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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. 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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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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High Nitrate And Nitrite Le... - last post by sparrow

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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Suitable Test Kits - last post by Gruntle

Algae Removal

For algae identification and removal

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Why Am I Still Getting Algae? - last post by Alasse

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 carmstrong

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Planted Aquarium Journals

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

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Freshwater Journals

Make a thread to tell us about your freshwater aquarium!

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Upgrading My Shrimp Tank - last post by Mamashack

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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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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Fin Rot? - last post by star4


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

For the beautiful world of Bettas.

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New Betta Owner,  Pellet Qu... - last post by Mamashack


  1. Journals and Photographs

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

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Mosquitofish Research Quest... - last post by dave840f1

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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Tank Mate For A Large Cichlid? - last post by Raticataticus

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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Thinking About Starting An... - last post by james41683

Gouramis and Anabantoids

Talk about Gouramis and all Anabantoids - except bettas.

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Dwarf Gouramis Building Nest, - last post by FawnN


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

Corydoras catfish, plecos and all other cats.

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Help With My Sterbai - last post by Lillefishy


An Insight Into the World of Killifish

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Papiliolebias Francescae, A... - last post by Asteria

Oddball's institute

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

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Fish Adventure: Tateurndina... - last post by l_l_l

Cyprinids, Characins and Atherinids

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

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Khuli Loaches - last post by TallTree01

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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Dose Female Flower Horn Hav... - last post by tunagirll

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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Discussing Those "shoul... - 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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Low Light Tall Plants - last post by DrRob

Shrimps & Other Invertebrates

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

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60L Shrimp Tank - last post by Mamashack

Amphibians & Aquatic Reptiles

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

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One Of My African Dwarf Fro... - last post by starlitsunrise

Brackish Forum

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

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Mono Spitting Out Food? - last post by iliveinazoo

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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Pond - last post by Mamashack

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Planted Chit Chat

For general planted tank questions and section announcements.

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Checking I Am Doing Everyth... - last post by zoeb2912

Algae in Planted Tanks

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

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Bba Caused By Co2? - last post by daizeUK


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

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How Would You Scape This? - last post by majerah1

Plant Identification & Biology

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

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Help Me With This Plants - last post by Byron

Lighting, CO2, Ferts & Flow

Making your garden grow...

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Lighting Fell Apart! Any Ad... - last post by rolo0151

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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Constructing A Moss Wall:... - last post by tivu100

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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Bryopsis! It's Killing Me! - last post by Steve H.

Saltwater Invertebrates & Corals

Talk about tropical marine inverts and corals in this forum!

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Hitch Hiker Id - last post by Donya

Saltwater Fish

Discuss the best tropical marine fish for your tank!

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Mini Reef Tank Help - last post by xXLeafeonXx

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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Fluvial Edge 46L Costs - last post by Donya

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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Back Into The Salty Side - last post by techen

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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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Rules & Format To Use F... - last post by tcamos

Store Reviews

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

Review places where you purchase hobby equipment.

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Animal Jungle- Virginia Bea... - last post by EllieJellyEllie

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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Weight To Volume Ratios On... - last post by noobgamers


  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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Illegal To Keep Native Spec... - last post by sawickib

Scientific Section

For discussion of advanced fish keeping issues, and theories.

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Diluted Testing, But Will T... - last post by Mamashack

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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Thoughts On My Home Made Al... - last post by Ginty

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Household pets

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

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And This Addition Too... - last post by BenVernon

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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Cali King & Ginger Tom - last post by Mamashack

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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Rescued Abandoned Chicken - last post by Ruhiel

Exotic Pets

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

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Local Aquarium Societies And Clubs

  1. UK,
  2. US

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Fish Shops In London - last post by Cameronb_01

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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Orange Discus X 2 [Redhill,... - last post by MartinS

General Chat

General non-fish related chit chat.

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Non-Fish Photographs

For cool photographs which are not related to fish.

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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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