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08-29-2010, 01:57 AM #1Junior Member Guppy
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New guy saying hello
Hey guys, just wanted to jump in and say hello
I am semi new to the hobby as I used to care for fish as a youngster. At 28, I want to start up a tank again
I wanted to say that the free ebook has provided me with lots of new knowledge and I am grateful that it is around:)
Currently I am in the planning stages for my new set-up. I was originally going to buy new but decided that used would save me a bunch of cash. have a few possible tanks that I am inquiring about. Two are 29 gallon tanks, and one being a 68 gallon osaka 260. Im thinking the 68 gallon may be a bit large, but it is such a beautiful tank:)
cya all around:)
08-29-2010, 02:10 AM #2
hello and welcome!When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
Brutal honesty will be shown on this screen.
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.
Tolerance is a great thing to have, so is the ability to shut up.
I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you.
08-29-2010, 02:11 AM #3
Welcome to the AC!75G Planted Discus Tank- 6 Discus, 5 Neon Tetra, 4 Clown Loach, 3 Akysis Catfish, and 1 BN Pleco
20GH FW Crab Tank- 10 Geosesarma Sp. "Bicolor"
20GH Toad Tank- 4 Firebellied Toads
08-29-2010, 02:11 AM #4
Welcome to the AC forum! IMO start with a smaller tank and then move up. It can be very frustrating if you start too large. I'd go with one of the 29g's.26 gallon planted- 1 Black Angelfish, 1 Clown Pleco, Community of Ghost Shrimp
3 gallon- Male orange VT betta "Mojave"
Read about my fish in my blog:http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...wjournal&j=467
08-29-2010, 02:13 AM #5
Welcome to the forum
Good to hear you read the ebookIf you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
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08-29-2010, 11:20 AM #6
Welcome to the AC....
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08-29-2010, 01:10 PM #7
Welcome to the AC! I have a differnet opinion on the purchase of a tank. I would get the bigger one, because I think bigger tanks are easier to take care off, plus you have more choices with stocking. Go for it!
08-29-2010, 01:13 PM #8
Howdy and welcome to the forum, Johan!
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08-29-2010, 02:00 PM #9
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08-29-2010, 06:26 PM #10