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11-17-2012, 02:36 PM #1
New Here & To The Hobby
I'm new here and to the hobby.
Its now almost 2 months since I bought a small 8 liter fish bowl for my then 2 gold fish, 1 beta $ 1 black moor. I added two more fish to the mix, 1 lion head & 1 angel fish.
Unfortunately they have began dieing!!!
I woke up one morning and 1 gold fish had died. then the angel fish, then the other gold fish jumped out at night and was seen the following morning. this morning the black moor!
11-17-2012, 02:38 PM #2
11-17-2012, 02:57 PM #3
whats a troll?
I actually bought the bowl with the first 4 fish and the guy I bought them from sold me the later 2.
So now I'm searching the net to find out whats going on.
I'm leaving in East Africa and having an aquarium is actually done by hotels!
I'm now looking for advice from those who have aquariums and experience because it doesn't make sense to me or my 3yr old why our fish are dying
11-17-2012, 03:09 PM #4
11-17-2012, 03:20 PM #5
0Originally Posted by Lady Hobbs
As evidenced by the results you are seeing, You are literally shortening their lifespan having them in there and this will only continue.
If you are intent on keeping fish, You need to return those fish to the shop immediately so that you can research while you get a bigger tank.Gas mileage isn't everything OIIIIIIIO
Lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.
Why pretend there are no stupid questions? Actually, There are many stupid questions: "Should I drink this bleach?" Is just one example.
Having said that, Just because it's a stupid question doesn't mean that it shouldn't be asked. It's better to know.
A warm beer is better than a cold beer. Because nothing is better than a cold beer, and a warm beer is better than nothing.
11-17-2012, 03:27 PM #6
I would suggest reading the below. This will give you the information that you will need to fix the situation you are currently in.
http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=36492If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
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