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    Are Ferts Sufficient?

    Hi everyone, I've decided that I'm going to attempt a carpet in my aquarium. I was thinking maybe a pygmy chain sword, or something similar that looks like grass. My question is, I already have substrate, so I can't switch to anything with nutrients, and I'm hesitant to start a dirted tank...
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    My Filter and Heater shut off over night. What do I do?

    Hi everyone, So, I woke this morning to the filter and heater in my 10 gallon aquarium not working. It turns out, someone accidentally turned off the surge protector that the filter and heater are plugged into. The problem is, this likely happened last night at around 11:30, and I discovered it...
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    Nerite snail is very inactive

    Hi everyone! So, a month ago, I got a nerite snail to help control the algae in my betta tank. I tested my water before I got him and everything was fine. The first two days after I got him, he was very active and was clearly eating algae. After that, he just started sitting on the ground, only...
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    Any Shows?

    Hey everyone! I've been looking to see if there are any fish/betta shows coming up in New York, but have not been able to find anything. Does anyone here know if there is going to be one? Thanks!
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    What else?

    Hi everyone! So, I'm going to be moving the fish in my 10g community tank to a 20g high. At the moment, I have 4 herlequin rasboras, 4 cherry barbs, 1 baby honey gourami, and 1 young clown pleco. Once I add them to their new tank, I would like to add a few more fish with low bio-loads so I...
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    Another lighting question...

    Hi! So, I just asked about a light for my 10 gallon tank, but now I'm getting a 20 gallon high and I wanted to know what light would be best. I know @Byron knows a lot about lights. Could you help me?
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    I bought the wrong bulb...

    So, I went to my local hardware store and bought a florescent light bulb for my aquarium. (Yes, it was made for an aquarium.) Anyway, I got a 3400K bulb but it turned out to be a lot redder than I thought. I am going to replace it, but I can't get to the store right away so I wanted to know if...
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    Dollar per gallon sale??

    So, I was thinking about upgrading my 10 gallon tank to a 20 gallon and I was wondering when the next petco dollar per gallon sale is. I couldn't find anything online about it so can anyone here tell me when it is? Thanks!
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    HELP!!! Is this ich???

    So, today I noticed one of my cherry barbs scraping her body on one of the decorations. I immediately suspected ich or velvet, but there are no white spots or gold flecks anywhere on her body. She is swimming around and ate well this morning. None of the other fish have shown any simptoms yet...
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    Would this work?

    So, I probably have this thread in the wrong spot, but I have a question about the filters on my tanks. I have been using filter cartridges for years now, but they cost a fortune and I'm having trouble actually finding the sizes I need. Today I saw a video on youtube about using aquarium sponge...
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    Snello question...

    So, I saw some recipes online for snello and I really wanted to try them out. I had a few questions about some of the ingredients though. So, the first one is that the recipes all call for gell, but I'm a little hesitant to use it. I saw a recipe that uses agar powder and I wanted to know if...
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    I need some information...

    So, I have a 5 gallon tank that has been set up and fully cycled for about a month. I put a betta in the tank about 3 weeks ago, and he is the only fish in the tank. Algae is growing all over the place though, so I wanted to get something to eat it. After reading a little about what would fit...
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    Betta won't stop pacing!!

    So, I got a betta almost three weeks ago, and for the first few days he seemed very happy, exploring his tank. Then, he started pacing back and forth at the back of the tank, and sometimes at the side closest to the window. I thought maybe he saw his reflection, so I taped some paper over the...
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    Yellow clown pleco??

    So, I put a piece of zucchini into my tank to feed my clown pleco, and a little while later he was happily eating it. When I looked at him though, I noticed that he was a yellow color instead of dark brown. His patterns were still visible, but a lot less prominent. I tried to inspect him for...
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    Is it safe?

    Hi! So, I wanted to make a floating tunnel for my betta fish, and I wanted to know if I could use one of those craft foam sheets. Would they leech anything into the water? I wanted to use this material because it's nice and soft, but if it will poison the water, I won't use it. Thanks!
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    Is there something wrong with my fish, or is he just crazy?

    So, I got my first betta a week ago. When I first put him in his tank, he swam around and explored his new home. For the past few days though, he has been swimming back and forth at the back of the tank. I thought maybe he saw his reflection, so I tried covering half of the tank with a towel...
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    Indian Almond Leaves for Pleco?

    So, I have a clown pleco in a tank with 1 honey gourami, some harlequin rasboras, and some cherry barbs. I was thinking about getting some indian almond leaves for my betta (in a separate tank) and I wanted to know if I could use them in this tank as well. I know cherry barbs, rasboras, and...
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    What is your favorite tail type/color pattern?

    Bettas are gorgeous fish, but every person has a favorite tail type or coloration. In this thread you can tell us what your favorite is! Personally, I really love delta tails. I have one myself and he is just the prettiest, happiest betta I have ever seen. My favorite coloration would have to be...
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    Tail Types?

    Hi! So, I'm going to be getting a betta pretty soon (my very first), and I wanted to know what tail types are the healthiest. I know halfmoons are very prone to fin biting, feathertails and rosetails have many problems with their rays breaking and not being able to swim properly, and veiltails...
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    HELP! Gourami is clamping one of his feelers!!!

    So, my honey gourami has suddenly started clamping one of his feelers. He was fine this morning, but tonight, when I went to feed my fish, I saw that he was only using one of his feelers and was keeping the other one tucked at his side. He is still very active, and he ate very well. I tested my...
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