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    Hello! I am new to this site and to fish keeping! I hope that this place will give me some great pointers and excellent advice.

    So far I am in my first week of cycling. I am cycling with fish ( I am well aware of the big to cycle or not to cycle with fish. I went with what made most sense to me since I was once a biology major and have a great understanding about how chemicals, cells, etc work).

    So far I have two Zebra Danios in my tank. I had three but the other one was dead when I woke one morning. He had inflamed gills so I knew to do a partial water change.

    I know that you don't want to cycle a tank with fish that you're not going to keep but I intend to keep these guys. They're as ADD as I am and I think they're funny to watch.

    Anyways, everyone in my household thinks I'm crazy investing in this tank so I wanted to have some aquarium buddies to help me since I am certainly not getting that at home.

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    Welcome to the forum.
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    Welcome to the community

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    Welcome to the AC...
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    Hi and welcome...cycling with fish can be tedious, patience is key
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    Indeed. It is stressful. Not only to the fish but to me. I'm constantly paranoid that I'm doing something wrong. So all I've been doing is keeping it simple. Water Conditioner ( or stress coat if I feel they're in need of a therapy session), tons of partial water changes when I notice any weird behavior, and lots of patience. My parents of course are not helping with their crude remarks but oh well. That's why I came to this site. They won't help me ( one thinks I shouldn't even do water changes! Oh how cruel! So that's why I came to this site. I knew that if anyone could help it would be you guys.

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