This forum uses cookies
This forum makes use of cookies to store your login information if you are registered, and your last visit if you are not. Cookies are small text documents stored on your computer; the cookies set by this forum can only be used on this website and pose no security risk. Cookies on this forum also track the specific topics you have read and when you last read them. Please confirm whether you accept or reject these cookies being set.

A cookie will be stored in your browser regardless of choice to prevent you being asked this question again. You will be able to change your cookie settings at any time using the link in the footer.

<
[-]
Latest Threads
Greetings from Manchester
Last Post: Kapulot
Today 12:17 AM
» Replies: 2
» Views: 16
Brown & toilet paper like bits!
Last Post: Kapulot
Today 12:14 AM
» Replies: 2
» Views: 29
Lunar's new tank
Last Post: Colin Whitworth
Yesterday 10:38 PM
» Replies: 100
» Views: 1806
Operation Bankruptcy
Last Post: KevB
Yesterday 09:36 PM
» Replies: 462
» Views: 41501
Annie’s Tank - Bikini Bottom
Last Post: debiharry
Yesterday 09:26 PM
» Replies: 883
» Views: 39726
Wingnut55's Juwel Rio 450 LED
Last Post: Hanlou
Yesterday 09:09 PM
» Replies: 1783
» Views: 267437
Little project
Last Post: Mark_Wood
Yesterday 08:58 PM
» Replies: 33
» Views: 410
High nitrites during cycle
Last Post: DrHouse
Yesterday 08:54 PM
» Replies: 6
» Views: 45
Betta + tetra feeding.. How?
Last Post: Jen1981
Yesterday 08:35 PM
» Replies: 6
» Views: 67
Han's Shrimpy Scape!
Last Post: Hanlou
Yesterday 08:31 PM
» Replies: 29
» Views: 425
Marty's tank log
Last Post: Marty.h
Yesterday 06:58 PM
» Replies: 252
» Views: 5697
Going bigger
Last Post: piker
Yesterday 06:50 PM
» Replies: 67
» Views: 1397
Angelfish "experts" re sick Manacapuru
Last Post: Alex34
Yesterday 06:34 PM
» Replies: 11
» Views: 125
One of my danios is missing
Last Post: jacksdad
Yesterday 05:46 PM
» Replies: 7
» Views: 95
Wiggles tank
Last Post: Wiggles
Yesterday 05:18 PM
» Replies: 66
» Views: 1799

Hello from Essex
#1
Hiya,

Only joined this week so thought would pop a hello.! I'd been interested in joining an aquarium forum to help my knowledge pick up some valuable pointers along my journey.

Very inexperienced having only bought my daughter her first aquarium a few years ago (a Marina Mermaid tank - yes I went there for the 1st, what can i say she picked the pink one)

Anyhoo, it reignited a long standing want of an aquarium for me so i jumped.at the opportunity and loved keeping our platy's, - i figured i couldn't be doing it all wrong as the originals gave birth to the older two we have now.

Have a 30l biorb now.. learning all the time. My best learns being when facing the problems; the first pea souper algae bloom for example. 

Nice to be here and look forward to the forum

D
Reply
Thanks given by:
#2
Hi & welcome 😀
150l
Apistogramma Hongsloi (Basil & Bertha), Ember Tetras, Sulawesi & Nerite snail, Pygmy Cory & fry (C Hastatus), Oto’s, emerald eyes, 2 Honey Gouramis (Sam & Dean), Ghost Shrimp & not forgetting the 3 orphaned mosquito raspboras
40l
Betta Splendens (Kung Fu Bob), Nerite snail, Salt & Pepper Pygmy Cory
100l (I think.....)
2 Fancy Goldfish (2 Ronnie’s) & their 2 snail friends, Woody & Buzz
Reply
Thanks given by:
#3
Hello and welcome to
 😇 Heaven doesn’t want me...
And Hell is afraid I’ll take over! 😈
Reply
Thanks given by:
#4
what part of Essex.
Reply
Thanks given by:
#5
Hello D and welcome to the forum Smile
Reply
Thanks given by:
#6
Welcome to the forum. Smile
If at first you don't succeed....
...get someone else to do it! Big Grin

Enjoy your fish, shrimps and snails!
Ian

All my posts are from a desktop.
Mobiles are way too complicated for me, although I do have one now. Wink
Reply
Thanks given by:
#7
Welcome Dylan, from another Newbie.
The voices in my head may not be real, but they have some great ideas!
Reply
Thanks given by:
#8
Hi , not been on long myself
Reply
Thanks given by:
#9
Hello and welcome to the site. Nice that your interest in fish keeping was sparked again. Hopefully your daughter is still enjoying it too. So is it just plateys you have , if you get chance post a pic (click the imgur button on left to add pics) we love pics here Wink
Enjoy the forum.
Bikini Bottom - 168l
Bronze, Peppered  & Albino Cory, Black Widows, Cherry Barbs, Green Tiger Barb (rescues), Amanos.
The Kremlin - 58l 
Bronze Corys.
Reply
Thanks given by:
#10
Thanks all, yeah she is still interested it's been good for her.

Fish wise i have only kept platies as i am worried the 30l would be too small to introduce any other types - especially if they started having babies like the originals did so have kept around 3-4 max.

I do have two amano shrimp and a snail that have been merrily entertaining themselves.. i could watch the shrimp scavenge all day find so interesting
Reply
Thanks given by:
#11
Hello and welcome to Wink 

Ian.
Juwel Rio 450 LED

[Image: J81tL24l.jpg]
Tank 80% stocked  Smile
Reply
Thanks given by:


Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)