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  1. New Planted Tank No Filter (Questions and Possible Issues)

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Synopsis: So i started a new planted tank. I have a heater, the standard LED light that came with the starter kit from TopFin. I have a heater and an air stone for circulation. Here are the situations I've seen since i started. I've added 9 ghost shrimp and 8 nerite snails to try to help with...
  2. Shrimp

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    How demanding are shrimp if you want to keep them in a tank? Asking for a friend :grin2:
  3. Snail/Shrimp Colony

    Invertebrates
    I am currently running a 16 gallon tank with a Fluval C3. I've always wanted an invert tank but have never actually gotten around to setting one up. I was thinking about breeding snails (pond snails, mystery, ramshorn, etc.) as well as cherry shrimp to raise as live food for my fish in the 55...
  4. How to build a simple brine shrimp hatchery

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    In this professionally filmed, and produced short film, I introduce the viewer to a simple and inexpensive brine shrimp hatchery. For those of you who are not familiar with this creaure, newborn brine shrimp are an essential, easy to raise, and very nutritious live food item for newborn fish...
  5. Completely new to aquariums, have 1 gallon tank

    Introduce Yourself
    A neighbor gave us a 1 gallon tank because his kid couldn't handle taking care of fish yet. I went looking around for the best kind of fish to keep in a tank that small because I know fish need lots of room. Turns out I shouldn't keep ANY fish in a one gallon! But I don't want it to sit unused...
  6. Advice: Starting a Nano CRS planted tank!!

    Freshwater Shrimp
    Hey guys and girls i am super new to the forum and i have actually never joined one before. I'm super stoked to make my first thread!! I would really appreciate any feedback from everyone. I'm going to start a 5.5 gallon Crystal red shrimp planted tank. I feel like i have a pretty good handle on...
  7. compatibility and overstocking?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    hello I am about to get my first fish tank as I am very interested in this hobby. I would like to know if these fish/invertebrates are compatible and if this tank would be overstocked. I will be getting a 50 gallon tank. with a school of long finned danios (I believe I need 5?), a school of...
  8. compatibility and overstocking?

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    hello I am about to get my first fish tank as I am very interested in this hobby. I would like to know if these fish/invertebrates are compatible and if this tank would be overstocked. I will be getting a 50 gallon tank. with a school of long finned danios (I believe I need 5?), a school of...
  9. Replacement for deceased Bamboo Shrimp?

    Invertebrates
    Hey, so I have a 30G paludarium about half of it water, up and running for about three months now. I had a mature bamboo shrimp in there for 2 months but he mysteriously died for reasons I'm not sure. I've a molly, a yoyo loach, a mini-pleco, and a leopard tadpole in there whom all get along...
  10. How to produce algae in a freshwater tank?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hello everyone! I'm going to be getting a 12-14 gallon tank very soon and I'm thinking about what fish I want to have in it. I'm interested in getting a shrimp, particularly the Cherry shrimp, but I don't know how much algae there will be in my tank, as I'm not interested in...
  11. Can I put bamboo shrimp and bristlenose pleco in an un-cycled "quarantine" tank?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Can I put bamboo shrimp and bristlenose pleco in an un-cycled "quarantine" tank? Can I put bamboo shrimp and bristlenose pleco in an un-cycled "quarantine" tank while I treat my 10 gal for ICH? Am I ok to put some of the plants and water in that tank with them so they aren't so "shocked" by...
  12. 1 gallon shrimp bowl?

    Freshwater Shrimp
    Hey everyone, I have a 1 gallon bowl that is currently unoccupied. If I were to put 5-10 dwarf shrimp in there with some moss, how often would I need to change the water, and what kind of lighting system would I need? Thanks.
  13. 75 gallon Denison Barb stocking questions

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hi! I have stocking questions for 2 tanks. I have a moderately planted 75 gallon tank with lots of driftwood and a sand bottom. It has 2 Fluval 306 canister filters and I keep it at 78 degrees. 4x Denison Barb/Roseline shark (they didn't want more company, 4.5 inches now) 5x Hatchet fish...
  14. Treat tank for Ich - before or after adding new fish?

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hi all, I'm fairly sure my tank has Ich (little white spots on my cories, look like they rolled in salt, and their fins are tattered. No flashing, though). I haven't finished stocking my aquarium (a month or two old, fully cycled and planted), but was planning on getting two honey gouramis...
  15. Fancy Guppies For Sale

    Livebearers
    Pick Up Only. In New Jersey. Very good in health and in about 2 months will be a good size, unless you want to buy fry which I can do as well. Very Cheap prices ass well. I will drive a short distance to trade for aquatic plants, shrimp, or assassin snails. PM me for more info about location...
  16. Good inverts for a 5.5 with a betta?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hey! I'm planning on getting a betta for my 5.5 gallon once it's all cycled, and I was wondering if I could put a snail or shrimps in there too? I was thinking a snail from the nerite family (so I wouldn't have to worry about it breeding.) Any recommendations, or is the tank too small for...
  17. best shrimp or snail for a chruous betta

    Invertebrates
    i have a vey curious betta and im thinking about getting a shrimp of a snail but i wasn't sure about it at first so im come to you guess in hopes you all might help me with my dilemma
  18. Snails and Shrimp

    Invertebrates
    I am ordering Ghost Shrimp and Nerite Snails and I'm wondering if they would do okay in neutral water?
  19. becoming a cherry shrimp breeder?

    Invertebrates
    i went to my LFS today and they are really wanting a supplier for red cherry shrimp. i figure, i have 3 large fish that love to eat shrimp... plus, i could make some money from breeding as well. i've heard that cherry shrimp are the most hardy and easy to breed, so i think i will give it a try...
  20. Co2 Equipment,Riccia,Water Lettuce,Shrimp,Crypts,Mosses,and More...

    TFK U.S. Classifieds
    Hello All, Brass 12 port manifold with 10 plugs and 10 hose barbs and 20 o-rings $30 Riccia 7x7 large piece $15 Water Lettuce $2 sandwich bag full Crypt Hudoroi $20 each buy 5 or more $15 around 10 available. They are super healthy long root systems have been growing for about 2yrs...
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