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Old 10-22-2013, 10:21 PM   #1
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Hello everybody! I am a long time fish keeper but new to forum communities. It's always great to meet other people in love with the hobby.
Growing up, I always had freshwater tanks and/or terrariums. After joining the working class, I started a 55gal saltwater reef tank & a 1200gal koi pond. Unfortunately due to lack of funds with 2 small children, I was forced to shut down my reef tank a couple years ago. I still have my pond but suffered a total loss this summer when my pump died while on vacation. I just started a 38gal freshwater tank about a month ago. I plan on using it to fattening baby koi through the winter. It want to do a community tank in the spring after transferring the koi to the pond. Not quite sure on what species yet.
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Old 10-22-2013, 11:37 PM   #2
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Big warm welcome to Aa reef. Is that pond 1200gallons? Must just be the picture making it look smaller. Keeping koi fry inside for the winter is a good idea. Wont be able to keep many in a 38 though unfortunatly

Fish die belly upward and rise to the surface. It's their way of falling.

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