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Old 06-10-2005, 11:26 AM   #1
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Hi all...

Thinking about getting back into aquariums after a 25+ year break (sad, considering I'm 34...). Currently reading what I can and getting educated, and will be getting a small (20 gal.) FW tank setup soon, probably with guppies and mollies and such until I prove to myself I can keep 'em alive for more than a few hours .

My end goal is to move up to a larger tank (~75 gal) and to keep a few N.A. Natives - I'm leaning towards either a warmouth, a small pumpkinseed or two, or maybe even a small bass.

Oh, I'm in Gainesville, Fl so if anyone in the area has experience with keeping Natives I'd love to hear from you.

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Welcome to AA! (Nicely done handle btw).

Don't feel ashamed, I too spent awhile away from the hobby and just recently got back into it. Things have changed a lot since then (like AA for example).

Don't hesitate to ask questions. Read the articles in the articles section. AA is a wonderful resource.

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Welcome to AA!! We'll help you get into that 75 in no time! I agree with JChillin, nice, creative work on that handle.
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Old 06-11-2005, 05:18 PM   #8
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Hey, I did the same thing. I was out of the hobby for 20 years. Welcome back. I found that there was a lot more information now on keeping fish healthy. Read up, and Good luck.

I'd have more tanks if there was more room. If I could get my kids to share a room, and.....
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