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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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Hi Everybody! - last post by HarpyFishLover

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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What's With The Exclusi... - last post by HarpyFishLover


  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 - Tank Of The Mon... - 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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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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Water Colour Is Gross - last post by Flinkbag

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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5 Weeks Into Cycle ( Water... - last post by Bill1976

Algae Removal

For algae identification and removal

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Oh No, No Ono - last post by HarpyFishLover

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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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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Planted Aquarium Journals

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

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Nano Iwagumi Planted "s... - last post by cooledwhip

Freshwater Journals

Make a thread to tell us about your freshwater aquarium!

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Would This Restock Plan Work? - last post by BaylorPerez

Marine & Reef Journals

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

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Thinking Of Going Salty For... - last post by dumpsta

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Tropical Discussion

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

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Mold Growing On Emersed Dri... - last post by RainboWBacoN420

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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Help Paradise Fish Cut - last post by HarpyFishLover


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

For the beautiful world of Bettas.

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Thinking Of Starting A Tank... - last post by omega59


  1. Journals and Photographs

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

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Possibly Stressed Out Molly? - last post by HAMBONE

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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Jewel Cichlid Pair Should I... - last post by Hunterprey

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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Former Newbie's African... - last post by HarpyFishLover

Gouramis and Anabantoids

Talk about Gouramis and all Anabantoids - except bettas.

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Kissing Gourami Pair At Lfs - last post by BeckyCats


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

Corydoras catfish, plecos and all other cats.

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Hybrid Cories? - last post by Baccus


An Insight Into the World of Killifish

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Killifish Id Help Please - last post by Lateral Line

Oddball's institute

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

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Which Fish Can I Keep With... - last post by Hunterprey

Cyprinids, Characins and Atherinids

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

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Question About A Barb Set-Up - last post by Lateral Line

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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My New Flowerhorn - last post by Thordurn

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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What To Feed Sunfish - last post by MattTHEFISHMANROOKIE

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 NickAu

Shrimps & Other Invertebrates

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

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My Shrimp Tank? - last post by NickAu

Amphibians & Aquatic Reptiles

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

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Red Claw Crab Dead Or Molti... - last post by StevenF

Brackish Forum

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

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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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Aq. Salt Or Instant Ocean? - last post by loriebaran

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Planted Chit Chat

For general planted tank questions and section announcements.

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Best Low Light Plants? - last post by StevenF

Algae in Planted Tanks

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

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Did Algaefix Kill My Silver... - last post by Byron


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

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Where Can I Get Cheap Tanks... - last post by cooledwhip

Plant Identification & Biology

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

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Id For A Plant - last post by LacertaIlla

Lighting, CO2, Ferts & Flow

Making your garden grow...

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My Aquarium Lights... - last post by cooledwhip

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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Large Empty Shells And Stup... - last post by Donya

Saltwater Invertebrates & Corals

Talk about tropical marine inverts and corals in this forum!

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Marine Snailquery - last post by gmc1

Saltwater Fish

Discuss the best tropical marine fish for your tank!

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Humu Picasso Triggerfish, M... - last post by Cameronb_01

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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Help, Found 2 Chips Or Crac... - last post by Ch4rlie

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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Pico/nano Tank - 20L (~5 Ga... - last post by tunagirll

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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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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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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 Akasha72

Scientific Section

For discussion of advanced fish keeping issues, and theories.

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Water Ph And Tds - last post by StevenF

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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Diy Led Light Project - last post by dumpsta

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Household pets

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

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How Does A White Cat Hunt I... - last post by Baccus

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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Strange Looking Robin - last post by DoubleDutch

Exotic Pets

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

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Looking At Getting A Reptil... - last post by dgwebster

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Local Aquarium Societies And Clubs

  1. UK,
  2. US

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Nec Aquarium Convention: Ap... - 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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Wanted: Looking For Prices... - last post by HarpyFishLover

General Chat

General non-fish related chit chat.

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Fish Nightmares - last post by HarpyFishLover

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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Well, It's About Time T... - last post by HarpyFishLover

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