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  1. Corydoras_Catwoman

    Tropical fish for a 20 gallon?

    Hi, I have been doing research on fish for many years and have kept freshwater tanks for ever. This is my first time setting up a tropical tank and I’m struggling to find small ‘feature fish’ for my 20 gallon high. Just a note: I’m definitely going to keep some guppies, neon tetras and...
  2. K

    New Red Spot Severum gasping, high levels

    If anyone can read about our situation and give advice we would be so grateful! We are new to the aquarium world, but our problem has stumped even the girl at the fish room who seems to know everything. We have a 20 gallon tank and 2 weeks ago we put in it a Red Spotted Severum (3 or 4 inches...
  3. MyFishKaren

    20 Gallon Tank - Overstocked?

    I currently have a 20 gallon tank pertaining: 2 Angelfish 1 Dwarf Gourami 1 Dalmatian Molly Is my tank overstocked? Would I be able to add any other fish, and would I be able to add an algae eater? Thanks, MyFishKaren
  4. B

    Will my fish be ok?

    Hi all, I have a 20 gal long tank and a sun sun 602b filter. An essential piece to the filter broke so i had to order a new filter. I have to wait probably a week. I just want to be sure that my fish will be ok for that long. I put a sponge filter in for now and threw all the sponges and...
  5. R

    Blood parrot cichlid in 20 gallon long?

    Hello! im fairly new too the hobby, i own a betta. i have one 20 gallon tank and i really like blood parrot cichlids, could i house one BP in a 20 gallon long? because i know they can grow up to 8 inches and thats how big fancy goldfish can grown, and they're minimum is 20 gallons, If not thats...
  6. M

    Chinese algae eater is sick?

    This morning I woke up and checked on my fish, I have a chinese algae eater in a 20 gal well circulated tank, with 2 tin foil barb, a paradise gourami and a tiger barb, he has always been shy and moves quick when other fish come near, but when I just checked on him I thought he was dead but when...
  7. J

    Tiger Barbs

    Recently got into fish keeping after many years since i was a child, i have set up a 20 gallon semi-aggressive community tank. So far i have 2 japanese algae shrimp, 1 Ghost shrimp, the 3 tiger barbs which are the fish that i am worried about due to lack of color and what seems like rapid...
  8. K

    What is this?

    My 1 year old male guppy has a weird lump in his tail. It is pretty big. He doesn't act like it's affecting him at all. He has had the same tank set up for 2 years it's a 20 gallon. They eat a variety of froazen brine shrimp, brine shrimp dry, algae flakes, and fish flakes. Any ideas to what...
  9. J

    New To The Hobby, 20 Gallon Long Stocking Ideas?

    Hi, I am very new to this hobby, and I'm going to get a 20 gallon long soon, and I need stocking ideas. 2 fish that I would like to keep are a dwarf gourami, and neon tetras. What are some other fish that will get along with them and not overload my filter (I plan on over filtrating). Thanks!
  10. A

    Moving To A Bigger Tank

    I've had my fish for just a little over a week now. Unfortunately, it wasn't until after I got them and the tank that I learned a 1.5 gallon tank was much too small. I'm looking to upgrade to a 20 gallon as soon as I have the money and can clear out the space. I've been looking around on the...
  11. C

    Lighting And Fertilizers For 20Gal

    I have one 18" fluorescent bulb on the tank right now. I would like my tank to have moderate lighting. I am thinking of either buying a dual fluorescent fixture or a LED fixture. Which would be the better choice? The tank is a 20 tall, so the lights would be about 17" from the substrate.   For...
  12. driger8642

    Sick Cory :(

    Tank Size - 20 Gal High Filter - Tetra Whisper 40 Heater - I forgot the name but it is a pretty good one for the tank Thermometer - 77 degrees Air Stone - 1 Sand Substrate Using API Master Tet Kit for water testing   Hey guys, I'm currently doing a fishy cycle (2 and a half weeks in) with 10...
  13. K

    Hey! New Here And Ready To Talk Fish

    Hi!   I just joined this fun forum. I am not a complete new person to fish as I have worked with fish a lot in my life. However I wouldn't call myself a professional. Anyways, I am excited to get back into the hobby at my new place.    I am working on trying to get a 20 gallon tank (the one I...
  14. noobgamers

    20 Gallon Stocking

    hey guys at long last i have some to the end of deciding the stocking for my new 20 gallon i was thinking (dangerous i know) 6 julli corydoras 6 hatchetfish 9 neon tetra 3 apistogramma trifasciata (1 male 2 females)   my thinking was that the hatchetfish rarely leave top levels neons and dwarf...
  15. N

    New Tank Help

    My first tropical fish 20 gallon tank and has been running for a week. I am an amateur that has done a lot of research but can't find solutions to the following problems: Just added 4 zebra danios and 2 panda cory's Now for the questions: 1. I have gravel. Researched that it can damage the...
  16. noobgamers

    Bottom To Mid Dwelling Fish For A 20 Gallon

    hey guys doing a 20 gallon soon and looking for a mid to bottom dwelling fish thats a bit more unusual so no neon tetra or cherry  barbs can adjust ph and temperature to suit ty for any advice no aggresive fish please e.g angelfish tiger barbs
  17. rikkitiger

    Fish Tank Water Turning Green!

    hello,   so i have a 20 gallon fish tank with corydoras, black skirt tetras a dwarf gourami and platies, and it is fairly new only had it for about 3 months but do water changes 25-50% every weekend with conditioner and a week ago i noticed no matter how many times i changed a bit of the water...
  18. W

    Stocking 20G High Tank

    I am getting a 20 gallon tank tomorrow. I am planning on the fish I would stock it with and how I would cycle it?   My current plan for fish is: 2 Dwarf Gourami's 3 Guppies 4 Albino Cory Catfish 5 Silver Hatchet fish I ran this through aqadvisor.com and it sad 99% stocking capacity.   I was...
  19. JoebW

    20 Gallon ~ Simple And Clean

    Tank: "Simple and Clean" Size: 20 Gallons ~ Long 30 Inches Long x 13 Inches High x 13 Inches Deep Filter: ALEAS Power Filter 30 Gallons Heater: Top Fin Submersible 100W Heater Pump: Aqueon Circulation Pump 500 Light: Single Clamp Lamp Bulb ~ 5000k 23W Fauna: Farlowella x1 Red Wag Platy x 1...
  20. M

    20 Gallon Long Stocking Plan

    Looking for some feedback on a potential 20 gal. long project. Here's what I'm thinking: panda cory x6 cardinal tetra x6 dwarf gourami x2 other specs: live plants, sand substrate, driftwood, tetra whisper EX20 filter. Open to subtractions, additions, or alternatives. Thanks!