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Old 12-24-2014, 06:37 AM   #1
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Hello everyone, I've had my fw 55 g tank set up for about two months now with the help of browsing this forum. Unfortunately ick came through and slowly killed off my 6 tiger barbs the only survivor was my red tailed shark along with all my plants. After using raising the temperature and seeing that the ick has been gone for a couple weeks I've changed out the substrate and going to start over after I make sure the cycling doesn't start over. Thank you all for the help you have been I look forward to learning more and contributing to the community.

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Old 12-24-2014, 04:51 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum,

I'm new here myself, but I've been doing this for about 9 years. My first real tank was a 55 gallon, and it has lead to my current menageri.

Be careful where you go from here, or you may end up hopelessly addicted (like me!)

Anyway, welcome, and have fun!
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Old 12-27-2014, 09:09 AM   #3
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Welcome Douglas! My first tank was a 55 too. We all have ups and downs but in the end it's totally rewarding. Good luck!
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