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  1. FurFinFeathers

    Betta Tank Upgrade Advice

    i want to upgrade my betta to a 2.5 gallon tank so he can be happier and healthier. I was wondering if it was possible to put a filter and heater in the tank, and if so, which ones? I was looking at these:  ...
  2. M

    New To Plants, Advice Wanted... (Many Questions)

    Hi guys, I'm still a fish noob however, I'm really into fish keeping now, and I want to advance myself into live plants, sorry but I have quite a few questions... This is what iv ordered...
  3. A

    Looks Like Im Gonna Be A Gouramis Keeper

    So after changing my mind on what type of fish i was going to keep i have finally settled on Gouramis, but that is as far as i have got. What i really want is a few different species that could live in the same 190L tank, or even to have a pair of gouramis as "feature fish" in a community type...
  4. A

    Just Enough To Make Me Dangerous

    Hi everyone,   Im a long time reptile keeper who has decided to branch out into aquatics. Yet to set up my first tank as i have been reading up as much as i can before i jump in. I will no doubt pick everyones brains soon as my plan is to create a 190L planted tropical aquarium and hopefully...
  5. Mamashack

    Water Test Results Chart With Advice - Opinions Requested Please

    Would appreciate if experienced fish-keepers would take a look at these links to water test results charts with advice. I used them myself before I saw the light and started following the fishless cycling route, but must say I wasn't happy with and therefore ignored the advice about adjusting pH...
  6. Mamashack

    More Bad Advice Being Given Out!

    http://hotsearch.aol.co.uk/2013/03/26/fish-keeping-for-beginners/?icid=maing-grid7%7Cuk-ws-bb%7Cdl7%7Csec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D165223 Yet another woeful online piece on how to set up a new tank. Think the title of this thread might give a clue to my opinion on it. Said my piece in the comments section...
  7. chelsiethegreat

    Tankmate Advice: Corys And What?

    right now i have 4 emerald cory cats, and two juli cory cats. ideally i would like to acquire two more julis.. i'm just waiting on my local fish store at this point..   i have a 15 gallon tank.. all natural with a couple plants and a few nice peices of driftwood...   i would kindof like to get a...
  8. ellosunshinee

    Setting Up A New 55 Gal..need Advice

    Hey everyone. I am new to the community. Hello! I currently have a 10 gallon aquarium. I acquired this aquarium from my parents who did not take care of the tank at all. They really knew nothing about fish it seems. They had one of each species. I tried to rid this tank of problems but I am not...
  9. C

    Jewel Cichlids

    hi i am thinking of buying two pairs of jewels can anyone help me with advice on keeping,breeding etc.cheers peter
  10. VickyChaiTea

    Cories For 10Gal Betta Tank?

    Sooooooo I am looking for something to go with my little blue dragon PK in my 10gal. The tanks established- cycled, planted, heated, etc. It's always done well.   I tried otos a while ago... water parameters were perfect in every way, tank was caked in algae, acclimated them sloooowly and by the...
  11. P

    Black Moor Sudden Death - Curiousity/guilt

    Hello there. 2 weeks ago I was left with my mother's/sister's fish after they moved out of my home. From what I can tell, the fish is a black moor fish. My reason for posting is that, I have just now discovered the fish dead in its tank, despite there being no signs of anything out of the...
  12. B

    Ok, Advice For Beginning A Fish Store?

    OK, so, my goal in life is to open a pet fish store. Anyone have advice? PS I live in Michigan if that helps any. Thank you. :)
  13. bikerfish

    More Cories

    Hi all My tank is 38 inches long and 15 inches wide with substrate . At the moment I have 4 skunk, 6 albino and 3 panda cories the question is , the size of my tank do you think there is enough room to add 3 more panda cories ? they are normal size , not the large ones you can buy. I have a very...
  14. K

    New To Aquariums Bought A 3 Gallon Tank

    Hi Tropical fish forums, I am new to the aquarium world and was looking for some advice to get started. I have owned a couple of Beta fish before always in a vase like bowl with a peace lilly ontop. I have bought a 3 gallon aquarium (which I know is small) and I wanted some advice on how to...
  15. K

    Extremely Finicky Fire Eel - Need Advice

    Hi there! I have a 9-10" Fire Eel that I'm having issues with food-wise. The only food he will readily take are your typical garden earthworms, and it's been this way since I got him a few months ago. However, now that the weather is getting colder, these worms are becoming more and more...
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