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  1. Byron replied to the thread Filter Suggestions for 46g Bow Tank.

    The filter on any tank should be suited to the intended fish, as they have differing needs when it comes to water movement which is a...

    Apr 23, 2019 at 5:25 PM
  2. Byron replied to the thread Filter question on tank with red cherry shrimp and pygmy corydoras.

    The sponge filter is your best bet here. They are usually the filter in shrimp tanks, and the cories will have no issues either. My...

    Apr 23, 2019 at 5:21 PM
  3. Byron replied to the thread No gh from tap.

    You're very welcome. And yes, our water is basically identical as the sources are reservoirs in the coastal mountains.

    Apr 23, 2019 at 10:26 AM
  4. Byron replied to the thread Which fish in 20 gallon.

    Stay with soft water fish species as previously mentioned and you should be OK.

    Apr 23, 2019 at 10:19 AM
  5. Byron replied to the thread Nitrate levels.

    OK, then most of the 20 ppm is occurring within the tank. As you likely know, ammonia is changed to nitrite, then nitrite to nitrate....

    Apr 22, 2019 at 7:31 PM
  6. Byron replied to the thread Nitrate levels.

    Which number, 1.38 or 50? But that brings up the issue of the "nitrate" which I can't remember for the moment, as there are two...

    Apr 22, 2019 at 7:05 PM
  7. Byron replied to the thread Nitrate levels.

    Can you tell me if there is nitrate in the tap water (tested on its own) and what level if there is?

    Apr 22, 2019 at 6:33 PM
  8. Byron replied to the thread No gh from tap.

    First point, the tank is not yet biologically stable so thus the larger fluctuations. Once it is, the difference should be much less as...

    Apr 22, 2019 at 6:28 PM
  9. Byron replied to the thread No gh from tap.

    OK, this is easy to explain (I hope ???? ). I may have gone into this in the other thread, but no matter. In any aquarium, the...

    Apr 22, 2019 at 6:16 PM
  10. Byron replied to the thread Nitrate levels.

    Welcome to TFF. :hi: Nitrate along with ammonia and nitrite are the three forms of nitrogen we encounter in an aquarium; there is also...

    Apr 22, 2019 at 5:52 PM
  11. Byron replied to the thread No gh from tap.

    First, let's make sure we are on the same page regarding just what is happening. Are you saying that the pH is fluctuating from 7.0...

    Apr 22, 2019 at 5:41 PM
  12. Byron rated essjay's post Agree in the thread What should I put in my tank?.

    Ah, that explains it :) When you used litres I knew you were from somewhere other than the USA, and south east England has hard water....

    Apr 22, 2019 at 11:32 AM
  13. Byron rated essjay's post Agree in the thread need help with bad moss.

    First you said then you said Can you tell us exactly how big this tank is, 2.5 gallons or 10 gallons? 10 gallons is still too small...

    Apr 22, 2019 at 11:28 AM
  14. Byron rated essjay's post Agree in the thread Fish stocking for 60 gallon tank.

    This thread is a repeat of this one http://www.fishforums.net/threads/what-can-i-put-in-a-60-gallon-tank.451920/ It would be better to...

    Apr 22, 2019 at 11:26 AM
  15. Byron replied to the thread MY GOURAMIS ARE ATTACKING EACH OTHER.

    I don't know if you meant 10 inches as in tank length, or 10 gallons as in volume, but in both cases there is not sufficient space for...

    Apr 22, 2019 at 11:25 AM