1. K

    Aggression In Tank?

    Hi guys! First time posting and I’m looking for advice on my tank. I currently have a 150 gallon that houses 3 bichirs that are all the same size (between 6 and 7 as I got them all at the same time. Two of them are saddled bichirs and one is a platinum Senegal. I also have four rope fish all...
  2. S

    Bicher with popeye

    Hey everyone, I'm back with more bicher concerns. I bought a bicher with popeye earlier this week, and need some guidance on helping her heal. Currently, I have her in a 10 gallon hospital tank running a sponge filter. Water parameters are: 0 ammonia 0 nitrite 0 nitrate 8.4 ph 78 farenheit...
  3. Q

    L27 Xingu Royal Pleco HELP PLZ!!

    It's a long story but please bear with me I need as much help/advice anyone can give for my new baby L27 Xingu Royal Pleco. Yesterday I went to petco to purchase a pleco. I am new to the aquatic world and only had my small 10 gallon tank for a week now. My top dwellers are 3 guppies and 2 red...
  4. S

    150 gallon stocking ideas/advice

    Hello, New to this site, been keeping mixed community fish for over 20 years. Generally tropical south american and different catfish. I am upgrading from a 55 gallon (48" long) to a 150 gallon (66" long..weird dimensions). I've never had a tank this large and have no clue what I'm doing with...
  5. xenacanth9

    Anyone keep these?

    This is a Nandus black tiger leaffish. Not to be confused with black tiger badis. An LFS had one some of these not long ago but I did not end up getting any. They were $15. Are these totally freshwater, or brackish like some other Nandus? How big do they get? I couldn't find a ton of info. Are...
  6. xenacanth9

    Anyone keep "wild" bettas?

    Hi, I've been pondering a betta for my 29g. (neutral pH) I've kept splendens countless times in the past, and want to try something else. It seems as though most "wild" bettas require a crazily low pH, and my pH is about neutral. PH-wise, it seems as though I am just about limited to the...
  7. Benthebassmaster

    What is the best fish or snail to breed for profit

    I saw a video saying someone got 1000 dollars in one month by breeding mystery snails. Do you think they are the best to breed for profit
  8. Benthebassmaster

    What is a schooling fish to keep with angelfish

    What is a schooling fish that won’t get to big and won’t fin nip an angelfish
  9. W


    Hello everyone ? My lab cichlid had been acting all aggressive lately.. . . . I just found out why I saw that the female's mouth is bulging After I looked closely i found that she is carrying eggs in it.. So guys can you pzl give me some advice on what should my next step be? How do I know...
  10. Y

    Please help identify my FH

    :newbie: here. Please help in identifying this FH. The fish keeper says this is a good quality KML. Want your expert opinions in validating his claim.
  11. D

    Switching the food your fish eat

    So I normally feed my jag a variety of foods like northfin, omega one etc. Then i decided to try a bag of fluval bug bites cause of the large sized pellets. Fed it to him for about a week without switching it up, and now he won't take in anything else. I tried getting NLS won't take that either...
  12. T

    Cephalosilurus apurensis (Advice)

    Hello! I'm interested in getting a Cephalosilurus apurensis (Apure Jelly Catfish) and since there are a lot of knowledgeable people here, I thought I might be lucky enough to find someone with personal experience of keeping one. I intend to setup a new tank for this beast and my question is...
  13. R

    Channa ID & Growth rate advice needed

    Hello all, I would like to ask for you help bought this little fella as marulioides but I cannot clearly ID him. Thinking of striata. Also my second question, what should be an ideal growth rate for a snakehead? I got him in december 3" and today he is 5,5" what should be the expected growth...
  14. H

    Ropefish Only Eating Bloodworms

    Hey y’all! I know they’re not polypterus but this is the closest forum I found. I’ve had two young ropefish in a 55g community tank for about a month. I made the mistake of feeding them primarily frozen bloodworms with some frozen brine shrimp for most of this time. After further reading I...
  15. U

    Compatibility questions + please help identify + Bala Shark in 70Gal?

    Hello, I have an ***h0le blue texas (25cm) and a common pleco(30cm) in a 45gal (obviously a nano tank for this fish, I know, please don't trow rocks at me, I water change religiously) with a bunch of snaks (guppies). I'm buying a 70 galon this weekend as an upgrade. The problem is , there...
  16. O

    30 gallon

    I have an empty 30 gallon tank. I need recommendations on what to put in it. I have a 55 gallon with a 6 inch flowerhorn and love that fish. Hoping to get something with personality like a flowerhorn. Any suggestions?
  17. PGJE

    Finally, after years of dreaming, I started my first reef tank! anyways, I have a few questions about cycling...

    Alright so I properly mixed the reef salt, salinity is 1.022 ppt, Ph is around 8.1, and I have everything set up that I need. I JUST added the water to the tank, like, 10 minutes ago. I have the bacteria bottle that I will add to the tank to start the cycling process, but I have a few questions...
  18. PlecoGuySam

    250 Gallon Common Pleco Tank. Any Setup Suggestions? Other Plecos?

    So this is my first time posting here, I've always read different discussions on this website that helped me a lot with my aquariums and fish. I have a 250 gallon monster fish tank that has a fluval fx5 hooked up and a circulation pump(I don't remember the brand), and a 24 inch LED light...
  19. 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...
  20. PGJE

    I'm a newbie and need every little bit of advice on how to add coral to a tank as I can!

    I'm going to be starting up a small 10 gallon reef tank soon (my first time dealing with salt water), and I have a few questions about adding coral that I couldn't seem to get from googling. Heres a list: 1. I'm going to be buying frags at my LFS with the plugs on the bottom, do you need to...