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  1. Clear Slime and Cloudy Water?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    So, I'm still working on cycling my 5.5 gallon, and I had just planted it (I disinfected the plants beforehand.) I noticed today the water was kinda cloudy and I took out my heater to scrub the walls and it was covered in this clear slimy stuff. What is it and how can I get rid of it? (There...
  2. I'm proud mom of snails!! woah!! weird!!

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I don't even have fish yet, I had so many problems with my ammonia except for the past weeks it been perfect :) I have had 2 plants in my fish tank for about month and half (with the heater on) , I notice that the glass was bit grumpy today and I was going to give a quick clean and I notice...
  3. Newbie to the fish world

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    Hello Everyone, My name is Jon and I live with my soon to be wife, she going to school for Marine Biology and thought this would be a perfect hobby for us to start. The only fish I've ever owned was a beta fish (super easy) We decided to get a 55 gal. saltwater tank and take on the challenge of...
  4. Cycling question from newbies

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hello all! Thank you in advance for your help! My friend is starting a new tank she is cycling it for a betta, and possibly a shrimp, but we have a couple questions, I am new to the aquarium community as well and she wanted to get a fish tank as well but I told it would be best to cycle it...