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Thread: 40 Years of Fish Keeping!
02-09-2013, 04:02 AM #1
40 Years of Fish Keeping!
Hello fellow fish keepers!
I started keeping fish in my early teens... nearly 40 years ago. Since then, I've almost always had at least one tank running, sometimes many more. I've had several fish for over 10 years, my oldest is a lohachata botia Yo Yo loach, who I still have and is soon to pass 20 years of age! (he/she may have already)
I look forward to meeting all of you, and discussing all things fish.
02-09-2013, 04:08 AM #2
Welcome to the forumIf you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
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02-09-2013, 04:17 AM #3
Welcome to the community
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02-09-2013, 04:17 AM #4
Welcome to the forum. Can't wait to hear more about your experience.
02-09-2013, 04:18 AM #5
Wecome you and your experiance to the forum.Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
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See my profile for my tanks and what fish I keep
02-09-2013, 04:33 AM #6
welcome to the a.c.
02-09-2013, 05:28 AM #7
Hello and welcome.When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
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I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
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02-09-2013, 09:27 AM #8
Welcome to the AC....
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02-09-2013, 09:39 AM #9
Welcome to the forum! Glad to have your experience here!
Loaches as a species tend to have very long lives when taken care of correctly. I think I read somewhere that Shedd's Aquarium has had one on display since 1938! What an incredible fish loaches are.Money can't buy happiness, but it sure can pay the rent.
02-09-2013, 03:34 PM #10
Loving the screen name! Now we need to find George Stickle!FW: 1 45gal, 1 40gal, 3 10gal, 3 30gal all community tanks of different species
Sw: 1 55gal, 1 30gal show, 1 29gal show, 1 20gal and 2 10's