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  1. General Freshwater
    just a trivial question, whats the best size and any other details I should tend to for a QT tank for my main 52gal? I'm looking to isolate the 1-2 fish I would be adding at a time to the main, plus the plants to see for snails etc. Probably bare-bottomed, and would a 5gal be enough or should I...
  2. Catfish & Other Bottom Dwellers
    My gold dojo loach jumped his tank sometime last night or this morning. I found him on the carpet a few feet away, covered in hair dirt. I thought he was dead for sure, but when I picked him up he was wiggling like a worm. So I plopped him back in his tank, and slicked off all the grime. He has...
  3. Invertebrates
    So I have a couple of questions: Should you quarantine invertebrates (ex. apple snail) before putting them into your tanks? I'm just curious because I wanted to get a couple. Can they transfer diseases? EDIT: I have some more questions about snails. I thought I would add them here instead of...
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