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  1. New fish owner, cloudy tank within 24 hours

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi, my name is Kyle....up until yesterday I have owned a 25 gal tank with community fish and I have had good luck with water. Yesterday I purchased a 90 gal tank used from a family that has had it for a couple years, it came with 10 African cichlids full grown (I think; they're pretty big)...
  2. 125 Gallon Tank

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I'm very seriously debating about converting my 125 g Turtle tank to an Amazon Biotope tank. I've got an 80g acrylic tank coming next weekend to transfer the turtle & very large common pleco to. I can move my Rena XP4 with the Turtle and pleco, which will leave my filtration options open for the...
  3. New Tank and maybe sick Mystery Snail

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hello, I have a 5 gallon Tank that I've had for a month. The Nitrate is borderline and Nitrite levels are high. I am wondering if this is from the beginning of the nitrogen cycle to create the bacteria. I am very new to this. The aquarium has 3 danios and a mystery snail. The...
  4. Cycling an Aquarium

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    For those of you who are new to the whole Aquaria hobby, and are wondering about the cycling process post here. I have seen many a thread about this and people--such as Byron and Trevor--have been saying the same things over and over. Giving the same advice. To me it seems like a waste of time...
  5. New guy & his new aquarium, accesories, and questions need advice

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hello all! You may have read my previous post about having bought a Critter Cage thinking it was a fish tank. While I wouldn't mind getting a turtle, I really set out to get fish right now. So I've been reading sites like this FishForum and fishtankguide.net went and got some things. I might or...
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