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poler_28
03-10-2009, 05:00 AM
Hi all,
I've been lurking around here for a little bit now and decided to finally join! I'm a happily married stay@home mom w/ 2 little ones. My husband and I have had a few aquariums set up over the years(nothing too complicated), but the best one we ever had was going wonderfully for about 7 years, that is, until we went on vacation and left what we thought was a responsible friend in charge of our house. We came back to a swamp in our aquarium w/ all dead fish! It was a 30g w/ 2 huge angels, 3 silver dollars, and a pleco. We were soooo upset. Well, it's been dismantled now for 3 years and we are ready to get it running again. I'm itching to use live plants and I was really interested in Discus, but I don't need the extra work of all those frequent water changes, plus w/ a smaller tank, we would only be able to go w/ 2 of them, so that's a no-go. I am leaning toward a low tech planted tank. We'll see what happens. Thanks in advance for all the wonderful advice that I'm looking forward to!

DragonWatch
03-10-2009, 05:10 AM
Hi there, welcome to the AC!

And it's a pleasure, in advance, for all the good advice I may give you. Probably not, but you never know thumbs2:

bluebluecow
03-10-2009, 06:43 AM
Hi and welcome from a fellow mum, i have 3 little ones under 6 and one is autistic so good fun here lol

liz

escamosa
03-10-2009, 07:38 AM
G'day poler, enjoy your time at AC.:22: thumbs2:

Sharon
03-10-2009, 10:47 AM
WELCOME!!!thumbs2:

fishlover49
03-10-2009, 10:52 AM
Welcome to AC!! This is a really great place!! thumbs2: thumbs2:

Deleted User
03-10-2009, 10:52 AM
Hi & Welcome to AC. :ssmile:

fins_n_fur
03-10-2009, 10:53 AM
Hello and welcome home to the A.C.!

mrs fishpatrick
03-10-2009, 11:28 AM
Hi welcome, I am another mum with 2 toddlers

mommy1
03-10-2009, 11:35 AM
welcome to the forum. :19: i am looking forward to "watching" you set up your new tank. good luck! and have fun. thumbs2:

Brookfish
03-10-2009, 01:37 PM
Welcome to the Forum! :22:

poler_28
03-10-2009, 01:56 PM
Thanks everyone! :)

Northernguy
03-10-2009, 02:39 PM
Welcome to the Fabulous AC!
I am in the same boat right now! Well kinda!
I will soon have a 35gal empty an in need of occupants,I was thinking about discus and the daily water changes.If I ever have to go away for a few days I may lose all my fish.I am looking more at dwarf cichlids now!lol

Ellen4God
03-10-2009, 03:26 PM
Welcome to AC!! :) Glad to have you with us. You'll learn lots here!

HendersE
03-10-2009, 10:56 PM
Welcome to AC!

AABatteries
03-10-2009, 11:59 PM
http://img16.imageshack.us/img16/8163/welcometoac.jpg

You'll be able to find all the help you need here. thumbs2:

Planted tanks are a ton of fun. :ssmile:

Wild Turkey
03-12-2009, 03:54 AM
Welcome to ac!!!! thumbs2: :19:

riot
03-12-2009, 03:57 AM
Looking forward to hearing about your new tank adventures! Welcome to the forum.

Pandora
03-12-2009, 04:02 AM
Hi - Welcome to the AC.

I'm a mum as well, the tank is actually my 9 yr old sons. I'm only allowed to do the research (and occasionally feed the fish) which is what lead me to this great site. Enjoy!

Anne-Marie

troy
03-12-2009, 11:58 PM
Welcome to the forum.

sid101
03-13-2009, 12:15 AM
Wellcome to the AC!

poler_28
03-13-2009, 12:20 AM
Thanks everyone!! thumbs2:

sandy_n
03-13-2009, 05:03 PM
Hi and welcome to AC...:ssmile: