In a few weeks I'll be setting up a new 29-gallon. I'll be using Eco-Complete Aquarium Substrate which apparently includes some water containing "purifying bacteria" that help jump start the nitrogen cycle. I also wanted to use some established filter media to help the cycle along...
I have a 5.5 gallon tank and a aqueon internal at10 filter. I also have a box of bioballs and a box of ceramic biomax rings. how many pieces of media should I put in this small filter for a 5.5 gallon?
Good to be back on the forum. Back in May I said I was a few weeks away from my Betta. Unfortunately, my parents planned a summer-long trip to my grandparents out of state for me. My tank has been sitting at home collecting dust. Ugh. However, I'll be arriving home soon and hopefully, will...
I have heard that you have to replace it every 4-6 weeks, but then others say that you can't because you throw away beneficial bacteria. I have a 5gal mini bow tank that came with a filter. The intake tube is submerged in water, and the place where the media goes is above water as well as the...
So, my fish has acquired what looks like popeye, and it's been advised I quarantine him. I did some googling about what I need and a couple concerns present themselves..
QT Tank Checklist:
A tank 1-2 gallon
Filter (Sponge recommended)
Water Test Kit
Fish Net (not...