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  1. Tank Journals
    Hi Everyone! I am new member and would like to run my paludarium for vampire crabs by the community! This is my first paludarium and I used a tutorial online to build it inside of a 10 gallon using foam and aquarium-safe silicone. The filter is hidden in the back to create a waterfall in the...
  2. Equipment
    Ok, so I want to set up a pressurized co2 system for my 125 gal tank, and i have a couple questions about gear. I already searched a bunch of articles and also threads on this forum so that i don't as a question that has been answered a bunch of times. Im sure my questions have already been...
  3. DIY
    Hi everyone! I am using a Red Sea Reefer 350 as my Planted Tank, with pressurized CO2. I had an inline atomizer connected to my return line from my sump. However, I ran into the typical issue with a ton of bubbles in my DT. I thought I would solve this problem by building a Cerges reactor and...
  4. Equipment
    Does anyone have a recommendation for a straight Paintball to CGA-320 adapter that will let me run a CGA-320 regulator on a paintball canister? Even better, one from a reputable source (not Amazon) that you've used with a Red Sea reg? I've gotten two duds on Amazon, the Aquatek adapter that...
  5. Fish
    A while ago I noticed my angelfish had what looked like the beginnings of fin rot. I had dealt with an outbreak of a columnaris infection in a guppy tank a while back (nightmare btw), and I feared that the same thing might be happening to the angel. Not that his tank or any of the equipment I...
  6. Fish
    Hello! My Platinum white halfmoon dumbo betta has pretty badly ripped fins :(. He is very healthy eats frozen and the best pellets. I also house ghost shrimp and an adult brisslenose pleco with my betta. She often leaves lots of poop everyday(a lot). My water chemistry is practically perfect...
  7. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    Hoping to get some advice from those knowledgeable here. Haven’t had much success yet at the shrimp-keeping game. I’ve had a cycled 10 gallon, planted tank for about six months. Cherries and carbon rilis only, along with a somewhat largish population of ramshorn snails and two small apple...
  8. Aquascaping
    Hello, so I am still new to the aquascape, I have successfully done an Iwagumi style and a Jungle style. Right now I am getting into dutch style. I don't mind if the tank set up does not 100% follow all the rules for the Dutch style, the goal for this tank is to improve my plant management and...
  9. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hello all, I recently restarted my 20 gallon after tearing it down last year from constant power outages. I set it up with ADA aquasoil and running ~1.5bps. It's been ~5 weeks now and my water parameters haven't changed at all. Will my tank ever cycle assuming ~5.5ph and 0dkh? Can anyone share...
  10. Plants
    Hello, I am fairly new to underwater gardening. I have just been buying one of everything to see what grows in my water and with low tech set ups, so that I can eventually create that masterpiece. ;0) So, I have heard great things about dwarf lilies and I ordered one online. I rinsed it off...
  11. Fish
    Hey, so I have been feeding fluval bug bites for a few weeks and quite a few of my fish seem to be getting bloated or constipated. I heard nothing but good reviews about this stuff so I was wondering if anyone else had a similar problem? Fish that are bloating is one glowlight tetra and the 3...
  12. Tank Journals
    Hey there, so been a long time lurker and just ingesting as much information as I can but I am looking for some help to give myself the best chance of success. So first off a bit of background, I have been keeping aquariums now for about 5-6 years and about 3 ish years ago I dabbled into the...
  13. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hey everyone, I have a 20 gallon planted aquarium that I set up in August and for some reason I can't seem to keep the fish alive. I've tried oto and cory catfish, platies, mollies, and guppies. One of the platies was actually pregnant when we bought it and it gave birth to several fry, 2 of...
  14. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    I'm having a very hard time keeping RCS alive. I'm hoping that someone can spot something I am doing wrong as I have tried 3 separate times to raise them and failed each time. Previously I was using tap water but for this attempt I moved to RO/DI to eliminate one variable. For my current...
  15. Plants
    So I tried to introduce frogbit to my aquarium and it seems to have all died. I did some trouble shooting to see what could have went wrong but I just want to see if I can ask a few questions and get clear answers so I don't murder more in the future. For starters it's a 75 gallon aquarium and...
  16. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    Okay sorry first time poster, never understood forums myself so please let me know if i'm in the wrong place. I established a 29 G tall fish tank about a month and a half ago. I Used Prime, their new tank solution, and some crushed coral because my PH was rock bottom. substrate was 5 bags of...
  17. Fish
    So, I just moved 6 fish from a holding tank into my main display tank only to discovery they may have Ich.... Should I get them back out?? It's gonna be a pain in my large 75 gallon
  18. Equipment
    Recently I got a little DIY CO2 system and I've been fiddling with it for the past couple days. Seems to work great except for the fact I cant get it to release less than about 5 bubbles per second worth of CO2 into my tank. It's overkill for my little 15 gallon but its more of an experiment and...
  19. Plants
    I have a 29 gallon planted tank that I set up about 2 months ago. Currently it has an amazon sword, anubias nana and barteri, water sprite, jungle val, rotala indica, water wisteria, crypt parva and dwarf hairgrass. I have a finnex 24/7 and use the 24/7 mode. I have been using DIY osmocote root...
  20. Low Tech Forum
    Hey guys! How long did it take you guys to cycle your freshwater fish tank? Please include information such as size of the tank and if you cycled with(how many and what fish?) or without and fish. I know there is more variables but I rather keep it simple. I am just curious to know because it...
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