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Old 05-15-2008, 11:55 PM   #1
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Hey all, From Upstate NY

Hello All, I just wanted to introduce myself. I'm Stephen, I'm from Upstate NY, and I am a fish geek. I'm new to your site, but by no means new to forums, or the hobby. Im a 28 year veteran to the fishkeeping hobby, having worked my way up from a 10 gallon tank as a child. Ive suffered through the phases of MTS, and have now reduced the number of tanks back down to 3. I currently house a 55 gallon Tanganyikan Cichlid community, a 10 gallon grow-uot tank for a breeding pair of Julidochromis, and My pride and joy, a 55 gallon marine reef. Though I've had years in the FW aspects of the hobby, I am relatively new to the Reefkeeping/Saltwater side of the fun. My 55 gallon softies dominated reef is about 15 months old and has been fairly sucessful. I owe that to the 12 months of research I did before I even mixed the saltwater. Besides the Fishkeeping, I'm a 38 year old Police,Fire, & EMS Dispatcher with a love for photography, the outdoors, and all things natural.

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Old 05-16-2008, 12:19 AM   #2
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Old 05-16-2008, 02:36 AM   #3
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Howdy and welcome to AA! Good to have another old-time keeper here

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Old 05-16-2008, 07:29 AM   #4
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Welcome to the site! We'd love to share in your experiences, past present and future.
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Welcome to the site! So...we expect lots of pics!
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Old 05-16-2008, 10:02 AM   #7
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Welcome to AA! I'm excited to hear more about your tanks.
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