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Welcome: Introduce Yourself & Learn More About TFF

Registration is quick and easy! After you have logged in post here and Introduce yourself then read up on how the forum is organized.

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Board Announcements & Suggestions

If anyone is having problems with the fish forums or, have suggestions to make the forum better. Post here and the Admin/Moderators will sort it out.

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  1. Tank Of The Month,
  2. Fish Of The Month,
  3. Pet Of The Month,
  4. Planted Tank Prize Contest,
  5. Previous Winners

Various TFF Competitions

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Member's Aquarium and Fish Pictures

  1. Fish and Aquarium Videos

Upload your fish tank pictures in here for all to admire at!

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My Fish Journal. - last post by Ryan10

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New to the Hobby Questions and Answers

If you've recently taken up fish keeping as a hobby, this is the section to get your questions answered.

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Decisions Decisions - Choos... - last post by daizeUK

Cycle your Tank

Cycling a tank is vital to keeping your fish alive. This section is where you can read about cycling (the nitrogen cycle) and ask questions about how to do it properly.

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Mystery Snails For Cycling? - last post by eaglesaquarium

Algae Removal

For algae identification and removal

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What Type Of Algae Is This? - last post by JayD976

Fish Species Index

  1. Catfish,
  2. Characins,
  3. Cichlids - African,
  4. Cichlids - Central and South American,
  5. Cyprinids,
  6. Labyrinth,
  7. Livebearers,
  8. Oddballs,
  9. Goldfish and Koi,
  10. Saltwater - Corals and Anemones,
  11. Saltwater Fish

User submitted tropical fish and saltwater fish index

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Jack Dempsey - last post by thelaw

Plants Index

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Red Temple, Telenthera - last post by heathertspitz

Invertebrate Index

  1. Freshwater Invertebrates, Amphibians & Aquatic Reptiles,
  2. Saltwater Invertebrates

An index of invertebrate species for fresh water and marine.

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African Dwarf Frogs - last post by SarahR

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Planted Aquarium Journals

To keep other members posted on the development of your Planted aquarium

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15 Gallon (54L) Planted Tank - last post by EllieJellyEllie

Freshwater Journals

Make a thread to tell us about your freshwater aquarium!

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Marine & Reef Journals

Make a thread to tell us about your marine or reef tank!

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Tropical Discussion

General aquarium discussion for tropical fish, with general questions and advice.

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I'm A Shrimp Mommy! - last post by Tongue_Flicker

Tropical Fish Emergencies

If there is an Emergency, post it in this forum and get all the help we can give.

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  1. Betta Splendens,
  2. Non-Splendens Betta Species

For the beautiful world of Bettas.

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New Betta Staying At The Bo... - last post by majerah1


  1. Journals and Photographs

Any chat about fish that give birth to live free swimming fish.

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Goodeids - last post by helterskelter

New World Cichlids

  1. Journals and Photographs

Here's the place if you want to discuss Central American Cichlids or South American Cichlids!

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Electric Blue Jack Dempsey... - last post by AeonMapa

African / Old World Cichlids

  1. Journals and Photographs

Talk about any cichlids from Lake Malawi, Lake Victoria and Lake Tanganyika as well as, Ravine, Madagascan and Asian cichlids

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Firefish Peacock - last post by crisycrunch

Gouramis and Anabantoids

Talk about Gouramis and all Anabantoids - except bettas.

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Id Gourami - last post by DreamertK


  1. Corydoras,
  2. Plecos Otos and other Loricariids,
  3. Other Catfish

Corydoras catfish, plecos and all other cats.

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Albino Corydoras Eggs - last post by KellyMcc90


An Insight Into the World of Killifish

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Looking For Moina Sp. Culture - last post by frothhelmet

Oddball's institute

For all the weird and wacky species of the fish world.

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Yellow Spiny Eel Fell In Lo... - last post by Alm0stAwesome

Cyprinids, Characins and Atherinids

All loach, barb, tetra, silver dollar and rainbow fish questions should go in here!

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Help Me Identify My Hillstr... - last post by Baccus

Hybrid Fish

This forum is for the discussion of hybrids and their care. Flaming and bashing of hybrids or their keepers will not be tolerated.

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Parrot Fish Fry - last post by juhason

Predatory Fish

  1. Journals and Photographs

This forum is for the discussion of all species of truly predatory fish which naturally feed on other adult fish.

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An Old Predatory Video. - last post by sawickib

Fresh & Planted Nano Tanks

Everything happens fast in a nano tank stay ahead of it with this forum! Nano tanks are gaining in popularity and have a unique set of issues and problems to discuss like what plants and fish do well in them, substrate and flow requirements.

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Another Nano Tank For A Betta - last post by brittgs

Shrimps & Other Invertebrates

Talk about shrimps, snails, copepods, worms and clams.

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Ghost Shrimp! - last post by BelldandyShanny

Amphibians & Aquatic Reptiles

Frogs and salamanders in here! As well as terrapins and turtles.

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Dwarf Or Clawed? - last post by LETHAL MERMAID

Brackish Forum

For talk about all fish which prefer a slightly salty environment. Puffers, gobies, glass fish etc.

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Starting Over Again - last post by McCool

Coldwater Fish and Ponds

  1. Pond and Tank Pictures

Coldwater fish of all types welcome, plus advice for creating water features in the garden.

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From Tank To Pond.....not S... - last post by KrazyKuhli

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Planted Chit Chat

For general planted tank questions and section announcements.

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Spacing Between Aponogeton... - last post by noobgamers

Algae in Planted Tanks

Discussion on algae in planted tanks and the unique connection to C02.

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Strange Hair/fern Like Grow... - last post by stacey3272


Once you get to growing the plants, learn how to arrange them here.

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What Type Of Rock Is This A... - last post by McCool

Plant Identification & Biology

Post questions on Plant identification and their species specific care here.

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Sword Plant Q - last post by RRaquariums

Lighting, CO2, Ferts & Flow

Making your garden grow...

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Site For Led Lights - last post by Rexenator

Archived PARC threads

The Planted Aquarium Resource Centre... THE place for archived threads that have been incorporated into PARC and new article submissions.

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Step By Step Guide - Riccia... - last post by jimbooo

Tís Plastic Plant Emporium

How to keep "Complex hydrocarbons in the no light aquarium" Algae-free.

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Scaping With Plastics - last post by KrazyKuhli

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Marine and Reef Chit Chat

Post general non-urgent saltwater tropical fish questions, recieve help as well as hearing fish 'tails' and aquarium chat

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What Is This? - last post by RRaquariums

Saltwater Invertebrates & Corals

Talk about tropical marine inverts and corals in this forum!

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Anyone Know What This Pink... - last post by guppy_man

Saltwater Fish

Discuss the best tropical marine fish for your tank!

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180 Gallon Fowlr (Potential... - last post by FrightyDog

Saltwater Hardware

Talk about how to get the max out of your saltwater aquarium setup and find exactly what is required to have a successful tropical marine aquarium!

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Nano Reefs

Though the definition of a nano tank is still changing it is generally thought of as a tank smaller than 37 liters (10 gallons US). These tanks are growing in popularity due to advances in the hobby but still come with unique challenges that need to be discussed.

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Downsizing To A Boyu Hs-60... - last post by natwood

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Rules & Requests for Reviews - READ THIS FIRST!

Here you will find the rules for writing a review and the format you must use in order for it to be published.

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Store Reviews

  1. Local Fish Stores,
  2. Chain Fish Stores,
  3. Online Retailers

Review places where you purchase hobby equipment.

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Aquarium Plant Food Uk - last post by KirkyArcher

Equipment Reviews

  1. Filters,
  2. Pumps and Powerheads,
  3. Heaters and UV units,
  4. Protein Skimmers,
  5. Miscellaneous Equipment

Review hobby equipment.

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Tetratec Ex-700 - last post by Blubble37

Lighting Reviews

  1. Flourescent Lighting Reviews,
  2. Metal Halide Lighting Reivew,
  3. LED Lighting Reviews

Review aquarium lighting here.

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Dymax Zon Led Light - last post by TallTree01

Book Reviews

Aquarium related books only please! Fish, inverts, plants, marine FW, etc.

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  1. Flake and Pellet,
  2. Frozen Foods,
  3. Freeze Dried Foods,
  4. Liquid Foods,
  5. Shrimp Food

Review various types of food for fish, inverts, corals etc.

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Wardley Shrimp Pellets - last post by Baccus


  1. Standard Aquariums,
  2. All-in-One Systems,
  3. Designer Systems,
  4. Nano Systems

Review aquariums, all in one systems, etc.

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Hobby Related Legislation

This forum is a place to post and discuss pending legislation or legislative efforts that might have an impact on the hobby.

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Eu Ban On Fish Keeping! #ha... - last post by star4

Scientific Section

For discussion of advanced fish keeping issues, and theories.

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False Zero Nitrites With Ho... - last post by Rak9378

Do-It-Yourself Projects & Hardware

The actual aquarium - lights and filters problems and advice. Tips for saving money, and designing what you want using your DIY skills.

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Diy 5 Gallon Bucket Filter - last post by sawickib

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Household pets

Dogs, cats, mice and anything else. Sorry no wives or husbands allowed!

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Horses, Farm, & Work Animals

Talk about your horses, goats, sheep, pigs, llama and more. The things you don't keep in the house!

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Bock Bock Bagock! - last post by ag-au

Non-Aquatic Reptiles

Discuss your lizards, snakes and tortoises here.

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Finally Got My Baes! - last post by sawickib

Birds (Budgies to Ducks)

Talk about your birds, budgies, doves, quail, pigeons, ducks, parrots, and birds of prey if you have them!

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Exotic Pets

Spiders, insects, millipedes, centipedes, cockroaches, scorpions, and Sasquatch.

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New Hermit Crabs - last post by sawickib

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Local Aquarium Societies And Clubs

  1. UK,
  2. US

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Northeast Council Of Aquari... - last post by sawickib

Classified Section

  1. Rules & Sales Form; Read This First!,
  2. Freshwater & Planted Sales,
  3. Marine & Reef Sales

Any fish related items for sale, swap or wanted, post here.

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Rainbow Cichlids - last post by malfunction

General Chat

General non-fish related chit chat.

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Last One To Post Here Wins... - last post by the_lock_man

Non-Fish Photographs

For cool photographs which are not related to fish.

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Unbalanced - last post by csfishkeeper

Non-Fish Hobbies

  1. Arts & Crafts, and photography,
  2. Books, Music, Films & TV Shows,
  3. Cars & Bikes,
  4. Computer Zone,
  5. Cooking and Recipes Forum,
  6. The Plants and Gardening Forum,
  7. Sports,
  8. Natural World,
  9. Paranormal Phenomena

Subforums within for some hobbies other than fishkeeping.

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