FishLore Aquarium Fish Forum

The FishLore aquarium forum is for hobbyists to meet and help each other with their fish keeping questions! We discuss everything under the sun regarding freshwater, saltwater, reef tank and planted tank setups. Take a minute to create an account and join the discussion.
    1. Freshwater Beginners

      A forum where freshwater aquarium fish beginners can go to post their questions and hopefully get responses from those more experienced. 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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      Latest: New Tank, Next Steps? Bruinguy, Sep 17, 2019 at 9:34 PM
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    2. Aquarium Plants

      for those interested in keeping aquarium plants. Also, see these plant articles: Keeping Aquarium Plants, Aquarium Plants
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      Latest: Should Of Ask This Question First smee82, Sep 17, 2019 at 6:05 PM
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    3. 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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      Latest: Oscar Tank lyfeoffishin, Sep 17, 2019 at 9:34 PM
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    4. 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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      Latest: Sponge Filter Questions fyshfuud, Sep 17, 2019 at 9:35 PM
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    5. More Freshwater Aquarium Topics

      for aquarium topics such as freshwater fish disease, algae, freshwater aquarium test kits, aquascaping, aquarium stocking questions, cloudy aquarium water, aquarium plants, breeding freshwater fish and more. Mainly for those topics that do not belong under the other boards.
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      Latest: Cycle Stuck? oliviaaaaaaaaaaaa, Sep 17, 2019 at 8:16 PM
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    6. Freshwater Fish and Invertebrates

      for discussions on the various species of freshwater aquarium fish and freshwater invertebrates.
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    7. 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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      1. Koi

      Latest: Year Round Guppy Pond Possible? Jimmie93, Sep 13, 2019 at 2:36 AM
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    1. Saltwater Beginners

      A place for saltwater aquarium beginner questions. Setting up a new saltwater aquarium can be a daunting task for some because there is a lot you need to know. Please don't be afraid to ask questions. That's what this forum is all about!
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      Latest: Gph For Return Pump Asomeone, Sep 17, 2019 at 4:16 PM
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    2. Saltwater Aquarium Builds

      Create your own saltwater aquarium or reef tank build thread in this sub-forum.
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      Latest: Newb To Saltwater Tank Build xiholdtruex, Sep 17, 2019 at 7:06 PM
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    3. 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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      Latest: Most Efficient Order Of Sump Chambers stella1979, Sep 17, 2019 at 1:28 PM
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    4. 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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      Latest: Dipping Corals Culprit, Aug 31, 2019
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    5. More Saltwater Aquarium Topics

      Saltwater topics that don't seem to fit on the other saltwater areas.
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      Latest: Pro/cons Of A Saltwater Tank? Ipman37, Sep 10, 2019
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    1. 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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      Latest: Newly Joined, Hello! Ponchinizo, Sep 17, 2019 at 9:32 PM
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    2. General Discussion

      Feel free to talk about anything and everything in this board.
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      Latest: Choosing A Tank max h, Sep 17, 2019 at 8:50 PM
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    3. 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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      Latest: Ladygrey’s 29 Gallon jake37, Sep 17, 2019 at 5:51 PM
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    1. Videos

      for posting video links of your fish and aquariums. See How To Add Video to Posts for help.
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      Latest: My Lfs ....this Is Cool! Amanda, Sep 15, 2019 at 7:07 PM
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    2. Photos

      for posting photos and video links of your fish and aquariums.
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      Latest: The 20g Inhabitants MissNoodle, Sep 17, 2019 at 4:17 PM
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    1. 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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      Latest: Does Anyone Have Way Too Much Hornwort? 86 ssinit, Sep 17, 2019 at 5:58 PM
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    1. 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:
      Freshwater Aquarium Builds
      Saltwater Aquarium Builds
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      Latest: 55 Gallon Work Tank Re-seal Thedudeiam94, Sep 17, 2019 at 12:19 PM
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    1. Our Other Interests

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      Latest: Let’s Talk Photography! SaltyPhone, Sep 16, 2019 at 6:13 PM
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    2. Our Other Pets

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      Latest: Other Tank Builds Antonian, Sep 17, 2019 at 5:36 PM
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