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  1. Swapping filters between two tanks?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I have two well established tanks right now. One is a 20L community tank while the other is a 10 gallon that only has a male betta. I figured out recently that I am wasting filtration capacity with each of my filters. The community has a filter good for 10 gallons while the betta has a filter...
  2. cichlid caves with lava rock and silicone... or pvc or terracotta...

    DIY Aquarium
    ok so here it is.... i have 55 gallon tank that i will stock with african cichlids mbuna mostly and i would love to diy some awesome decor that is *cheaper than lfs man made decor *lighter than stacked stone/more stable * still natural looking so i was wondering if anyone has made anything...
  3. Fish dying 1 x1 no sign of illness

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    I'm scratching my head is disbelief as my tank dies off. I have a 55 gallon tank established over a year. I've lost 3 fish in two weeks. The strange part is they show no obvious sign of illness. One by one they float next to the heater for a few days then die. The only sign something is...
  4. Dropsy or obese?

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hello everyone I have a little african dwarf frog with a big round belly, and I'm not sure if its dropsy or if he's just fat. I keep him with danios, tetras, and bumblebee gobys, they all get a diet of live blood worms, I feed them a little twice a day and they don't get fed on weekends, since...
  5. 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...
  6. Please help with sick dwarf gourami

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    I have a cobalt blue dwarf gourami that I've had for a couple of months or so. He's was doing great, eating well, following me when I'd be near the tank, just doing really good. Lately, though, I had noticed he wasn't swimming much, just kinda suspending near the bottom or sometimes the top, not...
  7. Swordtail Breeding

    Fish Breeding
    Hola, I have a male and two female swordtails in my 29gallon tank. Theyve been living there for about a year now and they about 1.5-2 inches long. They've probably bred before, but the fry most likely got eaten by either the kribs or the barbs. Both of the females seem to be pregnant but I am...
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