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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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November 2014 - Fish Of The... - last post by Ch4rlie

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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Help ! Plants  Plastic Or R... - last post by Alasse

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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Ph While Cycling? - last post by ShinySideUp

Algae Removal

For algae identification and removal

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Algae Eaters - Please Advise - last post by stanleo

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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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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55 Gallon Goldfish Adventure! - last post by Alasse

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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Which Tank To Call Home? - last post by Alasse

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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  1. Journals and Photographs

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

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Please Share Your Wild Type... - last post by chrissfishes

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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My New Electric Blue Rams - last post by FawnN

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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Id Please - last post by DaveA76

Gouramis and Anabantoids

Talk about Gouramis and all Anabantoids - except bettas.

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Identifying 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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What Should I Keep With Pyg... - last post by smudge_


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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Whats Your Favorite Oddballs? - last post by tomh1232

Cyprinids, Characins and Atherinids

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

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White Patches On Tetra Fins? - last post by Byron

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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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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My Rope Fish - last post by streetwiseRob

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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What's Happening To My... - last post by Noahsfish

Amphibians & Aquatic Reptiles

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

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Aquatic Turtle Eating Plants? - last post by nic1

Brackish Forum

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

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Baltic Sea Biotope - last post by HX67

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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Babies - last post by attibones

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Planted Chit Chat

For general planted tank questions and section announcements.

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Algae in Planted Tanks

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

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Algae Id Please - last post by Byron


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

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From Sand Back To Gravel... - last post by Byron

Plant Identification & Biology

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

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Can I Get A Few Id's Pl... - last post by l_l_l

Lighting, CO2, Ferts & Flow

Making your garden grow...

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Water In Co2 Tubing - last post by David J

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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How To Keep Orange Spotted... - last post by Goggy

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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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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Store Reviews

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

Review places where you purchase hobby equipment.

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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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Lighting Reviews

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

Review aquarium lighting here.

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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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New Laws Coming In For Aust... - last post by SeanTrollope

Scientific Section

For discussion of advanced fish keeping issues, and theories.

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New Rocks For New Aquarium-... - last post by don_kihotis

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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Hamburg Matten Filter - last post by nortonmad213

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Household pets

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

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Anyone With A Dog Have Any... - last post by dopieopie

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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My Boy's Legacy & E... - last post by Tongue_Flicker

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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Swing, Swing.. (Warning: Cu... - last post by Tongue_Flicker

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Local Aquarium Societies And Clubs

  1. UK,
  2. US

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Anyone From The North East?... - last post by Wills

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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Iso Cherry Shrimp - last post by Mamashack

General Chat

General non-fish related chit chat.

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Have You Seen This?! Poor K... - last post by LyraGuppi

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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