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  1. Wanted: Basic Betta Setup

    TFK U.S. Classifieds
    Hello! I am looking to set up my very first tank with a betta. I've been doing a lot of reading, but I've seen conflicting information about which kits are good quality, which filters are appropriate for bettas, etc., so I thought maybe I'd try asking if anyone here has supplies for a betta...
  2. Advice: Starting a Nano CRS planted tank!!

    Freshwater Shrimp
    Hey guys and girls i am super new to the forum and i have actually never joined one before. I'm super stoked to make my first thread!! I would really appreciate any feedback from everyone. I'm going to start a 5.5 gallon Crystal red shrimp planted tank. I feel like i have a pretty good handle on...
  3. Water-Change question - new planted tank

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    Mini Garden ina Goblet - 1 gallon Freshwater fish tank I just set this up today. Wondering when I should do my first water-change and how much. Here are parameters... one gallon goblet. 1" of organic soil, covered with 3/4" sand. Planted with four little Peacock Ferns and two Kyoto. Lighted from...
  4. Major mistake buying a Red Sea Max aquarium!!

    Aquarium Products Reviews
    Hello I'm new here but been in the hobby for nearly 20 years! If you read my introduction I'm a disable vet, and recently was discharged from the hospital almost a month ago. I was Google searching Red Sea customer service and read in bold letters, "Red Sea Max - WARNING DO NOT BUY", that lead...
  5. Is this tank full (plant wise)

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    3 Gallon Tank Planted, 1 Male Betta, Contains Lugwigia and Micro Sword Substrate is Fine Gravel Java moss will be added to the driftwood My question is when the plants grow out will there still be room for more plants? Or do you think that will be enough plants. I will be attempting to add Red...
  6. Adventure in pico reefing- 2.5

    Nano Reef
    Well, after much research, my 2.5 gallon pico reef in finally set up! I have 1.5 inches of live argonite, and I'm going to pick up some live rock today! I have a 3 gallonair powered filter running on it, mostly for oxygen and water movement. My light is a 10 watt multicolour LED made of 3...
  7. 2.5 gallon pico reef

    Nano Reef
    Hi! I am a complete newbie to saltwater and have very limited knowledge in this area, to I'm trying to gobble up as much info as possible. I'm considering setting up a 2.5 gallon pico tank. I would put live rock and gravel, 1 clown goby, some of those micro hermits, and some small polyps/coral...
  8. I was given a free 28 gal nano! My very first salt tank.

    Beginner Saltwater Aquariums
    My friend started a Nano tank and did not have the time that she wanted to upkeep the tank. So she gave it all to me! This is my first salt tank ever. I have been doing fresh water fish for a few years now and have always wanted to try a salt tank. Now I have both! So I am jumping into this head...
  9. What to do with a 1 Gallon tank?

    My first tank was a little one gallon bow mini, it has been sitting in the garage for years. I'm bored waiting for my 37gallon to cycle so would like to put this one to use. Can I put shrimps and snails in here and plant it? If so how many and what kind, and what kind of cycleing would it need...