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  1. Stocking my new 55 gal

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi! I’m starting my first tank since I was about 5 years old and I’ve been researching extensively on proper set up, fishless cycling, fish care, etc. My fishless cycle is almost complete and it’s time to consider stocking. I was thinking of stocking with a purple “Glo Shark” (GloFish’s albino...
  2. 55 Gallon Re-Stocking Ideas

    Hey everyone! So I've had a 55 gallon tank set up for about 2 years now (ph-7.9ish, nitrates-5.0ppm, nitrites-0ppm, ammonia-0ppm) running a Fluval 406 and Fluval U4 that had about 5 rainbowfish, 1 BN Pleco, 2 juvenile clown loaches, 1Synodontis Angelicus, and 1 Elephantnose; usually do monthly...
  3. DIY Sump

    DIY Aquarium
    I would like to make a DIY Sump and was wondering if anyone knows if this plan will work? , by the way, the black rectangles will be the separators
  4. 55 Gallon Freshwater tank with sump

    Freshwater Aquarium Equipment
    I am going to set up a 55 gallon tank in the upcoming months and would like to add a sump with refugium. What do you think of my plan, please advise me with what i should do to make it better. thank you the big rectangles that are colored in black will be the acrylic dividers that i will attach...
  5. 55 gal stock suggestions?

    Hello everyone. I finally got around to setting up my 55 gallon. Right now I'm waiting for the sand to settle. Water parameters are perfect so far. I won't be stocking it just yet but it's time to think about what kind of fish to put in there! My idea: Severum pair (at least one severum is a...
  6. Is this a good stocking list for a 55 gallon?

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I'm hoping to at some point get a 55 gallon tank, which I will turn into a community aquarium with small fish. I've created a stocking list of what I'm planning to put in it eventually, but I'm not sure if its acceptable. 8 black neon tetras 5 platies 6 guppies 5 cory cats 2 mollies 1 pearl...
  7. 55 gallon pleco species/stock advice

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    i am in need of a pleco but i can not choose the right one for me. i am looking for examples of some good plecos or other bottom feeders and any suggestions for another tank mate for my 6 giant danios and my green severum.
  8. single male demasoni?

    i have a 55 gallon mbuna tank. and i was wondering if its a good idea to add a single demasoni male? because they look sick when theyre older! i know they say you should keep them in large groups, but would a single male be calm in a 55 gallon? thanks for all help!! bubbles
  9. 55 Gallon Saltwater Tank with Stand

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    Fully loaded aquarium for sale in Lakewood, CA. Asking $500 OBO Cash Only.
  10. The second wave :D

    Okay so about 3 weeks ago I established the first part of my 55 gallon africani cichlid tank, My current stock is.. Pair of strawberry peacocks Pair of cyno Afras 3 cobalt zebra 3 red zebra 3 yellow belly alberts Trio of adult leleupi This tank has been running well for about a month...
  11. Small cichlid setup :)

    Okay so I have 55 gallon and I was wondering if a small cichlid setup is possible . I have looked up a few cichlids and can anyone help me form a stock for my tank? I'm just looking towards smaller and semi peaceful cichlids. Ok so I was wondering something like this . Pair of jewel cichlids...
  12. 55 gallon Couples retreat ;)

    Okay so I was wondering if I can get like two pairs of central American cichlids in one 55 gallon. Just so I can can have good breeding and entertainment and see territory wars :p I was jw it's not a neccesity, Im just seeing all my options for this tank :) and not convicts! Thanks for all...
  13. BN friends?

    Okay so I have a 55 gallon with one albino BN Pleco, and I was wondering if I can add some other kinds of Plecos with him? Like a clown or Green phantom. It's currently on a tank with some cichlids and is about juvenile, like 3 1/2 inches. But if different species is incompatible, should I get...
  14. Glass scratches :(

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hi I have a 55 gallon tank that has some scratches on the front of the tank, and I was wondering if theres any way to get rid of them? Like there not visible unless u really look or if algae grows on it, but it's not very elegant :( , and they were cause by rocks scraping it accidentally, so ya...
  15. sticky moss :D

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    okay so im redoing my tank, its a 55 gallon tank thats gonna hold cichlids, and i had larger plants but i became bored with them as they were becoming hard to care for and the tank was hard to clean, so now the tank has all this drift wood, and id want some moss, just for colour, but not on the...
  16. Fish tank pics please :)

    Freshwater Journals
    Hey there can anyone send me some cool pics for an aquarium? Anywhere ranging from like 55 g to 75. I'm trying to set up a new tank decoration wise and I was jw what would be the best thing to do :) So just some pics of your tanks tanks ;) Bubbles
  17. cichlidmatical choice...

    okay so ive been wondering for the last few days what to put in my 55 gallon tank... mbuna central american Tanganyika see all these options are to great for me to decide :evil: like my tank has been cycling for last few days and still will because my dad said if i do good on exams (this...
  18. Fish Tank Apocalypse :(

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    okay so this is probs in the wrong thread but its to late now :P but i woke up today to find my 55 gallon, planted community tank empty :O like everything but two swordtails were dropped dead on the floor :$ like idk how or what could of caused this!! this tank had been running for about two...
  19. Decoration dispute -.-

    Kk so I'm planning on setting up a 55 gallon cichlid tank and idk what kind, either mbuna, tanganyikans, or central Americans, but I've made like 4 stocks for each of those cichlids and I guess it all depends on what I see at my lfs :p but i was wondering decoration wise so if you can help me ;)...
  20. Malawi tanganyika combo :O

    Kk so I know youll just say first off NO those lake don't mix but I trie to make a combination of cichlids that may be peaceful together... So can anyone help me stock this tank? Kk so first offi was divinely inspired by this video, and btw I'm on an iPad so idk if this vid will show up or not...