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Petco’s Dollar per Gallon Sale is on!

Petco’s Dollar per Gallon Sale is on!

A couple times a year, Petco runs their “dollar per gallon” sale in which aquariums cost… well… one dollar per gallon of their volume, of course!   The sale started today, so I stopped by on my way home from work and scored a 40 gallon breeder and a 10 gallon tank.  Fun fact: the…
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Tank Talk | New Fish Room!

Tank Talk | New Fish Room!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L73WP3DVrio Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been working on setting up a little basement fish room, with the goal of one day breeding show quality butterfly telescopes!  You might remember this previous post about the 60 gallon Laguna tub I picked up from the local fish store.  Well, this week I picked up…
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Laguna 60 Gallon Tub Before & After

Laguna 60 Gallon Tub Before & After

Only a fellow goldfish keeper could understand being so excited about a big old plastic tub, but last week I scored a Laguna 60 gallon basin for only $17 from my local fish store!  It was used and pretty grimy, so it needed some cleaning.  Luckily, we finally had a nice sunny day over the…
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Changes in the Goldfish Tank

Changes in the Goldfish Tank

I’ve been wanting to try CaribSea Tahitian Moon Sand in my tank for a long time now, and finally made the leap today!  The fish seem really excited about their new scenery, especially the butterflies!  They keep going around grabbing mouthfuls of sand and chewing on it.  I’m getting new tank lights soon, so I’ll…
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75 Gallon Tank Photos

75 Gallon Tank Photos

Now that Christmas is over, I’ve taken down all our Christmas decorations (including the aquarium ones!).  I put the fake bamboo plant back in the tank, and thought I would snap a few full-tank photos, since I haven’t in a while.  I’ve been cleaning the algae off all the surfaces except for the back glass…
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