1. Please Introduce Yourself

      Compulsory - Please tell us a little bit about yourself, where you come from, what your aquatic interests are etc.
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    2. Announcements

      Website announcements, special offers etc.
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    3. Calendar Events

      Dates of importance can go here, birthdays, get togethers etc.
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  1. Aquascaping and Member's Setups

    Show off your new Aquascape, Aqua journals, or breeding setups. Gather opinions and advice on plant placement
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    1. Tank of the Month (TOTM)

      Tank of the Month!
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    2. Annual Aquatic Plant Competition

      APSA's Annual Aquatic Plant Competition
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    1. The Nursery

      For those new to the planted tank hobby, with beginner questions
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    2. Plant Problems

      Help me, for all algae troubles, nutrient deficiencies etc
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    3. Aquatic Plant Species

      For questions about particular plants, Identification of plants etc.
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    4. Planted Tank Equipment

      lighting, fertilisation, filtration, heating, CO2 and substrates etc
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    5. Emersed Aquatic Plants

      Growing aquatic plants out of water!
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    1. General Aquatic Talk

      For all aquaria discussions not relating to respective forums
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    2. D.I.Y.

      For folks who like to make their own 'goodies'
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    3. Events and Gatherings

      Post pics of get togethers, gatherings, field trips etc.
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    4. The Lounge

      You can chat here about all things non aquatic
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    5. Bonsai

      Discuss bonsai and related here.
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    6. Carnivorous Plants

      If your plants eat meat, chat about them here.
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    7. Orchids

      Chat about Orchidaceae here.
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    1. Fish ailments

      Diagnosis of common fish ailments and illnesses.
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    2. Discus

      Discuss Discus, for all you Discus fanatics.
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    3. Great Rift Valley Cichlids

      Fish from the family Cichlidae found in Lake Malawi, Tanganyika or Victoria.
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    4. Other Cichlids

      For Central and South American, Riverine African, Madagascan and Asian cichlids.
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    5. Schooling Fish

      Tetras and other Characins, barbs, rasboras and rainbowfish.
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    6. Bottom Feeders

      All species of catfish as well as loaches.
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    7. Invertebrates

      Freshwater crustaceans, molluscs or even insects.
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    8. Killifish

      All species of egg laying toothcarps.
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    9. Other Fish

      Livebearers, Anabantids, and other fish that do not fit into the other categories.
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    1. Classifieds

      Sell your old tanks or hardware here
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    2. Plants for sale or trade

      Sell or trade your excess plants and clippings or request plants from other hobbyists
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    3. Fish for sale or trade

      Sell or trade your excess fish or fry or request a particular fish from other hobbyists
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    1. Aquatic related photos

      Fish, plant and other aquatic inhabitants to be posted here
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    2. General photography questions

      Need advice on buying a camera or setting up for a shoot, please enquire here
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    3. Photo critique

      Improve your photography skills. Post your aquatic related photos here for others to crit.
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    1. BetterWeather

      Your online aquatic plant store!
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    2. Nano Aquatics

      "Nano Aquatics" is an online store specifically aimed at providing hobbyists with smaller aquariums all they need without leaving the comfort of their homes. In an ever increasing demand for online products, our stock range keeps expanding to meet the needs of hobbyists in South Africa.
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  2. Interesting links

    Interesting links
  3. APSA Admin

    Admin
    1. Praise and Constructive criticisms

      Please refrain from using bad language ;)
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    2. Suggestions

      For general suggestions or queries relating to the APSA website.
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