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  1. Lake Sand Substrate Concerns

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi, I am new to the fish keeping world and I need a little help. I have access to a bunch of lake sand ( private property) , theres no issues with laws or any thing of that nature, however i do know they spray the lake once a year for plant population control. I do not know what chemicals...
  2. Newbie needs help with filter choice on 10 gallon tank!

    Freshwater Aquarium Equipment
    Hi Everyone! I've been doing quite a bit of research about Betta fish and providing a good environment and home. At first I thought we'd go with a 5 gallon tank, but went to Petco today and decided the 10 was a better size. This will be for a male beta… Here's the question… I can either go...
  3. Using Bottled Spring Water?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    My home uses a well for it's water inside the house. The water straight from the well is a brown color because it is very high in iron. After coming from the well, the water goes through a water softening system before coming into the house. I have been doing a lot of research and one thing I...
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