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  1. I

    Because kids like Glofish...

    and my husband's nickname is "Dad Says Yes!," I inherited a new hobby. This often happens in our house, but seldom with such enjoyable results. Turns out that I LOVE it. We've had a 20 gallon tank with 3 skirted tetra glofish for about a year. Recently, a friend rehomed the last of her fish, a...
  2. Halawrence


    Ok, so I was cleaning my betta fish's tank and doing a water change when I noticed his rocks were slimy almost. Curious i rubbed the rock and all this green particles came up. Is this Algae? Is this good or bad for his tank? His tank is not over run by it. He is is a 5.5 gallon tank, water temp...
  3. 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...
  4. Quadda

    Please help, very cloudy water with no fish yet

    Hi everyone, I have recently got a 10 gal tank for some guppies and shrimp, a basic little build. I set it up this past Saturday and have been having some troubles with cloudiness. After about a day of setup, the tank got VERY cloudy. And I mean really cloudy, barely able to see through. I did...
  5. BettaGirl_666

    Betta Constipation? Age?

    So, I just got a new betta and a guppy from my friend, setting up a tank for them, and I saw that they both were a bit chubby. I am extremely new to fish keeping, so I was wondering if they are constipated? And what their ages are, if you can guess.
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    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...
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    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!!
  8. Gracie1275

    Fin Rot??

    I have a male Halfmoon Twintail Betta named Craig. He is my first fish and I have only had him for three days. I have him in a 10 gallon tank with a heater, filter, and plenty of decorations and hiding spots. The first day I had him, his color was fine. His body is a beautiful dark blue, and his...
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    How far along is my guppy?

    Hello, I got this female about 2 weeks now(I cannot recall whether she was pregnant when I got her). I know there are many posts about this but I'm just having trouble identifying whether she is squared off or not. I am also pretty positive I can see the fry's eyes in the first pic. If anyone...