've got a point there, but like what Vincent had mentioned, in order for adipose cells to grow, you'd need to really on extremely overfed diet for that to occur. The percentage isn't...
Forum: Articles, Resources & FAQs 03-08-2005, 01:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,782
Posted By Hobbit6003
Hi Zihao, The farmers were doing it,...

Hi Zihao,

The farmers were doing it, because, they too thought that fats and diet was the cause of droop eyes.

Yes, you can liken removal of these retro-occular fatty tissues to liposuction....
Forum: AquaMedics Board & Pet Loss 03-08-2005, 10:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,148
Posted By Hobbit6003
Hi Benedict, Yes, the aros are very hardy...

Hi Benedict,

Yes, the aros are very hardy fishes, and low grade, localised bacterial infection like what you've will not prove fatal to your aro.

This can occur when the water condition is...
Forum: Articles, Resources & FAQs 03-08-2005, 09:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,782
Posted By Hobbit6003
Hi Zihao and all, Yes, I do agree with...

Hi Zihao and all,

Yes, I do agree with Vetduck that genetics have alot to do with this syndrome. Environmental factors such as placement of tanks and lights, human traffic and all, woudl be what i...
Forum: AquaMedics Board & Pet Loss 02-08-2005, 12:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 788
Posted By Hobbit6003
Well, if she's acting aggressive now, then I...

Well, if she's acting aggressive now, then I think perhaps you should just put off removing them for a day or so.

To remove them, perhaps you can try syphoning them out?

Kenny
Forum: AquaMedics Board & Pet Loss 02-08-2005, 12:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 788
Posted By Hobbit6003
Well, I think you should just remove them,...

Well, I think you should just remove them, although she may sometimes just ingest them back.

Time to get her a mate?
:)

Cheers,

Kenny
Forum: AquaMedics Board & Pet Loss 02-08-2005, 12:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,813
Posted By Hobbit6003
Well, as a medical practictioner myself, I'd say...

Well, as a medical practictioner myself, I'd say that to just look at only the signs and symptoms, and ignore other things like a patient's history, complaint, and other test results, would be...
Forum: AquaMedics Board & Pet Loss 01-08-2005, 05:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,813
Posted By Hobbit6003
Hi Zihao, I think we must understand that we...

Hi Zihao,

I think we must understand that we are dealing with hobbyists from all levels. At one end, we've complete newbies who are just started out, the intermediate fishkeepers who have...
Forum: AquaMedics Board & Pet Loss 01-08-2005, 10:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,813
Posted By Hobbit6003
Hi Zihao, Yup, I gotta agree with you that...

Hi Zihao,

Yup, I gotta agree with you that regular partial water change is the way to go. The problem I see here, is that most hobbyists are just not changing enough water. The amount of 10-20%...
Forum: Tank set-ups, Filtration & Water Management 29-07-2005, 05:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,388
Posted By Hobbit6003
About plants being a nitrogenous waste remover,...

About plants being a nitrogenous waste remover, you must first ensure that the plants have a conducive environment to live in first, eg. good light, a source of carbon dioxide, other...
Forum: Tank set-ups, Filtration & Water Management 29-07-2005, 05:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,388
Posted By Hobbit6003
Hi Ken, Sorry to have misunderstood you! ...

Hi Ken,

Sorry to have misunderstood you!

Hey, it's great to hear that you're experimenting on denitrification, do keep us posted alright?

Cheers,

Kenny
Forum: AquaMedics Board & Pet Loss 29-07-2005, 04:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,073
Posted By Hobbit6003
In spasmodic shock, it refers to the...

In spasmodic shock, it refers to the neuromuscular response to shock, whereby the muscles becomes contracted.

The severe and prolonged contraction of the muscle is what we referred to as spasm, or...
Forum: AquaMedics Board & Pet Loss 29-07-2005, 12:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,073
Posted By Hobbit6003
Hi, Your fish has entered a state of a...

Hi,

Your fish has entered a state of a spasmodic shock, which can happen if there's a sudden drastic change to its environment, and that includes the various water parameters.

It is hard to...
Forum: Tank set-ups, Filtration & Water Management 28-07-2005, 03:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,388
Posted By Hobbit6003
Ken, Nitrification is an aerobic process,...

Ken,

Nitrification is an aerobic process, not an anaerobic one, that'll be denitrification.

Cheers,

Kenny
Forum: AquaMedics Board & Pet Loss 28-07-2005, 02:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,899
Posted By Hobbit6003
Hi Sean, There you go, you've just answered...

Hi Sean,

There you go, you've just answered your own problem. In a tank like yours and the sheer no. of carnivorous fishes you put in there, it is not difficult to figure out the sheer amt of...
Forum: AquaMedics Board & Pet Loss 28-07-2005, 11:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,899
Posted By Hobbit6003
Hi Sean, Have you checked if your test kit...

Hi Sean,

Have you checked if your test kit is faulty?

What is the bioload in your tank : Tank size/water volume, no of fishes, size of the fishes, diet, amt of feeding, water change regime...
Forum: AquaMedics Board & Pet Loss 27-07-2005, 02:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,899
Posted By Hobbit6003
What is the reading of your nitrate level, or for...

What is the reading of your nitrate level, or for that matter, how about ammonia and nitrite?

Kenny
Forum: AquaMedics Board & Pet Loss 27-07-2005, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,223
Posted By Hobbit6003
Hi AroboyII, Personally, I've not...

Hi AroboyII,

Personally, I've not experienced any problem with BB die offs using the yellow powder, but I've never gotten around to qualify it.

But being a broad spectrum antibacterial, it may...
Forum: AquaMedics Board & Pet Loss 27-07-2005, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,223
Posted By Hobbit6003
HI Stradic, THe jap yellow powder, as it is...

HI Stradic,

THe jap yellow powder, as it is commonly known, is purported to contain a nitrofuran as its active ingredient. Nifurpurinol seems to be the likely nitrofuran used.

It is a...
Forum: AquaMedics Board & Pet Loss 27-07-2005, 09:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,899
Posted By Hobbit6003
Hi Sean, Well, it looks like a traumatic...

Hi Sean,

Well, it looks like a traumatic wound to me.

Did this occur suddenly? Did the lesion grow? If so, what is the approx. original size, the size now, and the rate?

What you need to do,...
Forum: AquaMedics Board & Pet Loss 27-07-2005, 09:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,241
Posted By Hobbit6003
Hi al2owana What you've there, is a...

Hi al2owana

What you've there, is a syndrome called the frayed fin syndrome.

THis happens when the blood supply to the fins are being occluded, and the tissue die as a result of such prolonged...
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