1. argoma

    Noisy Filter

    Hi, I've got this ICA Biopower filter that came with my 18 gallon tank and it is a good filter, has got a good flow and all but it is quite noisy. I keep the tank in my room so I would like to know if it is possible to turn off the filter for the night because of the noise. Would it be harmful...
  2. Kabernick30

    New Tank Concern

    Recently 3 of my 6 fish have died due to what appears to be a internal parasite causing dropsy. I currently have nothing to treat the tank however im curious if ishould treat it or is it to late as it seems to be spreading. Also would transferring gravel, driftwood and filter media to a new...
  3. J

    Red Tail Black Shark Tankmates For 63 Gallon Tank

    I'm new to keeping fish but doing as much research as possible before getting my first tank. I am starting on quite a large one, 240 litre in the UK, which is just about 63 US Gallons, and really want a Red Tail Black Shark. What tankmates are most advisable?   I'd prefer not to have to worry...
  4. FB333

    Okay.. What Is This..?

    Hi all,   I have been performing a fishless cycle on my 25l tank now for 5 days.   Here is the thread covering it, to date, with all water levels and details etc etc.    In a nutshell:   Added a 1/2 dose of tetra safestart then added 3ppm  of ammonia.   The following day the ammonia level was...
  5. T

    Cracked Tank

    Woke up this morning and my 200L tank has cracked can across the base, flooded everywhere. I need it fixed ASAP but dont want it to be just any glazier, do you know anyone trustworthy and affordable and quick in Perth, WA?
  6. J

    When Will Guppy Give Birth!

    Hi there,    I bought a female guppy about 4 weeks ago and she was preggers from the day she came home. Sheis now huge (ill show pic) and I am getting very anxious on the arrival of the fry. She just got her boxy look last night and is pooping sort of this hair like white stuff, is this normal...
  7. ChancesMama

    What Should I Do Whith My Fancy Guppies While I'm Not Home?

    Hello all! My Thanksgiving vacation starts tomorrow/tonight and I will be leaving town early tomorrow morning. I am happy to say that I have finally gotten my tank cycled and I added 4 male guppies in last week! Now my problem is that I do not have an automatic feeder (I do plan to get one...
  8. CrimsonBoli

    My 200L Community (Low Tech)

    So finally posting pics up!     My setup: Fluval Roma 200 2x T8 (6500k + 10000k) + 2' LED bar APS 1000EF ext filter (Awesome filter by the way!) Air pump and stone (which I never have on...) 300W AquaZonic heater Fish:  4x Clown Loaches (3 Borneo, 1 saddle-stripe Sumatra) 8x Neon Tetra 3x...
  9. M

    Snail To Eat Algea In A 5G Tank?

    In my 5g betta tank there has been alot of algea growing, i do try to get rid of it by cleaning all of the decorations in the tank and the glass and it just seems to be growing back within afew days. I would really like a snail in my tank, what snail shall i get that does not have babies with...
  10. I

    Is This Helleri Pregnant?

    Hello,   I am wondering if this helleri is pregnant. What is your opinion?  
  11. LaurenRhiain

    Best Cichlids For 60Ltr Tank?

    Hey all! I now have an empty fully cycled 60 litre tank which I'm going to clean and water check before re-stocking.  I was wondering what the best sort of Cichlids would be for a 60 litre tank? I really need some help and info on this as I'd love to keep Cichlids of a smaller size- any...
  12. jecolaco

    Sticking Glass Tank For Aquarium

    I'm looking for an adhesive to stick my glass aquarium. where I live no aquarium silicone is available. can I use 'feviquick' or 'fevibond' or 'marine fevicol' from the local hardware stores? are these brands safe for freshwater aquariums?   thanks
  13. argoma

    New Tank Options

    So i went to the pet store today and i saw a tank there, now i'm thinking of wich would be better for my bettas.   Option one:   DIY 8,5 Gallon cubic shape tank. Acrylic tank that i would make myself with the help of my dad. I wouldn't have a proper lid, just a piece of acrylic over the tank...
  14. msebar

    My 180 Gallon (681 Liters) Build From Start To Finish

    Here is the location where my new adventure starts.  
  15. jessithebuckeye

    Adding New Decorations To Tank. Newbie Help!

    Hello!   I have some questions about adding things to my tank. When my Gold Dust Molly had 14 fry, we had to rush out to the store to buy a 10 gallon tank so we could fit the breeding tank in with mama Buzz.   It was from one fish in a 2.5 gallon to 14 fry and one adult Molly in a 10 Gallon...
  16. J

    4Mm Glass For Tank?

    I am getting a lot of window panes and there all 4mm thick in my area just wanted to know what would be the biggest size tank I could make with 4mm maybe 2 foot length 1 foot width and 2 foot high? Or what would be the ideal size? That would be safe? Or could I stick two peices of 4mm together...
  17. argoma

    Betta Tank For Future Use

    Hello everybody,   I have this 2,5 gallon tank that i recently got for Casper, my betta. I, by no means, want him to die but he eventually will someday, hopefully not soon, and i was wandering how i can use the tank after. What are some fish i can put in 2,5 gallon tank apart from bettas? How...
  18. J

    Building A Glass Tank!

    I am going to try and build my own glass tank I am getting the glass for free of 2 relatives who are window fitters and are giveing me glass that would just be thrown away I know the size of the tank depends on the thickness of the glass but does anyone have any tips on building a glass tank as...
  19. argoma

    New Tank!

    Hi everyone,   so i told you i would keep you posted on how the new tank thing was going. http://www.fishforums.net/index.php?/topic/424607-new-tank-and-slow-betta/ I got it in the morning, and set it up after lunch. I bought dark red gravel as i said i would and put it in there. The little...