tropical aquarium fish

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    New Tank - Mid Cycle but unsure of progress - HELP :)

    Hi guys, I'm new here, hoping I can get some reassurance. Purchased a brand new AquaOne Lifestyle 55ltr tank about 3 weeks ago. Started with a fishless cycle, with only Ammonia going up to 2.0 during this time (no nitrites or nitrates). I buckled for Christmas and put in 4 Neon...
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    Advise please in regards of stock to the tank and plants etc

    Afternoon all, Was wondering if I could maybe get some suggestions in regards picking some beautiful fish for my tank please. My tank is 100L (l)76cmx(w)35cmx(H), currently I have a rainbow shark, x5 tetras & one mollie- will be getting some more mollies soon. Was wondering what other...
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    Thin corydora

    Hi everyone, I'm new to this forum. I recently bought a group of 6 corydoras for my 35 gallon aquarium. They are on their second week of quarantine and I'm worried because one of them is not eating. Since the beginning I noticed that it has a weird curvature on its spine and I haven't seen it...
  4. Brianna Leland

    Parrot Cichlid Gill Inflammation/white

    My parrot cichlid (Jellybean) is in a 54 gallon community tank. Ive had him for a year. He has developed a gill issue. Ive tried treating it with api general cure. He seemed to look a bit healthier but now has become shy and appears as if breathing is labored. He wants to eat all his food but...
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    Heating help!

    I have just taken over my dad's tropical fish tank and I am having so much trouble with the heater. I plugged it in and set it to the temperature he had it on which I think was 26? It was hard to see. Worked fine, water was lovely and warm. I put my hand in the next morning and it was boiling...
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    Weird Pea Puffer Behavior

    I recently was given two new pea puffers. A friend of mine thought they'd be fine in a 2 gallon tank so he bought them last week thinking they were cute. He soon realized after a day or two they were too much work, and handed them over to me. I had an empty 10 gal, but it wasn't cycled upon...
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    What other fish should I add to my tank?

    Hi, I have got: 6 neon tetras 2 hatchet fish 1 beta 1 Balloon Molly 1 Cory Catfish So, I am looking for cute and peaceful and compatible. I have had many issues in the past with violent fish which the store said would be great but have resulted in losing two balloon mollies. My parameters...
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    New Tank

    I have recently bought a 225l (50gallon) tank, it is 4ft x 1.5ft x 1.5ft and i was just wondering about good predator/aggressive fish recommendations, i have owned various piranha breeds and would like to try something new
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    Newbie - Help me stock my 20 gallon tank! :)

    20 Gallon Tank - Size is approximately 25.75 x 14.25 x 18.62 Inches pH seems to be 7.8, alkaline.. GH seems to be 150, hard. [Colors are close.. pH could be 7.2] Looking for peaceful community fish. We are very new at this and still getting educated. If you could please provide a list of...
  10. Tool13x

    Tankmate suggestions. New to TFF and (kind of) new to the hobby.

    Hello everyone. I have had a 30 gal tropical community tank that I started about 5 years ago and have really been getting into the hobby in the last year or so. This is a tank we had started for the kids and at this point it is mostly a mix-match "survivor" community of fish that have made it...
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    gourami Worm?!?!

    Hi there, Today I woke up to feed my ish and I noticed a clear dangling thing coming out of my gouramis poop whole. I’m worried it might be a worm??!?! If so, how do I remove it? Can I pull it out with tweezers? Cheers
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    Fish idea help for 60 litre tank

    hi guys I am buying a 60 litre tank soon and I'd love some inspiration for fishy ideas. I'd love some top/middle and bottom action going on however, I know I can't have too many with it not being massive. Any ideas would be massively appreciated on types of fish etc to get ideas going :)...
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    Rainbow shark acting weird.. help?

    I’ve had a rainbow shark for 3 days now.. he still hasn’t turned fully black and he barely swims around. He’s in one position floating for hours and I’m concerned something is wrong. I’ve seen him eating algae but ever so often. My tank is 25l (I am aware this is small, I will upgrade to a...
  14. L

    How to survive power cut..

    hey everyone, My landlord has come over and we are due to have some electric works being done in the house and the power could be off for 3-6 hours in a couple of weeks. I will need to keep the tank warm and oxygenated. Any tips from anyone who has had this sort of thing before? Thanks
  15. TDarrell9

    Hi, New to community but have kept fish a few years

    Hi, I'm Tom, thought I would join a community to share experiences, thoughts and ask for some help once and while, I wouldn't say I an expert but have kept Tropical Fish before growing up and do have one to this date just under 1 year old now. I have a Fluval Roma 90L which is a very good...
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    New to tropical!! Advice???

    hey!! I am new to this forum! So I am soon to be buying a 100L tank and will be going freshwater tropical. I have never had tropical before, but I hope to make it look as cool as possible, only problem is that I'm not sure what fish are best suited for each other etc. :fish: I've recently...
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    Help, fish dying for no apparent reason...?

    The ultimate fish newbie here! I set up my tank in January this year with my friend's help (she works in a pet shop and has training with setting up tanks, fish ect.) and its been completely empty since then until last week, I've done regular cleans and its passed all water tests including...
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    Unsure if my tank has cycled or yet to begin? 3 weeks hardy fish in.

    Hi all. I started cycling my 65L boyu with built in hood filter 3 weeks ago. I am doing a fish in cycle with 4 zebra danios. Ever since beggining this hobby I've had low readings for ammonia, nitrite and nitrate, with a tank tempartute of 23 degrees Fahrenheit, ammonia levels 0.75, nitrite...
  19. RCA

    Super Red Bristlenose Plecostomus Although posted elsewhere, as we have a dedicated area, I thought I would share for your viewing on how to improve my videos are welcomed as still early days.