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  1. Introductions
    This is my first ever tank as I'm new to this hobby, but I've done loads and loads of thorough research to prepare myself. The only info I haven't been able to find is how exactly I could stock my tank, as there are so many different variables that go into decisions like this. I have a 10 gallon...
  2. General Freshwater
    I recently got a 20 and a 29g tank and looking for some stocking ideas. for the 29 i'm thinking a group of corey cats 5ish maybe. a big school of neons, hatchets and then two blue rams.. Do you guys have any ideas for the 20 gallon? :fish:
  3. General Freshwater
    So... what would you all pay for a half pound of guaranteed good quality fish food that isn't a big name brand sold by an online store that doesn't have a big name (for now...) either?
  4. Beginner Freshwater
    I know the usual rule is '1 inch/gallon' but what about other creatures besides fish? For example, what about ghost shrimp? They are each about an inch long, but I don't think they create as much waste as an inch long fish. And what about African Dwarf Frogs? I'd say they're about the same as...
  5. Introductions
    Hi everyone! I was recently scrounging around and found what I believe to be a 20g fish tank!! the sealant is pretty messed up, so I'll be picking up some aquarium sealant or non-toxic silicon today. Anyways, I'm hoping by this weekend that I can purchase all the equipment I'll need and begin a...
  6. General Freshwater
    Hi all, New to the hobby, had a few big tanks (maintained by parents) when I was a kid, but have been to mobile so far as an adult to really get into the hobby. I received a 3G tank through work and got everything set up, I made some typical beginner mistakes at first (RIP first two unnamed...
  7. General Freshwater
    I started a 50 gal saltwater tank a little over a month ago and am now ready to start adding some critters. I would like your input on compatability and order in which these fish should go in to keep some from becoming to aggresive towards fish added later. The setup includes 50 gal aquarium...
  8. Introductions
    Hi everybody. New to the site and hobby. I got a 55 gallon tank about a month ago, set it up for freshwater and seeded the tank w filter media from my lfs. I used tetra safe start to help w the cycle and tested the water daily. My tanked cycled quickly, turning 3.0ppm ammonia into nitrates...
  9. General Freshwater
    Hi, I currently have 8 red platies and 8 zebra danios in a 55 gallon tank. My LFS is getting an order of rainbow fish this week and I would like to stock a small school. They expect to get some Australian (Murray River), Red Irian, Turquoise (Lake Kutubu), and Boseman's rainbow fish. I was...
  10. Introductions
    Hi, I'm a novice to the hobby and I joined the site recently to get some stocking advise. This is my 55 Gallon tank that I am gradually stocking. So far it had 8 zebra danios and 8 red platies. Eventually I would like to add a small school of bleeding heart tetras (my wife's request), and...
  11. Cichlids
    . So i have a 55 gallon I am getting ready to cycle and set up once that's done I want to put Rusties and Lemons in it but i want to make sure a few things. Will they get along? How many of each would be enough to keep them happy but leave me understocked? Is there an Algea eater or snail i...
  12. General Freshwater
    All the fish i have, have buddies, except for my blue opaline gourami. Even my red tailed black shark and black ghost knife are friends, they hang with each other a lot. anyways, im looking for a tank mate to go a long with my blue opaline gourami, any ideas? it has to get a long with the red...
  13. General Freshwater
    Setting up a 29 Gallon freshwater, and was looking to put in two pairs of dwarf cockatoo cichlids, which my LFS told would work as long as it had enough hiding places, and wanted to fill up the tank with some dither fish. Cardinal tetras are a personal favorite of mine, as are glow-light and...
  14. Beginner Saltwater
    Hi im getting a new tank...a 29 gallon tank to be exact, and i will be putting in a 15 gallon sump/refugium. Im going to make it a FOWLR, about 40 lbs of live rock. I would like some ideas for what to be stocking it with. Thanks :)
  15. General Freshwater
    Yes, that is right. 5 1/2" goldfish in a five gallon tank. I know you are probably thinking, "that's cruel, you are a cruel owner." And I guess you would be right, except for...it's my older brothers goldfish. What do you think about it? I need to know if my brother needs to get a bigger tank...
  16. Beginner Saltwater
    in a 40 gallon tank. 2 clownfish http://www.petco.com/product/101788/Clownfish,-Ocellaris.aspx?CoreCat=IO-_-ProductDetail_3-_-Clownfish, Ocellaris-101788 2-3 Chromis http://www.petco.com/Shop/Product.aspx?sku=1054627&pd=recentlyviewedproduct 2-3 gobys...
  17. Invertebrates
    I was wondering if these shrimp can be kept single specimen in a 20 gallon community tank with a swordtail, a platy, black phantom tetras and pygmy cories.
  18. General Freshwater
    Hi, I was wondering if this would be okay for a 20 gallon high aquarium. (Its my first "big" tank) FISH_________________________ 4 albino (bronze) corydoras 3 red eyed swordtails 5 sparkling gouramis or 6 black phantom tetras PLANT/DECOR _______________________ Java Fern Dwarf four leaf...
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