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    Peacock tank

    Hi guys, I'm thinking of setting up a tank for peacocks and just wondered if anyone has any advice from previous experience. I'm thinking a 55g with sand substrate and lots of rock scaping, what about plants? Our water is hard here so I'm working with 282ppm for gh (based on info from water...
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    Guppy babies

    I got 5 guppies recently and it turns outbid mis-sold 2 of them as males when in fact they are females. I only noticed this when I did a bit of research into sexing them after witnessing the mating dance! So the chance is I'm going to end up with baby guppies and my first question is how many...
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    Floating plants

    I'd like to create a corner of the tank that has floating plants to create a bit more shade for the shy fish but the flow of the water pushes them around the tank. They end up wrapped around the top of the filter and heater in the opposite end of the tank to where I would like them! Any ideas...
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    Potential white spot...

    Hi, I woke up this morning to find a singular white spot on one of my comet's fins. It looks similar to a piece of sugar or salt in appearance and I've read that ich can take this appearance. I tried to take a photo but the little blighter won't keep still. Would you recommend I hold off for...
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    White Cloud Mountain Minnows Breeding

    So I have a slight conundrum. I had to buy an extra couple of female minnows as the male to female ratio was unbalanced and the males were going a bit berserk and one of the females laid eggs on day one. They're all hatched now and I am feeding them liquifry to start them I'm off but there are...
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    How To Raise Ph Level

    Hi guys, could anyone tell me how to raise the ph level in my tank? For the first time it's measured at 6 and I need to get it back in the safe zone! Bizarrely all my other parameters read fine on the test so I'm not seeing a knock on effect there, but there is what appears to be a bacteria...
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