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Old 09-07-2008, 08:41 AM   #1
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Hi all! My name is Chloe and I live in NSW Australia. I have just recieved a 4ft tank for my birthday which is currently being cycled.
Kinda been looking around atm as i am not sure wether to go cichlids or "normal" tropicals.
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Old 09-07-2008, 10:10 AM   #2
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Congratulations on getting such a large tank. I envy you the choices of what you can put in there. I'm very partial to cichlids myself although I mainly get the dwarf species because of the tank sizes I have. Don't hesitate to ask any questions.
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hello and welcome aboard. it's always a tough decision on what way to go with a new tank. so many fish so little room.
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Old 09-07-2008, 07:28 PM   #7
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lol we were getting given a 7ft until someone got it from under me and that was going reef all the way... still will if i manage to get it!
I'm kinda worried about the cichlid idea. Envisioning spending a fortune on fish that are going to kill each other day one! also I kind of fell in love with the idea of angel fish, clown loaches, neons, catfish, bala sharks etc... swimming around and i think i will be severely limited with how many cichlids i can keep!
Cichlids are appealing though because of the colours etc... just worried i may bite off more than i can chew!!!
I am under the impression i can not mix other fish with cichlids so ummmm yeah great i have 2 more days to figure out what it will be!!!!! (the ones we were looking at are rift).
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