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  1. Filter for 46 Gal Discus Aquarium HOB vs Canister??

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hello everyone!! I recently moved and I'm planning on upgrading my 15 gal column tank to a 46 gallon bow front. I have 3 years experience and would like to try a discus aquarium. I plan on keeping lots of live plants to provide a "natural" home for the fish. As of right now I only have the tank...
  2. Help setting up a 30g CL find. Tell me your thoughts!

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi guys! I found a 30 gallon tank and cabinet for $60 on Craigslist and will be picking it up today. According to the listing, it "Comes with everything needed for owning fish, except the fish (tank, light, pumps, hoses, heating element, bubble stones, etc.). Everything is in good working...
  3. New 30 gallon. Looking for advice

    This is my 1st post hi everyone. I have a 30 gallon that I am raring to get started. First of all the measurements are 30 1/4in long x 12 1/2in wide x 18 3/4in tall. That is all I have right now so I'm looking for advise on everything, which filters, heaters, sand or rocks for example. I am...
  4. New to Oto Cats, trying to get them set up, advice?

    Going on all the good things I've heard about Otos, I bought two. Brought them home, got them set up in a 2.5 gal quarantine tank to keep an eye on them, then raced here to do some back-up research on them. Found they are a bit more maintenance than I had expected! Not having any algae, I have...
  5. Water Treatments: Who's right- The fish store or the company?

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I'm trying to set up my fish tank after starting over from my first experience with ich, and I went to my LFS and got the new 2 day-old water I had running in my tank tested to see how to adjust it before getting new fish. Based on my results (I don't remember what they were), I was told to...
  6. Is this Dream Tank possible?

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    Does anyone know if I could set up an aquarium like this without CO2? I am in love with this set up but I am a college student on a budget.