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    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hi everyone, This is my first time posting here so hopefully I can explain well. A little bit about my tank: 30 gallon freshwater tank 4 Bloodfin Tetras 1 Black Lyretail Molly 2 Dalmation Salfin Mollys 1 Gold Dust Molly Temperature sits at 77 We are getting ready to add 2 more tetras, when...
  2. A Tank In Progress

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi there! I wanted to ask for help as I set up two tanks, both freshwater, one cold water and one tropical. In the cold water tank I want to have guppies, golden white cloud minnows, reticulated hilstream loaches and zebra danios. However, there is a problem. This is in a 40 gallon and according...
  3. Unusual fish situation

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I have an unplanted 30gal tank with an under-gravel filtration system (I know they're controversial, but it's been working excellently for me with proper upkeep.) That houses a Dwarf Gourami, 2 Neon Tetra, 1 Rosey Barb, 1 Gold finned Danio and 2 pearl Danios, and lastly but not least, an upside...
  4. Advice needed!

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hey all. Recently I purchased my very first tank (second hand) and this past week have been busy researching everything I could find about keeping tropical fish - I'm looking for some advice on whether or not my equipment is enough to handle my set up and which fish I should buy for my first...
  5. How can you tell if a guppy is male or female ?

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    How can you tell if a guppy is male or female ? I MADE VIDEO FOR THAT HOPE YOU ENJOY IT ;) DON'T FORGET TO TELL ME HOW DO YOU THINK OF MY VIDEO ;)
  6. Top facts about freshwater crayfish fish

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
  7. Tips and facts about freshwater angelfish

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    MY Guppies FISH TANK AQUARIUMS WHAT DO YOU THINK ? fish, freshwater, guppy, guppies, guppie,
  10. First Freshwater Aquarium

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi, My girlfriend and I have recently purchased our first aquarium together. It is a 20 gallon tall. I have been doing a lot of reading about setting it up, so I'll tell you what we have done so far. 1. Part sand, part gravel substrate 2. Plenty of ornaments with hiding places for the fish. 3...
  11. Help me trick out my fish tank

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hey, I'm new to the larger fish tank arena but not new to taking care of fish in general. I've had betas, tetras, barbs, etc. but have a 20 gallon tank and am not sure what to stock it with. Any advice on some awesome fish pairings would be great. I want a good amount of fish in there but...
  12. Zebra Danio Die, but everything else Thrives

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    I've got a 20 gallon tank, cycled, with all nitrogen levels very low. PH is 7.5 I had a pleco, female beta, 4 livebearers and 7 zebra danios. About 2 weeks ago, my zebra danio's started dying one by one. Every other day I'd find another dead one. The rest of my fish are doing fine, and I have no...
  13. I'm trying to decide on plants for a 37 gallon

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    I am trying to figure out plants that would look amazing in my tank, but that would be easy to care for as I'm a beginner , I have the tank but have yet to set it up. The fish I plan to have are a koi and blue angel, a school of Raspborras, Tetras, or dwarf neon rainbows, a small school of...
  14. Could this be the cause of repeated bacterial blooms?

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I have a 75 gallon, planted tank that has been up and running for nearly 4 years. My first experience with bacterial bloom came a few months ago, and I am just not sure what the cause is. Here is what it is NOT from: I change 40-50% water weekly; have done so for years I vacuum the substrate...
  15. Buying Used Eheim 2217

    Advanced Freshwater Discussion
    I am thinking about replacing my HOB filter with a used Eheim 2217 canister filter off craigslist for $40. Is this a good idea? How can I clean the filter? I will be getting new media/using my current media. Do I need to replace anything else (tubes, other parts)? Thanks.
  16. Emerald Cory Cat

    Hi, all! I just started my first tank a few months back. It is a 10 gallon freshwater tank and currently has an Emerald Cory Cat, a shrimp, three plants, a medium piece of aquatic wood, three small moss balls, and two little houses! I would like to get more cory cats as I have learned on here...
  17. Huge Ammonia spike!!! Help!!!

    Advanced Freshwater Discussion
    Im new to the forum but not new to the hobby, but need help my 60 gallon tank which was cycled completely before adding fish had a huge ammonia spike like 8 not .8 in a matter of 3 days lost 4 of the 6 small fish (under 2") even after I removed all fish did 30% water changes daily and every day...
  18. Help stocking a new 29 gallon freshwater tropical tank!

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hey guys! I'm a new fish keeper and I have an empty 29 gallon tank! I'm thinking of starting a new tropical community. I'm just not sure as to what fish to stock it with. So far I'm thinking: -2 angelfish -4 kuhli loaches -6 neon tetras -1 bristlenose pleco Also, any info on how to care for...
  19. How to produce algae in a freshwater tank?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hello everyone! I'm going to be getting a 12-14 gallon tank very soon and I'm thinking about what fish I want to have in it. I'm interested in getting a shrimp, particularly the Cherry shrimp, but I don't know how much algae there will be in my tank, as I'm not interested in...
  20. Help setting up a 30g CL find. Tell me your thoughts!

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi guys! I found a 30 gallon tank and cabinet for $60 on Craigslist and will be picking it up today. According to the listing, it "Comes with everything needed for owning fish, except the fish (tank, light, pumps, hoses, heating element, bubble stones, etc.). Everything is in good working...