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  1. Help Tetra Whisper 40 Urgent Help Plz!

    Hey guys and gals of the fish hobby! I just recently came home and my air pump was not working at all/barely even working. I checked it out and cleaned the small filter pad thingy under the air pump but it’s barely working. Usually there is a burst of bubbles coming out, but now it’s gust a slow...
  2. Help Hang In The Back Box Help!

    Alright, so this is an issue with my 60gal tank. I have a set of 6 juvenile discus at 1.5in each. Everyone is doing fine for the past 2 weeks, but until recently on of the fish got really skinny, like you can see his bone outline. I always feed my discus frozen bloodworms, but mainly frozen beef...
  3. Question Water Python Question

    I apologize in advance if this thread is in the wrong sub section I’m very sorry, I don’t know where to put it. Hey guys! So recently I took the plunge and bought a python water changer since buckets were killing my back. Anyways I used to get the water from my bathroom bathtub. And now I...
  4. How Do I Upgrade My Aquarium?

    So this question is particularly for my 24g tank. I have a sponge filter and an aqueon 10 hob on it. I wanted to upgrade the aqueon hob to an aquaclear 50. Since I have a sponge filter in there would it be fine to remove the aqueon filter completely and just place the new filter on? Or should I...
  5. Filter Question

    Hey guys! I'm finally going to set up my second fish tank after a long while of waiting! My question is which filter should I get? Marineland Penguin 200 or Marineland Penguin 350? I plan on running a tetra whisper 40 air pump along with it. Also, plan on my stocking my tank with 3 angelfish, a...
  6. Discus Acting Weird

    Hey guys and gals! I have read about the nitrogen cycle and my tank is cycled with a ph of 6.5. My question is how long does it take for new discus to get used to the tank. I’m asking because I bought a 2 inch cobalt discus (2 months old) and his fins were clamped after a day of introduction...
  7. Aquaclear 20

    so I’m trying to upgrade from my 10 gallon tank to a 20 gallon. I was given an aquaclear 20 filter to go with the 20 gallon tank, but it only has 100ghp. Would there be sufficient filtration if I placed the ac20 and a sponge filter in the 20 gallon high? Thanks. The sponge filter is from the old...
  8. Acclimating Berried Cherry Shrimp

    Hey guys! Today I plan on purchasing 1 berried cherry shrimp and a male and female cherry shrimp. I was wondering how do I acclimate the berried shrimp without her losing her eggs. Should I just do a really slow drip acclimation over the course of 3-4 hours? Thank you!
  9. Berried Blue Dream Velvet Shrimp Question

    Hey guys! So I recently visited my fish store and I found a couple of dream blue velvet shrimp. Some were berried and I was planning on buying them. But I was told that they will drop their eggs because the water is different. So my question is: If I set up a quick 1.5 gallon tank with old...
  10. Question About Ick

    hey guys! It’s been a while since I posted here, but recently I purchased a pearl Gourami. After 2 days I noticed he had some white spots on the fins and head. I thought it was ick so I turned up the temp to 89F. This morning he is acting fine but 2 is my cardinal tetras died. I checked my...
  11. Help on upgrade 12 gallon tank to 20 gallon tank

    Hey guys so recently the tank syndrome has gotten to me lol! Well now I'm addicted into buying a new tank! I was thinking of upgrading my 12 gallon tank to a 20 gallon. So my question is, when I upgrade my tank do I set it up as normal? The thing is that I don't have room to set up the 29 gallon...
  12. Centerpiece fish?

    Hey guys so recently I have finished cycling my 3rd tank! It's so exciting! Anyways I was looking for a centerpiece fish for the tank the tank is a 14 gallon tank. Also I don't think I want a dwarf gourami because most of them kept on in my other tanks, I think it was the Iridovirus thing But...
  13. New Otocinclus Catfish!!!

    Hey guys! Recently I purchased 4 Otocinclus for my 24 gal nano tank because they looked cute and they would help with my diatom problem. Well it's been a day or two and I can saftly say the had eaten through a lot of it. How can I tell if they are starving because right now they just cling to...
  14. Help with deciding what type of fish I have?

    Hi so just today I purchased a honey gourami from my LFS and I just wanted to know if my gourami is a honey gourami or a sunset gourami or a thick lipped gourami. Not too sure because I have gotten confused with the differ t types. I'll post a picture of it when I was acclimating it to my tank...
  15. Cycling Fish tank question

    Hi guys so after a while of research on the type of fish I wanted I started my other 10 gallon tank, I'm planning on doing a fish less cycle so after setting it up and after putting in a bit of pure ammonia and a bacteria colony starter the water was clear the first day. Now today is the second...
  16. What to stock 12 gallon fish tank

    Hey guys! Recently I had acquired a 12 gallon fish tank and I have cleaned the tanks I have also cycled it for about a month now, I think my tank is ready for fish but I have a question what can I stock my tank with? I wanted a diversity of fish. I was also interested in a Cory catfish. Thanks!




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