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Old 10-11-2016, 03:05 AM   #1
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Newbie, but not to fish, lol. I have, over the years, kept Goldfish, Guppies, Cichlids, Piranha, Oscars, Sharks and assorted little friends. Have just got back into the hobby though, thanks to my bosses who needed a new home for their 3 common Goldfish..and it's gone from there.

We have a 90 gallon and a 10 gallon (that previously housed the Goldfish and now houses 7 Glowlight Tetras.)
The 90 gallon has been a labour of love, and I have had a lot of fun putting it together. We bought the tank for only $50 which included the Aquaclear 110, gravel, air pump, and lots of goodies, and I then bought LED lights, the stand, and the pool filter sand, and the decorations. The plants are either plastic or silk, and they were from the Dollarama, which I then modified to go in the tank...after a thorough soaking and wait time, of course. Might eventually go with real plants, but I do NOT have a green thumb, so we'll see :p

It is home to 8 Tiger Barbs, 10 Bloodfin Tetras, and the 3 Goldfish, who will be moved on to an above-ground pond once they get past 5 inches.

It's only been running for a couple of months, but even my BF is now hooked on fish and wants to upgrade to a 125 or more!
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Welcome, sounds a great buy!
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First set up/leak test

Pool filter sand in and some of the plants added

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It was an awesome score! The guy was only getting rid of it because the wife wanted it gone. I did have to buy the lights, plants, stand, and sand, but I just shopped around. I think, even including the fish, the whole set up has cost us $400cad in total.

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Looking nice You should put that last one in the POTM contest on looking green! (if you need a hand just let me know).
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I will definitely look into that, Delapool,sounds like fun. Do they only do that contest for St. Patrick's Day?
Does anyone else have trouble NOT fiddling with their tanks? I keep looking at it and think "Now, if I move that plant....oh maybe I'll shift the bubbler over an inch....do I like that plant there...." Lol.
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