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fish tanks in the backyard
Posted By: laura <email@example.com>
Date: Monday, 4 September 2000, at 5:31 p.m.
I have 3 tanks -- 2 are standard glass 25 gallon tanks each with a 30" h wood stand. They are both on my backporch. Most of the year I keep the backdoor open and the fish are a part of my regular everyday life. Each tank has a magnum pro filter. One tank is tropical and the other cold, but I keep a heater in the cold tank set lo. No electric lights!! I have screen lids for both of these tanks which I take off during the day and put on at night.
The tropical tank is home to a thriving paradise fish family. Mama, Papa and their seven babies who are now 1 yr old. This is the second brood we've raised to young adulthood. The first brood I gave away to a very good fish store here in San Francisco but I felt terrible about it, just miserable. Never again. So, this bunch have made themselves very much at home .... but if any good