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    Orchids From Duke Farms!

    Just wanted to share some beauties from last weekend’s trip. It was over 90 degrees out and I was sweating profusely the entire time but it was so worth the trip and I highly recommend a visit if anyone is nearby. Admission and parking is free! stella1979 I was thinking of you the whole time...
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    How To Take Better Fish And Tank Photos With Your Phone

    Lchi87 submitted a new resource: How to take better fish and tank photos with your phone - A few tips to get the most out of your phone camera! Read more about this resource...
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    Algae Id?

    It has a very spiderweb like appearance and appeared rather quickly... any idea what it is and how to get rid of it. It seems to love my crinum plant but my pennywort, tiger lotus, crypts and java fern are unaffected. Jocelyn Adelman , thoughts?
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    Lchi’s Saltwater Build- 10g To Im25 Lagoon!

    I decided to FINALLY take the plunge and join the salty side of fish keeping! I’m super intimidated but I’m going to try my best and hopefully this doesn’t turn into a big costly mistake, haha! I went the LFS this afternoon and came home with: -10lbs of live rock -Hydor koralia powerhead...
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    Lchi’s Wedding “build” :)

    So I got engaged! At the request of Dave125g and others, I am going to chronicle my journey through what comes after; putting together a ceremony and swingin’ party to celebrate and all the craziness that comes with it! So let’s start from the beginning; after 4 years of dating, my sweet...
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    Is This A Loading Bearing Wall?

    Hopefully this is the right place for this... I may upgrade my 40b to a 75 gallon in the near future! Here’s my hang-up though: while I’m pretty sure my floor can handle the extra weight, my SO needs extra reassurance that the extra weight won’t cause damage to our floor ( which already slopes...
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    Photos And Videos From Georgia Aquarium!

    Went on a quick weekend trip to Atlanta and obviously had to visit the aquarium. Seeing the enormous whale sharks totally made my trip! Videos:
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    Sexism In The Aquarium Hobby

    Last weekend, I visited a LFS I normally don't go to and while the establishment itself was amazing and clean/well-kept, the interaction with one of the staff members left a bitter taste in my mouth. I was really excited to be going as I had heard great things about the place so my SO and I...
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    App Is Not Displaying Photos.....

    Is it just me or is the app not displaying photos in the post and duplicating sentences on its own? Photo: Help? If you switch to website view, everything is perfect!
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    Fin Nipping Barbs! Will Adding More Help?

    I have a school of 7 tiger barbs in my 55 and they've started to nip at my pleco's fins. He's big enough to defend himself but he doesn't seem to be all that bothered but his dorsal is getting pretty ratty looking. I assumed 7 was a big enough school. Will adding more barbs get rid of the...
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    Eba Was Attacked By Jd

    This morning he just had the open sore on his face and during the course of the afternoon, developed one cloudy eye! What can I treat him with? The JD has since been rehomed.
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    Lchi's 20g: Shell Dwellers!

    I'm taking a break from EBA breeding to knock something off my fishy bucket list; keeping a colony of shell dwellers! I will be using a 20 long that used to be my nursery tank. I have decided that I want a half dozen Neolamprologus similis, or N. multifasciatus if I continue to come up dry on...
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    20 Long Possible Shell Dwellers?

    HI everyone, I'm kicking around the idea of converting my 20 long into a shell dweller colony. I also wanted to add an african butterfly fish since they'll stick to the top while the shellies inhabit the bottom. 1.) are they compatible?/would I be overstocked? 2.) Any particular shell...
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    Aquarium "Life Hacks"

    I realized I can repurpose 6 pack caddies as a bottle holder for various water additives: Makes it so much easier to dose multiple tanks when they're corralled together like this. Would love to hear "hacks" from others too!
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    How Long Can 4 Month Old Juvies Go Without Food?

    I am going to be away from friday afternoon and returning late sunday night and was wondering if I should bother with an auto feeder? Would be great to have others share real experiences rather than just speculate. Thanks in advance!
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    When Do Rcs Stop Breeding?

    Its kind of a silly question but humor me... I had read these shrimp stop reproducing once they reach the maximum number the tank can support...is this true? I have a 2.5 that is looking a bit crowded so I wanted to know if I should thin the herd or let them be. Thanks in advance!
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    Pleco Id

    Sold as a clown pleco but I have my doubts.... Thanks in advance!
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    Bamboo Shrimp Mia

    So for about 12 hours I was a proud owner of a new bamboo shrimp....until I went to bed and woke up the next morning to find him missing. He was kept in a 10 gallon with a betta, ghost shrimp and mystery snails. I still haven't found him but he is definitely not in the tank. Checked the filters...
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    Common Pleco Has Not Eaten Or Pooped In 3 Weeks

    HI everyone, Chance, my common pleco has not eaten (that I have seen) or pooped in 3 weeks now. Things I have tried: (obviously not all at once) Epsom salt baths-have done 3 now, increased dosage from 1 TBSP per gallon to 2 TBSP per gallon Prazipro for 3 days Frozen Daphnia mixed with Seachem...
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    Anyone Here Like To Cook/bake?

    I can't be the only one! Thought it might be fun to start this thread; I'd love to swap recipes or have others share tips and tricks. Made some really great roast chicken awhile back! EDIT: Here's the recipe! Preheat oven to 375 Halve some heads of garlic Slice potatoes, onions, carrots...
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