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    Do you put something on the scratchy side of your magnet scraper?

    when I use the magnet scraper it tends to just leave lines in the algae on the glass instead of getting it all off. Does anyone have any ideas on how to optimize this?
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    Help! I don't know why my sucker mouth cats are dying.

    I have a 29 gallon with 6 cherry barbs, 1 german blue ram, 3 Super Red BN plecos. The bristlenoses are small and they were quarantined before I added them for two weeks. They were active in quarantine and they all seemed like they were eating. One of them was a little less active, but not by...
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    Rate my tank?

    I'm going to transition this tank into a breeder tank soon, but for now it's a 29 gal with 6 cherry barbs, 2 GBRs, and 2 otocinclus. I recently got the otos and I was worried about them not having enough to eat so I let the algae go a little crazy hahaha. It's going to be a BN pleco breeding...
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    New Super Reds darting around

    Hi, I joined this forum a few months ago when I set up my first tank and it's been quite a ride. I now have a pond on my balcony that I moved my goldfish to, I bought a used 30 gallon tank from a mutual friend and I set up a 10 gallon to try to breed my GBRs (haven't found a female yet, but I'm...
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    Does my GBR have internal parasites?

    Hi, I bought a GBR from my LFS a little over a week ago and I'm wondering if he has internal parasites. I tried to treat him with general cure because I saw that he sometimes had long stringy white poop, but it didn't go away. It only happens sometimes and most of his poops are not white. It...
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    Pygmy Corydoras size disparity

    A couple of my pygmy corys are smaller than the other 4 is this because of sexual dimorphism or are they not getting enough to eat? I'm worried that the other bigger fish are hogging all of the food. tank is a 29 gallon and has: 6 cherry barbs 6 pygmy corydora 1 feeder goldfish (I know he'll...
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    New rams hiding in corner?

    I bought a pair of German Blue Rams from my LFS and I'm not sure if I should be worried about them. I have them in a quarantine tank currently that's fully cycled and at ~80 degrees. The tank is 10 gallons and has a few pieces of decor for them to hide around, but I've noticed that they don't...
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    29 Gal stocking recommendations?

    I bought a 29 gal TopFin started aquarium about 2 weeks ago for my birthday and I'm wondering if there is a cool centerpiece fish that would fit with the other fish I'm putting in the tank. I currently have: 1 feeder goldfish 6 pygmy corys 6 cherry barbs The goldfish is still quite small and if...
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    How long does it take to read ammonia, nitrite and nitrate?

    Just started keeping fish about two weeks ago and I did some things that I later learned were not the greatest, but I'm learning! I have a TopFin 29 gal starter kit with some pygmy corys, a feed goldfish and I'm planning on adding some cherry barbs which are in quarantine right now. I have had...
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