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Old 09-13-2012, 11:40 PM   #1
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Hi, all;

Just wanted to introduce myself. I'm new to keeping an aquarium, but have rapidly learned that it can be complicated! We got a few danios and a 10 tank for our daughter's room in April. Had some trouble with ammonia and clouding which seems to be under control now with a better filter and an ammonia insert. Now I'm trying to understand our high Ph which I think is due to hard water. The fish seem to be fine, and we added some more danios and a Cory. The tank is at capacity fish wise, and I'm planning on sizing up in a few months. We have a decent aquarium store in the suburbs and I have already learned not to trust the chain pet store that's closer to home. I do a weekly water change of about 1/4 to 1/3 and feed smaller amounts twice a day. I am probably over feeding, but they always gobble it up in about a minute.

Looking forward to learning more and giving our fish a happy life!

MK in Pittsburgh
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Old 09-14-2012, 03:14 AM   #2
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Hello MK !!

Welcome to AA !!

The cloudiness was probably from a bacteria bloom being a new tank l presume. Yea you gotta watch the chain stores, but they are not all bad lol Our local pet store has some very knowledgeable people in the fish department. But they have a few that were just there to sell fish..... regardless
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