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Old 03-08-2015, 11:51 PM   #1
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It's been a while, hey guys!

I know it's been a while. I've been pretty busy, put my tanks on the back burner for a while, and recently I've had the time to put some work into them.

Here's my 29g semi-aggressive
Just updated the sand yesterday.
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Here's the 15g tall community
This was my first real tank, I love it so much... I haven't had to do hardly anything with it.
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A month or two ago I decided to pick up this little 5g bowfront. Lol the plan was to set it up for my mom for her birthday, but her boyfriend bought her a 10g. But I've started to fall in love with it. Sooo, I'm gonna let her choose, although I'm not sure she wants to maintain two tanks. Click image for larger version

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And the newest addition (set up on Saturday)
A 10g saltwater tank. (I know small tanks are harder to maintain, I couldn't afford a huge set up now, but I'm saving up for one.) Long story short I was suppose to dissect him in a repro class I'm in (pre-vet animal science student) and I refused, and took him home. Hopefully he survives, but he had a few pretty rough days. Click image for larger version

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Let me know what you guys think, any suggestions are welcomed.

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Old 03-09-2015, 12:04 AM   #2
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Hey hey! Long time no talk! Looks like you've been busy. Tanks look great.


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Old 03-09-2015, 12:37 AM   #3
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^ yes it's been forever. It's been pretty crazy, almost done with my BS in animal science, applying to vet school this fall. how about you?


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Also here's the stock list:

29g
Random assortment of platinum green, green, albino, and regular barbs, I have about 10

7 Cory cats (5 peppered and 2 skunks)

1 African lead fish

* I've been trying to keep rubber lip plecos, I'll have one for for about 3 months and then he'll go missing.

* I tried a couple of flying foxes, they didn't do very well either.

* I'm not sure what type of algae eater will work lol, luckily I have an amazing magnet scrubber from Aquaeon which I love

The 15g

2 blue Rams
1 honey (dwarf) gourami
4 emerald eye tetras
3 Pygmy cats
1 or 2 ottos

The 5g

3 cobra guppies
3 orchid endlers
3 Pygmy cats
Will be adding an assassin snail soon

The 10g (salt)

Just a sea urchin unsure of his species. I think he may be a green urchin.

All my tanks have at least double filtration (my 29 has 3x the filtration) as well as plants.


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It's been a while, hey guys!

Wow, you've certainly come along way, tank and school-wise. I shall call you the "Urchin Saver". I have 2 and a half tanks (one is a QT). I actually bought some fish after a 844 day hiatus (that's 2 years 16 weeks and 2 days). Otos, ember tetras, CPDs, and Furcata forktail rainbows.


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I would be careful with the leaf fish. I do love the tanks though! Oh a great and interesting addition to a saltwater tank is a yellow stripe clingfish, here's the link: Saltwater Aquarium Fish for Marine Aquariums: Yellow Stripe Clingfish
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I would be careful with the leaf fish. I do love the tanks though! Oh a great and interesting addition to a saltwater tank is a yellow stripe clingfish, here's the link: Saltwater Aquarium Fish for Marine Aquariums: Yellow Stripe Clingfish

African leaf fish? What should I be careful with? Lol confused? Aggression, size? I've had him for almost a year


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Once they get big enough they you might find a few fish missing.
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Oh, he/she will be fine for much longer. I have heard of some that are fine with small fish but it isn't common. Has yours been with the barbs for a while if so I think he/she would been fine.
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