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FAQ Forum

An alphabetical listing of archived topics that answer many common question. Sorted by topic.

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Breeding & Species Related Information

Breeding techniques, species care, behaviour, tankmates etc.

  • 93 Topics
  • 385 replies
Flowerhorn... - last post by jonnytw

Catfish

Catfish related FAQ's

  • 19 Topics
  • 76 replies
getting bristlenoses to breed - last post by Bruce

Community and Tankbuster Species Information

Breeding techniques, species care, behaviour, tankmates etc.

  • 6 Topics
  • 71 replies
Peacock Gudgeons - last post by limegirl

Diseases, Treatments & Euthanasia

FAQ about a variety of diseases. Methods of treatment, prevention and control.

  • 29 Topics
  • 208 replies
Mystery Deaths - last post by Ged

Do It Yourself

Various DIY projects. Filters, stands, tanks, equiptment, food, ornaments and more.

  • 30 Topics
  • 159 replies
Salt Recipe - last post by MelbBill

Electrical & Mechanical Systems

Lighting, heating, pumps, timers, thermostats & other electronics.

  • 11 Topics
  • 198 replies
Bath Alarm Success - last post by Colfish

Feeding

Foods, recommended foods, flake, pellets, live, frozen, culturing, frequency. Feeding while on holidays.

  • 28 Topics
  • 256 replies
Live Foods - last post by Ged

Filtration

Filters, filter media
(for filter cleaning see: Maintenance)

  • 25 Topics
  • 316 replies
bulkhead washers - last post by BaZ

Herps

Herp related FAQ's

  • 39 Topics
  • 45 replies
Turtles and Frogs - last post by E4G13M4N

Maintenance

Including: water changes, nitrogen cycle management, filter cleaning, glass cleaning, replacement of filter media.

  • 19 Topics
  • 261 replies
Starting a new tank - last post by Lunatic_Mirage

Pests & Annoyances

Pests such as snails, hydra, planaria - > Control & Removal
Annoyances such as excess algae, oily slicks on water surface etc.

  • 13 Topics
  • 138 replies
Algae on sand - last post by wui39

Photography

Photography FAQ's

  • 8 Topics
  • 52 replies
Posting Images - last post by Ged

Plants

Helpful discussions on plants

  • 19 Topics
  • 12 replies
How to do pressurised CO2 o... - last post by Ash

Rocks, Wood, Ornaments & Substrate

Issues relating to choice of rocks, wood, various ornaments, and the affects, uses and availability of substrates.

  • 125 Topics
  • 814 replies
Substrate necessary? - last post by Brayden's dad

Water Chemistry

Discussions of pH, gH, kH, TDS & their interaction with organic waste (eg: ammonia, nitrite etc).

  • 15 Topics
  • 274 replies
How Much Tang Buffer Does i... - last post by spedwards