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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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June 2015 - Tank Of The Mon... - last post by CthulhuReborn

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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Merging Scapes - last post by Alasse

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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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Help I Got Snails! - last post by Bubbelzzz

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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No Nitrite After 15 Days Cy... - last post by Gruntle

Algae Removal

For algae identification and removal

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Some Sort Of Green Algae Or... - last post by Byron

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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Lighting On My Low Tech 30Gal? - last post by Far_King

Freshwater Journals

Make a thread to tell us about your freshwater aquarium!

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Mostly Northern Territory N... - last post by AquaPit

Marine & Reef Journals

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

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My Foray Into Marine - last post by Alasse

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Tropical Discussion

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

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Rts Compatibility Issues - last post by Far_King

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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Platies Nit Eating And Dying - last post by the_lock_man


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

For the beautiful world of Bettas.

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Help: Betta Fin Rot? - last post by Wildbetta


  1. Journals and Photographs

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

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How Much Longer ? - last post by hudsona85

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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Angle Fish Spawning, But I... - last post by snowflake311

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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Anomalochromis Thomasi - last post by Bubbelzzz

Gouramis and Anabantoids

Talk about Gouramis and all Anabantoids - except bettas.

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Hiding Male Gourami - last post by Edvinne


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

Corydoras catfish, plecos and all other cats.

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Catfish Gone Missing - last post by Ltygress


An Insight Into the World of Killifish

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Killi Diet? - last post by Far_King

Oddball's institute

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

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Dwarf Frog/affican Butter Fly - last post by Tony2099

Cyprinids, Characins and Atherinids

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

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How Many In A 10 Gallon? - last post by cowgirluntamed

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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Flowerhorns In The Uk - last post by Carter08

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 Ltygress

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 Far_King

Shrimps & Other Invertebrates

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

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Crystal Red Shrimp - last post by Far_King

Amphibians & Aquatic Reptiles

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

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Adf Problem - last post by missy25

Brackish Forum

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

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Brackish/fresh Water - 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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Sick Ryukin. - last post by Kits9846

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Planted Chit Chat

For general planted tank questions and section announcements.

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Why Are My Plants Suffering?! - last post by Byron

Algae in Planted Tanks

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

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Diatom Algae On Plants - last post by alexge


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

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Japanese Themed Tank - last post by NickAu

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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Lights Became Very Dim All... - last post by Ch4rlie

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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Back In The Game! - last post by macpegg

Saltwater Invertebrates & Corals

Talk about tropical marine inverts and corals in this forum!

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Cleaner Shrimp Died This Mo... - last post by Crablegs

Saltwater Fish

Discuss the best tropical marine fish for your tank!

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Ich? - last post by jcccaezza

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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Aquarium Repair - last post by twwcpa12

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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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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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 crusader58

Scientific Section

For discussion of advanced fish keeping issues, and theories.

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Fish Learn Rank Positioning... - last post by tcamos

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 Sponge Filter For Guppy... - last post by tcamos

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Household pets

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

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Rogue Pet Gallery - last post by hudsona85

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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Eyelash Crested Geckos- Cop... - last post by AmtotheBurr

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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Local Aquarium Societies And Clubs

  1. UK,
  2. US

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Kent - 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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5 Ft Tank, Cabinet, Filters... - last post by crusader58

General Chat

General non-fish related chit chat.

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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. 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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Fish Photography, Cameras I... - last post by RCA

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