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  1. stocking suggestions based on my parameters

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I will be getting a 50 gallon tank this week and plan to plant it heavily. The water from my tap is (after D-Klor and resting for 24 hours): pH: 8.0 gH: 6-7 kH: 6-7 I haven't had any ammonia/nitrite/nitrate register. I'm finding that a lot of the fish that I am drawn to require pH closer to...
  2. Please help! All my fish are dying!

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hello everyone, I'm hoping to get some help! This all started in my established (about 7 months now) 30g tank. Mid last week I did a 50% water change and vacuumed the gravel per usual. A couple days later I brought home 2 guppies and 4 ghost shrimp. I added them after acclimation and things...
  3. water change: tap & tank water parameters different

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi again everyone, It's been awhile since I posted a question, but I'm back. My tank is a 45 gallon, moderately-heavy planted tank that houses about 15 corys and a school of cardinal tetras (14 or so). Everyone's happy and the tank's been running since last August (I added the fish a few at a...