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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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2014 - Tank Of The Year Vot... - last post by NickAu

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 Cat Thinks The Fish Tank... - last post by Smellycat

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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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10G Cycling - last post by RinaLane

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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Transferring Tanks, Some Is... - last post by cukrk198392

Algae Removal

For algae identification and removal

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Hair Algae Growing In Java... - last post by nic1

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 Malex530

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Planted Aquarium Journals

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

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So It Begins - last post by Byron

Freshwater Journals

Make a thread to tell us about your freshwater aquarium!

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Planted Betta Tank - last post by RRaquariums

Marine & Reef Journals

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

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230 Gallon Reef Tank. - last post by RRaquariums

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Tropical Discussion

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

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Honeycomb Catfish (Tatia Pe... - last post by Byron

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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Tetra Has A Huge Chunk Out... - last post by Smellycat


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

For the beautiful world of Bettas.

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Say Hi To Yobbo. - last post by Smellycat


  1. Journals and Photographs

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

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Platy Scales Sticking Out - last post by Liv15

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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Fish That Go Well With Angels? - last post by Byron

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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Dwarf Mbuna - last post by RRaquariums

Gouramis and Anabantoids

Talk about Gouramis and all Anabantoids - except bettas.

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Sparkling Gourami - last post by Byron


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

Corydoras catfish, plecos and all other cats.

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How Many Corydoras In A 30 Gal - last post by Akasha72


An Insight Into the World of Killifish

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Australe Breeding Question - last post by i3lade4life

Oddball's institute

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

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Scarlet Badis (Dario Dario) - last post by Lillefishy

Cyprinids, Characins and Atherinids

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

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Colombian Tetra - last post by gmc1

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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Dyed and Hybrid Fish..what... - last post by Malex530

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 Aviici

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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Filter For Nano Tank. - last post by DaveW

Shrimps & Other Invertebrates

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

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New Shrimp Coming! - last post by Baccus

Amphibians & Aquatic Reptiles

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

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Bc-Floaters - last post by TallTree01

Brackish Forum

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

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Warning For Mudskipper Owners! - last post by Tongue_Flicker

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 SeanTrollope

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Planted Chit Chat

For general planted tank questions and section announcements.

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Which Bacopa - last post by DrRob

Algae in Planted Tanks

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

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Finally Did It - last post by Munroco


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

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Is It Wise To Use Wood Foun... - last post by TwoTankAmin

Plant Identification & Biology

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

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What Plant Has Needle Like... - last post by betta fish

Lighting, CO2, Ferts & Flow

Making your garden grow...

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Co2 Kits? - last post by daizeUK

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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Mega-powerful Nitrate And P... - last post by SantaMonica

Saltwater Invertebrates & Corals

Talk about tropical marine inverts and corals in this forum!

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Buying Corals Online? - last post by Dreamer03

Saltwater Fish

Discuss the best tropical marine fish for your tank!

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Yellow Dwarf Angelfish - last post by Paradise3

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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Here's Another One Cons... - last post by RRaquariums

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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16L Pico Reef - last post by mini_matt

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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-600 - 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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Dymax Iq5 - last post by TallTree01

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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 gmc1

Scientific Section

For discussion of advanced fish keeping issues, and theories.

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I Found New Research On Tan... - last post by Byron

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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Rio 180 Light Ballast - last post by star4

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Household pets

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

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Catahoula Leopard - last post by Ch4rlie

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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This Is Bolista - last post by Dreamer03

Exotic Pets

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

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Warning: Death From Cutenes... - last post by Tongue_Flicker

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Local Aquarium Societies And Clubs

  1. UK,
  2. US

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Nec Convention Extravaganza... - last post by TwoTankAmin

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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Juwel 180 Tank And Stand Wi... - last post by Ch4rlie

General Chat

General non-fish related chit chat.

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What Have I Done! - last post by Akasha72

Non-Fish Photographs

For cool photographs which are not related to fish.

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My Photography - last post by fishiwishes

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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