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  1. I can't get my canister filter working right

    Freshwater Aquarium Equipment
    I'm new to this whole canister filter thing and personally it's been such a horrid experience I hate them. I was given a used Eheim professional 2 that had only been used for a few months. I was given no instructions and have basically just gone off what I've found on the Internet. I've had one...
  2. I brought second hand tank, what should I clean the equipment and tank with?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi, I am beginner and never owned fish before, I have recently brought second hand tank where it came with all the equipment and ornaments for the tank, how would I clean and disinfect the tank and the accessory it came with that won't harm my fish? - Gravel Vacuum - Fake plants - Pebbles -...
  3. Full tank clean: yay or nay?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hey Guys! I have a slight issue with my tank atm, i cant seem to get rid of the crazy amount of snails i have. I was told getting a few assasin snails would do the trick but it hasnt made any difference. I have tried leaving a leaf of lettuce in the tank that was a fail. I was told easiest...
  4. Brown stuff starting to appear on front glass of 30g tank?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I think its algae, but I'm not sure. I wiped off most of it with a paper towel, I just stuck my hand in the tank and wiped it clean. But now its starting to grow more and more and I can even see it on the white rocks in the front of the tank. I'm not sure why it is growing only in the front as...
  5. Are these rocks safe to put in my tank?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Well I found these quartz rocks out here in Oregon 1 year ago and I have had no use for them. I am wondering if it is safe to put these in my planned aquarium. I have read in many places that quartz is safe, but these seem so DIRTY! I'm nervous they'll slowly pollute the water. I have had them...