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View Poll Results: how did you start?

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  • coldwater

    13 54.17%
  • freshwater or saltwater

    11 45.83%
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  1. #1

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    ive always been a lover of goldfish and any coldwater fish, with coldwater this how i started and am now a full freshwater keeper except koi in the pond,
    have many of you other fishkeepers started with coldwater or did you just start with freshwater/saltwater?
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    i started with a 3 ft tank with mystery snails (mum didnt like the idea of fish?) then she saw how dull the tank was and how it was boring, i suggested a few goldfish... i ended up 7 or 8 in the end lol. so i had the goldfish for years then i progressed onto tropicals a few years back
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    started with tropical. My 2' 19g started with 7 neons and 3 male guppies.

    50G Tank - Kyathit Danios, Zebra Danio, Swordtails, Silver Hatchetfish, Platy, Gold Barbs, Cherry Barbs, Bolivian Rams, Apisto, Zebra Loaches.
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    My first tank was a coldwater saltwaer tank with young soles, cods and anglerfish. Or perhaps I kept some crabs before that. I don´t know.

    After that it had been nothing but tropical freshwater but I would like to give saltwater another go.
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    I started with some fancy goldfish and it grew from there.

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    coldwater is still freshwater..... maybe coldwater versus tropical or saltwater three cats.... Good pol though anyway...

    I went freshwater.....
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    Can't vote. Started with both. ;*)

    But yeah goldies are my fav. Then bettas. ;*)
    Last edited by relsoft; 04-11-2008 at 12:57 AM.
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    Freshwater, tropical planted. My community fish were actually an afterthought to the planted tank.
    -75g FW community, planted
    -10g FW guppies, planted
    -44g Terrarium, tree frog, various plants.

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    well I gues I would say both kinda, I started with goldfish and some freshwater fish in a 10g tank that was heated...The heater heated the tank up too much and killed the goldfish, so after that it was all tropical fish for me.
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    Very interesting results here! Started with tropical tanks. Have one coldwater tank now.
    8 tanks running now:
    1x 220 gallon, 2x55 gallon, 1x40 gallon long, 1x29 gallon, 1x20 gallon long, 1x5.5 gallon, 1x2 gallon
    Gouramis, barbs, rasboras, plecos, corys, tetras, fancy guppies, swordtails, ottos, rainbow shark, upside-down catfish, snails, and Max and Sparkles the bettas.

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