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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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April 2014 - Tank Of The Mo... - last post by a0n0p

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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Nooby With 5.5G Betta Tank... - last post by Mamashack

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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Too Much Water Conditioner... - last post by alien-planet

Algae Removal

For algae identification and removal

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Worried About Brown Algae I... - last post by Mamashack

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 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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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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Fish Quiz - last post by attibones

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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Fish Looking Furry - last post by CSnyder00


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

For the beautiful world of Bettas.

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Enzo At Bottom Of Tank A Lo... - last post by enzorunge


  1. Journals and Photographs

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

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Molly Fish: After Male Inse... - last post by attibones

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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Electric Blue Jack Dempsey Sex - last post by CSnyder00

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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Mbuna- All Male Or Mixed? - last post by RRaquariums

Gouramis and Anabantoids

Talk about Gouramis and all Anabantoids - except bettas.

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Gourami Help! - 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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Featherfin Catfish And Upsi... - last post by N0body Of The Goat


An Insight Into the World of Killifish

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Gardneri Innidere Killifish... - last post by DerpPH

Oddball's institute

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

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Feeding Fry To Dwarf Puffers? - last post by FriedFlowerHornFillet

Cyprinids, Characins and Atherinids

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

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Is Tank Suitable For Breedi... - last post by fluttermoth

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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Discussing Those "shoul... - last post by EllieJellyEllie

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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Third Nano Tank - Aquanano... - last post by TallTree01

Shrimps & Other Invertebrates

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

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Daphnia - last post by betta fish

Amphibians & Aquatic Reptiles

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

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Introducing Frogs - 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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Absolute Beast! Bumblebee G... - last post by crisycrunch

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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Advice On Adding Gold Fish... - last post by KrystaK

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Planted Chit Chat

For general planted tank questions and section announcements.

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New To Planted Tanks - last post by Zikofski

Algae in Planted Tanks

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

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Getting Rid Of Bba When Add... - last post by KirkyArcher


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

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Adding Manzanita - last post by attibones

Plant Identification & Biology

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

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Plant Id - last post by Zikofski

Lighting, CO2, Ferts & Flow

Making your garden grow...

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Filter For 55G Fully Plante... - last post by RedBrick

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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Step By Step Guide - Riccia... - last post by jimbooo

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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Zoanthid Id? - last post by RRaquariums

Saltwater Fish

Discuss the best tropical marine fish for your tank!

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Mini Reef Tank Help - last post by SamB

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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New Ro/di Unboxing And Set Up - 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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Nano Tank - 10 Gallon - last post by nikkifro8994

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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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Smiths Aquariums - Boondall... - last post by Gruntle

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-700 - 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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Wardley Shrimp Pellets - last post by Baccus


  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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Illegal To Keep Native Spec... - last post by CSnyder00

Scientific Section

For discussion of advanced fish keeping issues, and theories.

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Diluted Testing, But Will T... - last post by Mamashack

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 Mamashack

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Household pets

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

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Summer Fun! - last post by Tongue_Flicker

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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I Got Mail! :d - 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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Chicks! - last post by a0n0p

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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Skipton, Keighly, North Yor... - last post by ardandy

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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Free Nomapgila Stricta Trim... - last post by nortonmad213

General Chat

General non-fish related chit chat.

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Weird Ambition... - last post by CSnyder00

Non-Fish Photographs

For cool photographs which are not related to fish.

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Move Over Animal Kingdom, I... - last post by Tongue_Flicker

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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