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lucyinthesky
03-21-2009, 02:49 AM
Hello everyone, I don't have a tank yet, I'm here to do some research before my mother gets me one. My mother is mommy1 for those of you who know her. She told me that here was a good place to research so I signed up a while ago. I've been reading about taking care of fishes for a few days befoe my computer crashed. Now it's back and I figured oiut how to post and where. So tada! like magic here I am!

Algenco
03-21-2009, 02:52 AM
with Diamonds!

Welcome aboard :22: you've came to the right place for info, I'll bet you will impress your Mom with what you'll learnthumbs2:

korith
03-21-2009, 03:52 AM
Welcome to the site. Reading up before you get you own tank is a great start.

escamosa
03-21-2009, 04:02 AM
G'day Lucy, enjoy your time at AC.:22: thumbs2:

Wild Turkey
03-21-2009, 04:07 AM
http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa132/Turkey151/Inserts/welcome.gifthumbs2: :19:

troy
03-21-2009, 05:00 AM
Welcome to AC!

mommy1
03-21-2009, 05:11 AM
great job on the avatar and sig. now you are showing me you really can take care of fish and are ready and willing to handle all the responsibility. learn all you can and ask a lot of questions. and in no time you will have :goldfish: :fish: :goldfish: :hmm3grin2orange:

sid101
03-21-2009, 07:47 AM
Welcome to the AC! we are here to help you =)

bluebluecow
03-21-2009, 08:39 AM
welcome to ac

I bet you are excited about getting a tank, any plans

Liz

Sharon
03-21-2009, 10:53 AM
Welcome Lucy!!!:19: :19: :19:

fins_n_fur
03-21-2009, 11:16 AM
Hello and welcome home to the A.C.!

HendersE
03-21-2009, 03:05 PM
Welcome to AC!

mac
03-22-2009, 07:35 AM
Welcome to Ac.

mac

Crispy
03-22-2009, 07:55 AM
Welcome to the AC! Best place to learn about anything aquatic! :22:

arcticgibs
03-26-2009, 01:21 AM
Hi lucyinthesky,
Welcome to the forum. What kind of fish are you thinking of getting?

bushwhacker
03-26-2009, 02:18 AM
welcome lucy.. your mom sent you in the right direction to do your research, tho i'm sure your best resource is right there in the house (hi mommy1)

lucyinthesky
03-26-2009, 02:28 AM
Hey everyone! Thanks alot for the welcome! No plans yet. I'm not sure what kind of fish I want. Any suggestions for good fish to cycle with? And what fish are compatable with them?

mommy1
03-26-2009, 03:23 AM
you can also use media from an established tank

lobsternoob
03-26-2009, 03:28 AM
Welcome to the AC!

KcEE
03-26-2009, 04:11 AM
Hello there Lucy! Welcome to the AC. I bet you'll be able to get all the info you want here!

KingFisher
03-26-2009, 06:06 AM
Hello and welcome to the site! :22:

bushwhacker
03-27-2009, 02:56 AM
cycling a tank is going to be your first challenge... there are several ways to do it.. the newest way is fishless using pure ammonia, takes several weeks but your not stressing any fish.. or you can cycle with fish, zebra danios are the best for this as they are tough little fish... but i;ll warn ya you have to test your water every day and do lots of water changes to keep your ammonia and nitrites as low as possible.. using filter media from an established tank will make this a lot easier. so do your research and you decide hey its your tank!!