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    Love Fish

    Fishy gloriousness. O i love aquariiums yes I do
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 21, 2008

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    Self-Sustaining Tank

    for over a year now i've been looking up information to put together what i would like to consider a self-sustaining tank.probably an hour a day average, about 400 hours of looking up fish, plants, substrate, lighting, tanks, snails, worms, clams, greenwater, zooplankton...
    Flear Flear 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 3, 2013

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    Pwetty!

    And relaxing. I love watching the fish swimming around... So calming... and the bubbles! :D
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 17, 2008

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    Rediscovered

    I had not been to an Aquarium since I was in Primary School, but we took my best friend there during her trip to Ireland and I realised how beautiful it was.  Particularly walking under the large tank and looking at the walls of the different variety of fish.  ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 5, 2008

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    55 Gallon

    I have had fish tanks pretty much my whole life. I currently have a 55 gallon tank with a large pleco, an upside-down catfish, and 10 platys. Well, 11 because I saw a baby last night. 2 more look gravid, so more babies soon :)
    CrimsonGold CrimsonGold 26-30, F Dec 29, 2010

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    utahwriter utahwriter 36-40, M Jun 7

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    Last Time I Went Was In 6th...

    Last time I went was in 6th grade, With my then best friend It was fun :) I have a few pics Memories:)
    HazelMustang2012 HazelMustang2012 16-17, M Jul 11, 2008

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    There's Something Peace...

    There's something peaceful about watching fish swim.
    evilkittymew evilkittymew 36-40, F Sep 14, 2008

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    I Love The Freshwater Tropicals...Great Hobby!

    Growing up I had fresh water aquariams. First got the bug when I was 12. I had a 20 gallon tank with Guppys, Black Mollys, Sword Tails, Hatchet Fish, and various types of Algae Eaters and Cat Fish. I soon got a 5 gallon tank for the babies they produced. It was an awesome hoppy...
    Dave002 Dave002 56-60, M Oct 6, 2011

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    Great Big To Desk Size

    From the great big aquariums like the Shedd in Chicago and the National Aquarium in Baltimore to the five and ten gallon and even the smaller home aquariums. All three of my wives participated in keeping the home aquariums. It was fun and really pleasant to look at the brightly...
    CFOM CFOM 70+, M 2 Responses Jun 30, 2011

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    Pretty Colours :)

    Ever since I was a little girl, I've always loved going to aquariums. Most of my friends liked to go to see the big sharks or the dolphins, but not me. I went, and still do go, sometimes, to see all the little, tiny fish. I just think they look so beautiful with all their...
    jellybean123 jellybean123 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2010

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    I Like Aquariums.

    I love aquariums,even though at this time I don't own one.Maybe in a few years,right now I have parakeets and 3 small dogs,thats enough pets for the time being.When my husband was in the hospital with his strokes and in ICU,I would go and sit in the larger waiting rooms where...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F Nov 2, 2008

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    Oh My

    i haven't been since like grade 4 but i would love to go back! i thought it was interesting and seeing advertisements for them always makes me wanna go.  Maybe I will.....
    DistantDreamer DistantDreamer 18-21 May 25, 2008

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    Here at the local aquarium right now.

    There's so many children here! They're all "Ooo"'a and "aaa"s at the sharks and big fish! It's all really cute to see the excitement of all of them!! I'm here with my cousin and her son! They're having such a good time!
    feralady feralady 18-21, F Jul 30

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    Serenity

    When I think of serenity, an aquarium is always what I think of.  The cool blues, exotic greens, and vibrant shades of oranges and yellows is truly a sight to behold.  I love the aquatic feel that surrounds me when I am in a dimly lit room next to a fishtank at an...
    meghanmcgee meghanmcgee 18-21 1 Response Jul 11, 2008

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    I Actually Love Aquariums...

    Well I am fond of Goldfish and actually I got 12 Goldfish in my Aquarium...I love it specially when I'm stressed out then all i gotta do is stared at theAquarium then BANG! I'm stress free... Woah!I don't know whats with these aquariums that really do relaxes me every timeI took...
    Zanuj Zanuj 22-25, M Mar 13, 2012

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    Oscars

    Wanting something a bit different we bought two oscars, a black one, and a red tiger. They were about 2" long at the time. We fed them baby guppies, something we weren't short of, and as they grew they progressed to adult ones. Time passed......now these monsters are well...
    chovhani chovhani 46-50, F 17 Responses Oct 3, 2007

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    A Long History In Aquariums

    I have a very long history in aquariums; my father kept fish since 1955, and had a pet store (mainly fish and small animals, no kittens or puppies) in the 1960's, for which I was one of his main workers.  I loved the little critters, and he told me they were all...
    Autumn57 Autumn57 51-55, F Jan 10, 2010

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    French Fish

    I visit Aquariums as often as I can and I've just realised recently that it seems I've only ever been to French Aquariums. As I live in the UK you can cross the channel in 45 mins (by tunnel) or 1 and a half hours (by ferry). So this means I go to France at least once a year...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 3, 2007

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    Aquariums

      I like Aguariums. I use to have a 55 gallon Aquarium in my house before Herricane Katrina destroyed the House.  It was very soothing & relaxing to come home turn out the lights and watch the fish.       I want to go to the Aquarium & Zoo in New Orleans which will take...
    sweetnshort sweetnshort 56-60, M Jan 29, 2011

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    Just Looking

    They're bright, colorful little worlds in a tank. I like watching the creatures within it take notice of the world outside. Watching them watch me watch them.
    Sinaname Sinaname 26-30 Jan 20, 2013

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    I Apparently Offend People In Aquariums.

    I walk around, saying, "Oh, yummy, crab!  Scallops!  Mmmmm..." I could be a vegetarian but I could never give up seafood.  But on the serious side, aquariums are very calming and beautiful.  Octopuses (not octopi, a long running point of...
    atali atali 26-30, F Sep 14, 2008

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    Always Have...

    I have a 50 gallon and a 20 gallon in my house.  They are just so relaxing to watch.  Just have to keep up on cleaning them - LOL One has a nice mix with a mediteranean/blue theme in my living room. Have a 20 gallon with live bearers and slamanders in an upstairs room...
    thatweirdromanguy thatweirdromanguy 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 23, 2007

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    they're Really Pretty A...

    they're really pretty and i like them a lot. a long time ago when my friend and i were talking about moving in together (we were like 14), we said we were going to put aquariums in the ceiling. i thought that was the best idea ever. then of course, my mom was like "how are...
    thedreamisover thedreamisover 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11, 2008

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    Sufferedloss Sufferedloss 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 25

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    Lacyr Lacyr 18-21, F 3 Responses May 11

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    ALL....

    I love all aquariums.  I especially love Shedd's Aquarium in Chicago.  I also adore the ones in Chattanooga, TN and Gatlinburg, TN as well as the one in Charleston, SC.  All of these have some great specimens in them and I love to visit.  Growing up my parents...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 5 Responses Oct 12, 2008

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    Nothing Like It..

    I love the national aquariums and the ones at home. I had one of my own years back, but my dad forced me to get rid of it. :( I still miss it though and all the fish, I had this gold fish that died days before I had to give it up. She was so huge and wonderful. She had these...
    bluie19 bluie19 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 28, 2011

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    Whelp I am off to the aquarium!

    Time to have fun with fish for the day xD
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    Had 30 Aquariums When I Was Younger

    Now, I'm down to five, but the total gallons of the five is greater than the total gallons of the 30 aquariums I had when I was younger. Back in my teens I had aquariums everywhere. 5-gallon,10-gallon, 20-gallon, and one 50-gallon. That was the 50's and early 60's...
    Oldboxy Oldboxy 70+, M Aug 7, 2009

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    I Cant Even Take Care Of Fish...

    Not long ago I discovered an ugly truth that now haunts my everyday reality. To get my mind off this subject I have tried picking up a hobby. One day I randomly decided to buy some fish and keep an aquarium. My dad has lots of experience with keeping aquariums and I had a few...
    dinopimp90 dinopimp90 18-21, F May 31, 2011

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    I Do Like Aquariums, As Lon...

    I do like aquariums, as long as they are not over crowed. To watch fish swimming around, can be very relaxing. {is that why you always see them at the doctors and dentists.??????}
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 11, 2008

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    Yeah We Have One!

    We had 3 fish it cost us $10. each. Lol!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    123ct 123ct 36-40, F 6 Responses May 1, 2008

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    Silence Is.... Too Quiet

    I currently have 3 tanks. My 100 gallon tank is in my bedroom, with 2 powerful filters on it to keep it clean for the turtles. My first night in my new home, we hadn't moved the turtles yet. The house was unnervingly quiet. Now I am used to having the waterfall as background...
    eyes eyes 31-35, F 6 Responses Mar 24, 2008

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