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  1. New Live Plants for Established Aquarium Setup?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi! This is my first post so I hope it goes okay... Here is a link to the tank I have: The tank is 5 gallons and has one Betta fish inside. It has an LED...
  2. Need help stocking a 5 gal - plus travel advice

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi! So I start college in the fall, and my school allows for underwater pets in tanks up to five gallons, so I got a five gal fish tank for my dorm room. I've kept a 25 gal saltwater tank in a class for a few months and loved it but that's about the extent of my experience with fish (have had...
  3. 20 gallon aquarium stocking advice with adding more fish and ghost shrimp with bettas

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Have a 20 gallon with a tetra whisper 10-30i filter with 4 glo fish and 6 platys (3 babies and 3 adults). Was wondering if I could add some guppies (maybe 6, lowest 4 I guess). Does that sound possible? And can I put ghost shrimp with my bettas in their 5 gallons?
  4. I think my tank has cycled..questions?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I think that my 5 gallon tank has cycled. I've had it running for about a month now. When I first started a month ago I added 5 glofish right away. They all got ICH and died. Well....I now know that 5 fish is way too much for a 5 gallon tank. I'm pretty sure they all got the ICH because the...
  5. Multiple Tank Syndrome has struck =D

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Stumbled upon this beautiful boy on AquaBid last night (I had been interested in starting up a planted 5 gallon betta tank for a a month or so now). Bought him this morning. Has to be the most beautiful betta I have ever laid my eyes on. (All a matter of opinion of course). Still currently...
  6. What type of fish are compatible/will fit in a 5 gallon tank?

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I currently has a large 5 gallon tank with my new female crowntail betta, Nahomi. I think she's lonely and I want to add tank mates. The guy at Petsmart told me cory catfish work and so do ghost shrimp but what else will? I wanted cardinal tetras but he said they will nip Nahomi. Please help. Thanks
  7. 5 Gallon Invertebrate Salt Tank

    Nano Reef
    Hey everyone; I just got my 10 gallon freshwater aquarium up and running a couple of months ago and I'm looking to do something special for my dad for father's day. I was wondering... does anyone have any experience with a 5 gallon saltwater tank? I know it will be a challenge to keep the tank...
  8. A few beginner questions..

    Nano Reef
    Hey guys! I just recently was referred to this site by a member who says this is the best place for aquarium related help(: (I'm not quite sure of their name as they referred me on yahoo answers) I've been in the hobby of keeping freshwater fish for around a year. I've had a very successful...
  9. Pygmy Cory in a 5 gallon planted?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    This morning I purchased a 5 gallon tank setup (size: 16” L x 8.5” W x 10” H). Included are the following: Aqua-Tech 5-15 filter with cartridge, incandescent light hood with bulb (15 watts, I think), AquaSafe water conditioner (I use DeChlor in my other tanks). I will add a heater as I keep my...
  10. Doing a Fishless Cycle: Too much ammonia?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hello everyone! I'm new to fish as a hobby though I have been interested for years and had several fish tanks growing up (all my fish died when I was a kid and I now know WHY lol) Anyway, I am setting up a 5 gallon tank for some guppies I plan to put in once it finishes cycling and I am doing...
  11. possible tankmates for 6 gallon...

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    i feel like i'm posting a lot of threads, but i just keep coming up with new questions... so today i bought a sweet little female betta and put her in my spare 6 gallon tank. i'm starting to think i'd like to have a few more fish in there, but i know the options are extremely limited because of...
  12. New planted tank, advice needed

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    I have a 5 gallon rectangular shaped tank I just purchased. I want this to be my first planted tank. The only plants I've had in the past are the tube plants from Petco, which I just popped into the gravel and fertilize once a week. Luckily they haven't "melted" or rotten yet. I plan to put in...
  13. Any one in Western MA

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    hey there i am in western mass and i am starting to breed guppies. i have a nice female population and will be getting in some males soon. in the interim i am setting up tanks for the males, the actual breeding tanks, and the tanks for the fry. i am looking for two to four 5 gallon tanks CHEAP...