125 gallon

  1. H

    Stocking advice needed for Central American 125 gallon

    Hi guys! This is long but I wanted to give you a good idea of the situation so I can get the best advice possible. I got a new 125 gallon tank and am setting it up now. Trying to figure out what I want to stock it with once I get it cycled. I was going to go with South American (I love those...
  2. Mofo fish

    Is this spawning behavior?

    Recently moved the Oscars to a different 125 and these two started behaving differently. Also the dominant male seems to have changed and then the female (the rounder of the two shown) started twitching with this O. Just from anyone who has ever gotten Oscars to breed and is this typical sparing...
  3. M

    New 125 gallon native setup

    I've owned tanks for a number of years. 55g saltwater, 75g freshwater, and 29g community reef. Sold all my tanks and setup about 6 years ago and getting ready for a brand new setup. 125g tank with a fluvalfx6 with natural driftwood and river rock. Currently have my driftwood and river rocks...
  4. C

    Oscar Pair tank size

    I am looking to get a pair of Oscars for my soon to be built studio. I am wondering if a tank with the dimensions of 4.9 ft x 1.8 ft x 1.6 ft tall. The volume would be 109ish gallons. Sorry, I understand how these dimensions are kinda weird but I'm used to working in the metric system lol. I...
  5. C

    For Sale  55g bowfront with filter/ 125g with filter/ cichlids

    Both tanks are about a year old. 55g bowfront with stand Light Heater Fan Aerator Fluval 70 125g 6ft long with stand Led lights Heater Aerator Fluval fx4 Fans Also have all the decor and cichlids. $10 a fish texas Peacock Jack dempsey Firemouth Oscar Asking $125 for 55g. $450 for 125g
  6. jsoto2005

    Large Flowerhorn Filtration Setup

    Hey guys, just a quick discussion for all you filtration freaks out there. I have a 4'x2'x28" with just one SRD flowerhorn cichlid. Im running an eheim 2217 (1000l/h) and an eheim 2215 (620l/h). For inside the tank im running a double canister filter by Qanvee and adding another soon, also...
  7. 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...
  8. 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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  10. -603FiShHoBbIeSt-

    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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. -603FiShHoBbIeSt-

    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
  20. D

    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...