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  1. geting a 55g how can a make it as colorful as i can

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    i am planing to get a 55g tank very soon i have run a 10g for over 2 years and only lost a few fish. i would like to know what fish i could get to make my tank as stunning as possible. time is not a big deal as i have school but no work, but money is im planing on spending $400 for the tank...
  2. Please help!

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    So I just bought two freshwater tropical fish from a pet store and I don't know what kind of fish they are. I have been doing some research and fear they might be dyed=/. They are mostly clear and at the top they are colored. I remember one type of fish next to it at the same store was called a...
  3. Just A Noob Asking A Question About Aquarium Setup

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi :) Currently I have two bettas in their own one gallon tank a piece. I've had them for a few months now and they seem very happy. For Christmas I would like to get a 5 gallon tank to put some other types of tropical fish in. I'm not interested in any big fish tanks at all...I don't have the...
  4. LIVE feeding, Fun to watch

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I recently bought a dozen feeder guppys for my semi aggressive tank, the 3 angels I own were the first to attack the guppys then the irredscent sharks and then my dianos. My large silver skirted tetras joined in also. what I am getting at is that, is this a good way of feeding them (besides...
  5. Cichlid and Tropical Fish dying within hours

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I bought my 20 gallon (tall) tank in 2003. I cycled it for two weeks and bought a Red Tiger Oscar, a female Jack Dempsey, and a Blue Peacock. They lived in this tank for two and a half years before going through two moves and finally dying from what I assume were two frequent moves and...
  6. How many Rose Line Sharks in 100 gal tank?

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Please advise! I have 12 gorgeous Puntius denisonii (aka Rose Line Shark, Red Line Torpedo Barb, Bleeding Eye, etc. etc.) happily quarantining in a 20 gallon tank. They are about 3.5 cm long (aprox. 1.5 inches). Soon they will be moved to my 100 gallon system (comprised of a 65 gallon display...
  7. Very high ammonia levels

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I have a 125 gallon freshwater tank that we cycled with roseys (we now know about fishless cycling but a local pet store advised us to do it this way) and we saw a spike in nitrites and then low ammonia levels. We added our fish a couple every week or so and all was well for a few weeks. Then...
  8. Pretty yet Hardy Freshwater Fish?

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Setting up 55 gallon, and Im looking for some nice yet hardy community fish...any suggestions? Also, looking for suggested fish/animals such as algae eaters (plecos) to help keep tank cleaner. Thanks, Sj