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I'm pretty new at this fish thing...
I inherited my fish from a friend who's tank cracked. Unfortunately he wasn't able to afford a new tank, so I dug my old goldfish tank out of the attic...

As you can see, it's looking a bit bare at the moment, but it's not going to stay that way for long ;D

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Apologies for the picture quality, but it's the best my stupid little Nokia will do...
 
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And another, equally blurred one!

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Nice looking tank!! Now tell us about it. fish? Plants? We love to drool over other peoples tanks
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The fish are in my sig...

It's *supposed* to be a 10 gallon tank, however it actually holds 12 gallons quite comfortably. That's probably something to do with US and UK gallons being different (1 US gallon = 0.83 UK gallons)

I'm pretty sure it's overcrowded (there's a **** of a lot of fish in the tank!), although as I said in my first post, it was an emergency! Just waiting for my salary to go into the bank and I'll be getting a much bigger tank!

As for the plants, there's a green one and a green and purple one... Can't be more specific as the plants were rescued along with the fish and my mate can't remember what they are!
 

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HI Rob2uk. How large will be your new tank? And good luck with everything
 
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Basically, I'm gonna get my wages, work out how much I need for bills and food, and then the rest of it is going on buying the biggest tank I can possibly afford!
I may even go get a loan for it...

WELL and truly bitten by the bug!!
 

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The name of that bug you've caught is MTS(Multiple Tank Syndrome). You've come to teh right place we all have it
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My LFS has a HUGE display tank. Not sure how much it holds, but the sides are a good inch and a half thick.

I'm 6'6" tall, and this tank dwarfs me!

I went in twice today and just stood there admiring it. Gonna pack some kleenex to mop up my drool next time
 

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You better, you don't to get water spots on your new tank to be ;D Pass the kleenex I'm drooling now
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It will be mine... lol

I think the only way I'm gonna get close to owning something that awesome is to go get a job there.

At least I could pretend it was mine
 
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I might finally be satisfied when I have a setup something like this:

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oh stop!! My computer screen is wet!!!(from drool)
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LOL welcome Rob - glad to see you've joined the gang! Might be worth checking out your local free-ads for aquarium stuff cos you can get some good bargains! That tank sounds awesome... get a scuba kit and go for a swim
 

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Hehe Rob, good luck with getting your tank to look like the one on the picture! And I can only begin to imagine the different possibilities you will have with a tank as large as you're planning to get! I wish I had at least a 60 gallon tank. But, that will happen when I buy my own house (Hopefully soon after finishing my graduate school - still in college!)

Carol, indeed it's an apt name for our addiction to fishies: MTS, lol. Where did you get that syndrome name from? Thought of it yourself? LOL, too funny ;D
 

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NO Isabella I can't take credit for the syndrome name. You can log into any aquarium website and say I have MTS and everyone will know what you mean. Usually because they have it too.
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This is a better pic of my tank, although I just noticed that the front needs a wipe down!



Click the thumbnail for a bigger version
 

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These pictures are even better than the ones at the rate my tank website. Nice pics.
 

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HI Rob! Did you already get that huge tank? Once you have it ready and decorated, post some pictures!
 

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