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Hi everyone
I am retired, and with my wife we have started a new tank just a few weeks ago
Some 40+ years ago I kept tropical fish, this was in the days of underbid filters and noisy air pumps, my how things have changed
We came to a new tank after 'house sitting for family which included a dog, a parrot and a goldfish!
The worst of grandparent nightmares acmes when we found said goldfish dead on counter top; after some searching we found a Tropical aquaria shop that saved our bacon as it were, replacement fish plus lots of good info to put things right. I'd never kept Goldfish so no experience at all
We enjoyed our experience and it drew us to where we are now, in the highly technical hobby of 'water keeping' the fish apparently come with it.
Filter, pH Ch KH etc etc. all new to me, but its fun and our 58 Ltr tank with one guppy and four mollies looks lovely now, but have we had a journey!
Anyway, thats probably enough for now, hope everyone is keeping as safe as they can during this pandemic.
We are so fortunate to have the health service we have, we thank them all for their hard work and dedication

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Hello and welcome to AF-UK :)

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Welcome mate. It's good on here but expensive.
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60L betta tank: 1 Delta betta (Stan), 7 rasbora 4 sterbai cory.
5ft 425L no water yet just wood.

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Hello and welcome :]
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350l medium sized fish community

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Greetings. :]
Ring-a-ring o' roses, a pocket full of posies, A-tishoo! A-tishoo! we all fall down! :dodgy2:
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I have come to the conclusion over the years that all fish have a serious drink problem! :]

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Welcome to the forum. :)

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Andys temperate tank wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 19:26 pm
Welcome mate. It's good on here but expensive.
:D :D Only if you "buy first, ask questions later" ROFL

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Ric wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 13:07 pm
Andys temperate tank wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 19:26 pm
Welcome mate. It's good on here but expensive.
:D :D Only if you "buy first, ask questions later" ROFL
If I'd have asked first you all would have told me to buy the
Big tank set anyway so it's still expensive. :grin:
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...but who forced you? ;)

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Ric wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 13:13 pm
...but who forced you? ;)
I'm gonna blame @Martinspuddle
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