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  1. #1

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    As helpful and friendly as most of the folks here are, there just doesn't seem to be the activity there was only a few years ago. So many of the older members have ceased posting, and a lot of them could help the newbies if they would just come on here now and then. Life does intervene -- and sometimes interferes -- and even if the old timers are no longer in the hobby, they could still give advice and share their fishkeeping experiences.

    Where IS everyone?

    Lady Hobbs,
    Rue,
    Old Sailor,
    Jaster,
    Sarkasmo,
    Cliff,
    Wild Turkey,
    Lab Rat,
    Brhino,
    Goldfarb, (I never did find out how the kitten plans finally panned out, or did they?)
    Cyberra (who kept those beautiful Betta tanks)
    Scrup,
    Aeonflame,
    and several others who used to post regularly.

    We always welcome new members, of course, and hope they'll become as active as these older ones once were. But wouldn't it be nice if the latter would continue to chime in, at least once in awhile?
    20 gal. high: planted; 5 white cloud minnows, 4 golden White Clouds, several RCS, 2 blue shrimp, 5 Amano shrimp, several snails; Azoo air. 65 gal: planted; 6 rosy barbs, 6 yellow glofish, 3 red glofish, 3 zebra danios, 5 white cloud minnows, 3 dojo loaches, 6 crimson spot rainbow fish, 12 large Amano Shrimp, several snails; AC110.

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    You name many members who I greatly miss, and who haven't posted in a very long time, even before the site started having constant issues
    10 Gallon Beginner Tank... Journal
    40 Gallon Breeder: ... Journal
    29 Gallon: ... Journal

    “If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went” - Will Rogers

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    I also miss all of the older and not so old members who have stopped posting here for one reason or another. I sometimes feel like I am writing to myself in my fish Journals.
    5.5g- Shrimp tank
    Tub Tanks
    5g Opa Ulae salty tank
    Fish room-*pending*


    TUB tanks:
    5.5 Shrimp Tanks
    Goldfish Tank
    Fish Room
    Salty Shrimp


    DebinWhitmore

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    I don't know all the old members, but this is a very sleepy web site. I'll make an effort to post more often and I hope more of you people will do the same.

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    Very few newbies and few questions/issues from old-timers. I do like to follow existing members, though, as they add to or change up their tanks.

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    Troop and Military Support - Amber Alert - Bladder Cancer - Endometriosis - Equality - Liver Cancer - Liver Disease - Missing Children - POW/MIA - Spina Bifida - Suicide - steeler58   Breast Cancer - Birth Parents - steeler58   Cancer - Epilepsy - Foster Care - Gynecological Cancer - Rett Syndrome - aquariumlover10   Cancer - Epilepsy - Foster Care - Gynecological Cancer - Rett Syndrome - gronlaura   Breast Cancer - Birth Parents - SeaLady   

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    Quote Originally Posted by fissh View Post
    I don't know all the old members, but this is a very sleepy web site. I'll make an effort to post more often and I hope more of you people will do the same.
    It used to be very busy...the site was upgraded to a new server, and we've had problems ever since, that's when the activity took a nosedive
    10 Gallon Beginner Tank... Journal
    40 Gallon Breeder: ... Journal
    29 Gallon: ... Journal

    “If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went” - Will Rogers

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    Even though the old members may have few questions or issues, because they've become quite experienced at fish keeping, they still could assist the newbies. They can still come on here and give good advice and also share some of their experiences with the newcomers. And even under the best conditions, new issues for them could still arise, and they could still benefit from troubleshooting here.

    I've found the problems with the new server not all that stifling. I don't use some of the features that others have been having problems with, so maybe I haven't been as affected by the new system as some other members have.

    For those of you who used to post here -- quit being strangers. William should eventually be able to iron out all the bugs.
    20 gal. high: planted; 5 white cloud minnows, 4 golden White Clouds, several RCS, 2 blue shrimp, 5 Amano shrimp, several snails; Azoo air. 65 gal: planted; 6 rosy barbs, 6 yellow glofish, 3 red glofish, 3 zebra danios, 5 white cloud minnows, 3 dojo loaches, 6 crimson spot rainbow fish, 12 large Amano Shrimp, several snails; AC110.

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    I have been stopping by and reading; but, have not been posting. I do have lots of updates though. Ill post a couple. :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boundava View Post
    I sometimes feel like I am writing to myself in my fish Journals.
    I read your journals
    Sil's 2nd Time Around 75G...Journal
    Sil's 75G...Journal
    Sil's 20L...Journal
    Sil's 10G...Journal

    RIP Deb, we miss you.

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    I know and greatly appreciate all feedback. Thanks Sil
    5.5g- Shrimp tank
    Tub Tanks
    5g Opa Ulae salty tank
    Fish room-*pending*


    TUB tanks:
    5.5 Shrimp Tanks
    Goldfish Tank
    Fish Room
    Salty Shrimp


    DebinWhitmore

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