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fish tanks, and the fishies in them

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by AREANKAY, Jul 5, 2004.


    AREANKAY Senior Member

    Joined: Oct 9, 2001 Messages: 1,183 Likes Received: 39
    So I'm thinking while I'm laid up all broken I will spend my time in other ways then getting drunk and falling off my bike and breaking bones. So I got to thinking about getting a fish tank for the house and hooking it up with some crazy tropical fish and what now. Thing is I know nothing so I come here.

    Who has a fish tank, I'm not talking anything crazy huge just somthing standard size, with some wild fish to put in it, what's the price range on the tanks and accsesories for it, stuff like that.

    BIGBLUE Senior Member

    Joined: Jul 4, 2003 Messages: 1,667 Likes Received: 0
    funny i just cleaned my tank.. I want to do saltwater, but that stuff cost a load to start up. So for now there are these wimpy little neon guppies floatin around in 55gal of merky water until today.

    maybe i will post later .
  3. StarzAbove

    StarzAbove Veteran Member

    Joined: Jul 15, 2003 Messages: 7,133 Likes Received: 6
    ahh man cleaning them is a pain the tank wit water alone is pretyy heavy
  4. iloveboxcars

    iloveboxcars 12oz Royalty

    Joined: Jul 29, 2002 Messages: 20,506 Likes Received: 450
    Make sure you don't get fish that will kill each other.
  5. why write?

    why write? Veteran Member

    Joined: Oct 19, 2003 Messages: 5,859 Likes Received: 1
    nah, i think you should get fish to fight eachother and you should have tournaments, thats what i would do if i had the money
  6. High Priest

    High Priest Elite Member

    Joined: Jan 1, 2002 Messages: 4,928 Likes Received: 4
    Fuck that, get the fish THAT DO kill each other, it will make it alot more entertaining.
  7. bEka

    bEka Junior Member

    Joined: Aug 13, 2003 Messages: 155 Likes Received: 0
    betta fish fight.. if you put a mirror in the tank theyll kill themselves trying to fight their reflection
  8. InnerCityRebel

    InnerCityRebel Veteran Member

    Joined: Aug 19, 2002 Messages: 8,297 Likes Received: 117
    for a nice tank and setup your looking to spend a decent amount of cash.Just be prepared..
  9. Evoke_Me

    Evoke_Me Junior Member

    Joined: Jun 24, 2004 Messages: 192 Likes Received: 0
    i still remeber my last fish, it was akll good until i washed the tank out with bleach, put the fish back in and the next day the fish is dead
  10. Kr430n5_666

    Kr430n5_666 Banned

    Joined: Oct 6, 2004 Messages: 19,229 Likes Received: 30

    BIGBLUE Senior Member

    Joined: Jul 4, 2003 Messages: 1,667 Likes Received: 0
    i hearya
  12. snk509

    snk509 Member

    Joined: Jul 1, 2002 Messages: 506 Likes Received: 0
    i dont no if u have a wallmart in your town but u can get a 55 gal. for about $170.00. which is good for fish that will get an alright size.
    i would get fish that eat other fish its fun to watch.all u need is gravel in your 55 gal. kit it comes w/ everything but shit like rocks and crap.
    id try to get a couple siamese tigerfish
  13. SilentBob

    SilentBob Member

    Joined: Dec 23, 2002 Messages: 683 Likes Received: 1
    if you can get yourself an octapus ..some are meant to be as smart as dogs
  14. ^Yeah... if I had the money and patience to run a saltwater aquarium I'd get a sickass octopus with a quickness.

    But saltwater is a HUGE pain in the ass to take care of, and the margins of error are very slim.

    If you want to have some fun times with freshwater, get an Oscar or a Black Convict and a few smaller inexpensive fish. Watch him ruin the shit out of everything else in a few weeks.
  15. krs702

    krs702 Senior Member

    Joined: Jul 6, 2000 Messages: 1,212 Likes Received: 0
    maintaining a saltwater aquarium is not that hard it just comes down to your laziness

    the money part is def a pain but it all matters on what type of setup you want. the problem when you start browsing the saltwater section only to realize how much more you want everything in the fucking ocean.

    once you get a saltwater aquarium up its a prolonged enjoyment because shit grows like creatures you didn't realize existed in the tank, while in freshwater its just some new algae you hate seeing.