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  1. #11

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    Happy Drink Like a Viking Friday! - KevinVA Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 My turn to buy - fishmommie It's EOTW Beer Time, so here's a Cafe Latte that looks like champagne in a bucket! - KevinVA Congrats on the cycles! - Slaphppy7 
    Thanks for the Rep and the gift :) - steeler58 Using up my winnings on my friends! - Compass T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Thx4 - pRED For your new tetra's :) - steeler58 
    pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie Good job on your amazing tanks! - SeaLady thank you for all the helpful information - showmebutterfly new fish! - RiversGirl I like your signature - aquariumlover10 
    Happy AC anniversary - SeaLady Happy 2 Year Anniversary! - Slaphppy7 For being my 7,000th poster! - Slaphppy7 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 TGIF - steeler58 
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    Love the background. Tank is looking great!
    My 75 gal Journal & My Dual 29 gal Journal
    My 75 gal - Gold Pristella Tetras, Scissortail Rasboras, Neon Dwarf Rainbowfish, Leopard & Zebra Danios, Bristlenose Pleco
    My Dual 29 gals - Left Tank - Diamond Tetras. Right Tank - Amano Shrimp

    "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass....it's about learning to dance in the rain"

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    Okay....finally time for an update. Things were on hold for a bit due to some microbubble issues I was having with my FX5. Thanks to Hagen, that problem has been taken care of. In the meantime, I picked up some plants and a couple of decorations, but otherwise....everything is pretty much ready to rock. I have to put a new hinge on the canopy, and that's the last thing I have left. I didn't take step-by-step photos adding plants, etc....apparently I stink at journals...

    Anyhow, this is how it's looking now:











    That's where I'm at now...I like looking at it even without fish in it. Speaking of that...I have ordered the fancy goldfish that I will be stocking my tank with, and they will be shipping on Monday and arriving on Tuesday. I have a calico ranchu, a red/black ranchu, a red cap oranda, and a blue oranda coming. I'm testing out an online retailer I've never dealt with, so I'll let you know how that goes. I've been running the Aquatop on my established 60 gallon setup, so now I'm just maintaining the cycle on the 125 until Tuesday. I'm getting very excited!

  3. #13

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    Congrats on 30th anniversary, Lee - SeaLady the Bleeding blue makes an appearance at last! - RiversGirl And one for you for as well. :) - Compass T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 To new fishies and gambling addictions! lol - Compass 
    Good to see your still at it. - Strider199 Happy 2 year anniversary! - Slaphppy7 Congratualtions on 2 years at the AC.  We are all better for it! - fishmommie Happy 2nd anniversary. to Many more - SeaLady for the thing in your signature about saandy hook, i was in elementary during that time. - aquariumlover10 
    Thanks for the bucks!! - SeaLady No Message - RiversGirl New fishys - SeaLady Congrats on 7,000 posts! - Slaphppy7 TGIF! - Taurus 
    TGIF! - Taurus T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Yes! TGIF - Compass TGIF Back at brother. ;-) - Taurus It's almost beer:30. - Taurus 
    Children with Disabilities - Parkinson's Disease - VACTERL - Young Onset Parkinson's Association - steeler1 Childhood Cancer - steeler1 Anti-Tobacco - Colon Cancer - Colorectal Cancer - steeler1 Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - steeler1 Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - steeler1 
    Bone Marrow Donation - Childhood Depression - Depression - Environment - Eye Injury Prevention - Glaucoma - Kidney Cancer - Kidney Disease - Kidney Transplantation - Leukemia - Lyme Disease - Mental Retardation - Missing Children - Organ Donation - T - steeler1 Troop and Military Support - Amber Alert - Bladder Cancer - Endometriosis - Equality - Liver Cancer - Liver Disease - Missing Children - POW/MIA - Spina Bifida - Suicide - steeler58 

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    Your tank realy looks great!! I can't wait to see the fish in it.
    Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
    Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
    -Vince Lombardi

    Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are. ― John Wooden
    Sandy Hook Elementary......Lest We Forget
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    Great to see a proper sized goldfish tank. What kind of fish will you get?
    "Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." Carl Sagan

    ~ 350 Litre Tank Journal ~ ~ 30 Litre Tank Journal ~

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    Hi! Thanks for the replies! I'm getting 4 goldies. I'm getting 2 Orandas (1 red cap, and one blue oranda), and I will also have 2 Ranchus (1 calico and 1 red/black). I have never had any Ranchus...just Lionheads as that was all I was able to get back then. I think that will give me a good mix of color, depending on if their colors hold or not...they will be very small (1.5-2.5 inches) when I get them. I love getting them as babies and watching them grow. I was initially thinking of having 6 goldfish, but I'm thinking that by the time they're fully grown, 4 will be plenty, even for a tank this size. My new friends will be arriving tomorrow...I'll post some pictures of them once they've been acclimated and added to their new home. I can't wait!

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    Well, everybody made it alive and well. I really hate having them shipped, but I can't find good quality goldies anywhere around here. At least I should only have to do it once.

    Unpackaging:






    Everybody seems okay...not too happy, but okay:





    In the bucket for drip acclimation:


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    It's only a bucket, but they seemed happy to have room to swim a bit more than in the box. I can see viewing them like this how the original idea was for them to be viewed from above:




    Here is the calico Ranchu:




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    Red Cap Oranda:




    Blue Oranda:




    Red/Black Ranchu...more like peach with a little black, but he/she's very cool looking:




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    Exploring the new space....goldfish utopia!











    Well, that's that for now. They must be worn out and stressed from their journey and being moved from box to bucket to new tank. I have the lights out now so they can rest up for the night. Tomorrow I'll give them a little food and see how they're doing. I'm very happy with my new friends. Thanks for looking!

  10. #20

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    Congrats on 30th anniversary, Lee - SeaLady the Bleeding blue makes an appearance at last! - RiversGirl And one for you for as well. :) - Compass T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 To new fishies and gambling addictions! lol - Compass 
    Good to see your still at it. - Strider199 Happy 2 year anniversary! - Slaphppy7 Congratualtions on 2 years at the AC.  We are all better for it! - fishmommie Happy 2nd anniversary. to Many more - SeaLady for the thing in your signature about saandy hook, i was in elementary during that time. - aquariumlover10 
    Thanks for the bucks!! - SeaLady No Message - RiversGirl New fishys - SeaLady Congrats on 7,000 posts! - Slaphppy7 TGIF! - Taurus 
    TGIF! - Taurus T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Yes! TGIF - Compass TGIF Back at brother. ;-) - Taurus It's almost beer:30. - Taurus 
    Children with Disabilities - Parkinson's Disease - VACTERL - Young Onset Parkinson's Association - steeler1 Childhood Cancer - steeler1 Anti-Tobacco - Colon Cancer - Colorectal Cancer - steeler1 Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - steeler1 Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - steeler1 
    Bone Marrow Donation - Childhood Depression - Depression - Environment - Eye Injury Prevention - Glaucoma - Kidney Cancer - Kidney Disease - Kidney Transplantation - Leukemia - Lyme Disease - Mental Retardation - Missing Children - Organ Donation - T - steeler1 Troop and Military Support - Amber Alert - Bladder Cancer - Endometriosis - Equality - Liver Cancer - Liver Disease - Missing Children - POW/MIA - Spina Bifida - Suicide - steeler58 

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    Great pictures!! Like Christmas in April.
    Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
    Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
    -Vince Lombardi

    Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are. ― John Wooden
    Sandy Hook Elementary......Lest We Forget
    See my profile for my tanks and what fish I keep

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