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New tank owner

Posted By: ShellyBear <theborgfour@aol.com>
Date: Saturday, 14 February 2004, at 12:26 a.m.

I am new to the fish world. Just before Christmas I had the chance to buy a 38 gal tall,hood, light, submersible heater and wood stand for $20. I jumped at the chance and started to research what else I would need. Money being tight I went with a under gravel filter with an air pump to start with. I got 7 little Zebras and started to cycle my tank. The next week I bought a power head and the following a 30 / 60 Whisper back filter. Ok tank is going know it just has to cycle. I just about drove my LFS nuts! I was there twice weekly. It took 6 weeks for it to cycle. That was the longest 6 weeks of my life!
While I was waiting for it to cycle I was studding what I wanted in the tank. I came across a fish c