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  1. Stocking a 30g recommendations

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hi everyone! Im looking to buy a 28-36gallon aquarium in the near future depending what deals i can find and i just have a quick question about stocking it. I was planning to in the end have 2 honey gouramis, 5 platies, 5 or 6 guppies, and 6 otos. I know aqadvisor isnt entirely accurate but it...
  2. Does my false julii need to be kept in a school?

    Hey everyone, I just recently bought a false julii catfish and introduced him (her?) into my tank. He's behaving pretty normally, but I read on a few aquarium sites that they are a schooling fish. Is it necessary to purchase more, and if so, how many? I have 1 pearl gourami, 1 dwarf gourami...
  3. Cycling Stress Vs Too Small of a School Stress

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi - I decided to cycle a new 10G with a school of 5 Mosquuito Rasboras and daily 15% to 20% water changes. When the ammonia hit .25ppm the rasboras got ich. I went straight to the store and got meds. The directions said to turn up the heat and add the meds. I did so and then went to work...
  4. Upgrading from 20 gallon to 75 gallon

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    Hi everybody! I've had a 20 gallon high tank for several years with a Fluval/Aquaclear 20 gallon HOB filter and a Fluval/Aquaclear 30 gallon HOB filter. There's CaribSea sand substrate, fake plants and fake logs and caves. For fish I have 4 harlequin rasboras, 3 spotted cory's (Corydoras...
  5. Advice needed: Schooling fishes for hard water aquarium?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi everyone, I'm a newbie here! I have been into fish keeping for just over a month now :) I bought an 36-gallon used, well-cycled bow front tank on craigslist (30"L x 16"W x 21"H). The tank came with a AquaClear 50-gal. hang-on filter, 2 air stone bars & a whole lot of fake plants Over the...
  6. List of Schooling Fish

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Looking for a list of freshwater schooling fish that do not need a lot of cover, next to none actually. preferably with some blue in them. Thank you
  7. New stocking ideas for the 10g

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hey guys, I am trying to decide on some new fish for the 10g. After a year of my dwarf puffer and balloon Molly living together happily, the puffer died. I don't know why, he just suddenly stopped eying good and got super emaciated. I think he may have had some sort of internal damage from...