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    Don't Mix Your Shrimp!

    I'm new at fish keeping, so rely on the internet for advice. The advice about keeping different species of shrimps appears to be wrong. I was having a problem with algae, so decided to get some shrimps. I bought 4 red cherry shrimp (it's only a 5gallon tank). Five weeks later, they all looked...
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    Would like some advice please.

    I recently asked for advice on caring for two baby snails which came with the aquatic plant I bought for my water garden.It wasn't my intention to have an aquarium...but here we are, I changed my mind. I bought a 5 gallon tank, it's heated to 29 degrees, and is now 'cycling' (not sure what that...
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    Unexpected Free Gift!

    I had a large glass bowl I needed to find a use for. It was too small to keep fish in, so I decided to create a sort of under water garden. I put coloured gravel in the bottom, bought some ornaments, filled the thing with water and then added a couple of living plants from the pet shop. The...
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    Hello from another animal-lover.

    Hello..just joined. I live in the north of England and have two guinea pigs and three birds. I'm looking forward to sharing all your pet news.