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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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May 2015 - Fish Of The Mont... - 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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Quick Question Regarding Ca... - last post by frapadoodle

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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Is My Cycle Stalled?  Ammon... - last post by Stormer

Algae Removal

For algae identification and removal

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Algae On Glass - last post by squidsagirl420

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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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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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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"blotchy" Black Pha... - last post by Bugdozer


  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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My Show Guppies & Breed... - last post by Dominus_XVIII

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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What Do We Think? Some Opin... - last post by Vethian

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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Gouramis and Anabantoids

Talk about Gouramis and all Anabantoids - except bettas.

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Rescue Gourami - 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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Breeding Pygmy Corys - last post by DiddleBug


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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25 Gallon (100L) Stocking - last post by LyraGuppi

Cyprinids, Characins and Atherinids

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

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Silver Dollars And Baby Pir... - 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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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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Baby Piranha Rescue? Bad Idea? - last post by snowflake311

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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Aquaone Nano 30 Planted Tank - last post by stevep113

Shrimps & Other Invertebrates

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

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Colours And Patterns Of Car... - last post by Baccus

Amphibians & Aquatic Reptiles

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

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Turtle Food - last post by Tooombsy

Brackish Forum

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

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Is It Possible To Breed Fid... - 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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Planted Chit Chat

For general planted tank questions and section announcements.

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Does Anyone Know How To Pla... - last post by Akasha72

Algae in Planted Tanks

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

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New Here, Need Help! Lighti... - last post by squidsagirl420


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

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Need Help Aquascaping Low-T... - last post by Byron

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 TwoTankAmin

Lighting, CO2, Ferts & Flow

Making your garden grow...

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Lighting For 30Gal Hex Tank - last post by squidsagirl420

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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Any Good Books On Marine/re... - last post by RRaquariums

Saltwater Invertebrates & Corals

Talk about tropical marine inverts and corals in this forum!

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Baby Margarita Snails - last post by Dreamer03

Saltwater Fish

Discuss the best tropical marine fish for your tank!

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Stocking A Saltwater Tank 5... - last post by Donya

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 maurizio

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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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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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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Sunsun Hw-302 "out Side... - last post by BiggTexx

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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Eu Ban On Fish Keeping! #ha... - last post by star4

Scientific Section

For discussion of advanced fish keeping issues, and theories.

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Some Amzing Stuff- And Not... - last post by Ch4rlie

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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Household pets

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

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I Would Like Everyone To Me... - last post by Paradise3

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 Ball Pythons - last post by *pete*

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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Scotland Fish Auctions... - last post by Ch4rlie

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 Large Oscar... - last post by BigbruiserAl

General Chat

General non-fish related chit chat.

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Happy Memorial Day, My Amer... - last post by Baccus

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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