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JJ106   

Hi from Edmonton, moderate fish enthusiast, just getting out of African cichlids and trying different fish.  Also have Angels, rainbows, plecos, catfish, barbs, and shrimp :).  Always looking for new ideas! 

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jvision   

Welcome!

 

What size of tank(s) do you have?  Are you looking for African cichlids - I've got some young adult Neolamprologus leleupi for sale?

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SylviaP   

Hello I'm Sylvia in Edmonton with a serious addiction to breeding fish. Angels, severums, rams and working on discus. Thanks for letting me join

 

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biodives   

Haha, I know who you are ... Very welcome on this forum, your insights and goodies will be appreciated.

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Hi everyone,

I am from Calgary and I have been in the aquarium hobby for as long as I can remember. At the moment, I have a 120g tank that used to be stocked with cichlids. I am thinned out quite a bit since I don't spend nearly as much time on it as I did before. 

I also a turtle tank that I plan to upgrade very soon.

Looking forward to making all of your acquaintances.

Tony

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MrBaboo   

hello, 

i live in calgary, 40 and have decided to get back into the aquariums,  i've been running a 65gallon tank for a while, but with old parts, decided i was going to add a new 90gallon tank to my collection,  heard there was lots of great help here,  and i look forward to reading it, 

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biodives   

What type of tank/fish are you looking at getting. Planted, rock, biotope, community, ... I'm partial to planted tanks, they look prettier and more diverse to me and I believe they are easier to maintain and better for the fish. There are a few plant gurus in Calgary and Hung Lee always has a wide assortment of plants, including less common ones. If you are into South American fish Curtis Jerrom in Calgary has some really cool fish. You'll find his stock list in the fish classifieds under "back at it ..." or something like that (look at the first post of first page for up to date list.

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MrBaboo   

hello and thanks for the info,  i'll have to check into it when i'm at that stage,  my 90g tank,  i'm starting a whole new setup,  been spending last few weeks looking into the new equipment out there and i'm blown away at what i see,   i was thinking about trying out for the first time a salt water system,  but not sure i can invest in the lighting system for marine life i'd like to add,  i.e. live corals,   so i'm leaning towards another freshwater tank,  i'm going all new equipment,  been to quite a few different pet/fish stores and there's so many options,  my first task tho,  is building a stand strong enough to hold it :)

ive been reading a lot of posts and seen a lot of photos of everyone's tanks,  they look awsome i want them all, it's hard to chose, 

 

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biodives   

I'm a low, and on occasion, no-tech aquarist. Never filters, sometimes no circulation pump, some on sunlight others on DIY LED, and in summer some without heater or anything electric. That is certainly not the only way, or best way, to do it but don't get all distracted by the shiny UV sterilizers, CO2 setups, wifi-enabled pH readers and what have you. They can help but they can also create needless complications and leave less money for the most important thing - high quality fish and plants.

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dintok   

hello to everyone and thanks for having me here.  I am 28 and have only been in this hobby a little over a year, hope to learn lots here

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