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  1. Advice on my first tank purchase!

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi guys/gals, I want to get into fish keeping but am concerned that the tanks I am limited to are going to be a bit on the small size. Due to apartment layout etc. the biggest tank I can have is 3' x 1' x ? (L x D x H). I have therefore been looking at the Jewel Rekord 700 which is 70L/15G and...
  2. Fluctuating pH levels?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Yesterday my tank was reading a 7.6 pH. I have two Jewel Cichlids, so I wanted to bring it down to 7 pH. I added a Tetra Correct pH 7.0 tablet, and it brought the water down to the correct level. I tested it this morning, and it's back up to 7.6 pH! What the heck is going on? Those tablets...
  3. New Jewel Cichlid owner here

    Cichlids
    First of all, hello! After a little research, I bought two Jewel Cichlids today, and I love them. I've named them Kimchi and Yakatori :mrgreen: Here's my tank: First Tank - 10 gallon Freshwater fish tank My question is, what's the best temperature and pH balance to keep the tank at...
  4. Jewels & Bumblebee's

    Cichlids
    Hi everyone. I'm new to this site, I have a few questions regarding my tank. Here are the specs - 40G hexagon tank, gravel, fake plants, sponge/carbon filter, 78-82 degree F, PH 7.5. NH3 & NH4 within acceptable limits, brackish water. Tank is about 3 months old 7 Jewel Cichlid ranging 2inch...
  5. Breeding jewel cichlids?

    Fish Breeding
    Hi everyone. I have had 6 jewel cichlids in my 63 gallon tank for a few months now. They are a couple of years old I think and in the last few days one of them has just stayed inside a certain cave while a larger on just guards the cave all day and chases off anyone who comes near. Would this...
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