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  1. S

    Suitable Tank Inhabitants

    Hi all, I recently had a good discussion on here about the minimum number that should be kept of particular species and during that discussion discovered that my tank may have some fish that may well be unsuited to the tanks water conditions , hence this new post to try and establish which...
  2. C

    Tank mate ideas

    I have had my oscar Greg for a few months now, and he's around 8 inches from what I can tell. I have him in a 55-gallon tank, with gravel (I might add some sand to mix it up soon) but I want to add another fish. Recently His water has been getting kinda green, and I do at least a 30% water...
  3. Circus

    Fahaka Puffer Potential Tank Mates?

    For a 48 inch long 100 gallon aquarium, ph 7.4 , and110 ppm hwrdness. So, as far as I know, Fahaka Puffers should be kept alone. Can they be kept peacefully with other fish? Someone brought it up recently that some large puffer species can be kept with other fish.
  4. I

    Elephantnose with black shark

    Hi, I've had fish for years now but new to TFF I've got a elephantnose, pentadon butterfly fish, spiny eel and a few bristlenose I was just wondering if I could add my black shark once I upgrade the tank as will be going either my 5ft tank or my 8ft tank depending if I can find/make a pond big...
  5. MagicGirl33

    Adding to an additional Pleco to a Tank?

    I have a 32.5 gallon fluval flex tank with a built in filter and I have a clown pleco with a school of 10 neon tetras and a mystery snail. I wanted to add another pleco, specifically a bristlenose pleco, or any other pleco that works but I was wondering if that would work? I'm pretty sure they...
  6. F

    Zebra loaches and amano shrimp? Algae eater suggestions

    Hi, I’m looking for advice as I’m struggling with hair algae in my tank (100cm x 40cm x 50cm) approx 160L/40G. So I’m considering amano shrimp but concerned about my zebra loaches. Plants: I’ve attached a photo so you can see the plants I have and the type of algae growing, it’s mainly the...
  7. Circus

    25 Hex Tall Tank Mates

    So, I have 25 hex tank, it is about 10" on each side and 21" tall. I would say the footprint is about the same as 15 gallon. My ph is 7.4 and hardness about 110 ppm. Currently in the tank I have 8 pygmy corydoras, some cherry shrimp, and various pond and ramshorn snails (who I feed to my...
  8. Circus

    Mouthbrooding Betta Tank Mates

    I have been wanting a pair or two of mouthbrooding bettas for awhile, and I am making a trip to the fish store, where they have unsexed Blue Damsel Betta. I had planned on getting 4, hoping for at least one pair. I have a 20 gallon long I recently purchased. I am not necessarily trying to...
  9. Mizz_MayDK

    L181 pleco and Corydoras Venezuela Black

    I have bought 5 L181 pleco - naturally they are quarantined in a separate tank, but when they are ready to be moved out of quarantine I want to place them together with my Corydoras Venezuela Black. Is this a good combo? I don’t want to risk my corys lives or their fins being bitten of
  10. shaziasadiqah

    Can anyone share their experience with Pea Puffer?

    I have a nano tank (17gal, cube 40cm tank) it's empty now i only have lots of plants in there. I've been also reading a lot about pea puffer and very interested in getting one, can anyone share their experience with the fish? Behavior, feeding, tank mates, etc.... All i know so far is that...
  11. L

    What fish to get??

    Hi I currently have neon tetras, dwarf gouramis, bitlenose pleco and yo yo loaches, I have recently upgraded my tank and was wondering what colourful and exciting tank mates would suit my tank? Any advise would be great ?
  12. Circus

    Yoyo Loach Placement

    I am VERY set on getting some yoyo loaches. I have 3 options for which tank I can put them in. Ph: 7.4. Hardness: 110 ppm First Option 55 Us Gallon Acrylic 78° F 200 W Heater (adjustable), Tidal 75 filter, Tetra Whisper 60 Air Pump, Aqueon OptiBright+ 30" LED Light Play Sand Mix of fake and...
  13. shaziasadiqah

    Finding the right tank mates.

    So, after asking around about how big of a tank I need for my two blackghost knife fish I got many helpful answers and already bought the tank, I just started the cycling process today. I know that the right size should be 120x60x60 cm tank, but the biggest I could get (budget and space wise) is...
  14. A

    Hi everyone!

    Hi my name is Amber and I've got a small 40L (9 gallon?) Tank with my rasboras and bristlenose pleco with basic plants like java fern and anubias. I've just got a bigger tank off a family member which I think is about 140L (36g) and looking for advice. The tank came with 1 torpedo barb and 1...
  15. Circus

    Jack Dempsey Tank Mates

    So I today I purchased a pair of tanks, 80 gal and 90 gal, for $100. I know I want a JD in one of them, and I was wondering what tank mates I could do in the 90 gallon with it. I am hoping to come across one of the Electric Blue varieties. I am thinking a large tetra species or Molly fish (I...
  16. Falconwithaboxon

    New Betta Tank

    Hello I am going to set up a 10 gallon betta tank. I was just wondering what some good tankmates might be. I have done it with frogs before and they seem to get along pretty well I was just wondering on some other tank mates. Fish or invertebrates or whatever.
  17. Aoife_AJ

    Tank mate suggestions?

    Sorry if this is the wrong place to post this question, i'm not new to fish keeping, but I'm very new to keeping my own fish tank and species other than goldfish. My family has had goldfish for 15 years or thereabouts, so since I was 4, and currently we have a 13 year old and 3 year old goldfish...
  18. U

    Betta attacking new dwarf gourami

    Despite many a web page and the aquarium owner telling us it should be okay, our betta (red and blue) is attacking our new dwarf gourami (red and blue). Straight away the betta started flaring up, but it seemed like it was going to be fine. Until he started ramming and biting the very chill...
  19. 3

    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...
  20. S

    Electric blue acara tank mates

    Currently have a pair of electric blue acara in a 45 gallon tank w plentiful cover from driftwood, rocks, and plants. Any suggestions as to compatible schooling fish, or another companion that isn’t equally eye catching ? Thought about firemouth and severnum but they’re definitely too large...
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