Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Community Forum > Member Introductions
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 09-24-2017, 07:52 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Newbie
 
Join Date: Sep 2017
Location: Irvine, California
Posts: 9
Hello!!

Hi! My name is Oliver, I am a 17 y/o high school senior. I have been progressively getting into being a fish enthusiast for about 6 months. When I was younger, I had fish tanks and have now become interested as well.

I currently have a 5-gallon tank, and a 10-gallon tank. Both of my tanks are planted (and I am working up my paychecks to buy Eco-Complete gravel so that I can provide the plants and fish with a great source of nutrients. Until then, I have my normal gravel and monthly plant fertilizers.

My 5-gallon tank currently has 3 african dwarf frogs, one who is a juvenile. I also have 2 amano shrimps. I do 20% water changes twice a week when vacuuming the gravel.

In my 10-gallon tank, I have 3 guppies - 1 male, 2 females - and 3 platies - 1 male, 2 females. I also have one male dwarf gourami that gets along really well with the rest of the fish. Again, I do 20% water changes twice a week when vacuuming the gravel. I know I am a bit overstocked, but I have a separate quarantine tank that I have access to if any of the fish every begin to have issues. I also have plenty of plants and always watch my water levels so that they never get too high this is the same for my 5-gallon).

I registered for this site so that I can ask for help - and once I have more experience, help others any way I can! - when I need it, and grow more educated on fish-keeping. I hope to eventually get a 30-50-gallon tank to replace my 10-gallon when I have the money and space for it. Until then, my fish seem very happy and so am I!
__________________

__________________
oliver00 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-24-2017, 08:04 PM   #2
Grand Poobah of Fish Poo
 
Barliman's Avatar


 
Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: Los Angeles, 3rd door on the left
Posts: 1,723


Glad you could join us.
__________________

__________________
----
Now open: "JJ&J's Seafood Buffet" 20g long planted freshwater.
Barliman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-26-2017, 07:10 PM   #3
AA Member
Community Moderator
 
Delapool's Avatar



POTM Champion
Tank of the Month Award
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Perth, Australia
Posts: 13,545
Welcome aboard
__________________
Delapool is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
newbie

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hello hello again! skibum100 Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 4 06-09-2010 12:36 PM
Hello Hello Im a newbie here! sarah1331 Member Introductions 8 04-18-2010 10:37 PM
Hello hello!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! abrahamavelar Member Introductions 7 09-13-2009 03:39 AM
Greetings hello, yes hello cloudgazer Member Introductions 2 05-06-2009 12:10 AM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:00 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.