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  1. please help, Cycling question

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I am planning to start a 30 gallon tank. I will speed up the cycling process with live plants, some old filter media, and mix in sand from my established tank. I will cycle the tank using two mollies and also some shrimp for algae control. So, the question: The rule is that you should only add...
  2. 30 gallon stocking ideas

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    My friend has an empty 30 gallon aquarium that will (eventually) be mine. I'm planning on doing sand substrate, and possibly live plants. For now I'm just brainstorming possibilities. One idea I had is doing a coldwater tank with dojo loaches and a big school or wcmm. What other coldwater fish...
  3. Starting Planted Tank, need help and advice :)

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    OK so I have a 29 gallon long aquarium with white gravel, a handful of tetras and guppys, an angel fish, and a female betta, and a molly. Anyways I want to turn it into a planted aquarium and so i need to know -What lighting I will need (I have a desk lamp now) -If I will need special...
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