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post #1 of 7 Old 09-19-2011, 12:29 PM Thread Starter
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Hello everyone!

I am new here and new to the world of fish as well. I joined because I'm hoping to get an aquarium started up soon but I want to know what I'm doing first. I started a thread with some questions I have so if anyone has any advice for me please feel free to share!

Other than that I am 22, in college (hopefully graduating soon), work as a receptionist at my vet's office. My passion in life is horses. I love to ride. I'm looking forward to getting to know the people here and learning a lot!
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post #2 of 7 Old 09-19-2011, 12:38 PM
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Welcome!!! I have gotten great advise on here so far!! Good Luck!

Thanks for your feedback!
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Lucy, Laverne, Lilly (spotted corys)
The Rios (5 von rio tetras)
The Red Eye (3 red eye tetras)
Raphael (raphael catfish)
Sky (Neon dwarf Gourami)
Norman (powder blue dwarf Gourami)
Red (Fire- Red dwarf Gourami)
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post #3 of 7 Old 09-19-2011, 01:00 PM
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Hello and welcome to TFK Happy that you found us.
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post #4 of 7 Old 09-19-2011, 01:19 PM
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Welcome! as long as you are willing to take the advice given here, you will learn a lot. there are a lot of very knowledgeable people here who will answer pretty much any question you have.
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post #5 of 7 Old 09-26-2011, 12:37 PM
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Welcome to Tropical Fish Keeping forum, and the hobby. Glad you are doing your research first; many of us got our first tank, had trouble and lost fish, then looked for help. You're doing it the better way.

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The aquarist is one who must learn the ways of the biologist, the chemist, and the veterinarian. [unknown source]

Something we all need to remember: The fish you've acquired was quite happy not being owned by you, minding its own business. If you’re going to take it under your wing then you’re responsible for it. Every aspect of its life is under your control, from water quality and temperature to swimming space. [Nathan Hill in PFK]
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post #6 of 7 Old 09-26-2011, 03:50 PM
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hello and welcome.

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 #7 of 7 Old 09-30-2011, 02:04 PM
Hello. Lots of information on this site. Take a look at the Tropical Fish Profiles, tab at top of page. It has lots of info about all kinds of fish, as well as plants
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