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Gigantor

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About Gigantor

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  • Location
    Emerald, Victoria.
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    Hobbyist
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  • Interests
    Pretty fish, retro commodore computers, amateur radio, motorbikes cruisers, bass guitar.
  1. Gigantor

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    G'day, My name is Paul or Mitch. Though my handle for the forum is Gigantor. For those that know I am obviously showing my age when this was on telly in black and white : ) Ten or twenty years ago I had a disastrous start into keeping tropical fish. I over stocked my two/three foot tank and selected non-compatible fish for my tank. I think the aquarium shop I purchased from should have better informed as he new what I had. Anyhow the bristle nose catfish ate everything. Even one $30 Red Flame Dwarf Gourami. At this point I gave up in despair until the bristle nose died about five years later. The old glass aquarium is in the shed gathering dust. I enjoy my technical hobbies, amateur radio being one. Though I find myself gravitating to things I can listen and relax to. Something that is visually relaxing is also desirable. As I spend most of my hours listening to shortwave and medium wave AM radio. I would also like something visually attractive and pleasing to the eye. Google was my friend and a search for pretty fish that are easy to keep. The list eventually shortened down to Betta Splendens. As I wish to start off on the right foot and not make the same mistakes as last time. I would like the prettiest fresh water fish that I can afford and that also is easy to keep. This has led me to Victoria Betta and thus here. I hope that covers the introduction. I am looking forward to chatting and participating in this forum. I have dropped my astronomy clubs membership because in six years or so I could never make the meetings. So now I prepare myself for a new start into something completely different. Warm regards, Paul.
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