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Hello everybody! I am starting my first planted tank so I figured I would join this forum. I got a 20g Long tonight from Petco, just in time to take advantage of their dollar per gallon sale. I also picked up a Aqueon Filter rated up to 45 gallons, a nice heater, fish flakes, Prime, a Mag-Float, test strips, and a net. I think that is everything! I plan on ordering my lighting, and anything else I need online.

As far as substrate, I am going to be using Eco Complete. I am also going to do a fish-in cycle, with lots of plants and PWCs

Speaking of lighting, I am leaning towards Ecoexotic's Planted Tank Fixture, what do you guys think of that one?

I know pretty much nothing about plants, and not a whole ton about FW fish, so a lot of this is fairly new to me.

Thanks a lot for reading!
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Welcome aboard. Sit back. Fasten your seatbelt and enjoy the ride

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Quote me as saying I was misquoted.
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Was it a welcome? Or a warning? Bwawwaaahah!!!

OK think Vincent Price here. Work with me.

Dilution is the solution for the pollution.
Quote me as saying I was misquoted.
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post #8 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-19-2013, 04:09 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks!

I have a question since I see you are a supporting member (I also posted a thread about this). I signed up for Gold tonight, but nothing happened to my account. Does it take a while for it to work?
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Welcome! It takes a few hours to update (at least, it did for me).
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Welcome! It takes a few hours to update (at least, it did for me).
Phew! LOL!

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