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  1. my guppies are hiding behind the filter

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I am a college student who has just recently started an aquarium in her dorm room. I am really new to this and wanted to join a forum like this for advice. My aquarium is 5.5 gallons (the largest i could fit in my dorm room) there are links to view a couple of pictures of it in my signature...
  2. ammonia levels high

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I have a two year old eclipse 6-gallon tank with a bio-wheel and filter. I clean the tank once every 2 weeks and feed my fish 3 flakes twice a day. i have two guppies and two snails and no live plants. i have a bunch of decorations and gravel and a heater. i had a lot of guppies and neon...
  3. 20 Gallon Starter Tank - Community And Breeding

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I first started with aquariums a vast few years ago, and after a period of time got aggravated and gave up. Well, I guess you can't just permanently walk away. Of course at that time there was no computer and internet resources. Anyone that is a beginner should read this due to the costly...
  4. My guppies keep dying

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hello everyone, I'm not an expert in the business, but I can say I'm quite experienced, so here's my problem: My guppies keep dying. Yes quite embarrassing actually, everyone says they are the easiest fish to have but for some reason I find keeping Angels and clown fish much easier then silly...
  5. Sunburst Platty turning black and after birth water is cloudy is this stuff normal?

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hello and thanks for you time. I have a female Sunburst Platy. I have had her for about a year. She is turning black. I also noticed when my fish have babies, (guppies and platies) the water gets cloudy is this normal? 1. Size of aquarium (# of gallons) 29 gal 2. Is your aquarium setup...