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04-06-2009, 01:02 PM
Greetings all.

I'm in the United States, Indiana specifically, near Chicago Illinois.

I currently have two cats, one dog, and one aquarium. I am also an avid Bird enthusiast and maintain several feeders and liquid water all year long. Oh yeah, and I also have a husband too (oops, almost forgot! (blush))

I have had a variety of set-ups over the last 25 or so years. I am currently maintaining a 25 gal hexagonal aquarium with three Neons and a large Plecostomus which are all transfers from a 20 gal rectangular tank. To this I have added two Emperor Tetras and a Pictus Catfish.

Favorite fish that I have had over the years; Ghost Knife, Danios, Pictus Catfish (I think this is the same fish we used to call Angelicus back in the 1980s) and I always keep a plecostomus. I love their semi-prehistoric appearance!

I have neither the time, nor the space to maintain anything larger than what I have at this time, unfortunately. I have also never had the confidence to attempt a salt water habitat. I progressed as far as a couple of Cichlids once, but I couldn't seem to keep them alive. After that, I was really discouraged from moving to salt water. Seems a fresh water community aquarium is my "specialty" after all.

Thanx, and see ya in the tank!

04-06-2009, 01:04 PM
welcome! :22: glad you're here.

04-06-2009, 01:46 PM
Hello and welcome to the AC!!!

04-06-2009, 02:13 PM
Welcome to the Fabulous AC!:22:

Wild Turkey
04-06-2009, 03:45 PM
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04-06-2009, 03:51 PM
Welcome :)

04-06-2009, 07:08 PM
Welcome to AC! :22:

04-06-2009, 07:31 PM
Welcome to AC!

04-06-2009, 07:43 PM
Welcome to A.C :D

04-06-2009, 08:20 PM
Welcome the Forum! :22:

04-06-2009, 08:33 PM
Welcome aboard :22:

04-07-2009, 04:39 AM
Welcome from a fellow Hoosier fishkeeper!! This is a great site, you'll like it here!

04-07-2009, 08:33 AM
G'day, enjoy your time at AC.:22: thumbs2:

04-07-2009, 09:50 AM
Welcome to the AC! Lots of info on any fish around here.....

04-07-2009, 10:37 AM

04-07-2009, 01:56 PM
welcome to ac sharon:22:

04-07-2009, 02:29 PM
Welcome to the AC!

04-13-2009, 10:40 PM
Welcome fellow regioner! I'm here in the loop of Chicago. Glad you're on the forum!