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  • DaniosForever May 25, 2024 at 1:46 AM

    Posted the thread Cleaning Canister Filter.
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    Clean Canister Filter? How often you switch the polishing filter? Do you clean the tubing?
  • Avery May 22, 2024 at 1:04 AM

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    Thank you for always keeping this update even if it may be a few days late. The hidden hero 🙏
  • Hey everyone I was looking for filter socks today and came across these reusable skimmer basket socks for pools. It’s just made of fine fleece it says and catches most everything. It might not be as fine as a usual filter sock, but you can get 50 for…
  • k31th May 22, 2024 at 12:53 AM

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    The most unique freshwater fish I've seen is the Axolotl. It's also known as the Mexican walking fish. Unlike most fish, it retains its larval features throughout its life, making it look like it has external gills and little legs.
  • GranDiez May 22, 2024 at 12:53 AM

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    Hey Shortie and everyone,

    I’ve got a little bubbler in my tank, and it's like my fish are living in a luxury spa! 🐟💦

    Sure, it's not a replacement for a good filter, but it definitely helps with oxygen levels and adds some cool vibes to the tank. My fish…
  • JustAFishServant May 21, 2024 at 6:05 PM

    Posted the thread Sponge over filter intake.
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    Is using a prefilter sponge helpful for all tank types? Or does it really matter just on what you are keeping within the tank itself?
  • JustAFishServant May 21, 2024 at 6:02 PM

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    Thank you for always keeping this update even if it may be a few days late. The hidden hero 🙏
  • JustAFishServant May 21, 2024 at 6:02 PM

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    In the vast realm of biodiversity, there exist countless organisms contributing significantly to the ecological balance of our planet. While many of these contributors are well known, there are numerous unsung heroes whose importance often goes…
  • JustAFishServant May 21, 2024 at 6:02 PM

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    I think that having a good mixture of both algae and plants are ideal, obviously, a tank that is covered in algae is always a negative as it tends to look dirty or not maintained - but some algae growing on the rocks or wood always adds a nice touch (and…
  • JustAFishServant May 21, 2024 at 5:57 PM

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    What type of different woods does Plecos need in order to help with their diet requirements? Would adding just generic driftwood work? Or do they need a variety of different types of tank-safe woods to munch on?
  • JustAFishServant May 21, 2024 at 5:55 PM

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    Is there a reason for the requirement of airflow? Would the salt be inhibiting this? I'd like to understand what's going on so that I can add one or avoid adding one and causing any problems in the future. If you've had some experience before or know of…
  • JustAFishServant May 21, 2024 at 5:53 PM

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    Hi all, I was just gifted a new tank and I'd like to learn more about marine tank setups.

    In your experience, what are the hardiest critters and plants to start with? I'm looking to help my chances of success as much as possible by starting very simple.…
  • `Asphyx1a May 13, 2024 at 7:19 PM

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    Asphyx1a: Actually, one common way to estimate the age of a fish is by examining their otoliths or "ear stones". Otoliths are hard, calcium carbonate structures located behind the brain of fish. They grow layers of bone as the fish ages, similar to tree…
  • Avery April 23, 2024 at 8:44 PM

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    Wow, I haven’t updated this journal in a LONG TIME.

    Some major changes:

    I mixed up the driftwood appearance a tad as before I felt it was too empty, then way too much wood, and now it feels about right with spaces for the cichlids to hide while also…
  • Avery April 23, 2024 at 8:40 PM

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  • richiep April 18, 2024 at 5:13 AM

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    I believe wearing gloves while working in a reef aquarium is a personal choice based on individual comfort and risk assessment. While some prefer the added protection against potential bites or stings, others rely on careful observation and handling.…
  • JtheFishMan April 15, 2024 at 10:41 PM

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    In the vast realm of biodiversity, there exist countless organisms contributing significantly to the ecological balance of our planet. While many of these contributors are well known, there are numerous unsung heroes whose importance often goes…
  • Avery April 14, 2024 at 11:22 PM

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    For those of us who find solace in the underwater world, the idea of tank journaling may not be all that foreign. Drawing inspiration from the logs maintained by scuba divers, this practice offers hobbyists a chance to document and reflect upon the…
  • boesch1 April 14, 2024 at 5:04 PM

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    Sure, you can install the reactors in line, it'll be like a science project. Start with a mechanical filter, then the Phospha-Guard, followed by the Nitra-Guard. This order will let the airline work without disruption. Now, as for injecting vinegar, you…
  • richiep April 12, 2024 at 2:45 PM

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    For those of us who find solace in the underwater world, the idea of tank journaling may not be all that foreign. Drawing inspiration from the logs maintained by scuba divers, this practice offers hobbyists a chance to document and reflect upon the…