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    Question Splitting Java Moss, Keeping Moss Seperate!

    Well unfortunately the seller on ebay decided not to ship out my order, or any orders places in the past couple weeks! Back to finding stones/driftwood! If anyone has suggestions on where I can find small stones/driftwood, im all ears! (More like im all eyes, but whatever)
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    Question Splitting Java Moss, Keeping Moss Seperate!

    Just ordered some 2-3” rocks, and 1-2” driftwood collected from lake erie. Ill just make sure to thoroughly clean all of it before use!
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    Question Splitting Java Moss, Keeping Moss Seperate!

    Ooh these are all awesome ideas! Cutting up a branch with moss on it might be a little tricky, but would definitely look pretty neat in the tank. Ill look into ebay for small driftwood, terracotta, and rocks!
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    Question Splitting Java Moss, Keeping Moss Seperate!

    I recently set up a 75g tank with cherry shrimp, a pair of bristlenose plecos, and some moss. I have one VERY large portion of java moss (about 16 inches long, 12 inches wide, and 10 inches tall) and a (mini basketball?) portion of christmas moss. Both mosses are loose, and I am trying to figure...
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    Aquabid Trouble?

    I have also been unable to access aquabid. So I messaged aquabid on facebook asking for a bit of info and this is their response: “Server has been under attack. Working on a solution.” Noticed that they recently added ddos protection by cloudflare, but whatever this “attack” is, cloudflare...
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    Question Lighting My New 210g

    Awesome, I use shop lights on my other tanks, which just have mosses in them.
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    Question Lighting My New 210g

    I recently acquired a 210g aquarium, and I am thinking about turning it into a planted/neocaridina shrimp tank. I will either go with all rhyzome plants (buce, anubias, java fern...) or stem plants, with eco-complete substrate. For lighting, I would really like a hanging led fixture, but...
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    Diy Fish Tank Racks? Post Em Here!

    WOW those are nice tanks! I like how you have rimless tanks on one rack and tanks with hoods on the other!
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    Diy Fish Tank Racks? Post Em Here!

    I am looking a build a fish rack, because my store bought shelving rack just doesn't do what I want it to. I would greatly appreciate if those of you who do have racks, could post images or give me ideas for designing my tank rack. Id like to have 10g tanks, 29g tanks, and one 75g (which I will...
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    Question What Else Can I Put In My Tank?

    Sorry for the late reply. I have not kept any apistogramma, just rift lake cichlids at the moment.
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    Question What Else Can I Put In My Tank?

    I just setup my 8th tank, which is a 29g that currently houses bristlenose pleco fry (partially a grow out tank), a few ghost shrimp (which will soon be gone, 2 male and 2 female guppies. It is my first "planted" tank, and if possible id like to add a few RCS to the tank (although id scrap that...
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    Question Aquarium Safe Tape? Electrical Tape?

    Oh awesome, that stuff looks like it should be pretty useful for tons of other stuff too, ill make sure to order some soon! It wont, the holes arent really holes, think of the intake for a HOB filter, its just a few plastic pieces to prevent our fish friends from getting sucked up into the filter.
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    To All The Pleco Haters Out There....

    I love my common pleco, its currently around 7" long (to the very tip of its tail) and housed with small koi and goldfish in a 75g tank. Eventually he will be going into my outdoor koi pond when he gets too big for the 75. I dose flourish in the tank just too keep algae growing so he has more to...
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    Question Aquarium Safe Tape? Electrical Tape?

    I am attaching a sponge filter to a powerhead, and I need to cover some of the powerheads intake holes to ensure water flows through the sponge. the holes will be constantly submerged so the tape will too... As for now I am using electrical tape, as I have in the past with no visible ill...
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    Best Way To Remove Tannins From My Water?

    wow that's awesome! I have tons of prime, its usually cheaper to buy in bulk haha, thanks for all the help!
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    Best Way To Remove Tannins From My Water?

    What type of filter do you have it in? I think I will buy a small hob, with an intake sponge and the purigen in the back. Purigen can be recharged with bleach right?
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    Best Way To Remove Tannins From My Water?

    ooh ok, does purigen and active carbon need to be placed in high flow? Thanks for the responses!
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    Best Way To Remove Tannins From My Water?

    Last night I added about 15 alder cones to my 10g shrimp tank. It has a sponge filter, spider wood, drift wood, flame moss, and a large moss ball. Before I added the cones, the water was a bit tea colored, which I didn't mind. These alder cones have make the tank look light there is no light on...
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    $30 L046 From Thailand?

    saw $30 zebra plecos L046 on a facebook group. Seller claims he ships from thailand. Decided to kinda mess with him and play along with what I suspect is a scam. He says that he can ship directly to my door, no permits or anything needed. Cost for 6 plecos plus shipping to my zip code is $300 lol.
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    Large Flow And Quiet Air Pump?

    Oh nice, good price too. How loud would you say it is compared to a battery powered air pump?
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    Large Flow And Quiet Air Pump?

    I have been looking into getting a better air pump, because right now I use 3 seperate pumps (tetra whisper 100s) and with the tanks I plan on adding, id need 2 more. I have seen linear piston air pumps, and I have been told they are quiet, but the only ones that I can find are $600+ which is...
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    Mixing Things Up! Suggestions?

    Ive got a friend who breeds cichlids on a hoarder level, hundreds upon hundreds of tanks full of fry... He has a 3000 gal pond full of african cichlids (we live in florida so the temp is usually nice) and I can always give him the fish that get too big for my tanks. I will try and post pictures...
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    Mixing Things Up! Suggestions?

    I have recently decided that I would like to "thin down" my african cichlids. I currently have a 75 and a 55 stock full of various rift lake cichlids. Everything was fine for 8 or so months, and then the aggression kicked in. I had to keep a couple of my favorite cichlids in a 29 because they...
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    White Jello Like Stuff? In Canister Filter Too...

    Phew. Thats good to hear. Thanks!
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    White Jello Like Stuff? In Canister Filter Too...

    I have noticed this white semi transparent stuff growing on my rocks and especially in my canister filter. I cant really get a good picture of it, and I dont really want to drain my canister for a picture. I have no idea what this stuff is, or if it is harmful to my livestock. I have a 75g fowlr...
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    20 Gallon Tank 20 Gallon Long Stocking Help

    Ooh thats cool, I was told the key to pleco breeding success is feed heavily and do BIG weekly water changed. Apparently it simulates heavy rainfall in the wild, so it triggers them to breed
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    20 Gallon Tank 20 Gallon Long Stocking Help

    I actually just piced up a pair of bristlenose. Generally one gender has longer bristles, but I just cant remember if its the male of females right now lol.
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    20 Gallon Tank 20 Gallon Long Stocking Help

    I would go with: -C. Diminutus (VERY small crayfish, blue in color when kept below a ph of 6.8) -Cherry shrimp, or really any neocaridina shrimp -You could even get a pair of plecos in there and let them breed. Just an idea, but that also doesnt solve your betta issue...
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    Getting Rocks For My 75 Gallon Tank

    Wow that looks awesome! Glad everything worked out!
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    Getting Rocks For My 75 Gallon Tank

    I stopped by the garden section at home depot, and it seems like they no longer have slate. If you have any landscaping supply companies near you, id suggest either giving them a call, or show up and ask if they sell small quantities of slate. They should, but there are always those few...
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    Getting Rocks For My 75 Gallon Tank

    A few years back I bought slate from home depot, it worked out fine, zero issues with it. From what ive read, you dont need to acid test rocks that are going into tanks for rift lake fish. Texas holey rock, which is one of the most popular rocks for african cichlid tanks, is made of limestone. I...
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    High Nitrate!

    Thanks, there was a suprising ammount of gunk in there... probably shouldve checked that as soon as I got it :emoji_grimacing:
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    High Nitrate!

    Long story short, I bought an established 75g FOWLR tank and moved it to my house. This is my first saltwater tank! I was given the Master saltwater test kitwih the tank, and after testing everything, nitrate was off the charts, but everything else seemed to be fine. The kit looked old, so I...
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    Saltwater Here I Go!

    My LFS told me they were aiptasia, so I bought the two shrimp. Since I put them in 8 hours ago I have not seen them since. Most of them (what do you call individual ..polyps?..) are about a quarter in diameter, and some are 2-3 inches long, so I think i might need one of those matted filefish lol
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    Saltwater Here I Go!

    If you look closely at the live rock, you can see (what I now know to be) aiptasia. I bought 2 peppermint shrimp, but should I get a few more? There are literally hundreds of full size aiptasia lol.
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    Saltwater Here I Go!

    The tang is now back to normal, and the wrasse is looking healthy as well. I have a marineland penguin hob (the one with the "bio wheels" lol) that I have laying around, would this work for this size tank? Or do you have a recommendation for a good hob? Oh also speaking of nitrate, I used a...
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    Saltwater Here I Go!

    The wrasse decided to come out of hiding this morning! As you can see the tang is a little pale, this is from the stress of moving right?
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    What Is The Biggest Fish I Could Put In A 10 Gallon?

    Id say pea puffers, or cherry shrimp. I have a colony of cull RCS from my 29 going in a 10g. I feed them to my african cichlids. I probably have a couple hundred RCS in the 10g, they breed like pond snails (which I also have in the 10) lol.
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    Apista? Plant Id!

    I recently purchased a 75 established FOWLR (running for 20 years) tank, and the live rock has some stuff growing on it. This is my first salt tank, so I have no clue what this stuff is lol. Any help would be greatly appreciated! First pic is what I think is apista? And second is the other...
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    Anemone + Clowns In Fowlr

    I recently purchased an established 75g FOWLR tank that I moved about 10 miles to my house. I was able to use the same water, and only had to mix 5g of salt to top off. It has a Sicce whale canister filter , 50lbs of live rocks, and a 1" sand bed. For fish it has a yellow tang, and a canary...
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    Rcs+oebt+sulawesi Cardinals In The Same Tank?

    Yeah that is the smartest option, I dont know why I thought of mixing 3 species in one tank, when they only need a few gallons of water lol.
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    Saltwater Here I Go!

    Yeah comes with a yellow tang and a yellow wrasse. One canister filter that runs and another that just needs a proprietary plastic tube. I have already met with the guy and am actually picking the tank up in a few hours! I have a few brute trash cans to move the water and 40' of vinyl tube to...
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    Filtration For 75g Shrimp Tank

    I was given a 75g tank for free, so why not turn it into a RCS tank? Lol anyways, I have a few different ideas for filtration. 1. Use a powerfilter I have laying around with an intake sponge. 2. Order a HMF (matten filter) for the tank. 3. Custom order a Cornerfilter, made by swisstropicals. I...
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    Rcs+oebt+sulawesi Cardinals In The Same Tank?

    Thanks, ill probably end up with the sulawesi in a different tank with the OEBT's, isolating the cherrys since they breed like rabbits lol
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    Saltwater Here I Go!

    wow, those are some pretty bad scratches! I am now considering buying an established tank, a 75 with 80lbs of live sand, 45lbs of live rock, a canister filter, led lights heater etc. It currently has a few soft corals (I think) and a few fish, for $550, thoughts?
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    Rcs+oebt+sulawesi Cardinals In The Same Tank?

    I currently have my 10g stocked with 8 OEBT and countless RCS. I plan on moving the colony to a 29 or a 75, which I am giving serious thought to. Anyways, ive been looking at the Sulawesi cardinals, which seem to have similar water params. Has anyone had any luck even breeding the Sulawesi...
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    Saltwater Here I Go!

    Wow nice tank! My 55 is a single pipe overflow, with a durso standpipe, which is not ideal. I use 2 4" 200 micron filter socks to keep the water crystal clear (and partly to quiet it down a bit.) I really like corals, but I understand that those are not great for a beginner lol. I was thinking...
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    Saltwater Here I Go!

    I have finally decided to start a saltwater (and hopefully some day a reef) tank. I have 3 options that I can see for setting up a system, and id like to hear feedback, and what you pros think of these ideas! 1. Use my 55g with 30g sump (currently housing african cichlids) 2. Use a spare 75g...
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    How Tall Are You?

    6' 5" with a size 16 mens shoe!
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    Quieting Overflow In Sump, Single Pipe Overflow

    As the title says, I have a 1" single pipe durso overflow on my 55g display with a 30g sump. I bought it used, and decided to buy a 880gph pump to test everything out (and while I use it as a cichlid grow out tank for a few months, but it will be salt soon!). The overflow up above is very quiet...




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