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  1. Advice For Coursework Project

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hello there! I’m studying an animal care diploma and my current module is fish. I’ve always liked fish, but cannot even begin to explain the amount I have learnt and the appreciation I have gained for these amazing creatures – and I’ve barely even scooped the surface water in the ocean of fishy...
  2. Compatibility Question- Tetras and Barbs

    Okay, there's a link in my signature to another problem, and provided I can find someone to take the Pleco I inherited, that'll be solved. This question is for after I get rid of him. I currently have 3 Black Skirt Tetras (one is a rather old 'Fruit'), 3 Serpae Tetras, and 2 Gold Barbs. They...
  3. mixing catfish and loaches?

    okay so i have a 55 gallon with mbuna, and its been running for along time like 2 years, and i have 2 yoyo loaches and a synodontis decorus that have been there for the same amount of time, and i was wondering if your able to mix different kinds of synodontis species with my decorus? and same...
  4. Stocking my new 97litre!

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I recently acquired a 97 litre tank, in which I am planning to stock once set up and needed some opinions on certain fish I was thinking of introducing, as different sites say different things. It will be fairly well planted and is a long, rather than tall tank. These are some of my ideas - -4...
  5. Cory doras and Ghost shrimp?

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Are these two comparable? Their both bottom dwellers, i know, but will the shrimp harm the corys, and will the corys nip the ghosties? Im just wondering! Cory cats are just so cute!
  6. Kribensis Cichlid and Dwarf Gourami - Compatibility Help Needed

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    29 Gallon Planted Freshwater Community Tank. I lost 3 Neons and a Bolivian Ram to Camallanus. I currently have the following fish in the tank. 8 Neon Tetras 4 Bronze Cory 1 Male Albino Bristlenose Pleco 1 Male Sailfin Lyretail Molly 1 Female Kribensis Cichlid I want to get the following fish...
  7. **HELP!** Glofish (danios) attacking cory cat

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Wondering what's wrong in my tank... I have a 15 gallon with 8 glofish, a female betta, and I recently added an albino cory cat (was planning to add a couple more when my LFS gets more in). However, the glofish are nipping at the cory's fins whenever it is resting. As long as it's moving...
  8. Are these Compatible?

    Hello, So I have a 45 Gallon tank currently housing a Midas Cichlid, a Plecostamos, and a silver tip shark. I DID have an Oscar in there but for some reason, beyond my understanding, the Oscar who was about 3" larger, was killed by my surprisingly ferocious Midas Cichlid. Anyway, So I'm in the...
  9. peacful african cichlids?

    hello i have a 55 gallon community tank planted with guppies tetras kribs and typical community fish . i was wonder if there are any african cichlids that are peaceful and could thrive in my tank for example a sunshine peacock. the fish will be a centerpiece( if not any other...
  10. Tetras causing lot of stress

    I have been have always had various questions about my fish, and have finally decided to join a forumn rather than searching the internet, as google seems to have an array of various contradicting answers. I have two questions: I just bought 8 tetras about two days ago and put them into my...
  11. Freshwater shrimp?

    If I was to invest in some Freshwater shrimp would my tankmates eat them? My 30 gallon has blue rams, angels, and harlequin rasbora's. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance,
  12. Will a Snowflake Eel eat a Watchman Goby and Pistol Shrimp?

    Saltwater Fish
    Hello, first post. Well here is the deal, I am thinking of building a larger(above 100gal) plexiglass aquarium and I wanted to stock it with a Snowflake Eel, Watchman Goby, and a Pistol Shrimp. Perhaps a couple of ID sharks but I doubt it. Now my question is, will the eel eventually eat the...