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  1. Snail/Shrimp Colony

    I am currently running a 16 gallon tank with a Fluval C3. I've always wanted an invert tank but have never actually gotten around to setting one up. I was thinking about breeding snails (pond snails, mystery, ramshorn, etc.) as well as cherry shrimp to raise as live food for my fish in the 55...
  2. 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...
  3. 2.5 gallon pico reef

    Nano Reef
    Hi! I am a complete newbie to saltwater and have very limited knowledge in this area, to I'm trying to gobble up as much info as possible. I'm considering setting up a 2.5 gallon pico tank. I would put live rock and gravel, 1 clown goby, some of those micro hermits, and some small polyps/coral...
  4. 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...
  5. 5 Gallon Invertebrate Salt Tank

    Nano Reef
    Hey everyone; I just got my 10 gallon freshwater aquarium up and running a couple of months ago and I'm looking to do something special for my dad for father's day. I was wondering... does anyone have any experience with a 5 gallon saltwater tank? I know it will be a challenge to keep the tank...
  6. What Invertebrates to keep in Planted community tank?

    I have a 28 gal tank and keep a number of tetras, guppies etc. I was wondering if i could keep some (if any) invertebrates in their such as shrimp or crabs. It would be better if they were low maintenance and cleaned the tank. Any help would be much appreciated! :-D
  7. Hi! Im starting my first tank and need some guidance as to how to go about it :)

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    This is my first post so be nice! :D Well on saturday i am going to be purchasing a 10 gallon tank from one of my friends (for £10 bargain much?:P) However im going to have to buy a heater + thermometer and a filter. I was wondering if any body knows of any silent (well virtually) heaters and...
  8. hermit crab of what sort?

    Saltwater Fish
    heya im new to this site :) my mum has got a 5ft by 2 ft marine tank thats been up and running for at least 3 years now, we just bought a hermit crab (large) from a respectable fish store saying it would be fine with what we have in the tank, but we dont know what kind of hermit crab, we are...