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  1. General Freshwater
    I've had my 29 gallon aquarium up and running for about a year now and I try to about a 20% water change per week to cater to my 13 tetras. However my largest Diamond Tetra (King Tetra) get's really upset when I put my hand in the tank. I don't wash my hands with soap or anything, I just rinse...
  2. Introductions
    Hello everybody! I'm from Southern California and a big fish fan! Looking to meet new people here and learn everything I can about fish. I own an aqueon 15g column deluxe. This is not my first tank, but still open to any suggestions you have. There are 6 neon tetras, a female betta, and two...
  3. Beginner Freshwater
    I am cycling a 55 gallon tank. Eventually I would like to have 3 variations of the Blue Gourami (Maybe Blue, Opaline, and Three-Spot). I assume I should get one male and two females. Can the following co-exist peacefully with the Gourami? Western (Australian) Rainbowfish, Rosy Barb, Penguin...
  4. General Freshwater
    10 gallon community question So unfortunately I've run into a bit of a problem with my fish. I have a 10 gallon cycled freshwater tank with live plants and a large piece of Malaysian driftwood. I originally put in a pleco and then my betta fish as tankmates. The betta fish seemed fine with...
  5. 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...
  6. Fish and Aquarium Pictures
    So, I started my own community tank about a year ago, my dad used to have tanks going when I was younger and always encouraged me to get into the hobby, I had a few setups of my own when I was around 10 years old, both were 10 gallons, one containing a school of Neon Tetra, the other containing...
  7. General Freshwater
    Okay, so I have a neon tetra that has been in a small 1/2 gallon hospital for about a month now. I took it out of the main aquarium because it has a curved spine. Nothing has happened to it and besides the curved spine it looks good. I don't see it eat but it must be eating because it hasn't...
  8. General Freshwater
    I have a 72 gallon bow front tank and i have 2 fish in it now but im going to give those away so i can get new fish. i want to have my tank full of little fish that like to school together. my questions are: 1. how many fish of around neon tetra (can be a little bigger or smaller i just didn't...
  9. General Freshwater
    First is there a Characidae thread on this forum? I have a question about Blind Cave Tetras. Do they need to be kept in schools? I have been reading about them at a few different info sites and cannot find any info. Typically these sites will say "best if kept in groups of 6 or more" or...
  10. Beginner Freshwater
    *Help! Death & White film on surface* New tank advice - Betta, tetras, bristlenoses. Edit: HELP! Betta Dead, ! tetra missing, White film on surface! Help! Read below for update 7th post Hi everyone, I have only just aquired my first ever fishtank and have been watching it happily for 5 days...
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