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    New 40 gallon tank (Community tank)

    Hey, so i am trying to create a community tank in my new 40 gallon tank i am up for suggestions and help... So in my 40 gallon tank i am wanting to inhabit it with 2 angel fish, 6 honey Gourami, Neon Tetras 10-15, 5 Cory catfish and a few bristlenose is this going to work is their going to be an...
  2. M

    NEW TANK :)

    Hi everyone ! I would like to start my first Community Tank. I've read A LOT of information about tropical fishes and Im very exited to have some of them. Im struggling with how many Liters/Gallons needs every fish that I would like to have. Due to the difference of equivalencies and "mistakes"...
  3. F

    Stocking 105L/27 Gallon Tank

    Hi, I have a planted tank that’s in the process of cycling so while I wait I’d like to know how many of each type of fish I can have in my aquarium. Please let me know how to adjust my numbers so that everyone has room and the bioload isn’t exceeded. I have the tetra ‘starter line’ 105L/27...
  4. J

    Breeding Pair of Angelfish. Need Fish Community Recommendations.

    Hi- I have a pair of breeding Angelfish. They are in a community with other angels, snails, loach, and rainbows. They laid their eggs and were caring for them well! One morning I woke to a snail on the eggs and most gone. I can't confirm the snail ate them but no more eggs. I just got a...
  5. Annemarie

    Betta Community Tank

    Hello! As some of you may know I have a 29 gallon aquarium with the following: 1 Honey gourami male, 5 neon tetras (working on getting more after one died a while ago), 4 nerite snails, a ghost shrimp, and 1 kuhli loach (store only had one but I’m also working on getting more). My sister has a...
  6. L

    Help stocking first aquarium

    Hi all, I’m new to the hobby and have been doing a lot a of research. I have just set up my new aquarium and am currently running the first cycle. My question is with regards to what fish I can keep. I have 230l tank (picture attached). I am getting overwhelmed by the different types of fish...
  7. M

    Apistogramma Agassizzii advice.....

    Hi everyone, this is my first post even tho I’ve been getting great info here for months. I have a heavily planted 32.5 gallon community tank. Until last week I had a very close pair of Apsito Agassizzii. Unfortunately the female turned on the male and he died from stress related issues. She is...
  8. F

    Betta with Harlequin Rasboras and?????

    This is my fist time setting up a community tank with a male betta as the centre peice. I have 3 other successful community tanks right now! I have a 26 gallon bowfront tank that is currently cycling and im having trouble find accurate answers/find alot of mixed answers to a few questions i...
  9. A

    Bettafix for whole tank?

    I have a 10 gallon community tank with a betta, 6 neon tetras, and 2 albino Cory catfish. I’ve had this tank for a little over a year with no problems. A couple weeks ago, I noticed what I suspect to be fin rot on my bettas tail. I went to the pet store in search of some medicine, but the...
  10. A

    I was tricked, now I need guidance.

    So, I'm super new to this. Some how I got roped into getting a fish tank -per my husband- for our 3 year old. (facepalm emoji) Yup. I was all set to get a Betta and a 2.5-5 gallon tank. The prices for these small tanks we're almost as much as for the tank 'we' settled on. a 13 gallon...
  11. L

    Angelfish laid eggs but hungry fish try to eat them!

    I got my first angelfish about a week ago and they've been laying eggs today! However this is a community tank and I have a lot of hungry fish that would want to eat their eggs. I can set up a 100l tank with water and filter media from the big aquarium. I really don't want to disrupt it all tho...
  12. 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...
  13. A

    Gourami tank mates and numbers

    I’m cycling my 55 gallon and have a few ideas of things to stock it, but I’m not sure. I was thinking for sure some pearl or dwarf gourami. I do enjoy angel fish and barbs as well. I was wondering how many I should stock along with finding male/females to help keep the aggression down. I’m...
  14. Tool13x

    Multiple male Apistogramma community tank?

    I have a 40g breeder I would like to turn into a South American community tank with a male Apistogramma Cacatuoides, some Otocinclus catfish and perhaps some Corydoras. My original plan was to also have a harem of female A. cacatuoides in the tank but they are very difficult to find locally. I...
  15. A

    How Long Should My Fish be in Total Darkness?

    I have a 30 gallon tank with 11 neon tetras, 1 betta, 1 baby pleco, 4 amano shrimp, and a yoyo loach. Where I live it gets dark at about 6 PM and It doesn't get light until 9 am how long should my fish be in darkness so I dont get algae blooms?
  16. E

    Betta Fish and community tanks

    Hi! So I’m new to the hobby and was hoping someone could impart a little fishy knowledge to me. I currently have a SD Betta and five Neon Tetras in a 45 litre tank. They don’t bother each other, and the Betta doesn’t seem particularly aggressive towards them. I’m hoping to build on this...
  17. S

    Newbie - Help me stock my 20 gallon tank! :)

    20 Gallon Tank - Size is approximately 25.75 x 14.25 x 18.62 Inches pH seems to be 7.8, alkaline.. GH seems to be 150, hard. [Colors are close.. pH could be 7.2] Looking for peaceful community fish. We are very new at this and still getting educated. If you could please provide a list of...
  18. S

    UPDATED W/ pH AND GH: How many of each should I get for my 20 gallon?

    Here is what I'm thinking of getting for my 20 gallon: Neon Tetra Guppies Platies Mollies Danios How many of each can I get in my tank? Thanks!!
  19. Reaeve

    New to the fishy hobby!

    Hi! I'm nervous about starting this new adventure. I'm just scared I'll mess up and kill my future little friends. Probably bc when I had fish as a kid/teen i knew nothing of cycling and testing waters. I have a 37 gal top fin kit. That came with a 200 watt heater, 40 power filter, and other...
  20. V

    Community tank setup?

    Hi There, I'm planning on setting up a community 65 liter ( 17 gal) tank. Here are some fish I'm planning on getting Blue Mystery Snail x1 Buenos Aires Tetra x 4 Cobalt Blue Gourami Male x2 Corydoras – Peppered Cory 2-3cm x3 Kuhli Loach x2 Long-Fin White Cloud Mountain Minnow x6 Neon...
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