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    Leaves for blackwater tank

    Can I use any leaves for my 5 gallon black water tank? Or do I buy them?
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    I left for florida a week ago when I noticed some white spots on my tetra. I came back and another tetra had one. now another tetra has one and my juvenile oscar has 2 spots. I don't have a heater or a filter for a quarantine tank, what do I do?? ive heard ich remover stains, so I don't want to...
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    Bloated red belly!!!

    I have a small RBP in a 5 gallon temporary tank, the piranha is the size of a dime. He is bloated, and I just fed him. He won’t stop trying to not float but he keeps going back up. How can I help him?
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    Best cheap pond liner/tarp?

    I am making a minI pond with a friend for bluegill, and we want the cheapest option for a pond liner. preferrably anything under $30-40. is there a pond liner or tarp that would be waterproof? it would only have water in the summers, because here in milwaukee its gotten down to -60 degrees...
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    What are these bugs?

    I found some worms or whatever they are out in the Garden, and I want to see if they are sage to feed to my cichlids. There are no chemicals and pesticides around So they would be totally safe to the Oscar and crew
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    Heater broke!!

    I have a 55 gallon tank with an Oscar and a Senegal bichir and some Buenos Aires tetras. (Grow out tank, they’re all juvenile) I was doing a water change, and I forgot to unplug the heater, and I smelled something funny. Looked over and my heater has a big burn mark on it. Now the water is at 70...
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    Oscar and larger tetras??

    I have a 75 gallon tank with a 3" tiger oscar, and he is in there with a school of 8 buenos aires teras. (one of them is a redeye tetra that my little brother was gonna get rid of so I added it to my tetras and he even schools with the BA tetras) anyway, will they be able to live in there...
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    5 Gallon Tank Breeding rosy minnows?

    I got an oscar that LOVES minnows, and I decided that I will breed minnows for him. I am breeding guppies this summer, but I'm not now because I am going to in june leave the country for 2 weeks, and no one will take care of the guppies while I'm gone. I could just feed the minnows to oscar...
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    How do I get rid of green algae?

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    Best 55 gallon filter?

    I have a 55 gallon tank with a 3 inch oscar, a 3 inch senegal bichir, and some large buenos aires tetras. I am moving the oscar to a bigger tank once he is too big, but I have the tetras as a dither fish, and the sen is in there because he is the main fish in the tank. I have some cloudy water...
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    Lucky bamboo in aquarium?

    in my 55, I just recently bought a stock of lucky bamboo. 90% of the leaves are out of the water, but the only par of the leaves are the very base of the part that branches off from the main stick. is this ok? will they be toxic to my fish? any answer will be helpful
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    Worms in tank!!! Help!!

    I woke up this morning to see the tank, and I noticed there are tons of tiny little white worms In the tank! Is this bad? How do I get rid of them? I have a 55 gallon tank with a sen polypterus, and a tiger oscar with a couple BA tetras. All of the fish are juvenile, and will live to a big tank...
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    Can a non breeding pair breed?

    I have a 55 gallon tank, and I want to add a breeding pair of convicts in there, but the LFS doesn't have one. do I wait for one to come in? or can I get any male and female and will they breed? thanks!
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    10 Gallon Tank Do i need a breeder box?

    I have an empty 10 gallon tank for breeding guppies. I am putting gravel, a sponge filter, and some sort of breeding plant. I have looked into them, but I have also seen this marineland 3 foot long bamboo plant. what if I used that instead of a breeder box or a separate fry tank? I don't want...
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    Fish lying on heater

    I have a 7" eclipse catfish with a 3" polypterus senegalus in a 55 gallon tank. I have a 200w heater, and it was in the corner before I moved it. my eclipse cat loves to go and wedge itself on the heater, and lie there for hours if he could. he now has a minor burn by his right eye. what do I...
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    10 Gallon Tank Guppy breeding

    when breeding guppies, I know its good to have a sponge filter so the babies don't get sucked up, but sponge filters don't have carbon. is there any way I could put a sponge over the intake of a HOB filter to make it "baby guppy proof?"
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    Picky bichir

    I have a very picky bichir that eats, but he won't eat pellets. he is in a 55 with a baby oscar (its a growout tank). he kinda nibbles at the pellet, then the oscar takes it. I have gotten him to eat frozen fish, and a live rosy red, but not too enthusiastic about pellets. how do I feed him...
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    Is sand bad for a filter?

    I have a 55 gallon aquarium with a topfin silentstream 75, and some very fine sand. should I buy a sponge to cover the intake of the filter? what is the cheapest way to do that? oh also will that slow down the flow and power of the filter? thanks!
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    Feeding the bottom feeders

    I have a juvenile platinum senegal bichir along with a 2 inch oscar. when I go to feed the bichir, I feed my oscar first, and then drop in the sinking pellet for the bichir. boom the oscar gets it. I worry about overfeeding my oscar so I stop dropping in pellets, but how do I feed the bichir? I...
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    Help!!! cant control brown algae!!!!!

    I have a 55 gallon tank, and there is a juvenile oscar that will get moved to the bigger tank along with a platinum senegal bichir. there is thin white sand, and some plastic plants, and slate rocks that I found outside in the backyard. (btw I cleaned them off b4 putting them in the tank). there...
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