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post #1 of 6 Old 03-02-2007, 09:16 PM Thread Starter
Now that you all saved my tank...I'll say hi!

Hi everyone! Thanks for all your help in the emergency section over the past few days.

I got into keeping fish when I was 16 or 17. I started with goldfish and was clueless. All I knew was they were pretty and change the filter once in a while. So once they all died because of my water quality, a new concept to me since it was just water, my lfs suggested ciclids due to the hard water in the area. I did well with them for 2 years and once again that water quality thing came up but I was determined. So I tried mollys. I went to bed one night and had 6 mollys and when I woke up, I had more than 200!! I was still working on water quality, not I had babies?! So I gave up once I saw the bigger fish eat all the babies. I brought the fish back to my lfs.

Now that I'm older, have a good job and my own house, my ultimate goal is a biotope. No plastic plants in my tank, they just look fake. I would love to have a heavily planted tank for my swordtails and guppies to play in and have babies. I have 3 male swords, 6 female swords, 2 pair of fancy guppies, 1 very pretty pleco, 2 clown loach and 1 albino bala shark who doesn't really fit in but is peaceful with the other fish in a 30gallon tank. Right now it's lightly planted sinc this is my first try at live plants. I want to get a feel for them and see how I do before I spend $100+ on plants. My son who is 2 is learnig everything as we go along so hopefully we'll share the same love for fish and the ocean. My first love will always be Great Whites but there a bit to big to keep in my living room so my little friends keep me company.
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post #2 of 6 Old 03-02-2007, 09:48 PM
hello :D , njs where its at 8)
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post #3 of 6 Old 03-02-2007, 10:06 PM Thread Starter
Somewhere between Toms River, Freehold and Cherry Hill. There all the same distance depending on where your coming from. Know where Ft Dix/McGuire is?

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post #4 of 6 Old 03-03-2007, 01:08 AM
Welcome Holly.

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post #5 of 6 Old 03-03-2007, 04:40 AM
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Welcome to the forum Holly, it's good to have you with us :)

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post #6 of 6 Old 03-03-2007, 05:41 AM
welcome to the forum, i hope you like it here.
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