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    15 year old False upside down catfish

    Suggestions for a set up for two old catfish ... also have Have 4 10yo silver dollars they used to live with... Creating set up asap as they were refused on rescue delivery by time waster ...
  2. Jacob6556

    Will this tank setup work? Opinions needed!!

    So this is a follow up from my last post for a great stocking idea for my new 60 gallon tank! My tank has two rock caves, a pot, and two pieces of drift wood. I also have a large filter under the tank and a power head to provide a good current in the water. So my stocking idea I got from my last...
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    S. American Cichlid Community Tank Ideas

    Hello Fellow Fish Lovers, A little background to explain my situation. For the last year I have been testing a "no water change" 220 liter aquarium for a company. The goal of this test is to determine if their filteration system works as they advertise - basically, beautiful tank with little to...
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    Hobby Revival - Monster Marine - Setup - Please Help

    Hi MFKers, Wordy post, please bare with me. I'm looking for help and point in the right directions. Well its been about 10-15years since I left the hobby and industry, back in the day I was heavily versed in Cichlids, L numbers and marine. Personally running 6 tanks largest being 6x2x6...
  5. Sarah J

    Cycled in 1 day?!

    ok, this may not be possible but I’ll give you some info. This is long btw I setup my new 125 g Monday night. Used safe start and let it run overnight. In the morning I saw one of my fish stressed from bullying in my established tank so I made a decision. Fish in cycling it would be for my...
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    Advice On My Situation?

    Okay, so I've recently got ahold of 4 55G, 5 10G, a 40G and a 5G. I also have 14 1G each of which holding betta fish (They are fairly small, I know betta should be in at least a 2G)... Anyways, I spent $200 on the aquariums all together, along with each filter, lid, stand, etc. (Got a good...
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    Foam Art Board for bottom of tank

    Quick question: I'm setting up a Mbuna tank and I'm worried about pressure points when I put all the rocks in. I have read on here about using styrofoam underneath the rocks and substrate (which will be PFS) on the inside of the tank. The only goal is to make sure I don't create pressure points...
  8. PatrickMW36


    I'm planning on planting a carpet of Dwarf Hairgrass in my Pickerel's tank. I'm a beginner when in comes to plants and have never carpeted my tank floor. The tank only holds my 2 10 inch Pickerel. My Filtration does a great job of keeping their water prestine. The issue is that they are larger...
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    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
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    Which one to buy?

    Anyone know what airstone/pump brand to buy that creates this effect? (Not my picture)
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    Anyone ever used this??

    Has anyone ever used HTH Pool Filter Sand? How'd it work? Any problems?
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    265 gallon FW gyre?

    I am almost done setting up my 265 and was thinking about picking up a gyre for my tank. It will have a sump and canister and plenty of filtration but i am doubting the amount of circulation i will have. Sand bottom, driftwood, caves, pvc, no plants. Uv sterilizers and algae scrubbers and all...
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    ibc set up - beginner help

    Hey guys, First time here. And in need of some advice . I'm setting up a ibc tote to raise/farm silver perch. Would have regular water changes (weekly approx 10%) to water my Garden. Details of a set up I have in mind is in the attached picture. The spacing of it is not accurate. Details...