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Old 06-02-2012, 10:10 PM   #1
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Things you wish you knew about freshwater fish that you know now

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Old 06-02-2012, 10:24 PM   #2
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Stocking levels. First tank was a 5 gallon with 5 cardinal tetras and 2 emerald green corys. I know better now
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Old 06-02-2012, 10:41 PM   #3
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Stocking levies 5 gal with 7 comet gold fish
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Old 06-02-2012, 11:00 PM   #4
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when I first started out to get serious past a 10 gallon tank that my parents took care of...a 30 gallon when in college.....Water Changes? You mean add the water when it gets low?
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Old 06-02-2012, 11:47 PM   #5
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when I first started out to get serious past a 10 gallon tank that my parents took care of...a 30 gallon when in college.....Water Changes? You mean add the water when it gets low?
Did this with my 5 gallon also. Though this time it housed a betta, mystery snail and 2otto cats.
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Old 06-02-2012, 11:59 PM   #6
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When I started I wish I knew that it wasn't extremely Difficult to have tropical fish my 45 gal would be filled with them now instead of goldfish I've had for 5 or 6 years
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Cycling.... Stock compatability!
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Old 06-03-2012, 12:43 AM   #8
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Years ago i assumed "rift" lake was the actual name of one lake in Africa! Lol :•}
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Old 06-03-2012, 01:10 AM   #9
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10 gal:
1 black molly
1 dalmation molly
1 gold dust molly
1 sunburst wag platy
1 glofish
1 black lace angel
Terrible mistake. Will never so again :p
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Old 06-03-2012, 01:26 AM   #10
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Stocking levels, compatibility, any of the basic things you should know before you start a tank lol. I got suckered into taking some fish and had no idea what I was doing.
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