New To Fish Lore!

Discussion in 'Welcome to FishLore' started by fishfinger, Dec 11, 2012.

  1. fishfinger

    fishfingerNew MemberMember

    hi new to fish lore looks good so far. Hope I can find some clear thinking
  2. Aquarist

    AquaristFishlore LegendMember

    Hello and Welcome to Fish Lore! :)

    Here is your new thread.

    Thanks! I hope you enjoy the site.

  3. fishynoob

    fishynoobWell Known MemberMember

    Welcome hope you enjoy your stay here!
  4. Matt B

    Matt BWell Known MemberMember

    Welcome to Fishlore! Glad to have you with us!
  5. Ava

    AvaValued MemberMember

    Hi, fishfinger! Welcome to FishLore! Glad to have you with us.
  6. AlexAlex

    AlexAlexWell Known MemberMember

    Good afternoon, Fishfinger - And welcome to FishLore! :)
  7. Rejectedbread87

    Rejectedbread87Valued MemberMember

    Hello and welcome!
  8. freak78

    freak78Well Known MemberMember

  9. Kailyn

    KailynValued MemberMember

    Welcome to Fishlore!
  10. OP

    fishfingerNew MemberMember

    thank you all, on the 28-11-2012 I started my new tank 20 years after my first fish tank went to heaven. So a mate gave me a 4-2-18 tank with a lot of work and cleaning it was time to start it. Within 2 days the tank had cleared 1 day after I put 10 convicts in to start the filter, so far so good.
  11. AlanGreene

    AlanGreeneWell Known MemberMember

  12. ryanr

    ryanrModeratorModerator Member


    Great to have new tank.

    I see you answered "No" to knowledge of the Nitrogen Cycle. Please take some time to read understand the cycle, it is the single most important aspect of Fishkeeping - there's a link in my signature ;)

    Too, given you have added fish to your setup, you should prepare for a Fish-In cycle for the best chances of success/survival for your new Convicts.

    Unfortunately, Tetra Safe Start and similar bacteria additives are not available here. You can try Seachem Stability, when used properly, it can help cycle a tank quickly; This thread is a good to guide to maximising success with Stability -
  13. guppygrl

    guppygrlValued MemberMember

    Welcome! Nice group of people on here! Glad to meet you.
  14. oscarsbud

    oscarsbudWell Known MemberMember

  15. OP

    fishfingerNew MemberMember

    hi when i filled the tank i put 75ml of aqua cycle in and let it run. the fish must be happy because they have started to breed. thank you for the info.
    Last edited: Dec 11, 2012
  16. pirahnah3

    pirahnah3Fishlore VIPMember

    welcome to fish lore!
  17. Disc61

    Disc61Well Known MemberMember

    Hi, welcome to Fishlore
  18. hobo

    hoboValued MemberMember

    Hello :;hi1
  19. OP

    fishfingerNew MemberMember

    hi to all, just a bit more about my tank. i run a full bio ball filter mounted on top of the tank with one pump in the tank with a sponge filter on it to take out the bigger solids. the filter nearly sent me nuts,which way to go. looking on the net did not help,i just went mad!! in the end i talked to my mate who said we will do wot ever i wont. so i chose. the pump rate is 3400L\per hour tank size is 509L
    Last edited: Dec 12, 2012
  20. Kai

    KaiValued MemberMember

    Hello and welcome! :D