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    Are these worms in my tank?

    Hi, Can someone identify if these are worms? If so should I be concerned?
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    Are these white patches normal on plecos?

    Hello, I just wanted to know if these patches are normal on plecos? Should I be concerned?
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    Vinyl coated paper clips safe for aquarium?

    I have have replaced the intake tube on my Aqueon quietflow 10 with a 0.5 inch PEX tube. I am thinking about inserting vinyl coated paper clip in the opening to prevent any fishes from getting sucked in— will this be fine?
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    Ideally how far down should filter intake be?

    How far down should filter intake tube be? Should it be at least halfway or should it be as close to the substrate as possible? ...Btw I have a HOB filter.
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    Are larger air stone bubbles better than smaller air bubbles?

    Is it better to adjust the airflow to have larger bubbles coming from airstone/ornament or are finer bubbles better ?
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    Need to extend intake tube for my filter— PVC or pex pipe?

    I have an Aqueon 15 gallon column tank and the provided Aqueon Quietflow filter 10 intake tube is too short so I would like to extend the tube. Which tube should I get - PVC or pex?
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    Is it safe to use hydrogen peroxide to remove algae in tank?

    I have a tank with guppies and danios and I have some issues with algae. Can hydrogen peroxide be used to remove the algae? I have 3% hydrogen peroxide- so how much ml per gallon of tank do I add ? I have no live plants- will addition of live plants reduce algae growth?
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    bristlenose pleco or is it a common pleco?

    I bought this from a specialty fish store as a bristlenose pleco but I was wondering if someone can confirm this?
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    Electric blue cichlids- is it ok to keep one or should I keep them in pairs?

    Hello, I am considering adding some new fishes to my aquarium that currently has 4 guppies and a bristlenose pleco. I am thinking about buying electric blue cichlids- is it ok to keep them alone or should I buy 2? Will it get along with my other tank mates?
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    Howdy

    Hello, Glad to be a member of this forum , I have referred to this forum many times to gain info to start my first aquarium. Here is my setup:: -Aqueon 15 gallon column with stand - Filter - Aqueon power clean 10 -Air pump - Tetra 10-30 -Fishes:: 4 guppies, 1 bristlenose pleco thanks Sean
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    Check valves— should I be concerned?

    I have a 15 gallon Aqueon column tank and have the air pump installed underneath the tank in the stand. The pump is a Tetra 10-30 air pump that is connected to a bubbler ornament. My questions are - where should the air control valve be placed in relation to the check valve- should it be placed...
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