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Old 07-09-2013, 07:05 PM   #1
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Noob in Ontario. Hello!

Hello aquarists!
I'm Helene, an aquarium newbie!
I just bought my first aquarium, a little 10 gallon.
I have no clue what I'm doing so I'll be asking lots of questions!!
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Do you have your tank stocked?
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Welcome! Head on over to the Freshwater section, there is loads of information over in that section. Good luck!
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Do you have your tank stocked?
I just have a couple plants in it so far. Three marimo balls, an onion, and a sickly looking melon sword.
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I just have a couple plants in it so far. Three marimo balls, an onion, and a sickly looking melon sword.
Try root tabs. Might help. Got any ideas for fish
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Try root tabs. Might help. Got any ideas for fish
I wanted to put some aquarium plant nutritive substrate in my gravel when I put this thing together but the girl at the pet store looked at me like I had three eyes when I asked for some. I got them to order me some fertilizer but I have no idea what kind it's gonna be.

I wanted the API master test kit but they didn't have that either.

I might have to start ordering stuff online.

As for fish, I want them all!!!!! Lol. I realize my ten gallon is tiny, though. I was thinking about maybe some corydoras, small tetras... Neon? And a betta trio. I'd like some shrimp too... They're so cute.
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I wanted to put some aquarium plant nutritive substrate in my gravel when I put this thing together but the girl at the pet store looked at me like I had three eyes when I asked for some. I got them to order me some fertilizer but I have no idea what kind it's gonna be.

I wanted the API master test kit but they didn't have that either.

I might have to start ordering stuff online.

As for fish, I want them all!!!!! Lol. I realize my ten gallon is tiny, though. I was thinking about maybe some corydoras, small tetras... Neon? And a betta trio. I'd like some shrimp too... They're so cute.
You could do a school of 5 neons and a DG. Then have your shrimp as bottom feeders. Beta need to be in a school of 6 or more to lint aggression
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