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  1. fish recommendations

    Brackish Water
    I am looking for a fish that likes to shift through sand in my aquarium. It is at a SG of 1.006-8 Temp: 80F/27C size: 55G/208L Decor: little watersprite, large rock structures with java fern and moss inhabitants: 6 Molly's (2male, 4 female) Guppies (2male, 3 female, fry appearing almost daily)...
  2. New Brackish Tank Suggestions

    Brackish Water
    Hi, I am setting up a 55 Gallon brackish water tank. My original plan was to have bala sharks, pictus cats, glass cats and chinese algea eaters along with a few shrimp in with a violet goby. I know that the bala sharks will need more room eventually and was planning to change everyone over to a...
  3. Hello!

    Introduce Yourself
    Hello everyone! I have been out of the fish keeping game for about 2 years now. I wasn't able to move my tanks with me when I moved from Florida to Texas, thankfully I am getting tons of tanks for Christmas this year! I got into fish keeping because I like everything about it, simply put it...
  4. 3rd Tank: Brackish?

    Brackish Water
    Okay, I have two tanks full of fish already, a 10g and a 20g, both completely freshwater, and down the road, when I'm in a bigger place and not having to deal with a restrictive lease agreement, I would like to get a third tank, but not sure what I would like to do with it. Right now I have four...
  5. My new brackish crab bowl!

    Hi! I know it's been a while since I've posted around here. My tanks have all settled down and I was starting to get bored. Crabs are what got me into this hobby, and i really miss having them, so I decided to start up a little red claw crab tank. I found an old cookie jar for 3 dollars. It...
  6. fiddler crab eyes down... sleeping?

    I just got a female fiddler crab 3 days ago. I noticed that every night once it is completely dark, she goes into a corner under my cryptocoryne plant and her eyes are down, flat in their little slots. I assume she is just sleeping, becaue if i shine a light on herfor a while she gets up, and...
  7. My Tank!

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I would love some input on my tank. I've spent around $800 so far. I plan on adding a couple of small archers (when I can find them!), a columbian shark, and possibly a rope fish (my first one died of unknown reasons and will be doing more research before I get another one. A lot of the...
  8. Cycling questions/troubles.

    Beginner Saltwater Aquariums
    Ok, I'm new to the hobby and a bit confused on my readings for my currently cycling tank. I have a 75g long brackish tank setup. SG at 1.010, temp at about 84, and ph is 8. It was seeded with one bag of live sand and a fairly good size ornament from a full marine tank. I have used Stability and...
  9. I'm new and eager to learn.

    Introduce Yourself
    I'm new to the hobby and look forward to everyone's input on my brackish projects.
  10. mudskippers?

    Brackish Water
    I have a 29 gallon tank and was thinking of converting it to a species tank for a single mudskipper. Unfortunately, I have limited knowledge about brackish water, so could someone please fill me in on brackish water and where to get mudskippers? I heard that also sometimes petco and petsmart...
  11. Sick GSP?

    Brackish Water
    I recently got two new Green Spotted Puffers from a Walmart where they had them with guppies.... dont even get me started on that idiocy. But I took them home and I have had them for a week. They looked like they had fin rot and a fungus but when I acclimated them to the brackish water ( SG...
  12. Where do you post brackish water questions on TFK?

    How To Use
    Hello, I had a brackish water question. Not an emergency at all. I just was wondering where to start the thread.
  13. 55 Brackish

    Freshwater Journals
    Here are some pics of my 55 Brackish....just stocked it today. They will be moving to a 150 that is at my shop someday, but for now I want them at home. I'm weird, but I hate having fish at work, I hate that I have to leave them alone on the weekends or when I'm not working, lol. My apartment...
  14. Bumblebee goby care??

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I recently purchased three bumblebee gobies and housed them in a 5 gallon tank. I am unsure of their previous tank's salinity so i put in enough salt for a 3 gallon brackish tank just in case. I bought them on a whim so I don't have very much to offer to them foodwise. I have freeze dried brine...
  15. ?tank Advice?

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Ok, so I am intersested in goldfish, tropicals, and brackish fish, and tanks size 1.5-55 gallons.. Can you give me some advice on good tanks to setup? Here are a few I was thinking of (I'm not gonna do them all) 55 gallon- 2 goldfish, 7 zebra danios, 3 weather loaches 1.5 gallon- 4 zebra...