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Old 08-05-2013, 11:56 PM   #1
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Hello all, my name is Catjens, I live in Germany. I have a 60l fish tank, now almost 4 weeks old. It's my first ever acquarium and I am so excited I didn't really wait long to stock it. After the 1st week set up with 5 plants, I added 2 male Guppies, and yesterday 6 Red rasbora. Am still so excited with how beautiful it looks but I tknow I need to learn more and so I am here. Looking forward to every knowledge on freshwater aquariums. I hope to gain experience and then get a bigger tank.
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Welcome to AA! We can for sure help you out with everything around here. My second advice is to read this Guide to Starting a Freshwater Aquarium - Aquarium Advice

My first advice is go do a water change sense you added fish
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Hi, welcome to the forum my advice is get yourself a api master test kit it will help you keep an eye on your parameters
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Welcome to AA! Glad you found us here!
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Old 08-07-2013, 05:58 PM   #5
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Welcome to AA! We can for sure help you out with everything around here. My second advice is to read this Guide to Starting a Freshwater Aquarium - Aquarium Advice

My first advice is go do a water change sense you added fish
Wow thanks for the link so much information, didn't even know about the feeding break. I did 50% water change this evening, then sat down for over an hour watching them. What a beautiful way to end my day.
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Hi, welcome to the forum my advice is get yourself a api master test kit it will help you keep an eye on your parameters
Thanks will go get one tomorrow, I don't know anything about 'parameters' will research it now and probably ask more at the shop.
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Thanks will go get one tomorrow, I don't know anything about 'parameters' will research it now and probably ask more at the shop.
Sorry, I mean keep an eye on ammonia, nitrite and nitrate
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Sorry, I mean keep an eye on ammonia, nitrite and nitrate
Hiya, please can u advise I got the test kit, read through and then followed the instructions and after the test the GH was not good, the water is too hard and NO 3 and NO 2 was just in the middle but not bad like the GH. The other results were good. What do I do pls?
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Hiya, please can u advise I got the test kit, read through and then followed the instructions and after the test the GH was not good, the water is too hard and NO 3 and NO 2 was just in the middle but not bad like the GH. The other results were good. What do I do pls?
If you could put your exact readings on then we'll be able to help you
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