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  1. Planted Tank Specific
    Hi all, got a new place and want to set up a new tank (30 gal). I'm leaning toward an Amazon stream bank, with the substrate starting high on one end of the tank, steadily dropping to the 'stream floor' on the opposite end of the tank. What plants should I stock the tank with? I'm assuming...
  2. Tank Journals
    Hi all! I feel inspired to share my new tank with you, mostly because my friend's are sick of hearing me talk about the specifics of nitrogen, ammonia and hardness etc. Mobile Photobucket I lucked out and got a 55 gallon with stand, lights, heater and filter from craigslist. The substrate is...
  3. Freshwater Chat
    Hi all, So yesterday I purchased an adorable little Amazon puffer from Aquariums West. I'm trying to figure out why the only behavior this fish has exhibited since being introduced to my tank is swimming up and down on a patch of glass on the back of my tank. I know puffers are known to do this...
  4. Aqua Lounge
    "...The Brazilian government is preparing to give the green light for the Belo Monte Dam to be built on the Xingu River in the heart of the Brazilian Amazon. If built, it would be the third-largest dam in the world. The dam complex would divert nearly the entire flow of the Xingu River along 100...
  5. Aqua Lounge
    Hello All On May 21st at 4 PM EST ( 1 PM in BC) Mr Scott Dowd the Director of the Fresh Water Fish Division of the New England Aquarium will be the guest on the Under the Sea Radio Program on Blog Talk Radio. Mr Dowd a Biologist is involved in Project Piaba, a project led by biologists and...
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