Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Community Forum > Member Introductions
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 07-06-2019, 10:57 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Newbie
 
Join Date: Jul 2019
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Posts: 2
New member

Hi all,

Just set up my first tank for my 2 year old and thought it be a good idea to be part of a forum that could help me with any bumps along the way.

I have already read quite a few posts on the forum and love the community vibe that I can see.

Thanks for having me on here
__________________

__________________
m1k3ypo0 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-08-2019, 01:53 AM   #2
Aquarium Advice Addict
Community Moderator
 
Autumnsky's Avatar



POTM Champion
Tank of the Month Award
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Northern Colorado, USA
Posts: 12,874
Excellent to have you. I have a 3 almost 4yo grandson and he helps with pwc and fish feeding, and has for a couple years. Lots of excitement for the helping.

Like checking the temperature of the water (with help) - adding preportioned amount of Prime water conditioner to the bucket or gallon pitcher. Putting the towel on the floor for spills. Wiping the glass with a micro fiber towel. And he loves the algae class cleaning magnet. We do have to be a little careful with that job some days work better than others.

Asking questions like do fish like soap in their water? Do fish want dirty hands in their water? Do fish like clean safe water, you get the idea.

Holding the handle of the bucket to go to the tank or the outside to dump old water...

Feeding with a little (like a liquid medicine cup) a few pellets, wafers, what ever it is I want to feed.

A special step ladder for helping do the water change.

Looking for the fish to make sure they are okay.

We have a special Yellow Clown Goby in the SW tank, and his name is Yellow Fish (he's getting up in age, older than the grandson.

<><><><><><>

What is your set up and fish?

This is the best basic resource and something you can look back to for good info. Also there are a couple linked articles for fishless cycling and fish-in cycling. Very inportant helps in those too.
Guide to Starting a Freshwater Aquarium - Aquarium Advice
__________________

New to FW fish? First tank in a long time or EVER??? Need some info on keeping fish?
Start here - Aquarium Advice Article
https://www.aquariumadvice.com/guide...ater-aquarium/

Community Rules
https://www.aquariumadvice.com/forum...ork&page=rules

FW & SW
Favorite tank right now -5G Spec V Snails & Betta
Autumnsky is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
new member

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New member, new addict, new pics... GIES2525 Show Off/Photography 5 02-25-2009 06:07 PM
Hello to all-Not a new member but i have a new name vxsxh20 Member Introductions 5 12-08-2008 08:46 PM
New Aquarium & New Member SPARTAN VI Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 32 08-14-2007 12:08 PM
New member and new Oceanic Wave 95 gal reef tank palisaide Member Introductions 8 07-09-2006 06:21 PM
New member. New to the hobby. Orca Member Introductions 6 01-18-2004 12:01 PM







» Photo Contest Winners








All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:30 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.