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  1. albino African clawed frog tried to eat cory

    Advanced Freshwater Discussion
    I have two albino African clawed frogs. Both are around half a year old (from the time I purchased them). After some many months of having Cory catfish as a sort of clean-up crew, one of my frogs thought it was a good idea to try eating one of the corys (the biggest one of the two, of course)...
  2. I know nothing of Bronze Corydora!

    I found out a few days into getting new plants for my tank I received 3 Bronze Corydora hitchhikers. I've only kept barbs til this point, and now I'm completely stumped for how to care for these three little corys. ANY advice is welcome advice!
  3. 90 gallon tank setup: advice for suitable species

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Iv had my tank for a few years now keeping south African cichlids with much success.. but I'm looking to sell all of my cichlids for something a little bit different! Iv been fancying a bigger species of fish, but would like to keep my 2 featherfin catfish and my plec. The catfish are around...
  4. 2 Dead Fish Today

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hello, I am new to owning an aquarium. I've had my 20 gallon tank set up for about 2 months, the water levels have been fine for a while now, but today my marble molly and upside down catfish died. The marble molly was struggling all morning to stay alive, she would swim for about 10 seconds...
  5. 120 gallon stocking ideas/ help

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi all, I'm new to this forum because I really was getting frustrated looking around online for some tank stocking options and just would like a nice forum where I can talk to people with some experience with what I'm trying to do. So decided to give this a try :) I'm not really new to the...
  6. Fish Tank suggestions

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I am in the planning process. I am planning to get a 10-15 gallon fish tank, even though it might be more on the 10 gallon side. I had experience with bettas before. It will be planted, have natural driftwood, lots of caves, filtration (for 10/15 gallon) and have a variety of unique fish. This...
  7. Anyone know what this plec is?

    Hi, I was recently given a plec by a friend who had no idea what kind it was so was wondering if anyone had any ideas.
  8. Featherfin Squeaker tankmates?

    Hi all, I have a Featherfin Squeaker catfish named Hoover in a 46-gal bowfront (I know he probably needs more room, but it's what I have, and I got him from someone who had him in a 10-gal tank with goldfish). He's about 7" from nose to base of tail. Tank is fully cycled with an Emperor 280...
  9. New to the site

    Introduce Yourself
    Hello everyone. I've been a aquatic enthusiast for a couple years now and i love it. So iv decided to reach out to other enthusiasts and share information and advice, so again great to be here and looking forward to the future with my aquatic pets.
  10. What is this?!

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    What are the bubbles on my cory cats dorsal fin and should I set up a quarantine tank?
  11. Help! Sick Cory has bubbles on it!

    I have a 26 Gallon aquarium with compatible fish and regulated water parameters, however overnight one of Cory catfish developed clear bubble like things where its dorsal fin meets its back as well as in between its back fins by its tail. Ive attached a picture and I really need some help to...
  12. My Cory Thinks He's a Platy?

    Hi I'm new to this forum and and keeping fish! I recently got one julii cory (i'm getting 4 more asap) and while he seems perfectly healthy and happy, he's not acting the way I thought he would. He's been swimming with my 4 platys. The platys like to swim all over the tank together and the cory...
  13. Help with Emerald Green Cory Catfish

    About two years ago I bought a Betta Fish. After having him for two months I moved him to a one gallon tank, it had plastic plants and a hiding hole, and I added a filter to help keep the water clean. For a while he seemed really happy, he made a lot of bubble nests and he was very active. Then...
  14. What do you think about Rainbows?

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    I was considering getting at least 3 of what kind of Rainbowfish is available at Petsmart and the petstore by my house for my 55 gallon, along with a Striped Raphael Catfish. I heard that Rainbowfish are very nice-looking after a while and I like the striped catfish as is (also, it makes...
  15. Getting wood for Albino Bristlenose

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I'm new to keeping an Albino Bristle Nose. He's housed in a heated ten gallon tank with a snail and a beta. My question was on driftwood: I'm going to get him some, but I was wondering if it has to be specifically driftwood, or could it be another wood so long as it's not been treated or...
  16. Can someone identify these fish?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    They came with this 75 gallon tank that i bought yesterday for 50$. the catfish thing is about 13" long, the yellow guy is a little small than a jack dempsy, and that small guy is 4-5" long.
  17. funny oto feeding behavior!

    Ok, so I threw a big algae covered rock into my main tank for my otos today. The smallest oto- Flash was the first to find it and he's over there chowing down. Then, leo and spot- my inseperable pair zoom over and are eating it too. So flash scoots his wat along the rock, and when he got close...
  18. Pygmy cories in UT?

    Does anyone know where to find pygmy cories in utah? My dream aquarium is a 10 gal full of a bunch of pygmies and otos. That would be amazing... I love the personality and cuteness. I had to settle for baloon mollies though, because I can't find pygmy corydoras anywhere. I really want some- so...
  19. encouraging algae growth

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    I know this seems like an odd question, but how can I make more algae and diatoms grow in my fish tank? The first fish I ever had in my tank are otos. I love them! anyway, I have never seen even a spot of algea since I started this tank. It would be really nice if they had some algea to eat...
  20. Why did my oto die?

    Hey. I bought an oto about 5 months ago. since the day I bought him he was pretty skinny, but I figure he did not just starve because he lived for so long. Anyway, I have 4 other otos that all gained weight rapidly and are now plump and active. So this one little sickly guy started to develop an...