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  1. beginner looking for advice

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi, here is my story. Yesterday i got a 24inx12inx12in tank equipped with a sponge filter and a pump for bubbles. I put in 6 mollies (2 white, 2 black, one white with black spots and one with a light orange hue and black spots). two are 3in, 4 are 2.5in. in length. Then i added 4 1in neon...
  2. Cardinals and Neons with plants

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hi, I'm new, first time post. I have had aquariums for over 20 years, mostly freshwater, discus, and saltwater. I have been out of the hobby a while and am thing to start again. But work is long hours. I want a low maintenance setup. My plan is a 30-40 gallon high tank, Eheim filter, some plants...
  3. Is it safe for neon tetras to be eating the sinking pellets for my corys?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hey! I'm pretty new when it comes to owning an aquarium, and I've been watching my fish and noticing that my neon tetras will help my Leopard corys eat the sinking pellets I give them. I've been offering them flakes for tropical fish, but I was just wondering if it's safe for neon tetras to eat...
  4. Want opinions on small tank stocking plan

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I have a 5 gal and am thinking about stocking neon or green neon tetras (green if i can find them bc theyre smaller), rcs and maybe a nerite snail. How does that sound? I don't know the quantities, the tank will be modestly planted and is on a fishless cycle now. Do any of those species not...
  5. What plants should I have with neon tetras?

    Freshwater Aquarium Equipment
    Can any one recommend a plant that my neon tetra won't eat/destroy I did had hygrophila corymbosa buts it's almost gone? I have 120 litre tank it set at 24 degrees, I have 1 betta and 10 neon tetras Gravel only and heaps of fake plants lol
  6. Male/Female Ratio?

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    I've got a shoal of 8 Harlequin Rasbora w/ a ratio of either 3/5 male:female or 4/4 male:female. I have noticed a lot of jousting among these fish and they will even chase members of the neon tetra shoal around. I got 8 because I thought the number would keep these guys chilled out. The HRs...
  7. 5 gallon cube

    DIY Aquarium
    so i am planning on making a 5 gallon cube tank out of 1/8th inch glass.also i want to make a stand out of wood and a hood that uses CF lighting.any and all help will be greatly appreatiated.
  8. I have no breeding tank; my fry are being eaten :frustrated:

    Fish Breeding
    I can't afford another tank and the store I go to doesn't sell separator nets but I want to raise fry. They keep getting eaten by the adult fish.:frustrated: Is there any other way to protect them?
  9. Tank mates for tetras?

    Characins
    Hello all I have a 30 gallon tank with a bristlenose pleco and six skirt tetras. Originally we were using the skirts to cycle the tank but now we want to keep them (we feel bad making them go back to the fish store--?). We also want neon tetras. Is it okay to have both? Assuming it is...
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