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Old 11-24-2006, 07:36 PM   #1
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your best advice?

I cannot seem to get enough!! I've just started my first aquarium (an Aquapod 24). It is less than 6 weeks old but already it's too small. I've replaced it with a 55 my boyfriend found at a garage sale last week.

Now the new tank has water in it and I will make the switch with my livestock and rock as soon as new lightbulbs arrive... The problem is I've now found another!!

This next 55 I can get for free!! I'm picking it up tomorrow in a neighboring city. I'm planning to plumb these into a central sump and use the second tank for propagation only.. I'm planning on farming softies for myself and friends.

Now I realize this is happening very fast but I'm having a blast and learning a lot quickly. My question is: what's your best advice for the newly addicted?
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I`m excited about your plans but the only thing I would say is too go slow. That advice is always needed no matter how long you`ve been in the hobby.
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Old 11-25-2006, 01:14 PM   #3
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1. Go slow
2. research, research, research
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Hee hee hee... All good advice and thanks to each of you. I will use it! (This is Becks by the way.. I had trouble logging in and had to register a new User ID)
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Yes I think we figured that out. Good luck on your tank
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Best three pieces of advice I have ever seen are:

1) Research
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3) Research again

You can never research enough, there is always something to learn. And always try and check advice, even the best sometimes get things wrong.
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I would also make sure there was no copper used in the tank. Possibly get a test kit. You might also want to find out what other kinds of meds were used as well.
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