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    Cool Whoops...I've done it...!

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    ...I just bought a 4 foot tank (350 litre), cabinet, and four 9L bags of ADA Amazonia from my LFS. They matched the amazing online deal I found. I'm stunned, but delighted.

    It's being delivered at the end of next week so I'll have to relocate my current tank to the spare room this weekend to make way for it! How exciting. I feel a journal coming on.

    Now I've made that decision I can concentrate on my flora and fauna stocking list. to add to my cories, otos and cherry barbs.
    "Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." Carl Sagan

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

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    Sounds great! I look foreward to seeing it set up.

    Liters to Gallons conversion calculator

    "Keeping fish for any period of time doesn't make you experienced if you're doing it wrong. What does, is acknowledging those mistakes and learning from them." ~Aeonflame
    your argument is invalid." ~Mommy1

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    LOL, I don't think there was any "Whoops" about this.......

    Congrats on the new set-up

    I've looking forward reading and seeing pics of this new set-up as it comes together
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
    Fishless Cycle Cycling with Fish Marine Aquarium Info [URL=""]

  4. #4

    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Ontario, Canada

    Awards Showcase

    Thanks for the birthday wishes - mommy1 and gift - mommy1 Thanks for the rep - Cliff Thanks for the rep, have a cool one on me, Cheers - Cliff Thanks and a new fish for the tank - glarior 
    Thanks for the gorgeous slide show! - fishmommie Thanks for the rep the other day - Cliff It's a Sudbury Saturday Night, Cheers - Cliff Hockey finals can not be watched without a hockey pop or two - Cliff Thanks for the rep :) - Greentoads41 
    Troop and Military Support - Amber Alert - Bladder Cancer - Endometriosis - Equality - Liver Cancer - Liver Disease - Missing Children - POW/MIA - Spina Bifida - Suicide - Strider199 


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    The adventure begins! Good for you firefly. Take your time setting it up. Take lots of pictures as you go. You know the drill, hehehe.
    Warning; Bulldog Pleco guarding my Sons tank now..

    Please remember; every keystroke has a consequence.

  5. #5

    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Elgin, Illinois USA

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    Thanks for the nomination :) - steeler58 Thanks 4 help - pRED T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 T.G.I.F. - showmebutterfly Thanks for sharing your knowledge! - Silbar 
    Happy Easter - fishmommie You stumped me! - Slaphppy7 Congrats on 5,000 posts! - Slaphppy7 For your 3 year anniversary - Boundava Here's to three great years ;-) - steeler58 
    Cesarean Sections - Headaches - Hospice Care - Multiple Myeloma - gronlaura 


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    Congrats on the new tank purchase!!!

    Here comes a journal........
    My 75 gal Journal & My Dual 29 gal Journal
    75 gal - Smudge Spot Cories, Pristella Tetras, Scissortail & Red Tail Rasboras, Zebra Danios, Wild Caught BNP
    29 gals - Left Tank - Diamond Tetras. Right Tank - Harlequin Rasboras, Peacock Gudgeons
    Future 40 Long - Panda Garras & Glowlight Danios

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

  6. #6

    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    A little further from sanity

    Awards Showcase

    for the fun game! - SeaLady Thank you very very much!! - Compass Love the games. Thank you :) - rebecca_finny TGIF! - showmebutterfly Thanks for your help & points. - metweezer 
    Nice to see you around again. enjoy the pie - fishmommie Thanks! :) I try! - Compass Happy Christmas! - Slaphppy7 Thanks so much for everything. - metweezer Thanks for the rep friend :) - Compass 


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    Woohoo! I look forward to the journal and expect LOTS of pictures!
    If it's called tourist season why can't I shoot them?
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    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.
    A moderator on a fish forum should be able to identify an oscar... Don't you think?

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    Cheers, yes. I'm excited (and feel I may have spent money I don't have)!

    My steps planned so far:
    1. Move current tank to spare room (that'll probably take me all day!)
    2. Set up new tank with substrate and one additional piece of bogwood (yet to purchase).
    3. Cycle tank and allow substrate to leech ammonia until it stops.
    4. Transfer stock, current bogwood, plants, and external filter to new tank.
    5. Clean old tank until it is immaculate - then sell it! (at least that's the plan)

    It'll be at least ten days until I start a journal...but my trusty compact will be at the ready to document the process.
    "Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." Carl Sagan

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

  8. #8

    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Northeast Pennsylvania

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    Beer makes monday not suck so bad.. - Sandz In honor of Steelers 5k posts! - Sandz Couldn't give you rep, yet, but you deserve it with your contributions in the Discus/Angel thread.  Thanks! - KevinVA T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Just for you being you! - Slaphppy7 
    pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie Have a Rummy nose for oldtimes sake ;-) - steeler58 Congrats on 2,000 post! - Slaphppy7 Sorry to hear about the loss of your Cat :( - steeler58 Merry Christmas - steeler58 


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    That's awesome! I'm so excited for you, can't wait to read more :D

  9. #9

    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Gods Country, Eastern High Sierras, California

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    TGIF, you are sorely missed! - Slaphppy7 Happy 3 year anniversary - fishmommie Happy Anniversary to the BEST terta guy I know! - Taurus Happy 3rd! - Rue No Message - Boundava 
    For your 3 year anniversary - Boundava because you're you! - RiversGirl Thanks for the rep! - BluewaterBoof T.G.I.C.I.D.! - Slaphppy7 Thanks for all the encouragement! - DebinWhitmore 
    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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    Glad you decided to do 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
    See my profile for my tanks and what fish I keep

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    Yea! A new tank, a new journal and maybe, just maybe, some people around here who shall NOT remain nameless (Sandz, Taurus, Steeler, Mojo, Hardy, KevinVA) will stop bugging me about a 300 gallon tank.
    You go girl!
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, apple & nerite snails
    15 g FW planted:crown tail betta, neons, pygmy cory, clown pleco,apple & nerite snails
    90 g FW planted:congos, rainbows, roseline sharks, swordtails, ottos,krib pair, ABNP, peppered cories, apple snails
    90 Gal Journal:
    fishless cycling:
    fish in cycling:

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