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    Skin Peel on Corydoras Advice

    Wondering what you guys think could be the reason for 1 Corydoras out of 14 to be looking like this? Can't say how long it's been like this, just noticed it. Could it be from digging up next to the dragon stone or would it be bacterial? If it's bacterial, looking through my storage, I have API...
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    11 Gallon Stocking + Lighting

    Sold the 225 Gallon Tank and decided to keep an 11.5 Gallon Shrimp tank lol Wondering if it's large enough to keep a school of Celestial Pearl Danio, I know online it says 10 Gallons is the minimum but is that a fair enough size? Not a big fan of small tanks for this exact reason. For lighting...
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    How to tell if it's safe?

    My 225 Gallon experienced some severe Ick a little over a week ago. Treatment: - A Week of ~88F temperatures - 3 days of using Weco Nox-Ich Water Treatment (It treat Ick, and also kills Velvet, Fin Rot, Chilondonella, Trichondina) Results: - 100 Cardinal Tetras Dead - 96 out of 100 RummyNose...
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    Fish Ick Inquiry

    I am now dealing with Fish Ick again after everything was going good for so long, didn't quarantine fish from a seller who I've never had issues with in the past. Now in the past I've always done the heating method, 2 Weeks at 88F, vacuuming substrate every 2-3 days, and water changes. Have...
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    225 Gallon Stocking Suggestions

    Currently have a 225 Gallon with the following stock: Journal link is below. 50 x RummyNose 50 x Cardinals 10 x Denison Barbs/Roseline Sharks (Just got them, they look amazing swimming) 10 x SterbaI Cories 10 x Ottos 5 x Different kinds of bristlenose Plecos 1 x Betta 1 x Rainbow Shark...
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    How Long Does Left Over Food Take To Produce Ammonia?

    Had a question regarding left over food. How long does left over food take to produce ammonia? With the introduction of Discus in the community tank I've been feeding twice a day and the issue is a lot of floating food ends up in the overflow box caught in the strainer or in the sump sitting on...
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    Temporary Tank and lots of water changes

    Stupid me decided I wasn't happy with the look of my 225, just not enough going. So I decided to take down 1 of the mountains down and replace it with a large piece of driftwood. Of course it floated. Long story short, tried a bunch of methods and completely destroyed all the plants and the...
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    Lowering Ph For Discus

    Never had an issue in the past with pH as my tap water was typically 7. in my 225 I have noticed its closer to 8-8.2, I'm guessing due to the amount of stone in the tank. I haven't gotten the Discus yet, so it's not a serious concern but I'd like to as soon as possible. From my research...
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    Gyre/powerhead Problem

    Having an issue setting up my Gyres in my 225 Gallon Tank. 72" Wide, 24" High, 30" Deep I went with Gyres as I liked how they were able to move water plus I eventually plan to move into saltwater down the road. The tank is heavily planted with carpet and shorter length plants. When the Gyres...
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    Media Question

    Currently working on my 225 Gallon Tank and wondering if I have enough media in my sump for beneficial bacteria to grow. Currently it's just a planted tank, but will eventually house about 100+ Tetras. Not including the floss and foam it currently has: 2L of Seachem Matrix Media 2750 Grams...
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    Tips On Fighting Algae

    Asking for a friend as I wasn't much help. He has a 6ft 120 Gallon Tank he just recently started, plenty of plants. Hasn't started the nitrogen cycle (no food or fish in the tank) First few days he noticed the white fuzz on some of his sand and wood, I told him that was very common and he could...
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    225 Gallon Planted Tank Build

    Was going to post as I built but I knew due to work/life this was going to be a very slow build. But let's begin. Picked up a Used 225 Gallon Tank, the couple decided to go Saltwater and turned out to be a disaster, money wasn't an issue but they just didn't have the proper knowledge, and their...
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    Shrimp/pleco Question

    Recently changed up my 36 Gallon to a Shrimp Tank with 2 BN Plecos. Woke up to an ugly looking tank, I'm assuming the shrimp or the Plecos are "chewing" the Korean Root into little pieces. Is there a purpose for it? Asking just cause I'd prefer to vacuum it all up but do they use it for...
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    Gyre Question

    Ordered a Gyre XF150 and a XF230 from a seller (used), when they arrived turned out it was a XF130 and 230 instead. Now the seller has offered me a discount if I just keep them, but was wondering what your opinions are, will they be strong enough if I have one on each end. Tank dimensions...
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    Two powerheads for Water Movement?

    For the following tank, where would you place let us say 2 Powerheads? The tank will most likely just be carpeted plants with corydoras and tetras How do you bring the debris to the overflow? Dimensions: 72" Wide 30" Deep 24" High I was thinking 1 powerhead on the bottom left side pointing...
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    Egg Crates

    Noticed a lot of members use Egg Crates in their sumps for separation, just wondering where you guys are buying them. Located in Alberta, Canada if I could purchase somewhere local but online works as well. The only place I found was HomeDepot and a somewhat medium piece was close to $20...
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    Reef Octopus Diablo Dc 10500

    Wondering if anyone else on here has one or maybe a similar model. Recently purchased one used and the seller really pushed how quite it was, but when I set it up, it definitely has a louder humming to it, a bit too much. Initially, I thought maybe cause it's connected directly to PVC pipe and I...
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    Opinions On Plumbing

    So finally got the plumbing all set up and dry fit, everything looked 100% and I was very happy. Once everything was glued, I guess things got a bit tighter and now there are some parts are touching and I was just wondering if you guys think I'll be safe leaving it as it or the water pressure...
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    Herbie Overflow Question

    Realized the setup I purchased, the owner was using the Herbie method, looked into how it's all set up and seems pretty straight forward, and I think it's the route I want to go if it means almost no water noise. I've attached a picture of the sump, the main outlet drains into section 1 and...
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    Opinions On This Tank

    Picked up a brand new 44 Gallon Long Tank 48" Wide, 1/2" Thick Goass. Was planning on making it a planted tank and putting it in the kids room. 2 Issues: 1) It is exactly 2" longer than the dresser, or 1" on each side. Will that be a problem? Someone recommended putting a piece of plywood and...
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