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New tank tonight!! 90 gallons!

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Jaysee, Mar 16, 2010.

  1. Jaysee Fishlore Legend Member

    Tonight I'm getting a 90 gallon tank with pine stand, lights, 2 heaters, a fluval 405, 305 and an ac110, along with an oscar and a pleco. Oh I can't wait!!!!

  2. harpua2002 Fishlore VIP Member

    Oh nice! That's going to be a fun tank. :)

  3. Jaysee Fishlore Legend Member

    the oscar wont be staying....not sure about the pleco.

  4. harpua2002 Fishlore VIP Member

    What are your thoughts for stocking?
  5. bolivianbaby Fishlore Legend Member


    :eek::nono: Poor little oscar...he's going to lose his home. I'm sure you'll make sure he goes to a good home, though.;)
  6. Jaysee Fishlore Legend Member

    the oscar is 12+ inches long and the jack dempsey is 8 inches. No pleco. The oscar is HUGE. Pics are coming in a momment.

    But to recap - 90 gallon tank, wood cabinet stand, 48in strip light, glass tops, fluval 405, 305, and AC110, stealth 200W and some other 200W heater, bags and bags of food, bottles of prime and gravel.

  7. Jaysee Fishlore Legend Member

    The 29 was replaced by the 90.

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  8. jglove276 Valued Member Member

    all that for $250? I'm so jealous.:;nw
  9. Jaysee Fishlore Legend Member

    yeah, the guy must have REALLY needed the money, cause there's almost $500 worth of filters alone.

    For stock.... my girlfriends 2 goldfish (1 fancy, 1 regular) from the 29 will be the first inhabitants. after that, 4 pictus cats and a black ghost knife. Beyond that, I don't know yet. It's our tank (the others are either mine or hers) so it's not going a unilateral decision :)

    I'm aware that goldfish "shouldnt" be kept in tropical tanks.
  10. bolivianbaby Fishlore Legend Member

    That was an awesome deal!
  11. Aquarist Fishlore Legend Member

    Congrats Jaysee! I'll be looking forward to your updates. :( the fish don't look too happy.
    Beautiful though!
  12. Morgan111 Well Known Member Member

    nice looking tank and a good deal.... when we saw our 125 for 450.00 I was like well and then I found out it came with a brand new fluval FX5 that had never had water in it I was like ok..... I guess we will take it lol.
  13. Jaysee Fishlore Legend Member

    no, the fish arent in the best shape. they did spend almost 2 hours in a 6 gallon bucket, but they looked beat up before that. i put some decor in the tank late last night and the JD instantly looked better, though its still needs some TLC. the only thing the guy had in the tank was a small terracotta pot.
  14. Fish_Man Valued Member Member

    great deal! no cracks or leaks on the tank or stand.. if not ... WOW
  15. Jaysee Fishlore Legend Member

    All I can say is the guy must have REEEEEEEALLY needed the money.....
  16. Shawnie Fishlore Legend Member

    wow that is a faboooooooo deal!!! CONGRATS to you both~! He must have been desperate for sure .....I feel for the fish tho....they certainly are in horrid shape.....are you keeping the jd?
  17. Jaysee Fishlore Legend Member

    no, they both will be rehomed. You want them?
  18. Morgan111 Well Known Member Member

    :;ot I went to my girlfriends best friends house the other day and she had me go look at their tank in their kitchen.... and I was horrified at what I saw ... a 55gallon w no top and two huge coy a 12"+ long JD and a 18" pleco in a dirty nasty tank I felt soooo bad for the fish.... I hated to see that... ohh yea and nothing in the tank but gravel and a filter that was overflowing
  19. Jaysee Fishlore Legend Member

    When I first started dating my girlfriend, she had a fancy goldfish in a 10 gallon...HORRIBLE. It couldn't swim. Then I bought her a 29 for Fish (the goldfish). Now Fish has a 90 he'll be moving to! What a year - going from a 10 gallon to a 90 :)

    That's a tough position you're in. They have had the fish in there for quite a while, so it'll be tough to convince them to rehome the fish....
  20. Shawnie Fishlore Legend Member

    A little bit hard to take them if they are rehomed ;)