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fish tanks, and the fishies in them

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

  1. AREANKAY

    AREANKAY 12oz Senior Member

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    fish tanks, and the fishies in them

    Discussion started by AREANKAY - Jul 5, 2004

    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.
     
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  2. BIGBLUE

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    BIGBLUE - Replied Jul 5, 2004

    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 .
     
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  3. StarzAbove

    StarzAbove 12oz Veteran Member

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    StarzAbove - Replied Jul 5, 2004

    ahh man cleaning them is a pain the tank wit water alone is pretyy heavy
     
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  4. iloveboxcars

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    iloveboxcars - Replied Jul 5, 2004

    Make sure you don't get fish that will kill each other.
     
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  5. why write?

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    why write? - Replied Jul 5, 2004

    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
     
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  6. High Priest

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    High Priest - Replied Jul 5, 2004

    Fuck that, get the fish THAT DO kill each other, it will make it alot more entertaining.
     
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  7. bEka

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    bEka - Replied Jul 5, 2004

    betta fish fight.. if you put a mirror in the tank theyll kill themselves trying to fight their reflection
     
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    InnerCityRebel - Replied Jul 5, 2004

    for a nice tank and setup your looking to spend a decent amount of cash.Just be prepared..
     
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    Evoke_Me - Replied Jul 5, 2004

    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
     
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    Kr430n5_666 - Replied Jul 5, 2004

    a man's computer
     
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    BIGBLUE - Replied Jul 5, 2004

    i hearya
     
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    snk509 - Replied Jul 5, 2004

    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
     
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    SilentBob - Replied Jul 5, 2004

    if you can get yourself an octapus ..some are meant to be as smart as dogs
     
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  14. imported_El Mamerro - Replied Jul 5, 2004

    ^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.
     
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    krs702 - Replied Jul 5, 2004

    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.
     
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