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    Hi everyone,

    My name is Lillian, and I'm a student in my last year of college. My boyfriend recently started working in a pet store, and has since become obsessed with keeping fish. We bought a 10-gallon aquarium kit yesterday, and put the gravel in it today. We are still looking into kinds of fish and trying to determine what we're going to put in there before we decide what plants and things to add, which is how I ended up here.

    Besides becoming a new fish parent, I have a dog named Georgia, a husky/shepherd mix. Anyway, we are very happy to be here and to meet you all!

    -Lillian

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    Hi and welcome to AC. We are happy to have you here!
    Do as I say. Not as I do.

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    Yes indeed, welcome to forum.
    Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
    Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
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    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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    Hello and welcome to the Wonderful Ac . Glad to have you with us .
    ask ?'s and change some water pair of JD's and loving it.

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    Welcome to AC! There are lots of knowledgeable people here. The advice you'll get here will be straight forward and honest. A 10 gallon tank is how it starts. I went from that to a 110 gallon lol. In a 10 gallon be very careful what fish you get. Research the size the fish will be when they are adults. Also research what fish do well with each other. If you have ANY questions feel free to ask :)
    110 Gallon New World Cichlid Tank
    Tiger Oscar, Large Common Pleco, Blood Red Parrot, A lot of Black Convicts.

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    Welcome to the AC...
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    You're getting old when you get the same sensation from a rocking chair that you once got from a roller coaster.

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    welcome indeed!

    A 10g means more care in the research but there's tons of nice things you could do with it. ( I can think of a few as I type this)

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    Welcome. But, first things first. Read up on cycling your tank before any fish are added. This could take a few weeks before it's ready for inhabitants. Patience, then the fun. While cycling, there's plenty of time to window shop for fish and then read up on each one that interests you to see if they will be happy in the environment you provide. And of course, post here where members who have experience with your choices can give you valuable information.

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    Welc0me!!
    G00d call SueD , +1 t0 that.
    When in d0ubt read it until it makes sense, then read it again!

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    Welcome to the AC...be sure to follow SueD's advice, and read as many of the "stickies" in the beginner's section that you can
    10 Gallon Beginner Tank... Journal
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