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  1. G

    Creatures to aerate 7 gallon?

    I have a recently started 7 gallon filtered/heated fresh tank which is moderately planted with leafy plants and has a fair amount of rocks and sand/gravel substrate. 1 female betta and a school of 6 white clouds. I am new to some of the long-term maintenance aspects and have some concerns...
  2. K

    SAE Eggs

    Hello :) So I recently picked up a Siamese algae eater for my fry tank and it seems to have spread eggs around the tank. At first I thought it was my snails but with some research I discovered it's the algae eater. I'm really just making this because I don't know what to do with the eggs, I'm...
  3. Neutral_Water

    Neon Tetra Help, Please, Thanks.

    Hey, I'm new to this forum and recently got eight neon tetras and had the recruit mistake of releasing them immediately into my tank after letting them rest on top of the water for about five minutes. I'm quite sure my ammonia, nitrates and nitrites are low. (If this can aid in helping me I have...
  4. M

    Am I "over-chemicaling" my water?

    I have three goldfish in a forty gallon tank (Black Moore almost two years old, red cap oranda half a year old and a new Ryukin a few months old) and I'm afraid I may be putting too many chemicals in the water. I have Well water so I have no concern for chlorine, but I do get heavy metals. I...
  5. K

    New freshwater tank dilemma. Please help!

    I am new to the hobby, and have set up my first tank - a nano tank (6 gallons) for a betta fish. When I bought my betta I also decided to get a plant which was in one of the tanks in the fish shop. I made sure to rinse it off (I'd had issues with snail infestations when I was cycling the tank)...
  6. Xabbusan

    What kind of betta is this?

    Can someone tell me what type of betta this is? I looked at a few identification guides, but I am not sure. Is he just a Plakat? His tail doesn't seem as rounded, but he is also not that old, just got him a couple of weeks ago. I almost thought it was female but the store said it was male...
  7. Arkmite

    Is my mystery snail dying?

    So recently my fish got some kind of fungus. I went to PetSmart and got Marineland All-In-One Remedy. I put 2 tablets in like the box said to do and things were OK until my mystery snail fell off the side of the tank and landed directly on one of the tablets. He then closed his shell right on...
  8. B

    Stocking my tank help

    My tank is 48 inches long, 12.5 inches deep, and 18 inches tall. I posted another thread asking about how many gallons it was, and got the answer 50 and 46 gallons from two different people at the moment. What would be good stocking options?
  9. FishyWarrior

    Stocking a 45gal

    Hi! I'm about to get my first tank soon and I need help with stocking it. It will be a 45 gallon planted freshwater aquarium. I went over to aqadvisor to see if my numbers were alright but i wanted a second opinion that wasn't just an automated system. 1 pearl gourami 8 cardinal tetras 5 dwarf...
  10. S

    Help with stocking freshwater tank

    Hi! Later in the year i plan to get a 75 gallon planted freshwater tank and was trying to plan everything out sooner rather than later. I'm new to the aquarium hobby but have had some fish growing up. Back then of course i was too young to know any better and my parents most likely didn't do...
  11. O

    Missing Bichir?

    So my bichir has been missing for a couple of days now. I bought it on Thursday ad haven't seen it since Sunday. It's in a tall hexagon 35 Gal tank with a 2-3" Ruby Shark, a 4-5" Zig Zag Eel and a 7" Leopard Pleco. There are plenty of hiding spaces and I have already checked the filter, the...
  12. B

    220 gallon tank

    Hey guys and gals I have a few question and instead of making 2 or so threads just gonna ask them on one. I recently have been offered a deal to trade my compound bow for a 220 gal tank. My compound bow is about a 500$ CA . Attached will be some pics off the tank fish and heater (some are blurry...
  13. S

    Help!!! Emergency Ammonia Problem!!!

    First off, I'd like to say I am already educated in general fish keeping and know about cycling the tank and everything now. My current problem comes from when I was not as educated. I was planning on getting a small above ground pond and decided to look up a good way to introduce the beneficial...
  14. R

    Euthanise sick black moor - please help

    Hi there, I'm devastated to be posting this, especially as my first post on this site, but I really need some advice. My black moor has been really suffering for almost a week now - it turns out the test kit I was using was inaccurate (strips, rookie mistake) and I didn't catch a big nitrate...
  15. homedog98

    10 Gallon stocking advice?

    Back into the old account and back into the hobby! Moving into an apartment soon and planning a 10 gallon planted and could use some advice on a few things: 1. Stocking. This is my current list. Aquaadvisor says I'm looking to be potentially overstocked but I wanted to get some...
  16. Xabbusan

    67 Gallon - The Plan... advice?

    Hi all (first post!!) I recently picked up a 67 gallon tank and have been trying to come up with a good community tank stock. I have gone through a few different ideas but this is what I have landed on right now. I am now looking for some advice from people who have kept some of these fish to...
  17. N

    New 12 gallon tank

    I recently received a 12 gallon tank as a gift. I put all the water, conditioner, bio start, filter, heater and 2 live plants in. I let it sit for about a week and a half before putting the fish in about 2 days ago. In the tank I have 2 Guppies (male and female), 3 Platy fish (2 male, 1 female)...
  18. N

    Dumb male guppie

    Basically I got a tank a few weeks ago and waited till only a few days ago to put the fish in. I have 3 Platy fish, 2 guppies, 2 angel fish. My problem is that the male guppie pays almost no attention to the female guppie whatso ever. He occasionally chases the Platys, and even when he's not...
  19. N

    29 gal interesting fish

    I have a 29 gal and I am a somewhat beginner fishkeeper. I will be planting the tank. I want something more than the average tetras/barbs, even though that would be nice. I want some interesting fish, maybe on the larger side (dont wanna overstock tho) I want something unique! Also, im not made...
  20. A

    29 gallon tank stocking ideas

    Hi! So I have a 29 gallon freshwater tropical community tank that's well established and I'm looking into some compatible tank mates for the fish I already have. I own (2) angelfish, (2) flame dwarf gouramis, (1) platy, and (4) cory cats. I've been considering ram cichlids, cherry/amano shrimp...
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