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Old 06-20-2005, 12:29 AM   #1
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Age of Aquarists

Well It seems most of the people that keep aquariums are in their 20s, was just wondering what the average age is?
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theres a few of us under 20. i think the most are around 28-35ish?
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Old 06-20-2005, 12:34 AM   #3
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I am 26 now but I started keeping fish in my early 20s. It blows my mind how little I knew back then.
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21 here, got my fish 2 years ago... er "aquarium" fish.. had a few bettas in bowls when i was 16+ but didn't know anything about fish until I found this site
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I am 32, feelin pretty old right about now LOL. No, seriously, Aquaria was something I always wanted to delve into, as did my hubby, but start up was always too cost-inhibitive. Last year we bought a 20 gal tank with all the fixins at a yard sale for $10 , so here we are! And darned if I haven't caught that nasty old multiple tank syndrome LOL.
The only downside to fish is they don't like to be petted and are a bit to slick to cuddle. That's why God made cats and dogs.
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Old 06-20-2005, 09:36 AM   #6
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22 years old here.
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I started when I was 17, and am now 39. Don't see any reason to stop....
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I'm a late bloomer! Started my first aquarium two years ago at 35.
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I started when I was 11 years old and now I'm 14 and addicted.
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I started when I was in my teens (15 or 16) and except for a brief break during law school, have been keeping fish since then. I am now 32.
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