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  1. Need help choosing substrate

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    As the title says, I need help choosing a substrate. The reason I just didn't go off someone else's post is because I have specific factors that need to be considered because of my water and the fish I will be getting. I would really apreciate the names of good brands along with your posts to...
  2. New to Cichlids (extremely low pH)

    I have a friend that has asked me to help her manage her 55 gallon aquarium that is mostly populated with African Cichilds. I have kept tropical and saltwater fish on and off for a couple of decades so I am not exactly green, but I have never managed a cichlid community before and I have grave...
  3. Adding new danios to help current danios, even if the new ones probably won't last?

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    I have a small tank (10g) with some danios and otos. Currently the pH in my tank is very low. I am in the process of raising it but it is a very slow and delicate process and I am not going to rush it. In the last month or so, two of my danios have died. I only have two left now, along with 2...
  4. Neon Tetra help.

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I plan on getting a couple of neon tetra once my tank is done cycling. The PH of the tank is 7.8-8.0 and this is way too high for tetras. I was wondering what I can do to lower the PH of the tank water. My tap waters PH is around 7.6-7.8. I do not have a test for the hardness of the water. I was...