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Old 01-28-2020, 06:03 PM   #1
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Hi There!

Hello Everyone, thanks for adding me to your forum!

I have been keeping fish for the last year. I started out with a 10 gallon, and of course as a newbie did everything wrong and got my advice from a big chain pet store employee. I've done a lot of research in the last year, trying to fix my early mistakes and make sure I don't repeat them. I've found out that research is just part of the fun in this hobby!

I originally had 3 guppies (1m2f), a platy, 4 rasboras, and 2 mystery snails in my first tank. Sadly, two of my guppies and my platy died in the last 3 months. I believe this could be attributed to poor water quality in the first months I had the tank, I know this can affect their lifespan and general health. (Feel so bad in hindsight!) I had some shrimp as well which did not last long in the beginning, but I did get a micro crap about 5 months ago who is still doing great (when I can find him...). I have a young bristlenose pleco in there for now as well while I get my new 40 gallon cycled. Also have a 5 gallon full of mystery snails that I'm not sure what to do with yet...…

Anyway, as I get ready to start up my 40 gallon I want to make sure I am doing everything right this time. I'm sure I will have plenty of questions coming up, and am very grateful for any advice you all could give!
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Welcome to the site. I'm sure a lot if us here made the same mistake of listening to the big chain store guys (myself included)
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