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  1. J

    Advice on stocking for a newbie

    Hey guys, I'm more or less new to the hobby. Had fish as a kid, but as far as things go I'm pretty much a beginner. I've done a lot of research into different fish and their needs the past year or so but that doesn't compare to real experience so I thought I'd come ask you nice people for your...
  2. outofwater

    Can tank "overhang" an inch on each side over shortish stand?

    Hi guys, I've got a 29g tank, size 30 x 12 x 18 (inches). Currently I have it on top of a sturdy TV stand and I'm looking to get a tank stand, however the one I found is 27 inches long. So the question is whether this tank could safely sit on this stand with 1 or 1.5 inches "hanging out" on...
  3. F

    Thinking about getting into fishkeeping. Would like estimates of the likely costs.

    Hey, folks. Noob here. I'm considering getting into aquaculture/fishkeeping as a hobby, and have started out by reading a few books, subscribing to a few forums, YouTube channels, etc., but before I spend time and money conducting more in-depth research, one of the first things I want to...
  4. How many guppies can I keep in a 10 gallon?

    How many guppies can I keep in a 10 gallon? No other fish, just guppies(All males or all females so they don't breed), as well as a couple snails. I don't want to do water changes more than weekly since I usually just do tank maintenance over the weekend.
  5. F

    42 gallon stock help / zebra loach advice

    I’d like help stocking my tank as I’ve heard mixed things online and in pet stores about zebra loaches and a healthy bioload for my tank. I have a 160L / 42 US gallon tank measuring 100cm in length, 50cm high and 40cm wide with plants and driftwood. I have about 20 male guppies in with one...
  6. ember04

    pea puffer tank

    What does everyone think about a single pea puffer in a 7 gallon planted tank? do you think it would work? thanks
  7. Circus

    Skunk corydoras?

    So I saw skunk corydoras for the first time at my LFS. They were priced at $7 each and looked pretty adorable. What size tank would I need for these guys, and would they school okay with pepper corydoras? From what I have read, my water hardness (110 ppm) would be fine for them, and they...
  8. MagicGirl33

    Is my tank big enough?

    I have a five gallon tank with 4 pea puffers in it, and at first I thought it seemed small but I've done many water tests and it seems fine. They don't pick on each other at all but, a family member purchased three otos. Should I buy a whole new 10 gallon tank just for them? Or should I leave...
  9. Juliak

    Black ghost knife fish and bichir tank size suggests

    A few weeks ago I was able to buy some fish for my future large tank and I was hoping some of you would have some suggestions. As of right now I have a 2" black ghost knife fish with 2 delhezi bichirs (3-4"), 1 Senegal bichir (2"), 2 rope fish (12"), 1 giant Danio (2.5"), 1 dojo loach (5") and 1...
  10. Juliak

    Black Ghost Knife Fish and Bichir Tank Size Suggestions

    I recently bought a 2" black ghost knife fish. As of right now, he is in a 60 gallon aquarium with my 2 Senegal bichirs (3-4"), 2 rope fish (12"), 2 giant danios (2"), 1 dojo loach (5"), and 3 adult bronze corys. Most of the fish in this tank (bichirs, rope fish, and BGK fish are very calm and...
  11. ember04

    How many African dwarf frogs in a 7.5 gallom

    Can anyone help me? I am setting up a 7.5-gallon African dwarf frog tank. The tank will be specifically designed around ADF and will have no other tank mate (maybe a snail but that is it). The tank will be planted in a 'jungle' style so very heavily planted and will have lots of driftwood and...
  12. Salty&Onion

    Dimension confusion

    Hi ya'll. I cannot get right size of my tank. There is this wooden bit (rim/bracket whatever) and it measures 4.6 cm high. Do I or don't I include that bit when measuring the tank? Its dimensions (including the wooden bit) are W- 35 (13") cm, H- 50 (19") cm and L- 80 (31") cm - Dimensions...
  13. Barry Tetra

    How many gallon for angelfish

    My beautiful white female angelfish had killed 2 males and almost killed 1 male angel (little dorsal fin and fins left) in 55 gallons tank. she’s also hate being in a group so last month i put her in 10gallons quarantine tank because of her hating everything, she seems happy living alone. now i...
  14. R

    Big enough for now?

    So I've got my Betta set up in a one gallon carry case that you can get from Walmart that I had at my house. He has a small heater, thermometer and litte filter as well as a little house and a Betta leaf. I had only planned on keeping him on there 2 weeks until I could afford a new bigger tank...
  15. B

    Skunk loach...

    I hope I picked the right thread for this, anyways... I have one skunk loach and he is SO aggressive, I was thinking about giving him away but that doesn’t sit right with me. I’m wondering if I can put 4 of them in a 20 gallon tank, if not, can I keep 3 with them being satisfied with the size of...
  16. H

    Tank Help

    so im pretty new to the aquariam hobby but i want to get an African Dwarf Frog. ive done tons of research and think im ready. however i was wondering some things. i want to get a 10 gallon tank recommendations for best heater and filter for ADF? Also do the plants need to be real, and if so...
  17. neoninnesi

    Fantail Goldfish in 10 Gallon Tank

    Firsty I know that a 10 Gallon tank is way too small for a fully grown Fantail. My question is, if I provided proper filtration (undergravel filter, cannister, and frequent pwc) how long could a Fantail (purchased around 1”) thrive in 10 gallons before the small size would stunt its growth? How...
  18. R

    What size tank should I keep an African dwarf frog?

    Hey guys I have a 3.5 gallon tank right now and I saw some African dwarf frogs at the store the other day and I thought they looked so cool! I haven't bought one, but I would like to. I've kept freshwater invertebrates before, so I have a little experience, just not with african dwarf frogs...
  19. K

    Need advice on goldfish and tetra tanks

    I'm pretty new to the hobby. I just won two comet goldfish at the carnival without knowing what that meant. I've done a lot of research, and while one of the fish died a few days after getting them, the other appears to be fine. However, the remaining goldfish and a pleco are currently sharing a...
  20. M

    Common Goldfish Tank Size

    Completely new to fish keeping and after receiving bad advice from my LFS, I bought two common goldfish, a 20 litre tank and a near useless filter. Inevitable my fish got sick, what I believe to be ammonia poisoning. I have done research online and know they need much better living conditions...