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  1. FishL0ver

    20 Gallon Angelfish?

    I recently have gotten a new 20 gallon fish tank. I am going to switch my 3 guppies, 3 white cloud minnows and 4 inch goldfish into the tank. I have always had a fascination with angelfish. I was wondering if I could put just one angel in the tank with the other fish I have. Is it possible...
  2. FishL0ver

    Fish Ideas For 20 Gallon

    Hi, I recently got a new 20 gallon tank. My hopes for this tank are to transfer my telescope goldfish, 3 guppies and 3 white cloud minnows into the tank. I would also like to either get new fish for the tank, or add more fish, like guppies and white cloud minnows. I was also thinking of another...
  3. C

    Sick Goldfish

    about a week ago i noticed my fantail goldfish sitting at the bottom of the tank, i immediately did a 30% water change and until yesterday he seemed perfectly fine. Yesterday he was sitting at the bottom again. I did another water change and looked closely at him to see if there was any visible...
  4. S

    5YO Goldfish w/ red spots on head

    I've had my Goldie in a 20-gallon tank in Alpharetta while I'm at vet school in Athens. I transferred her to her 55-gallon tank here in Athens today. She's been away from here for a few months now so I just noticed this on her head. A friend/"fish expert" thinks it's fungus. What do you guys...
  5. C

    Injured Pearlscale Goldfish

    Hi, I've had 'Ping pong' for over a month and he has been a bit bullied by the other fish, but last night he was pretty badly attacked (do not know who the attacker was). His fins are shredded, he has a several cuts, a damaged gill and half his scales are either missing or badly damaged. (I'm...
  6. Mr. Crayfish the great

    Goldfish problem

    Hello! I have 2 goldfish in a 30 gallon (I know, too small) tank. They are usually in the outdoors for 6-7 months in a semi-large pond. We have a small, 10 gallon tetra whisper running as the only filtration (besides plants). It was the only filter we had. Surprising, they haven't died yet. But...
  7. Arkmite

    I need help not killing a pleco!

    So my friend wants me to get his almost foot long pleco so it can live with my 2 black moors. I also have a few mystery snails in the tank. I have a few problems to start with already. This fish has lived in almost complete isolation for most of its life because it was bullied so bad by other...
  8. M

    Am I "over-chemicaling" my water?

    I have three goldfish in a forty gallon tank (Black Moore almost two years old, red cap oranda half a year old and a new Ryukin a few months old) and I'm afraid I may be putting too many chemicals in the water. I have Well water so I have no concern for chlorine, but I do get heavy metals. I...
  9. O

    Black Moor Feeding Amount

    Hello! I bought my Black Moor from PetCo, and the employee told me to give it 3-4 pellets, once every day. I read online that you should feed it twice or three times a day, with food it can eat in 30 seconds. So, my question is, how much should I feed it each day? Thanks so much!
  10. K

    Help! What to do about fumigation?

    Help! I have a 30 gallon tank with a goldfish and a pleco that I cannot move. My house needs to be fumigated for remotes. How do I protect my goldfish from the fumes? We just moved to this new house and I can't move the fish again or they'll die of stress.
  11. S

    Help!!! Emergency Ammonia Problem!!!

    First off, I'd like to say I am already educated in general fish keeping and know about cycling the tank and everything now. My current problem comes from when I was not as educated. I was planning on getting a small above ground pond and decided to look up a good way to introduce the beneficial...
  12. T

    fancy goldfish density for growth

    I have 280 gallon concrete tank outside. How many ryukin juvies I can rare in this tank with no filter but plants? And how many juvies could be rared with filter?
  13. P

    Worrying about my goldfish.

    I have two fancy goldfish who I've placed into my 10g tank temporarily (they will be moving into a 50g tank within the next week). The tank has been properly cycled and all of the levels are showing up fine, but something is off. I just added them into this tank today. They have it all to...
  14. chub04

    Goldfish Can't Swallow Food

    So a little while ago I bought a new goldfish. Quarantined him for 2 weeks, was doing great, eating well and was totally fine. After 2 weeks I put him in my 75 gal display tank (with other goldfish) and about a week later he started sitting at the bottom and when he'd eat he'd sit and chew on...
  15. S

    Oranda with Dropsy - Is it time to Euthanize her?

    I went on vacation for a week, and when I came back, my oranda was showing some signs for what I believe to be dropsy. Her belly is really swollen and her scales are beginning to raise. One of her cheeks is really swollen and she's got a large swollen white spot around her eye. She has some...
  16. G

    Can I place White Cloud Mountain minnows in a tank with shubunkin Goldies?

    I am upgrading my two small shubunkin goldfish to a 55 gallon planted aquarium and want to introduce another species of fish. I am thinking of adding a school of White Cloud Mountain minnows in as well after the goldfish go in, but have read that minnows are fin nippers. Does this apply to...
  17. G

    My Goldfish died mysteriously?

    To begin, I am an inexperienced fish keeper. I have two goldfish (or had, now that one has died) in a ten gallon tank. One is a Shubunkin, and the other was a comet. My Ammonia is at 0, there are no live plants in the tank, and I have a filter. Before you yell at me for having two goldfish that...
  18. chub04

    Goldfish gulping air - perfect water

    Just had a quick question. I have four fancy goldfish in a 75 gal. tank. After feeding two of them will gulp at the surface for a little while and the other two won't. The water parameters are absolutely perfect. 0 ammonia 0 nitrite and below 20 for nitrate. Ph is also in the correct range for...
  19. B

    My goldfish died :(

    Forgive me if I'm doing this wrong, but I'm looking for some help/advice. My goldfish died today very unexpectedly. We won him (and 2 others) at a fair 5 years ago. He was a basic goldfish and was larger than the others. I have a 50 gallon tank with a canister filter and feed tetra flakes, pre...
  20. chub04

    Black Moor looks like it's shedding its slim coat?

    So I don't know what's wrong with my black moor, if anything. I don't know if it's shedding its slime coat or what's going on, but my black moor looks like it has these white/clear splotches all over its body. Some days it looks worse than others. Some days he looks fine. I recently just changed...
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