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  1. L

    Hi, Rookie Here

    Hi, the name's Lisette. I'm from New York City. I've had a betta fish named Emmett for a little over 2 years. Decided I wanted to get deeper into the hobby but realized after doing some research I've made some rookie mistakes and am here now for help and advice. Currently have an overcrowded 10...
  2. Seeker

    Hi From Lancashire! :)

    Hi everyone!   My partner and I have recently moved into our new house and we're looking to add some finned friends to our lives.  I've been lurking for a while, but now we're unpacked and settled I thought I'd sign up here and clue myself up a bit before we do anything too mad.   I'm not new to...
  3. PeteYank

    New Arrival

    hey everyone! been using your forums for tips and whatnot lately, so i decided to join in.  im pretty new to tropical fish (at least as a serious hobby) had a tank in my house most my childhood although ill admit we really knew very little on what we were doing, but luckily we lived 2 blocks...
  4. tomh1232

    Hi Im New To This Forum ! :)

    Well where to start.  I suppose a short introduction would be suitable. Hi my names Tom i am 21 years old and have been addicted to nature since i was very young i live in Birmingham city *uk* and i have recently become addicted to fish it started with tadpoles then frogs and we have a pond so...
  5. DogFish212463

    New Here And I Have An Injured Fish

    Hello everyone! I'm Taylor, dog trainer, horse trainer, and (newbie) fish hobbyist. I need your help. I've recently had to isolate a Danio because she has lost her entire Caudal fin and part of her Anal fin. I purchased a small isolation box and have had her in it for 48 hours now, she is...
  6. B

    15 Years Since My Last Aquarium, I Have Missed It :)

    Fortune shined down on me, I was handed a 29g tank (-the fish)that has been up and running for several years. Have  had it cycling for a month just to make sure its all good. I have added some plants a dwarf gourmia, few swordtails, some Emerald Green Corys(love these guys) and would like ...
  7. I

    How Many And What Fish

    Hi all i am new to the fish keeping hobby. i have a tank that is 48 inch by 24 by 24 that i got for free from an old mate that had two gold fish but they died it looks cool on top of an old piano we got in the spair room i got a filter and heater rocks and a small bit of driftwood i have had...
  8. B

    Questions About Danios

    I have a few question. I am new at fishkeeping. I have read about the nitrogen cycle, required equipment and my tank is all set up. Okay, so my father does not trust the rotting food and shrimp cycling methods no matter what I say and soap-free ammonia is hard to find so I will have to use...
  9. F

    Molly Newbie

    Hey there, So, to start off, Hello, My name is Fallyn and I'm 15.  I've had fish all my life.  My dad bought me my first 5 gallon tank when I was 5 or 6 and I've loved fish ever since.  I've had guppies, angels, cichlids, barbs, sharks, tetras, betas, a few species from my local lake that are...
  10. dhartIndy

    Newly Registered...following For A Yeae

    New to the forum. Have used the knowledge and advice for awhile and thought I would join! Appreciate all the tips. Has helped me create 2 rewarding freshwater aquascapes breeding zds and panda corys...and working on a 3rd now. Pics to come!
  11. daffodille

    Newbie To Aquariums: Am I Missing Anything?

    Hey everyone! Get ready for a wall of text and a fair few questions.     I am in my final year of college, and keeping a fish as a pet is kind of a tradition here. So last January, armed with good intentions and very little knowledge, I picked up a little red betta I named Jarvis. For the last...
  12. D

    Just Introducing Myself...

    Hi all!   I'm still fairly new to fishkeeping, and am looking forward to all of the great advice I'll be able to get from this website!   I currently have a 200L tank (roughly 50 gallons) with goldfish in it, which I am planning on turning into a tropical tank and a 20L (roughly 5 gallon) tank...
  13. BlueOrchide190

    Hello From New Brunswick, Canada! :)

    Hello there!   I've got a couple questions to ask that motiviated me into making this account, but I figured I'd pop in here and first introduce myself! My name is Christina, and I'm from a small hub-city in New Brunswick, Canada. I have just a 5 gallon fish tank so far that I've had for about...
  14. C

    I've Had Fish (Platies) For 1 Week, Now One's Having Fry!

    Kinda panicking a bit right now.....   Okay, so I got my daughter some fish for her birthday last weekend. This is something new; I haven't had fish since I was 3 (very faint memory triggered by the smell of fish food...but I digress).   We have a 3 gallon tank with a nice sized filter, and we...
  15. natabeexo

    Newbie. Attempting To Start And Aquarium And Cycle The Water, Please H

    Hi there! My name is Natalie and I am COMPLETELY new to this fish business. I'm in need of some serious help. Currently, I have one Dwarf Gourami and one Pleco (bottom feeder). For the moment, I have a five gallon tank, which I'm sure is ok for two small fish temporarily. When I first begin this...
  16. natabeexo

    Completely New To Tff As Well As Fish Keeping And In Need Of Advice&#3

    Hello to all! My name is Natalie, and as stated in the title, I am new to this whole business. As of right now, I have a five gallon tank. I have one Dwarf Gourami and one bottom feeder. I've been reading all over the place that a five gallon tank is not sufficient space for fish, but it's all I...
  17. Z

    New Tank. New Fishkeeper..

    Hi   I have recently bought a new tank (Aquanano 40, 55ltr) and am currently running a fishless cycle.  This has been going for over a week now and progress is pretty slow.  My Ammonia reading has been about 4ppm for the last 6 days and doesn't seem to be going down.  I finally have some Nitrite...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. C

    Overstocked?

    Hi, I've only been on this site for a bit, but everyone seems very nice! I have a 20 gallon high, with two caves, several plastic/cloth plants, and an EX20 filter, with airstone and electric provider suitable for 40 gallons. So far, we have one cherry shrimp, one dwarf gourami, two albino...
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