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  1. Guppy Fry Snacks

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Dried Guppy Fry As Food Source? Hey All, I am pretty brand new to fish keeping and I had a question regarding guppy population control. I just recently bought 3 female guppies and am preparing to have to deal with the onslaught of guppy fry that are undoubtedly going to follow. I am interested...
  2. Best food for a pleco...

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I currently have a BN pleco and a RN pleco, and what ive been feeding them is the Hikari Algae Wafers. Both plecos are currently in a ten gallon,[QT tank] and recieve one wafer, broken up, in a ceramic dish every night. The Bristle nose is alot more outgoing than the rubber nose, and swims...
  3. Am I just feeding an empty tank?

    Freshwater Shrimp
    I'm breeding ghost shrimp, and I have a seperate tank for the fry. They were released 11 days ago, and by 8 days they started to leave the glass, and by nightime I couldn't see any of them, but there is java moss and a mini sunken ship so they could be anywhere! I managed to catch a glimpse of...
  4. Harvesting from the wild +food question

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Ok, by my house is this ditch for collecting flood water, and this ditch dries up every summer. (it is already starting to rapidly shrink) In this water are countless minnows, tadpoles, and snails. I harvested some plants the other day (with a bunch of Malaysian trumpet snails and Mystery...
  5. Can a gourami eat itself to death?

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    i was wondering if gourami can eat themselves to death. i heard that tropical fish are not like goldfish and know when to stop eating but my gourami seems to be eating an awful lot. i feed him flake food and it says to feed the fish 1 flake per 1" of fish and however much the fish can eat within...
  6. Cheap Aquarium Products

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hello, i was curious if anybody knows of any websites that have very cheap aquarium products such as food, decor, etc. i love my fish tanks but they seem to be absorbing all of my money, lol.
  7. Red Tailed Shark not eating!

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hello, i have had my RTS for about 3 days now and he/she will not eat! i have tried flake food but it doesnt sink to the bottom and my gourami eats it all, i tried brine shrimp which also gets eaten by the gourami, i tried a food block which i may have seen him nip at once or twice, but i cant...
  8. food for platy fry

    Livebearers
    hi everyone i have great new my platy have babies today and i usually feed my fry crushed flakes but i want to know what else they eat and how regularly should i feed them? i want the fry to grow fast so i want help and tips from you guys
  9. Do Mollies eat other fish?

    Brackish Water
    I added three mollies to my tank and I had a rosy red minnow in there too (my friend's fish died and he was healthy food for the fish so I rescued him) and he has been acting nervous like a week ago (before I added the mollies) and after I added the mollies I came home one day and he was all...
  10. what do cray fish eat?????

    Invertebrates
    my dad just bought a crayfish for my 29 gallon against my better judgement and he has already tried to eat my female betta fish and one of my ghost shrimp. I dont have anywhere else to put him and i'm nervous out of my mind that overnight he will kill one of my good fish. what do crayfish eat...
  11. New to Discus, PLEASE HELP!!!

    Cichlids
    Hey, So i've been wanting to move onto discus keeping for a while now, and out of the blue someone messaged me about a swap from my tropical fish (oscars, parrots, angels etc.) and i jumped at the chance, i now have 9 discus in my 350l tank, with a few plecs and gourami's. I've made sure the...
  12. Vegetables that sink?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hey guys just a quick one, I need to know any vegetables that sink to feed my apple snail, he can't handle cucumber because it floats and it's a real pain to pin down infront of him. I've already tried raisons (which he seems to love) but they my be too sugary for the poor guy. Help :)
  13. Food to boost snails calcium levels?

    Invertebrates
    Hey, I recently brought home a golden apple snail and put it in my 20g. I haven't had any invertebrates in this tank perviously so calcium is low. I put in crushed egg shell in a container to keep the snail growing for now but I need a more sustainble way (I've heard about crushed coral but...
  14. Spinach for Platys

    Livebearers
    Hi I read somewhere that you can blanch spinach and then feed it to platys as theyre herbivores and prefer this to meat. What i want to know is can you do this and can you completely repalce fish food with blanched spinach. Also,if it is used as a supplement to flake food how much should i feed...
  15. TetraMin Pro Crisps PROBLEM

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Okay guys I hope it is okay that I post this here, since it isn't really related to my guppies. My 3 pound Yorkshire Terrier Lila literally broke open the container by herself and ate some of the flakes. I think she could have eaten about one or two tablespoons of it. Is there anything in there...
  16. Made mistakes with Puffer need help.

    Saltwater Puffer Fish
    I know what I did wrong so please help with solutions only unless you think I need to learn more about mistakes I made. I bought a Porcupine Puffers put him in a tank that was 29 gal tank. Waited a month to cycle too short know now and got him home to find after putting him in the tank he had...
  17. For Sale: 75 Gallon + Accessories (Philadelphia)

    TFK Other Countries Classifieds
    Paypal or Cash only. Located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, PA. 75 gallon All-Glass Aquarium, stand, hood and light (oak). Pickup only. Pictures: http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/for/1900242558.html Also selling a list of aquarium accessories, food, water test kits, conditioners, etc...
  18. Feeding live food; where to start?

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I'm fairly new to aquarium keeping; I just started my first tank a couple of months ago. Everything seems to be going great and I want to give my fish a little bit of some extra love. I hear that live food is something they adore. However, I'm not sure where to start. Where can I buy live food...
  19. My gar is not eating

    Introduce Yourself
    I got a gar a while back and its looks fine but its really not eating much. I've got him to eat some flake food but nothing else. I tried feeding feeder fish, minnows, chiclid pellets, tubeworm(i think he may have ate some of those), and some sinking pellets. Hes in a 90 gallon tank with 1...
  20. Basic questions about Betta which I do not know and you can help me~!!!

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I have a few questions: My Betta names Puddle used to be so active and used to swim up and down the tank, up and down, up and down. He used to also scare (not attack) the other fish quite often (I have four black phantoms) Recently he has stopped attacking and everyone seems to be getting...
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