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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Freshwater cycling

    Started by Rbishop, 09-30-2006 7:47 AM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Read This Post Before Getting Fish

    Started by gsk177, 01-31-2005 12:51 AM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Posting questions and getting help

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  1. I've a pregnant Glo-fish, she laid eggs and err.. now what?

    Started by Kaiidera, 07-31-2009 7:14 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    eggs, err, glofish, laid, pregnant
    • Replies: 23
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    08-02-2009, 11:48 AM Go to last post
  2. Question Petco 1$ per gallon sale?

    Started by Nikita Harben, 05-29-2012 11:02 PM
    12 Pages
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    • Replies: 119
    • Views: 13,671
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  3. Post Molly Gender (Please Post Your Pictures!)

    Started by <3Oscar, 04-06-2009 10:27 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    04-12-2009, 12:07 PM Go to last post
  4. What type of shoaling fish is best? (How to stock 55 gallon?)

    Started by Kettemoor, 09-17-2007 4:24 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    fish, gallon, shoaling, stock, type
    • Replies: 31
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    04-15-2008, 6:19 AM Go to last post
  5. How long could fish be kept in a bag?

    Started by mfzzzoo, 10-08-2006 10:34 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    bag, fish, long
    • Replies: 14
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    10-09-2006, 6:39 PM Go to last post
  6. How to wash sand substrate

    Started by PuppyFluffer, 04-19-2008 8:23 PM
    3 Pages
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    sand, substrate, wash
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 10,730
    04-25-2008, 7:24 PM Go to last post
  7. Question Gouramis and Angel Fish

    Started by computerman0219, 08-26-2007 12:58 PM
    angel, fish, gouramis
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 10,664
    08-27-2007, 7:59 PM Go to last post
  8. Freshwater "clean up crew"?

    Started by malexikeander, 09-28-2006 11:43 PM
    2 Pages
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    clean up crew, freshwater
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 10,612
    09-29-2006, 3:26 PM Go to last post
  9. Can fish see in the dark?

    Started by EOD, 09-14-2010 1:42 AM
    2 Pages
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    dark, fish
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 10,611
    09-15-2010, 6:54 PM Go to last post
  10. what is silicate absorbing resin

    Started by danimal_dan, 02-09-2010 1:51 PM
    3 Pages
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    absorbing, resin, silicate
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 10,532
    02-19-2010, 4:39 PM Go to last post
  11. My new tank

    Started by Fish_Bone, 07-19-2012 12:20 PM
    9 Pages
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  12. fish staying at the top of the water, maybe gasping for air..

    Started by jilly, 02-25-2008 9:46 AM
    2 Pages
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    air, fish, gasping, staying, top, water
    • Replies: 17
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    02-27-2008, 5:10 PM Go to last post
  13. Poll Poll: LFS Hilarity

    Started by Slick Fork, 01-03-2007 10:27 PM
    28 Pages
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    hilarity, lfs
    • Replies: 274
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    01-18-2006, 8:29 AM Go to last post
  14. Will nipped fins and tails grow back to normal?

    Started by msquared, 03-08-2008 10:15 PM
    back, fins, grow, nipped, normal, tails
    • Replies: 6
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    03-09-2008, 4:55 PM Go to last post
  15. OMG! Small white "eggs" against glass!

    Started by emmaS, 12-03-2007 2:18 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
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    12-06-2007, 4:20 PM Go to last post
  16. Question dying african dwarf frog

    Started by matt2k2max, 12-27-2007 6:41 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    african, dwarf, dying, frog
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 9,386
    02-27-2008, 5:26 PM Go to last post
  17. What is your #1 piece of Advice??

    Started by aquagirl63, 09-24-2012 5:28 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 38
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    11-06-2012, 9:58 AM Go to last post
  18. Platy fry growth and scoliosis

    Started by thedogzoo, 10-18-2006 12:50 PM
    fry, growth, platy, scoliosis
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 8,899
    10-31-2006, 8:51 AM Go to last post
  19. How do I start aquarium plants from seeds?

    Started by gerystuart, 02-15-2010 4:37 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    aquarium, plants, seeds, start
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 8,775
    02-21-2010, 7:23 PM Go to last post
  20. Our first fish tank.

    Started by Neatfish, 05-01-2012 12:56 PM
    24 Pages
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  21. Question How to attach a store bought aquarium background?

    Started by Jspigs, 10-24-2009 6:14 PM
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    1 2
    • Replies: 14
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    10-25-2009, 2:39 PM Go to last post
  22. What kind of fish do I have?

    Started by gaines, 05-16-2006 1:13 AM
    2 Pages
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    fish, kind
    • Replies: 17
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    05-19-2006, 12:06 PM Go to last post
  23. How does a sump work?

    Started by nderouch, 04-29-2008 1:13 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    sump, work
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 8,021
    04-30-2008, 11:44 AM Go to last post
  24. Question 10g Aquarium won't cycle been 3+ months!

    Started by krpott, 12-10-2009 2:03 PM
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 68
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    12-28-2009, 7:58 PM Go to last post
  25. BOWFRONT vs. FLAT

    Started by vanillarum, 01-07-2008 8:15 AM
    2 Pages
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    bowfront, flat
    • Replies: 17
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    08-04-2011, 11:28 PM Go to last post
  26. Post The useless junk they try to sell you

    Started by Dwarf Puffers, 05-21-2008 5:23 PM
    12 Pages
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    07-02-2008, 7:33 PM Go to last post
  27. will angelfish and platy get along

    Started by chrizza92, 08-19-2008 2:40 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    angelfish, platy
    • Replies: 12
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    08-26-2008, 12:19 PM Go to last post
  28. Angry New member with a 10G.

    Started by jacob9799, 10-30-2011 11:55 AM
    12 Pages
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    • Replies: 117
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    02-13-2012, 9:00 AM Go to last post
  29. Andrew's 36 gallon Bowfront

    Started by mellowvision, 02-02-2011 5:13 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 58
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    09-03-2012, 11:30 AM Go to last post
  30. What are the Most Colorful FW Fish? (post pics!)

    Started by clawlan, 01-25-2007 12:50 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 30
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    01-27-2007, 10:43 AM Go to last post
  31. Question Info on "Mixed Fruit"? Tetra

    Started by ohioguy79, 08-05-2003 1:59 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    info, mixed fruit, tetra
    • Replies: 20
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    05-30-2008, 8:01 PM Go to last post
  32. How many mollies in a 10 gal?

    Started by bozco, 02-08-2004 2:01 PM
    3 Pages
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    gal, mollies
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 7,066
    02-16-2004, 11:45 PM Go to last post
  33. My plan for a new FW planted aquarium, please critique

    Started by Chuck H., 11-09-2011 11:37 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 7,065
    02-12-2012, 6:34 PM Go to last post
  34. Starting a 40 Gallon Tank

    Started by DieselJunki, 08-20-2009 4:53 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 4 5
    40gallon, gallon, starting, tank
    • Replies: 41
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    09-23-2009, 5:04 PM Go to last post
  35. Knifefish

    Started by ryknier, 12-07-2004 1:25 PM
    19 Pages
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    • Replies: 187
    • Views: 6,793
    01-06-2008, 11:30 AM Go to last post
  36. Easy Balance with Nitraban - WARNING!

    Started by Roan Art, 06-10-2006 8:00 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    balance, easy, nitraban, warning
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 6,772
    06-12-2006, 3:29 PM Go to last post
  37. Cycling Question

    Started by jimbravo9, 12-12-2011 8:15 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 16
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    12-13-2011, 7:51 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 6,555
    01-30-2012, 12:57 AM Go to last post
  38. red mouth

    Started by cupcake76, 12-12-2011 12:18 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
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    12-14-2011, 7:06 AM Go to last post
  39. Question Sick Silver Shark - Red Fins

    Started by GFYBillyBob, 03-26-2008 7:35 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    fins, red, shark, sick, silver
    • Replies: 15
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    03-27-2008, 6:47 AM Go to last post
  40. What's your opinion on Glofish? (1 Viewing)

    Started by Ilikewhatisee, 10-06-2006 11:00 PM
    11 Pages
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    glofish, opinion
    • Replies: 104
    • Views: 6,299
    01-25-2009, 6:56 PM Go to last post
  41. 5 fish dead after water change yesterday

    Started by doctorboo, 03-01-2009 4:41 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
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    03-02-2009, 8:11 PM Go to last post
  42. tankmates for blue crayfish

    Started by Analog Saint, 08-26-2004 7:14 AM
    blue, crayfish, tankmates
    • Replies: 5
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    08-27-2004, 8:18 PM Go to last post
  43. 'Fishy' Cycling with Dr Tim's One and Only

    Started by KathleenO, 05-21-2008 8:37 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    cycling, fishy, tim
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 6,089
    06-30-2008, 6:30 AM Go to last post
  44. Guppy behavior? Oh dear.....

    Started by mel_20_20, 10-15-2008 8:41 PM
    behavior, dear, guppy
    • Replies: 7
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    10-19-2008, 11:39 PM Go to last post
  45. Fishless Ammonia Cycle-how long did it take your tank to cycle?

    Started by FishJones, 01-07-2009 10:41 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 28
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    01-19-2009, 6:19 PM Go to last post
  46. Why do fish stay under filters?

    Started by Reign, 07-15-2012 10:29 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 26
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    07-18-2012, 10:06 PM Go to last post
  47. A Stalled Fishless Cycle

    Started by shockwave191, 05-09-2008 12:45 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 37
    • Views: 5,888
    05-12-2008, 7:51 PM Go to last post
  48. Cheapest Aquariums

    Started by casemarten, 10-05-2009 10:45 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    aquariums, cheapest
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 5,767
    10-10-2009, 8:23 PM Go to last post

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