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post #1 of 7 Old 03-16-2009, 04:19 PM Thread Starter
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Hello.

What's up, guys and gals. I originally came to ask about my crayfish, as my first post shows, but I see there's a lot of information here, and hopefully some cool people, so I decided to introduce myself.

I guess I've had a fishtank around me my whole life. As a young un' my father kept a 10 gallon tank with an assortment of Wal-Mart fish, but he was the one who mostly kept up with it. I did have an interest in it enough to coax him into getting a fiddler crab, and I built a staircase out of legos for it to get to air.

But now I'm older and have my own place, and I decided about a year ago to start up a tank of my own. I wanted to go saltwater but my woman convinced me that the start-up and up-keep might be too much for a first go-around so we settled on freshwater. We got a 55 gallon tank from Petsmart as a gift and purchased an under tank pump/filter system as was recommended by her father. We kind of went overboard on buying fish, I guess, and now we have 25 or so. They've grown considerably.

Here's my tank:

First Tank - 55 gallon Freshwater fish tank

Leave me a comment, let me know what you think.

Thanks.
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post #2 of 7 Old 03-16-2009, 05:16 PM
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hello and welcome.
i hope you will be happy here with us.
your tank is beautiful. !

when you set up a new tank,hide an extra
sponge or two behind some decor,that way you have
something seeded for you next filter.
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post #3 of 7 Old 03-16-2009, 06:09 PM
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Hello!
Welcome to the forum!!!
Your tank looks very nice! Looks like a nice sized bala. I have 3 of them myself.
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post #4 of 7 Old 03-16-2009, 06:33 PM
Hello and welcome to FishForum.
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post #5 of 7 Old 03-16-2009, 06:40 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks!
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post #6 of 7 Old 03-16-2009, 10:59 PM
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Hi Tom! very nice! and everything looks healthy Congrats!
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post #7 of 7 Old 03-17-2009, 12:42 AM
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