aquarium

  1. T

    Is my Balloon Molly pregnant?

    We have noticed the black spot on her belly which also looks a bit boxed-shaped (usually signs of pregnancy). She has been a bit aggressive with the other fish but staying particularly close to one of the other balloon mollies pretty much all the time. She has been staying close to the heater...
  2. S

    White aquarium bugs that can jump on humans????

    I work at a pet store and the other day a few staff members were cleaning out the betta fish display when they found some white, mite like bugs, which were almost translucent. We emptied the whole system and tried to suck up the bugs through a gravel siphon. Since then we have treated the system...
  3. same2cool

    My beautiful aquarium management

    My beautiful aquarium management last week i added more two white sharks, they got afraid 1st day but with passage of time they got familiar with others. it is about 3.5'/2.5'/1.5' takes about 45 gallons or 175 litter water.
  4. Aquarist.exe

    Fish identification help

    I caught these really pretty fish in my local freshwater canals, being in Florida, I can’t tell if they are a sort of cichlid fry or something more common in Florida. I’m currently keeping 3 in one of my aquariums. If I could get some help identifying them that would be amazing!
  5. N

    Newbie - c.80-90cm wide/c.125 L tank suggestions, setup and general advice (upgrading from 19L)

    I’m a newbie who was gifted a small Fluval Spec 19L tank (″ (W 52 x D 19 x H 30 cm, for reference) with 5 armano shrimp and a few fish (not sure what they are!) about 4-5 months ago. I have some tap safe and water cleaner, and have been doing 10-15% water changes every 7-14 days. I'm in London...
  6. Goosegrl2019

    Setting up a new 55 gallon tank

    How long should it take to cycle & do the products out there to speed this process up work??
  7. Aynia

    Cycle not finishing - Fish dying - Help!

    Hey all, brand new here and fairly new to the fish keeping hobby. We always had fish growing up, and I had betta's in university, but it hasn't been until the last few months that I've really been diving into the hobby and learning as much as I can. About 2 months ago we got a brand new 38gal...
  8. T

    Corydora with whit spot on fin

    Hello, so I have had 3 corydoras in my tank for around 5 months now and they have been completely fine so far however 2 days ago I noticed a small white lump on his back fin and decided to monitor it. It has not gone away so am wondering if anyone knows what it is and how I can treat it. I have...
  9. T

    Suspected dwarf gourami illness PLEASE HELP!!

    So I bought 2 dwarf gouramis about 5 months back and after around a week one died. I put this down to stress as I didn't see any symptoms, he just died but now, the remaining one has recently had a long string of white poop coming out of him constantly so I fed mashed peas for a few days. We now...
  10. R

    What to know about 10 Gallon Aquariums?

    Hey! I'm new here :) Just wanted to ask what the major facts I need to consider when considering about the 10 gallon aquarium. This article had some interesting facts. Will those help me? https://theaquariumhobbyist.com/10-gallon-fish-tank/
  11. Ingrid

    Plastic tub aquarium

    We have one aquarium and are thinking of getting another one . We could buy a normal aquarium but on the advice of another member who said you could use large clear containers with clear lid . I think this a great idea and so I am wondering is it possible and are there any different things I...
  12. fishperson100

    Favorite Aquarium Books

    Hey all! I’m thinking about purchasing some aquarium books to have on hand (and because they are fun to read :)). Do you guys have any suggestions?
  13. T

    Can I feed Betta micro crisps?

    Hello, today I bought a Betta for my aquarium and was wondering if I can feed them micro crisps by the brand tetra. It says on the side they are for all ornamental fish. Thanks .
  14. T

    Shrimp hiding all of the time

    Hi, so I had a new aquarium around a month ago and had a couple of amano shrimp in there. The shrimp, along with all of the other fish were really happy and doing great. However i haven't seen my shrimp in around a week now so I looked for them and got a torch and looked under some drift wood...
  15. T

    Strange brown stuff on tank glass

    Hello, I came to my tank yesterday and there was a strange brown thing on the inside of the tank glass, I had noticed it a few days ago but it was really small so I thought nothing of it but by yesterday it had grown to almost triple the size, so today I cleaned the tank out and used a sponge to...
  16. ukdamon

    Fluval Edge 23L

    Hello, I love the look of the Fluval Edge, but I understand it can be a pain to maintain due to accessing the inside of it. Do any of you have a Fluval Edge for your shrimp and how do you get on with it? Obviously I would add a pre-filter sponge to protect the babies.
  17. ukdamon

    My 60L Auquarium

    Hi Guys, here is a pic of my 60L Fluval Aquarium I have more photos on my new website www.soggyfriends.com
  18. C

    What else should I stock?

    I have a 30 gallon planted fish tank with 9 black neon tetras 5 false julii Cory's and 3 amano shrimp. What else should I add. I was thinking about a dwarf cichlid but I am not sure what to go with I have 2 ceramic caves also. I was also thinking about adding some more shrimp if so how many...
  19. AquariumFishRescue

    Photograph of our 200 litre aquarium

    This is our 200 litre community aquarium. It is stocked with fish that all seem get along together so far. This list includes live bearers inc Guppies, Mollies and Swordtails, two small Bristlenose Pleco, some Columbian Tetras (some say they are fin nippers but we have not experienced this so...
  20. AquariumFishRescue

    Hello from Staffordshire in the UK.

    Hello, my name is John. I have been in the fishkeeping hobby since the 1980's, but have had a period of 'away' time. My wife and I set ourselves back up into the hobby earlier this year (2018), and currently have 4 aquariums. We are looking to add a large garden pond this year and at some...
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