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    We're not too far from each other. Have been to Bishop a couple of times for a car show there. Beautiful country...
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    will a big group of 16 glowlight tetras work
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About steeler58
Location:
Gods Country
Interests:
Sports (Steeler's are the best team ever), Aquariums, Ancient History
Occupation:
Director, Water/Sewer Department
About Me:
I've been keeping Tropical fish for 42 years with an occasional time off. When I was nine we found a 3 gal at a yard sale and found out it was to expensive to refurbish everything so my Mom may she RIP bought me a 5 gal kit. That was the beginning. I kept a 65 gal Saltwater tank years ago and may try that again. I consider the fish themselves as my "wheelhouse", especially smaller species. I Coach football and baseball, also officiate high school sports.
Music:
Classic Rock, 60's and real Country & Western
Movies:
Westerns, Action, Comedies and Sci Fi
Who I'd like to meet:
Sandy Koufax, Nolan Ryan and Hank Aaron
Books:
Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Western, Horror and Historical
Heroes:
John Wayne, Vince Lombardi, Julius Caesar, Hannibal Baca and Jack Lambert
TV:
Sitcoms, Dramas and the History Chanel
Gender:
Male
Orientation:
Straight
Ethnicity:
Caucasian/Native American
Smoker:
No
Marital:
Married
Drinker:
Occasionally
Education:
Graduated
Why do you like AC Tropical Fish:
To learn something new and help people with the best advice I can.
Children:
3
Hometown::
Bishop, Cailifornia
Aquarium 1:
75 Gal Dwarf Pencilfish, Cardinal Tetras, Rummy Nose's, Red Phantom Tetra's, Harlequin Rasboras, Otto's, Emperor Tetras, Rainbow Emperor Tetras, Rosy Tetras, Green/Gold Cory's, Adolfoi cory's, Weitzmani, cory's, and Yellow phantom tetras
Aquarium 2:
50 Gal Green Neons, Black Neons, Pulcher tetras, Bronze Cories, Rummy nose's, Ember tetras, Lampchop rasboras, and Similis cories.
Aquarium 3:
I don't have a third aquarium right now I gave my other 50 gal to my nephew.
typeof:
Freshwater
Rest of Your Aquariums:
I don't have more aquariums than that/those described above.
How I got started with aquariums.:
When I was Nine yrs old I saw a Zebra Danio and Silver Dollar in a neighbors 5 gal and was hooked. After keeping guppies and goldfish in bowls (yes I did this, it was the 60's though) the whole heater and filter seemed the way to go.
Favorite fish:
Cardinal Tetras, Tetras in General, Barbs, Rasboras and Cory's
Fish I have bred:
Cory's
Why I like fish::
Because they are so relaxing LOL.
Best advice:
Stick with it. Buy the biggest Tank you can.
Other pets:
2 Dogs and 5 Cats who all get along great.
Video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=a0e4xRiHQG0

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  1. Congrats on 7,000 posts!

  2. New fishys

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  4. Thanks for the bucks!!

  5. for the thing in your signature about saandy hook, i was in elementary during that time.

  6. Happy 2nd anniversary. to Many more

  7. Congratualtions on 2 years at the AC. We are all better for it!

  8. Happy 2 year anniversary!

  9. Good to see your still at it.

  10. To new fishies and gambling addictions! lol

  11. T.G.I.F.!

  12. And one for you for as well. :)

  13. the Bleeding blue makes an appearance at last!

  14. Congrats on 30th anniversary, Lee

  15. pizza for all. I finished my book today!!!

  16. This one's on me....

  17. TGIF and here's to the bleeding blues Lee.

  18. Bleeding blues!

  19. Enjoy the 4th brother :-)

  20. Thx. Have another on me!

  21. T.G.I.F.!

  22. Beer reduces kidney stones!

  23. Using up my winnings on my friends!

  24. feelin your pain

  25. T.G.I.F.!

  26. Here's a get well soon beer, so get well ASAP.

  27. Spurs!

  28. TGIF on the 13th with a full moon.

  29. T.G.I.F.!

  30. for tirelessly showing beautiful, various fish

  31. Thanks for the videos and great advice on restocking my dual 29s!

  32. Here's to retirement!

  33. because they rock! and for showing them to me.

  34. I don't like to drink alone..... Cheers

  35. A round for the fallen this Memorial Day weekend.

  36. YOU have no Rummys?!! for you!!

  37. ...and thank you for the gift

  38. Thanks for the fish suggestion :)

  39. For being the 4,000th poster on my thread!

  40. ...and a ninja penguin for you too

  41. Happy 5000

  42. Congrats on 5,000!

  43. Congrats on 5,000 posts!

  44. In honor of your 5k posts!

  45. Congrats on 5000

  46. Beer makes monday not suck so bad..

  47. The weekend is here!!!

  48. Have one yourself my friend!!

  49. It's EOTW Beer Time!

  50. TGIF!

  51. A beer for all your help and encouragement

  52. My turn to buy

  53. Thanks for your thoughts!

  54. Happy Easter!

  55. I don't like to drink alone, cheers

  56. never drink alone. thanks

  57. Congrats on 4,400 posts! You'll catch me in no time

  58. Sorry for your loss

  59. T.G.I.F.!

  60. Happy Drink Like a Viking Friday!


  61. Happy Birthday buddy!

  62. Here's to good friends, and new fish!

  63. Here's to 4,000 + 1 quality posts! =] Won't be long to 5,000!

  64. Congrats on 4000 posts!

  65. Relax and watch your fish!

  66. Thank you sir! Can't wait to get 'em. =] If you've had the week like mine, then I think you need this! TGIF!

  67. T.G.I.F.!

  68. because you deserve one for always helping me out!!!

  69. Thanks. Closest thing to a rasbora they have :-)

  70. and one for helping out :o)

  71. Here's to one crummy Superbowl, lol!

  72. Here's to the Broncos!

  73. Friends Need Drinks! Or is it the other way around?!

  74. Thanks for the B-Day wish.

  75. Thanks for the rep. p.s. Seahawks win!

  76. Thank you for the birthday wishes.

  77. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

  78. Merry Christmas!

  79. Merry Xmas! Ill drink to that!

  80. Merry Christmas

  81. Merry Christmas!

  82. Thanks man. Merry Christmas to you!

  83. HA, ha, ha...MERRY CHRISTMAS! :-)

  84. The first one slipped away before I could wish you Merry Christmas :o)

  85. No Message

  86. Have a dubious looking hot dog

  87. For being able to spell gooder than me :-)

  88. Take time to enjoy the weekend

  89. Thanks for the +1 on the tank!

  90. Thank you my friend!

  91. <3

  92. Everyone needs a bit of luck!

  93. No way I'm taking that bet...here you go!

  94. For making the year fun.

  95. Cheers to you my friend :-)

  96. cheers bro!

  97. Cheers!

  98. Here's to JudiJetson...cheers!

  99. One step closer to Discus!

  100. Beer all around for Judi's big success!

  101. GO BIG OR GO HOME FISH ARE IN

  102. The fishies are coming! the fishies are coming!

  103. Cheers

  104. :-)

  105. Its almost Friday again! Lets grill some and drink a few!

  106. Drink up MOTM

  107. Thanks for the rep the other day

  108. MOTM WINNER CAKE!

  109. Congrats on MOTM. Time to lighten up on the beer though. :-)

  110. Its Friday, Friday, Gotta Get down on Friday!

  111. VG congrats on MOTM. Well deserved!!!

  112. congrats on MOTM!! go tigers!

  113. Cheers for Friday

  114. cheers man!

  115. Right back at'cha man. Bummer indeed.

  116. I don't drink alone, cheers

  117. This round is on me!

  118. Thanks for the expensive beers, these are to dry your tears

  119. Better late than never!

  120. Draft on the house sir!

  121. beer all around :o)

  122. Thanks for the rep :-)

  123. For your good advice on this forum.

  124. Who doesnt need a beer?

  125. Try something *really* different--add some algae to your tank.

  126. to wake you up after all those long games umpiring

  127. Because those who tread the QT wild side, need to stick together. ;]

  128. Thanks for the rep the other day, Cheers!

  129. *sniff* I know exactly what you're talking about. lol

  130. Neon!

  131. #1 good guy :o)

  132. thanks for the rep

  133. Thanks for the info on SAEs. Tried giving you rep, but I can't at the moment.

  134. Merry christmas! And heres a tetra for your online school!

  135. Merry Christmas steeler1

  136. Merry Christmas

  137. Thanks for the feedback, merry Christmas!

  138. Merry Christmas!

  139. Thanks for the rep

  140. because I havent given you a fish yet

  141. For understanding the value of a thank you

  142. thanks for the nom :o)

  143. +1 LOL

  144. for getting it right LOL

  145. Thanks for the rep. :-)

  146. Everyone needs a tetra!

  147. Have a Loach! Thanks for always taking the time to reply and offer your wisdom.

  148. Thanks for your help in identifying my oddball fish

  149. You needed one!



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