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    White Blotch on Peacock Cichlid?

    Hey everyone, As stated in the title, one of my cichlids has something abnormal going on and I'd like some advice on how to fix it. It seems that he has a white "blotch" on the top of his head near the dorsal fin that may be destroying tissue :nailbiting:. Funny thing is, is that he behaves...
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    Possible Copper Poisoning?

    Hey everyone, So I've recently gone back to live plants but cannot afford a co2 system at the moment so I've been using Seachem Excel as a supplement. Now ever since I started using this fertilizer some strange things have been happening and the only factor I can connect this behavior to could...
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    Gonna give plants another shot

    Hey Everyone, I haven't tried plants in a few years due to them completely messing up my 55 gallon and burning a hole through my wallet, but I think I'm ready to give it another try. I have a few questions to ask before I actually make any purchases. 1) I was planning on using a Finnex...
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    55 Gallon Re-stocking 2.0

    Hey everyone. So long story short the rest of my rainbowfish have recently passed from a unidentifiable disease which has not affected the other fish in my tank to my knowledge. The current stock at the moment is: 2 juv. clown loaches, 1 bn pleco, 1 synodontis, 1 Siamese algae eater (NOT...
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    Nitrates refuse to go down?

    Hello everyone. I have been battling a dilemma with my 55 gallon tank for some time now and figured it was time to ask for advice. For the past 3-4 months every time I measure the nitrates level it reads 40-80 ppm which is obviously not good. The tank is not heavily stocked and I've been doing...
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    Snail/Shrimp Colony

    I am currently running a 16 gallon tank with a Fluval C3. I've always wanted an invert tank but have never actually gotten around to setting one up. I was thinking about breeding snails (pond snails, mystery, ramshorn, etc.) as well as cherry shrimp to raise as live food for my fish in the 55...
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    55 Gallon Re-Stocking

    Hey everyone!  I've had a 55 gallon tank set up for about 2 years now (ph-7.9ish) running a Fluval 406 and Fluval U4 that had about 5 rainbowfish, 1 bn pleco, 2 juvenile clown loaches, 1Synodontis Angelicus, and 1 elephantnose. About a week ago my tank had a heater AND filter malfunction/tragedy...
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    20 Gallon Hex Tank Stocking

    Hi everyone!  I recently jumped on a deal for a 20 gallon hexagonal tank but didn't really think about what I was going to put in it. Because of the size I was thinking somewhere along the line of a community tank since it's too small for cichlids or larger fish. Also, because of the shape and...
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    55 Gallon Aquarium

    Hello everyone. I'm kind of new to the forum and i thought this would be a great place to ask my fish questions! First question- Compatibility... The fish that i would like to put in the tank are: 1 angelfish, 1 synodontis catfish, 2 dojo loaches, 1 African leaf fish, 4-5 Boesemani rainbow fish...
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    New 55 Gallon Questions

    Hello I am currently setting up a freshwater 55 gallon fish tank that's been laying around in my garage for a while. I have some questions about the compatibility of the fish I would like to put in it. 1 angelfish 4-5 boesemani rainbowfish 4-5 Cory catfish 1 dojo loach 1 blue gourami I also...
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    New 55 Gallon Aquarium

    Hello everyone. I am currently trying to set up a 55 gallon freshwater aquarium but I have some questions: 1.compatibility... I'm not quite sure if all of my fish will go well together: 4 Cory catfish, 1 African knife fish, 5 boesemani rainbows, 1 angelfish, and 1 dojo loach. 2. Filtration... Is...
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