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  1. Mbuna combo :)

    Cichlids
    Kk so short story quick 55 gallon, mbuna biotope, no mbuna and need advice! K so here's my first attempt, btw majority females 1 male for each combo, tell me what you think! 4 yellow labs 4 esthereae 4 kenyi 4 auratus 4 socofoli 3 hongi 3 petricola 1 bristle nose Pleco Pair of kribs
  2. Thinking of Goldfish for my 55g

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    I have a 55 gallon tank that I would like to turn into a goldfish tank. It is a normal shaped aqueon tank with a good eheim heater (not that I'll need that lol), and a great eheim filter. Not sure which one it is, but it is one of the bigger models of the classic external canister filter. My...
  3. My new 55 Gallon Aquarium (56K Warning)

    Freshwater Journals
    55 Gallon tank: Lighting: 2 T5HO for 6 hours a day 2 T8's for four hours a day. Substrate: Mixture of ordinary aquarium gravel and red Eco Complete with a sand dune in the center of the tank. Plants: Ludwigia repens, Baby tears?(HC), 1 Amazon Sword, Leopard Italian Val...
  4. Pictus Catfish? or Dojo Loach?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi, So I have a 55 gallon tank with a Marineland Biowheel Emporer 400, 2 Aqua tech power heads (175gph each) a heater, and a sand bottom substrate. I either really want to have pictus catfish, or golden dojo loaches. For pictus, I would do a group of 5, and make sure I get the spotted...
  5. 55 Planted before and after

    Freshwater Journals
    First try at linking to or uploading picture... Here is my 55g planted tank at the end of April: Here it is the 2nd of August: I have a picture that is not angled, but need to resize it before I can upload to my album. Here is the black and white "full Monty" view: For more views/angles...
  6. Tank hood missing, what use instead?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Not sure if this is the right place to post this, so if not I'm sorry, and if you tell me where it's more appropriate, I will move it... We recently moved and apparantely our hood got lost. We just set up the tank (55 gallon, tall) and realized we have no hood. The light is fine, but what can we...
  7. Enough Filtering for a 55g

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I've written a couple of times here about the 55 gallon tank I'm in the (slow) process of setting up. The tank was a free CL find and I have a new top rim on order from the LFS (the old one was missing the middle brace). In the mean time I've been scouring CL some more and today got my hands on...
  8. 55g Angel Tank

    Cichlids
    So this 55 gallon that I have hanging around is really useful for creating hypothetical tanks. I was going to do mbunas, but now want to do angels more. Neither here nor there. I was thinking about doing a group of baby angels, 5-7 of them, with the understanding that there's a possibility for...
  9. 55g mbuna tank help me get this right please

    Cichlids
    ive been on this same topic fpr over a month now and yes i still have questions. ive been working on a new african tank setup and you guys told me the flaws of the tank. so i took the tank back down and started over. i have had some bricks in the tank that were on top if the sand instead on top...
  10. Hey Everyone

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    New to these forums, but a member on numerous others. Check out my tank. Nice to meet all of you! YouTube - Mbuna Tear Up Broccoli
  11. 55 long with sump and much more in pa

    TFK Other Countries Classifieds
    I have a 55 gallon long saltwater aquarium with sump and metal stand, 2 power heads, 2 heaters, 2 penguin filter, mag pump, return pipe, overflow box, uv steralizer, some live rock, about 80 lbs of live sand, 1 clown fish, 1 damsel, water test kit, purple up, current usa power compact fixture...
  12. 55 gal lighting

    Saltwater Aquarium Equipment
    What would be good low cost lighting for a 55 gal tank with mostly soft corals and some lps? thanks!
  13. New Freshwater 55 gallon aquarium! help!

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    My roommate and I just purchased a used 55 gallon aquarium. We have a biowheel 280 filter and our water is constantly murky. We changed about 20% of the water on last wednesday and it hasn't gotten any better. Do we need another filter? A bigger filter? Any suggestions? This is our first...
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