125 gallon

  1. J

    Transitioning to a 125 gallon cichlid tank from a smaller semi-aggressive community

    Hello everyone, I've kept fish for a long time, but I've never kept cichlids. I've got a new 125 (72" long) acrylic tank on order that should be here for Christmas, so I'd like to order some new fish and get them quarantined pretty soonish. I'm thinking of transitioning to SA cichlids since...
  2. R

    For Sale  Selling my whole setup.

    125 Gal tank and stand one year old. Comes with hood and lights. Silver Aro about 20 inches Tiger Oscar about a year old about 8 Inches all food for both. Fluval 305 I also have a few loose items such as brand new overhead filters that I bought as backup in case. Please text me at 954-999-2223
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    Smallmouth Bass Feeding

    My 12” SMB sucking down a comet
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    Red Oscar update

    Well plans have changed a little with the trio of oscars I have. Today I got rid of 11 fish which cut the bio load I had in half leaving me with 8 fish, I did a large water change and then got things back to normal. I have been housing 3 oscars temporarily in a 20 gallon long set up as a lot...
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    Ideas for DIY canister filter

    I have a 125 gallon South American setup currently filtered by a fluval fx6 and a 80 gallon HOB filter. Looking to get rid of the HOB and do a DIY canister filter made out of a 5 gallon bucket, Anyone have any good tips, designs or ideas for this ? I was originally gonna purchase a fluval fx4...
  6. B

    Stocking a 125g

    Hello, I'm new to this forum. I have a 125g tank that currently houses a jack Jack Dempsey. I would like to stock it with other cichlids, I tried adding my firemouth wich is the same size as the JD but they fought too much so I removed him. I've decided to add multiple cichlids at once to reduce...
  7. J

    Dual Fx6 on 125 gallon questions

    I'll soon be setting up a 125 gallon American cichlid tank, probably mildly stocked with Thorichthys Meeki and Swordtails. Plan on adding another Fx6 to what I have. Is anyone running a similar setup? Do you use one mainly for bio media and the other for a mix of mechanical/bio. What kind of...
  8. J

    Stocking 125 gallon. Green Terror and.....

    Hey everyone, first post here. So this will be my first CA/SA ciculid tank. I've dabbled in reef tanks, planted tanks, and African cichlid tanks during my time in the hobby. So I'm excited to start this tank. It's a 6 foot 125 gallon. It will have pool filter sand, quite a bit of driftwood and...
  9. Iamfish

    125 stocking suggestions?

    I am very tempted to get a 125 gallon tank but can only think of 1 fish I would really want to put in it, Lima shovelnose. I really want to keep some bichirs and was wondering what species would work in the tank. Also any other catfish I could consider? Thanks in advance :) Also I have a brand...
  10. Lukashill

    My 125 gallon American cichlid set up

    Tank has been running for 4 months with all of these guys in there. 1 oscar 3 female convicts 1 jd (in on of the pictures you can catch him peeping spying on me) 1 male firemouth 1 (I believe male) green terror 1 turquoise severum I try to give many good sized caves. I do have a 75 gallon...
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    DIY Filtration and media

    Whats your favorite DIY filter and media choice? I'm thinking of making a canister filter out of a 5 gallon pale and hook it up to my 125g for added filtration. I've seen a few different designs and ways to do it but curious to what you guys have came up with for DIY filtration and media ?
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    Silver dollars

    Video of my silver dollars and geophagus tapajos', rescaped the decor to give them more open swimming area
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    125g rescape

    Rescaped the 125, silver dollars are getting bigger more open swimming area
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    Help w/ Perruno/Leiarius

    So friends, I had a Leiarius longbarbis that was sold to me as a Perruno Cat (still havent counted dorsal fins) as a juvenile. Soon after doing my homework shortly after purchasing it I had realized I bought a monster and within a month or 2 I had rehomed him back at the LFS where they have put...
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    Red ceder wood in aquariums ?

    So I've been doing some looking around for a while now trying to figure out if red ceder is safe to use, ( I have 2 large pieces in my 125 gallon setup) I found mixed opinions, some people saying no at all and some saying yes if it is old and boiled/ soaked properly. I have been having an issue...
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    Anubias plant

    Hello everyone, I'm, looking to add a species of Anubias to my 125 gallon setup, I'm thinking of going with Anubias Nana, whats everyone's favorite type of Anubias or suggestion ?
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    Reverse Osmosis System

    I've been looking at starting up a Reverse Osmosis System to try and purify my tap water because I'm starting to think that my tap water contains high levels of nitrates and that is why I'm having a hard time keeping nitrates down in my 125 gallon setup. I've been looking at the RO unit that...
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    Catfish not having much of an appetite latley

    So as some of you know I have a nice 14 inch vulture cat that is by far my favorite fish and truly a pet to me rather than just a fish. The other day he was being a bit shy when trying to feed him which is not normal as he normally swims up the glass looking for food and will usually have no...
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    Water change why not

    Had nothing going on so figured I might as well do a water change why not can’t hurt nitrates are a bit hire than I’d like anyway
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    Vulture catfish

    Quick video of my 14 inch vulture cat, I'll try and upload a better video at some point but this is what i have for now:D
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