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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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September 2014 - Fish Of Th... - 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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Tank Mates For A Platy? - last post by attibones

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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Cycle Newb - last post by Pickle

Algae Removal

For algae identification and removal

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Build An Algae Scrubber - last post by Ginty

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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129G Planted Oddball Tank - last post by Ninjouzata

Freshwater Journals

Make a thread to tell us about your freshwater aquarium!

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Tt's Axolotl Adventure - last post by NadeZ

Marine & Reef Journals

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

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My 2Ft Marine Tank - last post by robert1988

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Tropical Discussion

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

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What Was The Fish That Firs... - last post by Serg559

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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Possible Columnaris Disease... - last post by FoundMoney


  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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Gender Of Dalmation Lyretai... - last post by lhswqs578687676888rty

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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Other  Cichlid Tank Mates F... - last post by FriedFlowerHornFillet

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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55 Gallon Cichlid Tank - last post by james41683

Gouramis and Anabantoids

Talk about Gouramis and all Anabantoids - except bettas.

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Someone Please Help With My... - last post by attibones


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

Corydoras catfish, plecos and all other cats.

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Which Corys Do You Have? - last post by nofishinginmytank


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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Fish Adventure: Tateurndina... - last post by l_l_l

Cyprinids, Characins and Atherinids

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

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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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Dose Female Flower Horn Hav... - last post by tunagirll

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 sawickib

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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Low Light Tall Plants - last post by Wreckzone

Shrimps & Other Invertebrates

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

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My Betta Attacked My Snail! - last post by attibones

Amphibians & Aquatic Reptiles

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

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New African Dwarf Frogs + Q... - last post by starlitsunrise

Brackish Forum

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

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Black Ghost Knife... Need S... - last post by Ch4rlie

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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The Goddesses - last post by attibones

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Planted Chit Chat

For general planted tank questions and section announcements.

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When Can I Add Live Plants... - last post by BubblesLotsOfBubbles

Algae in Planted Tanks

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

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Bba Caused By Co2? - last post by daizeUK


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

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Simple 45Litre Tank - last post by Ninjouzata

Plant Identification & Biology

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

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Plant Help. - last post by Zikofski

Lighting, CO2, Ferts & Flow

Making your garden grow...

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Opinions On This Light? - last post by starlitsunrise

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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First Inhabitant In 40G Tank - last post by nic1

Saltwater Invertebrates & Corals

Talk about tropical marine inverts and corals in this forum!

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Can Anyone I.d. This? - last post by LyraGuppi

Saltwater Fish

Discuss the best tropical marine fish for your tank!

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Mini Reef Tank Help - last post by xXLeafeonXx

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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Fluvial Edge 46L Costs - last post by Donya

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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Back Into The Salty Side - last post by stanleo

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

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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moonglow lights - last post by mikesan

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Household pets

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

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My Dog - last post by nic1

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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Rescued Abandoned Chicken - last post by Gizaroo2

Exotic Pets

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

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Turning My Anger Into Somet... - last post by Tongue_Flicker

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Local Aquarium Societies And Clubs

  1. UK,
  2. US

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All-Aquarium Catfish Conven... - 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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Free Nomapgila Stricta Trim... - last post by blueboy1

General Chat

General non-fish related chit chat.

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Americans: Explain Stop Sig... - last post by the_lock_man

Non-Fish Photographs

For cool photographs which are not related to fish.

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Has Anyone Come Across This... - last post by taylorsarah53

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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