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dbmaven
01-15-2009, 03:21 PM
Greetings all.

I've been looking around (half-heartedly it seems) for an aquarium forum for a long time - finally found this site and it looks great. thumbs2:

I'm located on the west side of the Hudson River in the "Lower Hudson Valley" of New York. Good aquarium centers are not nearby - have to go south to Rockland County or New Jersey for specialized stuff....

I had multiple aquariums years ago - then life got in the way. About 4 years ago I 'inherited' my son's 20gal very basic setup when he went off to college... :ssuprised: I've done a few minor upgrades to it - filtration/aeration/moon light - but the fish have outgrown the tank/filters.
It contains multiple generations of barbs - about 11 in all - and a pleco that started out at about 2 inches and is now at or above 9 inches - he needs more room !!

So, it's time for me to upgrade significantly - and I'll be posting (hopefully in the proper forums) various questions and ideas. Looking to go to 90-110 US gal. - planted. A serious step up....

Looking forward to picking the collective brains of everyone. :c1:

Brookfish
01-15-2009, 03:24 PM
I think you have come to the right place, great crowd of guys on here
and the will be only to pleased to help you anyway they can.
Welcome to the forum. :22:

Lady Hobbs
01-15-2009, 03:26 PM
Welcome aboard. We are glad you found us too!

Northernguy
01-15-2009, 03:30 PM
Welcome to the Fabulous AC!:22:
You found the best place!thumbs2:

Deleted User
01-15-2009, 03:36 PM
Welcome to AC. You have come to the right place. There is a wealth of knowledge out there. thumbs2:

sandy_n
01-15-2009, 03:37 PM
Hi and welcome to AC...:ssmile:

angelcakes
01-15-2009, 03:55 PM
hello and welcome:19:

fishlover49
01-15-2009, 04:26 PM
Welcome! You will learn a lot here! Nice people too! thumbs2:

Sharon
01-15-2009, 04:28 PM
Hello and WELCOME!:19:

korith
01-15-2009, 07:35 PM
Hi welcome to the site. The 90-110g is a nice huge move, that pleco especially they get mighty big.

Crispy
01-15-2009, 08:45 PM
Welcome to the community. Of all the forums I've checked out, this one is by far the best!!

Miltonic
01-15-2009, 09:11 PM
Welcome to AC and I hope you can learn all the great tips about the hobby like I did. :)

troy
01-16-2009, 01:04 AM
Welcome to AC!

Wild Turkey
01-16-2009, 03:00 PM
Greetings!! Welcome to ac!!:19:

TazManiac
01-17-2009, 08:32 AM
G'Day and Welcome to the wonderful AC!

fins_n_fur
01-17-2009, 09:49 AM
Hello and welcome home to the A.C.!

dbmaven
01-24-2009, 02:56 AM
Thank you all very much. I'm learning a bit just lurking/reading....

New tank/lights/stand and a bunch of questions are here:
http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aquariumforum/showthread.php?t=36617