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  1. Want opinions on small tank stocking plan

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I have a 5 gal and am thinking about stocking neon or green neon tetras (green if i can find them bc theyre smaller), rcs and maybe a nerite snail. How does that sound? I don't know the quantities, the tank will be modestly planted and is on a fishless cycle now. Do any of those species not...
  2. Need help stocking a 5 gal - plus travel advice

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi! So I start college in the fall, and my school allows for underwater pets in tanks up to five gallons, so I got a five gal fish tank for my dorm room. I've kept a 25 gal saltwater tank in a class for a few months and loved it but that's about the extent of my experience with fish (have had...
  3. Finally - a hobby for me!!!

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    Yay!!! So -- this is going to be my thing. (Hey, I'm Miss Gallima) I have settled on adopting a Betta, as my pet friend (which I never ever thought would have been my pet of choice previously), and I do plan on growing live plants in a 5 gal tank-- aquascaping will be just as fun as treating...
  4. New guy :)

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    Hello everyone. This is my first time doing a post. I am currently in college and am studying marine biology. I have a 20g freshwater tank up here with a red belly piranha in it. I am going to sell back the piranha once he reaches a size that is not appropriate with the size of my tank. I am...
  5. College Dormitory Fish Tank Dilemma

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi there, Today marks the third week I have had my fish tank (first ever for me!) established in my college dormitory. The issue of transporting my fish from here back to my home (which is an 8 hour drive) has always been on my mind. Unfortunately, as time ticks ever closer to my first break I...
  6. my guppies are hiding behind the filter

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I am a college student who has just recently started an aquarium in her dorm room. I am really new to this and wanted to join a forum like this for advice. My aquarium is 5.5 gallons (the largest i could fit in my dorm room) there are links to view a couple of pictures of it in my signature...