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Thank you, I am retired and have the time to work with my tanks daily as they give me great enjoyment.  A 50, 40 breeder, 29 long, and 10 gallon shrimp tank.  He has a face only a mother could love!

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5 minutes ago, sdlTBfanUK said:

Those are superb photos, keep them coming!



Thank you for your kind words.  Trish

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