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Freshwater Aquarium Fish Forum Forum to post discussions on freshwater aquarium equipment, fish food, aquarium filters, fish tank lighting, fish disease and freshwater fish species. Try to find the most appropriate sub-forum for your topic before creating a new thread.

Freshwater Aquarium Discussion

A general discussion forum freshwater aquarium fish keepers. Also check out the Aquarium Setup Guides. Setting up a new freshwater aquarium can be a rather large project and you want to make sure you do it right the first time. If you need help with your fish tank please don't be afraid to ask questions. That's what this fish forum is all about!
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Aquarium Plants

for those interested in keeping aquarium plants. Also, see these plant articles: Keeping Aquarium Plants, Aquarium Plants
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Freshwater Aquarium Builds

Create your own freshwater aquarium build thread in this sub-forum. Browse the build forum threads to get inspiration or simply live vicariously.
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Freshwater Tank Equipment

for discussing topics such as freshwater fish food, aquarium filters, air pumps, aquarium cleaning and maintenance, lighting choices, aquarium substrates, fish tank heaters, etc. - Aquarium Equipment Articles
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Freshwater Fish and Invertebrates

for discussions on the various species of freshwater aquarium fish and freshwater invertebrates.
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Sub-forums:
  1. Freshwater Fish Forums
    1. Barbs
      1. Cherry Barbs
      2. Odessa Barb
      3. Gold Barb
      4. Tiger Barb
      5. Tinfoil Barb
      6. Rosy Barb
    2. Betta Fish
      1. Betta Breeding
    3. Catfish
      1. Corydoras
      2. Otocinclus
      3. Pleco - Plecostomus
        1. Bristlenose Pleco
      4. Chinese Algae Eater
      5. Pictus Catfish
      6. Bumblebee Catfish
    4. Characins
      1. Piranha
      2. Silver Dollar Fish
      3. Pacu
    5. Cichlids
      1. American Cichlids
        1. American Cichlid Photos
        2. Angelfish
        3. Apistogramma Cichlids
        4. Convict Cichlid
        5. Discus Fish
        6. Firemouth Cichlid
        7. Jack Dempsey
        8. Keyhole Cichlid
        9. Oscars
        10. Ram Cichlid
        11. Red Devil Cichlid
        12. Texas Cichlid
      2. African Cichlids
        1. African Cichlid Photos
        2. Bumblebee Cichlid
        3. Electric Yellow Cichlid
        4. Jewel Cichlid
        5. Kenyi Cichlid
        6. Kribensis - Kribs
        7. Red Zebra Cichlid
        8. Shell Dweller Cichlids
    6. Cyprinids (includes Goldfish)
      1. Celestial Pearl Danio
      2. Glofish
      3. Goldfish
      4. Harlequin Rasbora
      5. White Cloud Mountain Minnow
      6. Zebra Danio
    7. Freshwater Sharks
      1. Red Tail Shark
      2. Bala Shark, Silver Shark
      3. Rainbow Shark
      4. Iridescent Shark
      5. Columbian Shark
    8. Gouramis
      1. Blue Gourami
      2. Dwarf Gourami
      3. Honey Gourami
      4. Kissing Gourami
      5. Paradise Fish
      6. Pearl Gourami
      7. Sparkling Gourami
    9. Freshwater Gobies
    10. Killifish
    11. Livebearers
      1. Sexing Livebearers
      2. Guppy
      3. Swordtails
      4. Molly
      5. Platy
      6. Endlers Livebearers
    12. Loaches
      1. Clown Loach
      2. Hillstream Loach
      3. Kuhli Loach
      4. Dojo Loach
      5. YoYo Loach
    13. Tetras
      1. Bleeding Heart Tetra
      2. Buenos Aires Tetra
      3. Bloodfin Tetra
      4. Cardinal Tetra
      5. Glowlight Tetra
      6. Neon Tetra
      7. Red Eye Tetra
      8. Rummy Nose Tetra
      9. Serpae Tetra
    14. Hybrid Fish
      1. Flowerhorn Cichlid
      2. Parrot Cichlid
    15. Arowana
    16. Hatchetfish
    17. Rainbowfish
    18. Puffers
    19. Oddball Fish
  2. Freshwater Fish Disease and Fish Health
  3. Breeding Fish
  4. Aquarium Stocking Questions
  5. Fish, Snail, Worm And Pest ID Help
  6. Freshwater Invertebrates
    1. Freshwater Invertebrate Disease
    2. Amano Shrimp
    3. Snails
    4. Crayfish - Crawfish
    5. Shrimps and Crabs
    6. Nerite Snail
    7. Ghost Shrimp
    8. Cherry Shrimp
    9. Bamboo Shrimp
    10. Blue Lobster
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Ponds

General garden and backyard pond topics such as Koi, pond fish, pond plants, pond set up, how to close a pond for the season, water fountains and pumps, pond liners, water flow, etc. Super Simple Guide to Ponds
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Saltwater Aquarium Fish and Reef Tank Forum For discussing saltwater aquarium topics such as saltwater aquarium set up, live rock, protein skimmer, chillers, refugium, nano tanks, reef tank lighting and more. Please look for and use the most appropriate saltwater forum board before posting your question or information.

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Saltwater Aquarium Builds

Create your own saltwater aquarium or reef tank build thread in this sub-forum.
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Saltwater Tank Equipment

Saltwater Aquarium Setup, Reef Tank Setup, Live Rock. Also be sure to check out the Saltwater Fish Guide under the Aquarium Articles/Beginner's Guides in the menu above for more articles.
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Corals

Forum for posts on reef tank topics such as corals, stocking, etc. Also check out the Reef Tank Setup article and the list of Coral Profiles.
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Welcome to FishLore

Stop by and introduce yourself! We have freshwater and saltwater aquarium hobbyists with the same interests as you. So don't be shy. Tell everyone about your fish keeping experience, your fish tanks, plants, corals, whatever you like. Posts in the welcome forum don't add to your total post count.
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General Discussion

Feel free to talk about anything and everything in this board.
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Members Fish Tanks

Create a post telling everyone what's in your aquarium. IMPORTANT - there is a size limit on photos of 500kb - read the resize photos post on how to resize them so you can upload them in your posts. Please don't be shy because we seriously love looking at other peoples fish tanks and fish. Show off that tank!
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Photos and Videos for posting photos and video links of your fish and aquariums.

Videos

for posting video links of your fish and aquariums. See How To Add Video to Posts for help.
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Photos

for posting photos and video links of your fish and aquariums.
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Buy, Sell, Trade, Free

For buying, selling, trading or giving away for FREE your fish, aquarium or pet related items. This Buy/Sell/Trade/Free board is for active members only. Members must have more than 50 posts to make a thread in this section. This is to help limit SPAM and members just signing up to sell stuff. Please be careful giving out personal information. Don't post your email, address or phone number on public forums! Use the Private Messaging system. Use this board at your own risk. FishLore does not endorse nor verify any of the buyers or sellers on this board.
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Aquarium Fish Tank Blogs FishLore member's fish tank blogs.

Member Blogs

Forum for member fish tank journals - these blogs are no longer being created. Members can still post in these older blogs but no new blogs will be created in this board going forward. Look into creating a build thread to write about your fish tank's progress. Go here:
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Vishaquatics

for topics about Vishaquatics.
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