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Old 12-26-2010, 11:07 PM   #1
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Greetings Yall, Im Lj, a Girl Geek & an aquarium lover.

I (we) have just rediscovered my love for fish & aquariums. I've had a 29Gal tank for what seems forever, maybe 8 years weve been in the house 10 years.

We walked into Petsmart on the 18th and found a 60Gal plus stand that regularly was $350, for PetPerks members $250. We had been talking about getting a bigger tank, so we jumped. The tank is now planted and fish were moved from the 29Gal to the 60Gal on the 22nd. I consider that my established date. Will now establish the 29Gal as a plant tank and who knows after that.

I picked up some plants from Petsmart to get it going but they sure are tiny compared to the size of the tank. We have found a site (aquariumplants.com) that looks good for plants and has a ton of great reviews. We will be ordering from them in the near future. The ones I did pick up at Petsmart were in single containers so no worries of snails.

Im looking forward to getting to know yall and learning from you as well.

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Welcome. Not to discourage you but some of the plants they sell at petsmart are not true aquatic plants. You might want to do a google search on the ones you have or just post a question here.
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Thanks ChizerBunoi, I did that when I got home. There is one that is borderline on if it will work or not. So far not dead but I won't be shocked it if starts. Leaves on it remind me of a Peace Lily and I do have new leaves developing on 1 of them (there were 2 in the package). Just have to wait for time to tell.
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