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Hi I'm new here too. So I'm a fish bum too? [Nope. Not even a bum yet. Just a noob.]
I have a soft spot in my heart for cons as well. I have 3 spawning pairs and two "same sex" pairs that I refuse to rehome.kuhliLoachFan said:I currently have 12 tanks going. Largest is a 75 gallon malawi cichlid tank.
My interests include:
1. the history of the hobby. I'm trying to find pictures of old fashioned tanks and equipment from various decades.
2. breeding cichlids. Currently I'm trying a trio of a lake victoria cichlid, the yellow belly albert (astatotilapia aeneocolor). After the no-brainer starter cichlid (Convicts! yay!) I moved on to other things. But I still have a soft spot in my heart for the much-maligned-and-hard-to-get-homes-for Convict.
3. learning to DIY. I just got a broken 38gal tank (no bottom). I am going to try to repair it. Whee!
I have been in the hobby for only three years. But my dad has been a long time fishkeeper as was my grandfather before us. My grandpa started keeping fish in the 1950s. My dad was into it and then out of it, many times during various decades. But now that both of us are into it, it's a great father-son thing. I have an almost teenager who is showing interest in the hobby too. If he gets hooked on this hobby, that will be FOUR generations.
Nick Goody said:He looks like a peacock to me, Nutter is great at Cichlid I.D, I'm he'll be able to give a more positive I.d!