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Member Introductions (12 Viewing)
This is the `tell us about yourself` category. Please make an introductory post here, let us know a little about yourself. A perfect place for new members to break the ice. Please don't be shy, start a new thread and jump in the mix and start making friends in our wonderful community.
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This is where you may discuss whats going on in your life, if you are traveling, had a new addition to your family, need prayers for a situation, etc.
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Site News (2 Viewing)
This is where announcements about Aquarium Forum are posted. When we have good news to share, this is where we share it. Thanks for reading!
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Got ideas on how to improve the site or having problems on the site? We'd like to hear about them.
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11-21-2014 / 11:52 AM Go to last post
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Saltwater and Reefs
All about saltwater fish, reef tanks, corals, and inverts.
A place to talk about live aquarium corals, their care, identification, and propagation techniques. Also a general category to talk about reef tanks in general. If you have a question about your reef or thinking of starting a reef tank and need advice, please post a new thread.
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This forum is a friendly place for all the people that are new to the saltwater hobby to post their questions. This section makes it quick and easy to find useful information for beginners and get answers to your questions.
12-15-2014 / 02:14 AM Go to last post
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This is the place to buy, sell, and swap corals, anemones, macro algae, individual frags, and frag packs, as well as fish. You may also post threads with the list of corals that you're looking to acquire.
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Nano Reef Forum (1 Viewing)
A nano reef is a reef in a small tank. This subforum is for discussions about nanoreefs, how to build a nanoreef, what equipment people are using, techniques, and tricks to maintaining a nanoreef.
11-23-2014 / 10:38 PM Go to last post
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This is the place to discuss filters for reefs and other saltwater tanks. Posts belong here that are involving saltwater aquarium hardware - skimmers, reactors, denitrators, refugiums, wet/dry, uv, ozone, co2, pumps, lights, chillers, etc.
11-23-2014 / 11:24 PM Go to last post
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This forum is for the buying and selling of saltwater filters, lighting, and other related saltwater and reef dry goods.
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All about the different saltwater fish and their specific needs, their safety when combined in a tank with other fish, inverts, and other tank inhabitants such as corals.
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This forum is for members to show off their saltwater tank and reef tank builds! When setting up a new tank system, its a great idea to post a thread here for several reasons. You'll get advice from fellow aquarists, and the threads are great to look back on in a few years!
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Discuss all saltwater and reef related DIY projects, tips, questions, and ideas here.
10-25-2014 / 02:44 PM Go to last post
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This is the forum to discuss treatment of ill fish, medications, how to recover from tank disasters, what to do if you think your tank's inhabitants have a problem, etc. If you have a question, please start a new thread and someone will answer it promptly.
07-01-2014 / 12:36 PM Go to last post
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Reef Chemistry (1 Viewing)
This is the forum to discuss water chemistry in a reef aquarium. How are you keeping your water balanced? Find the recommended water parameters and the latest information and developments to keep a balanced reef.
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This is the general saltwater fish-only aquarium forum. If your saltwater tank is not a reef, and is mainly focused on fish, then this is the forum for you to post a new thread and discuss your fish-only tank.
11-25-2014 / 11:12 AM Go to last post
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Discussion forum for all types of saltwater invertebrates (not coral or anemones) such as snails, shrimp, cephalopods, etc.
10-13-2014 / 12:21 AM Go to last post
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This is the photography forum for the SW section. It's a dedicated forum to post pictures of some of the things in our tanks, pics of new additions, as well as for great information exchange, tips, tricks, and overall just discussing cameras and photography techniques of our tanks. Learn all about apertures, f-stops, ISOs, macro, flashes, white balance, and anything and everything else that drives us crazy to get a masterpiece shot. Feel free to show off your tanks in here, and plus its a great way for humble people to nonchalantly have their reef tanks nominated by the other members for Tank Of The Month. Don't be shy!
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12-17-2013 / 10:51 PM Go to last post
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This forum is to discuss adventures in SCUBA and snorkeling, some of our lifelong passions! You may also discuss collecting marine animals but please be responsible and increase awareness of the oceans and reefs with the animals you collect. Collected animals from today are often the catalyst for the influential people of tomorrow.
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This forum is for all discussions relating to somewhat salty tanks. All posts about brackish tanks and brackish water fish can go here.
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General Freshwater Aquarium Topics
All about freshwater fish and aquariums.
This forum is a friendly place for all the people that are new to the freshwater hobby to post their questions. This section makes it quick and easy to find useful information for beginners and get answers to your questions. Please don't be shy and post a thread with your thoughts. Our friendly community will promptly reply and give you advice, and if you have your setting enabled, you'll get an email when someone responds to your thread. Click the link to get started.
12-13-2014 / 12:37 PM Go to last post
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This is the general freshwater aquarium forum. Also a place for freshwater filtration and freshwater chemistry posts.
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Today / 02:09 PM Go to last post
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Do you grow freshwater plants in your aquarium? This is the forum for you! Freshwater plant species, freshwater plant lights, freshwater plant water additives, chemistry, and plant nutrition. This forum is also a place to discuss plant-safe fish, CO2 dosing, nutrients, fertilizer, substrates, and other topics of interest to those keeping planted aquariums.
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This is a place to chat about different ailments of freshwater fish, as well as tips on how to control algae, and other topics about keeping your fish tank healthy. If you're having problems keeping your fish healthy, or the fish don't seem to be well, of you have some other type of emergency, this is the discussion board to post in. Our community of members will promptly give you guidance.
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This forum is to learn about breeding freshwater fish, teach others tips on breeding freshwater fish, and for general questions related to fish breeding. Discussions also include topics about breeding freshwater invertebrates.
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12-15-2014 / 10:54 PM Go to last post
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All about the different freshwater fish and their specific needs, care, habitat, biotopes, and all other specific topics relating to freshwater fish keeping.
by DLFL
12-19-2014 / 10:34 PM Go to last post
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African Cichlids (9 Viewing)
Discussions about Cichlids from Africa - Lake Malawi, Lake Tanganyika, and Lake Victoria.
11-23-2014 / 11:22 PM Go to last post
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Discussions about Cichlids from America - North American Cichlids, Central American Cichlids, and South American Cichlids.
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This forum is for discussions of one of the kings of the freshwater realm, the Discus Cichlid.
12-12-2014 / 09:54 PM Go to last post
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Bettas (11 Viewing)
This forum is for all discussions of Betta fish. Let's see some pictures of your beautiful betta. Be sure to tell us your betta's name and talk about it's personality. Our friendly betta keepers are always eager to see new threads about bettas. So don't be shy, start a new thread about your betta, with your betta questions, betta breeding, and other betta stories.
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Livebearers (5 Viewing)
Discuss livebearers such as fancy guppies, mollies, swordtails, mosquito fish, and any other live-bearing tropical fish.
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12-07-2014 / 03:46 AM Go to last post
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This forum is to discuss coldwater fish such as the Sunfin/Panfish species, Darters, Gobys, Sculpins, Sturgeons, Bass, Walleye, and Coldwater Catfish, etc.
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Koi and Goldfish (8 Viewing)
This forum is for discussing the different types of koi and goldfish, their care, how to tell males from females, fancy goldfish, orandas, ryukin, comets, etc.
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12-14-2014 / 06:58 PM Go to last post
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This forum is to discuss large and aggressive predatory freshwater fish. Some of them are known as monsters and tank busters. Our community loves pictures, so please consider adding pics to your threads.
by big b
12-19-2014 / 10:34 PM Go to last post
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Freshwater Catfish (1 Viewing)
This forum is to discuss freshwater catfish. From cory cats all the way up to redtail tank busters. If you have a catfish, have a question about a catfish, want to know about suggestions or compatibility questions, please dont be shy and go ahead and start a new thread so our community can discuss with you.
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This forum is for discussing all the freshwater invertebrates, such as snails, crayfish, freshwater shrimp, blue lobsters, etc.
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This forum is for all discussions about ponds and water gardens. Discuss planning your pond, show off your masterpiece, and everything in between.
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This forum is where you may post pictures and descriptions, as well as progress reports of setting up your new freshwater tank. This includes any type of freshwater system, such as fish only, live plants, freshwater invert tanks, etc.
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This is the photography forum for the FW section. It's a dedicated forum to post pictures of some of the things in our tanks, pics of new additions, as well as for great information exchange, tips, tricks, and overall just discussing cameras and photography techniques of our tanks. Learn all about apertures, f-stops, ISOs, macro, flashes, white balance, and anything and everything else that drives us crazy to get a masterpiece shot. Feel free to show off your tanks in here, and plus its a great way for humble people to nonchalantly have their tanks nominated by the other members for Tank Of The Month. Don't be shy!
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12-18-2014 / 06:28 PM Go to last post
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This is where we discuss all freshwater related DIY projects, tips, questions, and ideas. If you are the do-it-yourself master, or you are just getting started, please post a thread and let's discuss some do it yourself projects.
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This forum is for the buying, trading, and selling of freshwater tanks, filters, accessories, and other related fish tank equipment. If you have something for sale or want something, please start a new thread.
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This forum is for buying, trading, and selling of freshwater fish, live plants, and other freshwater inhabitants such as freshwater shrimp and crayfish, etc. If you have something you wish to share with other aquarists or if you are looking for something in particular, please start a new thread.
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At Reefs2go.com we carry a wide variety of everything saltwater! You can stock your saltwater aquarium for less with corals for your reef tank, invertebrates to clean it up and saltwater fish to enjoy. As well as saltwater food for the pickiest eaters and anything else you need to make your saltwater aquarium shine!
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Have a question about a Seachem product? Ask them here and one of their experts will help you.
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Aquarium Societies, Fish Clubs, and Reef Clubs
This section is for local aquarium clubs to host their message board. If you have an aquarium club, fish club, or reef club, and you would like us to setup a free forum for your members to interact, please contact us.
In October 2007, the Colorado Aquarium Society celebrated it's diamond (60th) anniversary as an organization. Very few fish clubs survive this long! This forum is for all members of the Society to discuss topics of their choice.
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We are the Florida Fancy Guppy Association. Our main interests are breeding and showing the fancy guppy (poecilia reticulatae) according to IFGA standards. We are looking for anyone in the State of Florida (or anywhere else) to join us in our efforts in helping each other as hobbyists grow as well as our club.
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The Florida Marine Aquarium Society’s mission is to bring together the expertise and experience of its members, with a purpose to share this information with others. By providing this wealth of information to all, the society strives to protect the quality of life for marine organisms maintained in aquaria. Creating an awareness of natural marine ecosystems in order to protect and share them with future generations.
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This forum is for all members and prospective members of the Society to stay in touch. The GCAS is a casual club of freshwater hobbyists of all experience levels who meet the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 7:30 to 9:30 PM. The meetings start with time to mingle, then a quick review of club business, usually followed by a presentation given by a club member or invited speaker, and finally an auction of fish, plants, and products. Usually we have coffee and cookies for refreshments.
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Organization dedicated to promote the Guppy hobby through education, exhibitions & shows. We provide an online forum for the discussion of related topics, educational articles, gallery of photos, links to resources and more. We have local group meetings in the US, Asia, European, South America and the Caribbean.
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AKA The Colorado Rocky Mountain Reef Club, we're dedicated to the endorsement, education, and fellowship of Marine Aquarium hobbyists. Furthering knowledge, promoting the hobby, and encouraging livestock trading among any interested Colorado reef keepers.
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This is an affiliated IGEES Guppy club that meets once a month in Central New Jersey. It invites all Guppy and aquarium enthusiasts to join us for a relax afternoon with plenty of Guppy and aquarium talk, free food, Guppies and goodies.
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Orlando Reef Caretakers Association is a relatively large saltwater aquarium club located in central Florida.
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08-02-2013 / 12:41 AM Go to last post
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Otherwise known as the AandTSociety, this subforum is for the Aquarium and Terrarium society of Queensland Australia. We hope to expand the interests of fellow Societies as to what the hobby can entail within a group, rather than just meetings at a clubhouse or homes. Read the threads for an opportunity to see a bit of what a group like ours has as a special interest above just the standard aquarium club activities that most carry out. The society was formed in 1926, and if you would like to be a member, you're more than welcome to join.
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A Springfield, Decatur Illinois reef club that is local to the Illinois area. This forum is for all new and future members of Springfield Decatur Illinois Reef Builders (SDIRB) to discuss whatever you like.
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A forum for Tampa Bay Florida members to discuss their aquariums and plan meetings, etc.
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This forum is for the Treasure Coast Reef Club members and prospective members to discuss their tanks, new acquisitions, dry goods for sale or trade, reef club meetings, frag swaps, and anything and everything else between those lines. We meed in the Treasure Coast area of Florida once per month.
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The WAS is a group of hobbyists whose interest in keeping fish has brought us together so that we may learn from each other as well as the programs that the WAS provides.
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Aquarium Tradeshows and Events
This forum is for discussing the various different aquarium tradeshows. Freshwater-centric shows as well as saltwater/reef centric shows are all welcome inside.
The Marine Aquarium Conference of North America is the premier conference focused on the hobbyist and the industry that serves it.
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"Marine Aquarium Expo" (MAX), is the largest consumer tradeshow for the saltwater reef and fish aquarium hobbies in North America.
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01-30-2012 / 03:55 AM Go to last post
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This forum is for all tradeshows and events, frag swaps, etc., that do not yet have their own dedicated forum. Contact us to have your tradeshow listed in it's own dedicated section.
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Other Topics
This forum is for reviews (good or bad) of aquarium related products, new product announcements, questions about a particular product, and all other product review threads. Fresh, Salt, Pond, etc. Any review about any product is welcome. Please start a new thread and share your thoughts.
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This forum is for reviewing particular stores, online or offline, as well as reviews of particular sellers here in the forum.
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Tiki Hut (1 Viewing)
All other posts go here. Jokes, travel stories, anything else you would like to chat about.
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