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  1. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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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