|Pikkie ||10-01-2010 04:37 PM |
Hello from South Africa
Hello TFK. Im a novice fishkeeper from South Africa. Ive been lurking around TFK for about 3 weeks and found the articles and posts on here most resourceful. At the moment i dont have an aqaurium, but im am doing research for a new setup. I have had previous experiences with fishkeeping so not all is new. I believe this website will be of great assistance for my new found passion for fishkeeping. and that it will be a blast here in TFK. :D
Thank you very much
|willow ||10-01-2010 05:26 PM |
hello and welcome. :-)
|aunt kymmie ||10-02-2010 12:14 AM |
Welcome to TFK, Pikkie. We're glad you decided to join us and leave your lurking ways behind, lol. We'll have fun following your tank setup/build. What type of fish are you considering?
|tanker ||10-02-2010 01:28 AM |
Welcome to the forum.
|Romad ||10-02-2010 07:47 AM |
Hi Pikkie :wave:
We're glad you decided to come on board. Are you thinking of saltwater or freshwater?
Welcome! I can't wait to hear all about your new build. Tell us more... what are you thinking for tank size, fish, salt or fresh?
|Pikkie ||10-02-2010 12:19 PM |
Hi and thanks for the hospitality. lol. Wont lurk around anymore. I believe ill have just as much fun following existing member's setups as youll have following mine.
I am a fan of planted FW setups, but did not have much success with them so far. Thats why im doing some research now. As i want i planted aqaurium, i havent really considered what fish i want to keep, maybe ill opt for a densely planted thank with a school of neons, or a community.
I want to get a 4 Foot setup ( 48"x23.6"x17.71", LxHxW), approximately 65 Gallons. Not exactly sure about what lighting i want to use because ive read about the WPG rule that should be only used as a guideline, and i wont have the budget for too expensive CO2 systems used in hi tech planted aqauriums today. And for filter choice im considering to use a sump, but unsure about the return pump and sump design. But at least i have lots of time to research and figure things out.
I am currently shopping around for a tank. almost look like ill be getting a better deal buying a new tank than a second hand one, but ill be patient, since im only planning to set up in january next year.
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