My first fish!

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Long-finned Zebra Danio
I couldn't wait any longer, I had to get fish this weekend :)

I dropped into our local aquarium today and was served by a *kid* ! He picked out 8 Long-Finned Zebra Danios for me. I also picked up a couple of plants and some flakes for the fish before wandering back up the hill home.

I let the bag sit in the top of the tank for a little while (while planting the plants and rearranging the others a bit), and then added a little tank water to the bag and removed some of the bag water. I did that a couple of times over a bit over half and hour before letting the fish swim out into the tank.

They went totally nuts, swimming around, exploring their new surroundings and chasing each other. They also refused to sit still long enough for me to take a decent photo of them. The pic up the top is the only decent one I got! I also gave them a tiny pinch of food, which they devoured within a minute. I'll give them more next time after they've settled in a bit.

Now the fun part begins - the joys of the ammonia/nitrogen cycles.

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IT geek, originally from Sydney, moved to Canberra in 2007. Married to "the sweetie", aka Stu. Prolific photographer, Lego junkie and tropical fish keeper.

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