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  1. J

    Buttikoferi Tilapia Rescue HELP

    Hello all! I'm brand new to this forums (and "monster fish keeping" in general), so please forgive me (and correct) any misconceptions I have. This is, in short, a rescue story and a cry for help from more experienced aquarists. Yesterday, my girlfriend and I went a picked up a tank that we got...
  2. Y

    Re-homing 3 Common Plecos. Need bigger homes!

    My mom and I collectively have 3 plecos, I have 2, and she has 1. They will outgrow their tanks and we have no current means of acquiring a big enough tank for them, especially 3. 2 are in a 29 gallon, and 1 is in a 39 gallon tank. These are obviously not adequate tank sizes for these plecos...
  3. C

    New Dovii Owner. Looking for tips!!!

    I just got a dovii about 4-5 inches. It's in a 75 gallon tank right now with an aquaclear 110. I had it for about a week. Kind of shy still and eats about 5-6 pellets per feeding and loves krill. I feed it 2-3 times daily. I plan on doing my first water change by the end of this week and then...
  4. P

    Need help deciding.

    Hello, friends. I am trying to decide between a solo serrasalmus rhombeus or a small group or pygocentrus nattier. Please recommend the better option to me so I can decide on which species. I have a 100 gallon tank with double filtration, and low light levels. Thank you.
  5. B

    40 gallon tank . What fish?

    Got a 40 gallon feeder. Need help finding fish for it. Preferably one fish that's pretty big. I've had a cichlid tank before so I'm not a begginer. I'd prefer to not have substrate like sand or gravel so I don't have to vacuum the bottom. I have family that has had plenty of fish before so I...
  6. O

    Back for another try, need advice

    Its been aong time but im back to have another try, I've kept a Toby puffer in the most recently in the past but donated it to Maidenhead aquatics over 2 years ago. I'm planning to set up a small marine fish only with live rock tank. Hopefully will have the tank tomorrow then I can start the...
  7. S

    First time keeping Arowana

    Hi new to mfk, got a 800l tank coming and thinking of putting a silver arowana, ghost knife fish and an oscar in it but not sure if am going to be causing any future problems. Got 7500l/h with an uv light. The tank it self has a footprint of 6.8'x2'x30". Any help and advice much appreciated
  8. Dgmannn412

    My new Silver arrowana

    I just got a silver arrowana today and aclimated for over 3 hours before adding it to my 200+ gallon tank. The tank is 8ft. By 21" by 23" strange but that's what it is. I have a 110 gallon sump and my pump moves about 1500gallons and hour. My pH is 7.4 my temp is 79' Fahrenheit. No ammonia no...
  9. G

    Help...maybe a broken tail or spinal injury :(

    Help!! My green terror seems to have broken its tail...or???..suggestions/comments on what I can do for him, if anything. any information u can offer would be greatly appreciated. His tail still moves at the end so not paralyzed but it's stuck to the left side (bent) and he's having a real hard...
  10. A

    Severum Biotope?

    Stocking my 180g is right around the corner and I'm wondering if these stocking examples will suffice or if I have to take out fish/ or if I can add more. The first ex is a community biotope and the second I have as an option just because I like wet pet behavior out of fish and Jaguars are known...
  11. Brock11

    Help please. Fish I got today looks to have a few problems.

    so I order this elong from aquascape last Thursday and it came in today. I noticed when I put it in the tank that it's tail was pale and doesn't look healthy. The fish is acting normal and swimming but again I've only had it for 9 hours. Can anyone tell me what the problem is and how I can...
  12. D

    Internal overflow filter for 330 gal - Need experienced advice.

    Hello guys and gals, for last few weeks I've been working on design of my upcoming aquarium and filtration system. Is there anyone with lots of experience with overflow filters? This is version 8 :D Aquarium size will be 225x90x60 from which 25x90x60 will be the filter here's diagram, so you...
  13. M@T!@$

    Stingray help?

    So I got myself a 9 foot diameter tank X 2.5 feet tall (1000) gallons roughly) (circle) and I plan on getting a motoro stingray and I heard people say that plecos might not be good to put in...just wondering if people have an opinion of either yes or no? I want to move him out of my tank which...
  14. A

    I'm A New Betta Fish Owner . . .

    Hi, I'm Andromeda, and I'm a new Betta Fish owner. I got my Betta Fish on Christmas 2015, and was very excited when I brought him home (His name is Poseidon). When I did, I put him in a five gallon tank with a heater, light, real and fake plants, and a little cave for him to hide in every now...
  15. kim91

    130 gallon fx5 & hw-304b input & output placement

    Here's my setup and placement as of now and not sure if i did it right or wrong so can someone give me some advice on placing the input and output for my two canister filter which is fx5 and sunsun hw-304b with one powerhead and internal filter, where should i point the powerhead? I will be...
  16. R

    Cichla intermedia or cichla kelberi?

    hello everybody i just got me a 210gallon tank and am getting a big show fish in which i choose to get a fish from the cichla genus to fill that spot, at first i was going to get a cichla melaniae xingu but they are not available for the next 3-4 months from the seller who im dealing with so...
  17. Nativefishkeeper904

    How many South American cichlids can I keep in a 55 gallon aquarium?

    I bought a 55 gallon aquarium with my Christmas money recently and I cycled it with the most hardy fish my pet store had. Convict cichlids. Just watching their personalities come out was just amazing and I grew attached. I have 2 males and 2 females in the 55 at the moment. They are not breeding...
  18. T

    New member eel question

    Hello this is my first time posting I just have some questions, I rescued a eel from a pet store locally they had it in a tank too small with gravel and the poor guy ground his nose down to what looks like a red stub. So anyways I purchased him and added him to my tank he's about 12 inches long...
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