Originally Posted by newb_love4fish
i dont have a tank yet but i thought i would gather information first before doing that
That was a great decision, one that I didn't make months ago when I started!
Read up on cycling, it is a pain to wait to put in fish, but well worth it! There are great sticky threads around here that will help tremendously, but never hesitate to ask questions. There is a ton of knowledge floating around this site and everybody is very friendly with their help.
Also, WELCOME TO THE BOARD! :D