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  1. Molly freaking out when touching plants.

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hello, I've had this happen in the past, but I'm worried right now because I just bought new fish yesterday and already lost one. One of my new Mollys (Creamsicle type), has been swimming erratically and whenever it (The anal fish is so confusing the shop keeper couldn't figure it out either)...
  2. Adding large number of fish to new 6ft aquarium

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    Hi! In the near future I will be purchasing a 6ft tank & cabinet, and would like to start a planted freshwater tropical community aquarium. I have never had an aquarium before. I intend to cycle the tank using household ammonia, as I have heard this recommended elsewhere. After it has cycled...
  3. Gourami Tank Mates?

    I have a new tank with 4 glofish, one otocinclus, and two newly added Honey Sunset Gouramis. I want to build the tank around these gouramis. I was wondering what fish would be the best tank mates in my 36 Gallon Tank. I was thinking maybe some mollies, and dwarf gouramis. I also was wondering if...
  4. water conditioner for new fish?

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    i read somewhere that every time you put in new fish you should add some water conditioner is this true? if not, should i do anything different when adding fish? thank you
  5. i finally got my cherry barbs!

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    hi everyone! today i finally bought the 6 cherry barbs i've been planning to get for ages, yay! :-D I could have gotten the albino bristlenose at the same time, but they were $20 and i thought that was way too expensive considering i could have got them somewhere else for only $15 :-? i wanted...
  6. Why Is My Guppy Being Aggressive With The New Fish

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Before Sunday, I had 2 fish in my 10 gallon tank, recently upgraded to a 10 gallon from a 5 gallon. So, before Sunday I had a Female Dalmation Molly and 1 Yellow Fancy Tail Guppy Male. On Sunday, I went out and bought 2 balloon female mollies and 2 male fancy tail guppies. Ever since I have...
  7. Feeding

    Saltwater Fish
    Hi guys I was just wonting to be prepared before I get my per of clown fish later this. After I have add them to my main tank. When and What should I feed them to start with?
  8. My new pufferfish and his diet

    Saltwater Puffer Fish
    Does anyone know what a pufferfish's favorite meal is? I'm trying frozen brine shrimp and staple food. He/she was found at a wholesaler in about 1/4 cup of water barely enough to cover the fish and I took him home and put him in my Marine Aquarium. I've seen this species in marine before but...
  9. New to Fishkeeping! Advice Needed too!

    Introduce Yourself
    Hello everyone! I'm Cy, and my makeshift sisters and I are entirely new to (proper) fishkeeping. I have an Aquavista AV100 tank (9 liters/~2.4 gallons) that I set up about three days ago, with two GloFish in. I read up on the nitrogen cycle, and I advised my dad to not purchase fish until later...
  10. finding new fish for tank- help!

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I have a tank that's about 10-15gal. It's a very old tank my parents had and it is an irregular hexagon shape. My geometry is a little hazy so I'm not sure if my calculations are correct, but I think it's close to 15 gal. Anyhew... I am deciding on adding new fish to my tank and was wondering...