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  1. pov

    hey there, this is Pov. i would love to chat about any thing i have lots to learn.

    I have two tanks one is about 200lt and the other is probably 140 they are both rescued tanks, the 140 I got from my sister the back smashed so I patched it up and siliconed in a picture to hide the patches. I enjoyed it so brought some more glass to add to some I had laying around and built the...
  2. P

    Stocking and Filtration Questions

    A few weeks ago, a friend of mine gave me her old ~60 gallon aquarium. It was in rough shape but I’ve got it looking much better now. Im at the point where it is time to add substrate and begin cycling. Once the substrate is in, I’ll also be able to figure out the actual volume of the tank which...
  3. MortisiaDowler

    Stocking 30L Biorb Tube

    Hello everyone, My husband bought a Biorb Tube 30L and we are cycling it now. We have two sailfin mollies in there. We were wondering what fish would be more suitable for this tank? We were thinking of guppies, rummy nose, neon tetras or cardinal tetras, glowlight tetras but we don't know if...
  4. blueseas

    Tips on stocking?

    So, I've just bought a 10 g and i was wondering what people think of my idea of having one male half moon betta and then introducing around 7 neon tetras a little later on or even at the same time? my tank has been cycling for about a month and my filter has been running. i have a heater too...
  5. mark150389

    Tropical noob...help needed!

    Hi all, As a keen follower/poster of road cycling forums I know how annoying it is for people to repost repetitive questions.. for that I am eternally sorry! I've just bought a 240l fish tank and I have no idea what to do with it! My girlfriend has kept tropical fish for 4-5 yrs in a small...
  6. nixie_myth

    Burmese border loach

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  7. ToriAndAlice

    Hi! I'm new and i have a few questions :)

    Hi, I'm Tori and I have 10 cherry barbs in my tank which is relatively small in comparison to all the enormous ones everyone else seems to be able to afford. I also have two yellow rabbit snails called Francis and Alice, who was my first ever aquatic creature, hence ToriAndAlice. I'm wondering...
  8. A

    Hey Everyone!

    Hi guys, I'm new to fish, but want to learn all of the things haha Mistakes have been made so far, so I'm here to learn from them. Mr.Stripes and Pearl.....Rest In Peace. Struggles so far include, fish bullying, sick fish, and chemical spikes.... I have a 70Litres tank at the moment with the...
  9. C

    Seashells for Betta Aquarium

    I just got my first paradise betta and tank. I wanted to use shells from when my family visited Florida. My father claimed I could boil them for 6 minutes or more and then rise them well. Will this work? I want to make sure to keep my fish living and thriving as much as possible. Also any...
  10. TheBettaMan

    Betta Breeders in California

    Hello everyone, I am looking for dumbo ear bettas for my new tank. Does anyone know any breeders around California or inside the US who breed pretty bettas? Thanks in advance!
  11. musicalbetta

    Hey Guys

    Hey friends I'm new around here and I'll say a little about myself. I have a twin tail half moon betta (male) named King Neptune and a nerite snail named James Madison. I've a huge passion for music (and food) and spoil my pets rotten. So, I'll just be hanging around the forums, occasionally...
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    Questions about Transport and General Worries

    Okay newbie here, please bear with me and my abundance of silly questions. :) I recently got a young male betta (Last week), and i got him mainly as company for when i go off to school in the fall. I will be staying in residence throughout the week and coming home most weekends unless there's...
  13. AXsmasher


    Hello guys, I've been fishkeeping for around 8 years and have learnt a lot : ) mostly planted tanks but getting into the fishy side more now. Just setting up a 1000L so I thought I'd join up here to see what more I can learn. Im from New Zealand so it's a bit harder to get all the good stuff but...
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    Starter Tank Kit: 10 Gallon Recommendations

    Hi, everyone! I'm relatively new to the fish community. After a fairly sad experience, due to inexperience and overstocking (and unexpected breeding, which led to further overstocking), I've decided that if I really would like to have fish in my life, I need to make sure they're being cared for...
  15. S

    Hi! New And Excited To Learn!

    Hi Everyone! My name is Victoria and I live in New Zealand.   I've recently purchased my first tank (70 Litre) and am so eager to learn and be able to keep beautiful fish! I'm very friendly and will happily take on any advice offered to me so please don't be afraid to say hi!    
  16. H

    What Is The Matter With My Fish Tank?

    I bought a 5.5 gallon fish tank (which has a filter) and filled it with spring water. I filled it with 2 fancy guppies, 2 red wag platys, and 2 black skirt tetras. I got everything put together yesterday and stocked my tank with the fish. The water was clear and there was no smell. I fed my fish...
  17. Blitz23

    Hello All

    Hi guys, new to the forum just thought I'd introduce myself and say hey!   Lee
  18. O

    First Fish Tank, Very Excited!

    Evening everyone!   This is my first time posting on here, and my very first fish tank too! My mother-in-law has purchased a 30L Love Fish Prism tank that I've set up for her today, we plan to leave it about a month before putting any fish in, though might add a shrimp or two after 2 weeks if...
  19. fropuf

    New Danio Tank Help

    Hi.   My brother wants some fish, and he already has selected the fish he want's: 5 danios (Glofish) I am going to have a 33 gallon for him soon to use, and it has a filter, heater, everything. I need to know how much maintenance this species will need, as well as how well they can deal with...
  20. X

    Beginner Help Required!

    Hi, I am new to owning a home aquarium and i am in urgent need of some advice from any veterans out there. I recently purchased a 64 litre Interpet fish pod which came with a thermostat heater, thermometer and CF2 cartridge filter. I set the tank up as instructed, introduced my substrate...