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    Nano Tank Issues

    Thanks for the reply! I think you are right. The picture shows how much in disarray the tank had become. Last night I did a total overall. Removed the plants, trimmed them. Removed the rocks and driftwood, fished out all dead and decaying bodies and plant matter. Re scaped the tank and...
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    Nano Tank Issues

    Hello I recently set up a 3 gallon nano tank to house 4 CPDs, a few assassin snails, and RCS I went through the following process: I rinsed Seachem Flourite Black Sand thoroughly, then added a thick layer to the tank, added Seachem root tabs. I then put in some rock work and driftwood...
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    Dwarf Puffer Planted Tank Help

    Yea it seems like a toss up. Really it will come down to the size of each available at the LFS... if I’ve got 1/4” RCS in with 1” DP, obviously we know how that story will go. Good input though. Much appreciated!
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    Dwarf Puffer Planted Tank Help

    In the middle of the process. The numbers are water after it’s been in the tank for a bit with driftwood, but before I added the Co2. I am going to do a full spectrum water test tonight. For the past week I have just been monitoring Ammonia, Nitrites, and Nitrates. Good idea though to test the...
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    Dwarf Puffer Planted Tank Help

    Hey everybody, Need some advice from more experienced folks on this site. I am currently setting up a new 10 Gallon tank for Dwarf Puffers and wanted to gain some clarity on my water parameters. My current setup: - Top Fin Essentials Starter Kit (10 Gallon) - Modified TF 10 Filter with intake...
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    10 Gallon Stocking Idea?

    Hello! I have recently gotten into the hobby and currently have the following set up: 10 gallon rectangular tank Top Fin PF10 HOB Filter Basic colored gravel substrate Two cave-like structures 1 small airstone 1 medium Amazon Sword 2 medium Moneywort 1 Dwarf Gourami I am looking to stocking...
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    Please Help! Parameters Way Off!

    Actually I cycled it for three days with nothing in it, and then bought two cichlids (electric yellow and demasoni... both 1") The electric yellow died in a couple days, but the demasoni was fine for a week. The only time he seemed stressed was when I turned on the airstone... he seemed to get...
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    Please Help! Parameters Way Off!

    Fair enough. Currently in the middle of 50% change. Thanks for your help! I'll give an update in the near future!
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    Please Help! Parameters Way Off!

    Okay I will start changing more of the water...Would it be beneficial to add more bacterial supplement or nitrifying bacteria? (the latter of which I have not used at all yet).
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    Please Help! Parameters Way Off!

    Oh also the cory's were .5"
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    Please Help! Parameters Way Off!

    1) -2 Green Tiger Barbs (<1") -2 Albino Tiger Barbs (<1") -2 Tiger Barbs (<1") -4 Peppered Corys *Yes I realized I overstocked... I had planned to limit to five but the employee said as long as I upgrade to a large tank within the six months (which I still plan on doing), it...
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    Please Help! Parameters Way Off!

    Hello, I am new to the hobby and am just getting started. I have been cycling my tank for a month now and so far have had 10 fish die on me... I have a 10 gallon tank with a basic Top Fin PF10 filter... nothing fancy as I have to move soon and did not want anything too complicated for now. I...
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