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Join date : 2017-09-19
Location : Franklin County

PostSubject: RiftNut Intro   Tue Sep 19, 2017 1:32 pm

Hello all,
In West Central Virginia just south of Roanoke in Franklin County my passion for aquatic life was born. It started for me with a 20 gallon stainless steel rimmed tank, gravel, sponge filter, air pump, fake plants and two calico fancy goldfish from Woolworths at Towers Mall. Since then 27 years has past and my enthusiasm and passion still carries on today. Those times were full of learning lessons and plenty of research which I continue to do. I have kept fresh, brackish, acidic and saltwater but my freshwater tanks have always been my mainstay.
Currently I operate 6 tanks which 5 are freshwater, 1-55 gallon paladarium, 1-125 gallon Tanganyika tank, 2-55 gallon Malawi tank, 1-50 gallon saltwater tank and 1-30 gallon acidic tank.
Species List:
Short fin Albino and regular bristle nose plecos
Dragon Blood peacocks
Yellow tail Acei
Kasanga Red Rainbow Tropheus
Kigoma 7 Stripe Frontosa
Golden Wonder Killi fish
Yellow Gold Red Stripe guppies
Long fin Comets

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Join date : 2012-02-04
Location : Richmond, VA

PostSubject: Re: RiftNut Intro   Thu Sep 21, 2017 12:13 pm

Welcome to CVAS, @RiftNut. Very Happy Thanks for joining us, and telling us about your tanks. I'm just wondering about the "acidic" tank - is it a low pH set-up? What's in it?

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Join date : 2012-11-29
Location : Wake Forest, NC

PostSubject: Re: RiftNut Intro   Wed Sep 27, 2017 10:25 pm

27 years? You're not fooling us. Stainless-steel frame tanks haven't been made since the 1970's! (I still have a couple too, and my beloved first box filter (1965) with the embossed angelfish).
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