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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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June 2015 - Fish Of The Mon... - last post by BettaBettas

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 Reading This Ph And Lo... - last post by thrujenseyes

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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Cycling Advice - last post by SantaMonica

Algae Removal

For algae identification and removal

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Do Shrimps Eat Algae? - last post by SantaMonica

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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Help With A Fish Id - last post by Mudpit

Plants Index

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My Bacopa Caroliniana Won... - last post by cooledwhip

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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Can I Breed My Electric Blu... - last post by TySabol

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Member YouTube Channels

Do you have a YouTube channel that's related to the aquarium hobby? Share your videos here and brag a bit.

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Super Red Bristlenose Pleco... - last post by RCA

Planted Aquarium Journals

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

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><)))*> New Pro... - last post by RCA

Freshwater Journals

Make a thread to tell us about your freshwater aquarium!

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Dd's Tanks And Fish - last post by DoubleDutch

Marine & Reef Journals

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

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Rebuilding A 20Gal After A... - last post by Donya

Field Reports

This is a new section where people can post about their experiences viewing fish, snails, crabs, corals, or other things that might live in our tanks but seeing them in the wild or in a large public aquarium.

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Look At All These Plants I... - last post by betta fish

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Tropical Discussion

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

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Whats The Worst Advice You... - last post by Gruntle

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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Emergency! Sick Pleco! - last post by cowgirluntamed


  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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What Type Of  Livebearers D... - last post by thrujenseyes

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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Biggest Comunity Cichlid - last post by Robbo85

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 For Cichlid - last post by Demeter32

Gouramis and Anabantoids

Talk about Gouramis and all Anabantoids - except bettas.

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Gourami Tankmates - last post by NickAu


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

Corydoras catfish, plecos and all other cats.

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Purpose Of Adipose Fin In C... - last post by DoubleDutch


An Insight Into the World of Killifish

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Forty Shades Of Green - last post by BettaBettas

Oddball's institute

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

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smallest freshwater stingray - last post by gmc1

Cyprinids, Characins and Atherinids

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

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Dwarf Neon Rainbow - last post by cooledwhip

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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Yellow Parrott Fish - last post by TracyMcCord-Sager

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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Hikari Massivore Alternatives - last post by fluttermoth

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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My New Shrimp Cube. - last post by thrujenseyes

Shrimps & Other Invertebrates

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

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What's Up With My Ghost... - last post by Aquarian58

Amphibians & Aquatic Reptiles

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

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Forgot How Jumpy Those Litt... - last post by Laurie1963

Brackish Forum

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

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Mudskippers - 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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Odd Bumps On Goldfish - last post by fluttermoth

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Planted Chit Chat

For general planted tank questions and section announcements.

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Lighting - last post by Byron

Algae in Planted Tanks

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

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Extreme Algae Growth For Mo... - last post by juhason


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

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I Can't Perfect My Aqua... - last post by snowflake311

Plant Identification & Biology

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

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New Plants Id - last post by Byron

Lighting, CO2, Ferts & Flow

Making your garden grow...

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Diy Lighting - last post by Toney

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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Purple Firefish - last post by SantaMonica

Saltwater Invertebrates & Corals

Talk about tropical marine inverts and corals in this forum!

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Sea Urchins And Power Cables - last post by betta fish

Saltwater Fish

Discuss the best tropical marine fish for your tank!

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Malyasian Trumpet Snails - last post by BrackishVoss

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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Protein Skimmer Has Crack (... - last post by Chad

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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My Nano Reef! 8G - last post by Toney

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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 Chad

Store Reviews

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

Review places where you purchase hobby equipment.

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Kitchen-Chemistry & 3Ch... - last post by Ch4rlie

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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Danner Aqua Supreme Ap-4 Ai... - last post by Fishmanic

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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Will This Stand Work To Hol... - last post by Ch4rlie

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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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Cabomba Banned By The Eu - last post by Akasha72

Scientific Section

For discussion of advanced fish keeping issues, and theories.

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After Hearing More And More... - last post by HarpyFishLover

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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Is There A Way To Hook Two... - last post by julielynn47

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Household pets

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

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Rogue Pet Gallery - last post by thrujenseyes

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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My Bird Videos - last post by gmc1

Exotic Pets

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

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Giant African Land Snail - last post by nic1

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Local Aquarium Societies And Clubs

  1. UK,
  2. US

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Slag Fish Show - last post by helterskelter

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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Glass Cat Fish Rehoming Man... - last post by nic1

General Chat

General non-fish related chit chat.

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Oh No... Say It Is'nt S... - last post by Lateral Line

Non-Fish Photographs

For cool photographs which are not related to fish.

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My Photography - last post by CthulhuReborn

Non-Fish Hobbies

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

Subforums within for some hobbies other than fishkeeping.

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