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  1. Advice for cycling a 10 gallon tank?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I recently ordered a brand new 10 gallon tank online so I could move my two Endler Guppies and six Pygmy Cory out of their 3 gallon home. On waiting for the tank to arrive my fish developed SBD which I treated with blanched peas, 20% water changes daily and even fasting them for 48 hours. Sadly...
  2. 10 gal, 3 platys

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi everyone! I have a new 10 gal tank with 3 female platy. I was really interested about possibly getting a couple more fish that would eat the same food. I want to follow the 1 gal per inch of fish, so having 3 platy that could grow 2 in, I have about 4 in left to fill up. Its a tropical tank...
  3. 10 gal Platy Tank

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I have a 10 gallon freshwater tropical tank, and was told that a few platties would be a good choice to put in there. When reading about them, I saw that the minimum tank suggestion was 20 gallons. Would this be an o.k. fish to put in a 10 gallon tank? If so, how many/what gender can I keep and...
  4. Starting a 10 gallon freshwater tank, have questions

    Hi, I'm new to this site but since I'm going to be starting a 10 gallon (freshwater) tank soon, I thought it'd be a good idea to get some advice before making any purchases. I'm going to get a totally new tank and hood, the biggest reasons I'm going 10 gallon are the price and amount of space I...
  5. Im new and have multiple questions...

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hello, I am really new to this fish keeping thing. I didnt realize when i started that it was so involved, but I enjoy it anyway. So I have had my mollies living in my 10 gallon tank for a week now. I cycled it with live plants and a "cycle" bacterial growth starter thing for 2 days before I...
  6. New 10 gallon tank. Any ideas?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    It's my first time posting here and I am very excited to see a good community of aquarists, so hi to everybody! I am soon off to college to study marine biology, and I want to have an aquarium at college in addition to the one I have at home (It only makes sense). Unfortunately, most schools...
  7. Red crabs keep eating my fish!!!

    Hey all, fairly new aquarist here...I've got a couple of red crabs in my ten gallon tank, in the past 24 hours, they have eaten 2 of my fish alive (one blue dwarf gourami and one dalmation mollie). Does anyone have any tips or secret tricks to help me keep my fish from being eaten??
  8. Cloudy Tank

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    New to the freshwater aquarium hobby. I have a 10 gallon tank, with a heater, and Top Fin 10 Power filter. The temp right now is at 80. I have one male betta, 3 cherry barbs, 3 Sunburst Wag Platys and one (small) Pleco. I set this tank up about a week or so ago. I knew nothing about cycling the...
  9. My 10 G tank project!!!

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Ok so I have this one 10 G tank and now that i've researched many things I have decided that it really needs a make over. :-D I'm currently treating this tank for some parasite that i'm not sure what it is but resulted in my upside down catfish getting a white spot on his eye, and...