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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hey all, So i am taking down the old freshwater tank and turning it into a saltwater tank. The tank is 36 gallons and i was wondering how i should go about disinfecting it because I've taken every thing out and just did a short scrub down on the walls? So should i bleach it or...
  2. Freshwater Discussion
    Not sure where this should be, but it's for my freshwater fish...so... Okay so I went and collected a few pieces of driftwood for my 75 gal. freshwater aquarium and was wondering if I just need to rinse it off, or if there are other steps I should take before putting the wood in the tank. One...
  3. Freshwater Discussion
    I recently had a parasite/ fungal brake out and lost most of the fish in my 75 gallon. :cry: So, after I'm sure everything is under control I'm going to completely change the entire tank to something new. I'm very interested in freshwater stingrays, and was wondering if any species stay small...
  4. Freshwater Discussion
    I have been thinking of keeping a puffer in my saltwater aquarium, but most of the saltwater puffers that are commonly sold (from what I can tell) get fairly large. So I have decided to try to convert a brackish water puffer to saltwater (one that would not be affected by this) since most of...
  5. Freshwater Discussion
    I have recently been thinking about putting some sort of plants in my goldfish aquarium, but I don't want to have to get nutrient gravel. So, if anyone knows of any plants that get their nutrients from the water and can live in cold water (like a pond) that would be great. I was also wondering...
  6. The THINK Tank
    Hi, I have been reading through this forum for about a month now and finally decided to post about my issue with ammonia. First off I want to say that this is my first tank and it's freshwater. I am preparing it to become saltwater but in the meantime I need to figure out how to address my...
  7. Crustaceans
    does anyone know if a mantis shrimp (any kind at all) can live in a fresh water tank
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Ok, I know I should post in fw but there are so many of you reefers that I know keep a f.w. tank also. So I am thinking my rock is no longer what I would like in my tank.... I was thinking of a piece of driftwood, and living in IL you would think I could just walk up and grab a chunk of wood out...
  9. Freshwater Discussion
    Okay, so today i bought a male and female betta. I really liked their colors and have been interested in bettas for a while. I bought a male and female crowntail. The male is a really cool turquoise, blue and red color. The female is white and red. I have them in a 10 gallon tank filled with...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    well I am giving up my little hobby of saltwater fishkeeping. I have only been just maintaining my tank and not been able to do much otherwise. So I figured I would cut my costs considerably and take it from salt to fresh. I wanted to tell you guys thanks for all the help and stuff and I will...
  11. Freshwater Discussion
    I have a 75 gallon aquarium that I am currently changing into a planted aquarium and have been wondering if the fish I currently own will eat the plants or not. If so are there any plants that most fish wont eat? okay here is a list of the fish I have: Bala shark blue gourami silver dollars...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Just wondering how you guys go about this... I have a 40 gallon, every week I change 4 gallons out. But I also get about 1 gallon of evaporation per week. So what I do is I mix 4 gallons with salt and get the right concentration then I add another gallon of pure ro/di water. when adding to the...
  13. Freshwater Discussion
    Hello, I bought a freshwater flounder today that is about the size of a quarter. I have a few questions about this fish because my lfs had very little info and after looking at different websites I'm getting many conflicting ideas on the care for these fish, so if anyone has ever kept one of...
  14. Freshwater Discussion
    Hello, I'm wanting to make my already established tank of about 2 years into a planted aquarium. I was wondering what the best way to do this would be, and will the tank have to cycle again? I am going to remove the fish when I do this, but should they be kept in another tank for a while to let...
  15. Freshwater Discussion
    I bought a Clown knife about 4 days ago and it hasn't been eating from what I can tell. I have tried feeding with the lights on and off, but he just doesn't seem interested. Any idea on what I should do? :confused:
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, I was wondering can i feed freshwater floating type food which are good in protein and vitamins to my clown fish. Mostly i read they are omnivorous.
  17. General classifieds
    Entire 30 gallon setup including 20 fish, decorations, all equipment, water conditioners, accessories, and glass aquarium. Fish also available for separate purchase, prices listed under equipment. Complete setup with fish will go for $140 obo, 100$ obo for setup without fish Freshwater fish...
  18. Palmetto Marine Aquarium Club
    My best friend is thinking about getting into the aquarium hobby again. She wants to do freshwater and has a specific place to put a tank in her living room. It will need to be an extra-high or column tank with a small footprint. Bless her heart, bow-fronts won't work because make her sick...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Ive read in a few threads that people are doing freshwater dips to fish before adding them to there tank. What is the purpose of this? And how should it properly be done? Thanks :)
  20. Freshwater Discussion
    What should the water parameters be for a planted freshwater aquarium?
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