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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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Help With Stocking Please?... - last post by Byron

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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Biorb To 200 Litre Cycling... - last post by Bill1976

Algae Removal

For algae identification and removal

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Nutrient Export - 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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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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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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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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Badis Buddy Diet - last post by Munroco

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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Very Sick Keyhole Cichlid - last post by cowgirluntamed


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

For the beautiful world of Bettas.

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How Do You Tell Is A Beta I... - last post by Ch4rlie


  1. Journals and Photographs

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

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Too Many Guppies - last post by RainboWBacoN420

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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Jack Dempsey Tankmates - last post by Brodeur30

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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125 G Long Stocking - last post by SherLar

Gouramis and Anabantoids

Talk about Gouramis and all Anabantoids - except bettas.

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Unknown Disease / Injury In... - last post by _PandorasBox_


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

Corydoras catfish, plecos and all other cats.

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Sailfin Pleco Growth Rate?... - last post by ester


An Insight Into the World of Killifish

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Killifish Id Help Please - last post by Munroco

Oddball's institute

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

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Rope Fish Dietary Concern - last post by simonas

Cyprinids, Characins and Atherinids

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

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I Can Explain, Honest. - 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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Yellow Parrott Fish - last post by Tonytheeagle

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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Bichir Diet - last post by simonas

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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Is It Okay To Add These To 5G? - last post by Ch4rlie

Shrimps & Other Invertebrates

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

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Feeding Red Cherry Shrimp - last post by Jeremy180

Amphibians & Aquatic Reptiles

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

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What Is A Good African Dwar... - last post by sawickib

Brackish Forum

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

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Was I Misinformed About My... - last post by sawickib

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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Keeping Goldfish? - last post by nofishinginmytank

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Planted Chit Chat

For general planted tank questions and section announcements.

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Plants With Oscar - last post by ester

Algae in Planted Tanks

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

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White Feathery Stuff On San... - last post by gmc1


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

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Starting New 20 Gallon Long... - last post by jag51186

Plant Identification & Biology

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

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Please Could Someone Id Thi... - last post by Flubberlump

Lighting, CO2, Ferts & Flow

Making your garden grow...

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Who Use Day And Night Lights? - last post by RainboWBacoN420

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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Saltwater Newb Questions - last post by SherLar

Saltwater Invertebrates & Corals

Talk about tropical marine inverts and corals in this forum!

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My Torch & Polops Wont... - last post by simonas

Saltwater Fish

Discuss the best tropical marine fish for your tank!

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Ich? - last post by jcccaezza

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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Ro System For Home Vs Aquar... - last post by StevenF

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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Advice On Nano Set Up Please. - last post by Donya

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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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Eu Ban On Fish Keeping! #ha... - last post by Akasha72

Scientific Section

For discussion of advanced fish keeping issues, and theories.

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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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Project Thread - Complete A... - last post by dgwebster

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Household pets

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

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Our Other Household (And No... - last post by SherLar

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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Too Cute - last post by Akasha72

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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New Jersey Feb 18: Dr. Step... - last post by Wagtail65

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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For Sale: Fluval Roma 125 C... - last post by Suleika

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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