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Old 04-13-2009, 12:30 PM   #1
 
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Hi! Newbie here!

Hello Fish Forumers!

I'm quite new, both here and in the aquatics hobby. Actually, I haven't actually started yet! I've got my small outdoor pond built up but it's still dry, since I haven't bought any pumps, plants, or fish yet. I'm planning to keep a few koi and/or goldfish there.

My dad used to keep an aquarium when I was young, though he had to stop when he had to work in a faraway place. That, aside from the occasional trips to pet shops and oceanariums to look at fish, are my exposures to this wonderful hobby, which I now plan to delve (or dive! XD) into.

Thanks and I hope to have fun and learn with you guys.

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Old 04-13-2009, 12:36 PM   #2
 
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Hi there and welcome to the forum!! Warning: Fishkeeping (and the forum) is highly addicting
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Old 04-13-2009, 12:41 PM   #3
 
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I agree with you! I haven't even started and I've spent many hours researching on it already!

I'm a fresh college grad and currently unemployed (probably will be for the next few months) so I've decided to spend my free time setting up a pond. Playing too much video games is bad for the eyes so fishkeeping is quite the healthy alternative.
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Old 04-13-2009, 02:28 PM   #4
 
Hello and welcome to FishForum.
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Old 04-13-2009, 02:34 PM   #5
 
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Hello & welcome to the fish forum!
A pond in the yard, hope all your hard work pays off and you enjoy your fish when you get them. Planting a pond would be alot of fun too.
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Old 04-13-2009, 03:24 PM   #6
 
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hello and welcome.
if you are able to show any pictures of your progress that would be great.
i think Koi are very beautiful fish.
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Old 04-14-2009, 04:09 PM   #7
 
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Hello and welcome to FishForum adiumroot. Good luck with the pond and goldfish - I look forward to seeing pictures
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Old 04-15-2009, 11:04 AM   #8
 
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I'm a fresh college grad and currently unemployed (probably will be for the next few months) so I've decided to spend my free time setting up a pond. Playing too much video games is bad for the eyes so fishkeeping is quite the healthy alternative.
See if you like me, I solved the delima with setting up my tank next to my TV and xbox....I got the best of both worlds!!!

Welcome and hello!!
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Old 04-16-2009, 07:56 PM   #9
 
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Welcome to the forum.
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