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    Hi, I'm new to your forums. I started my fish last fall in an patio pond, but moved them inside when it started freezing. Yes, I'm too kind. lol I found a 30 gallon aquarium in the classifieds and I keep adding this and that to it. I'm currently attempting to cycle up my patio pond so I can 'rehome' the goldfish to that, and get some new ones for the inside aquarium. They need the room, they are growing like weeds. :) I'm looking any and all advice. Thanks

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    Hello welcome to AC. Don't have much advice on goldfish, but sure someone else here will chime in.
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    How many goldfish and what type?

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    Welcome Aboard.
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    I have 4 goldfish and they have grown to about 3 or 4 inches long, and rather chubby. They were just the run of the mill 29 cent starters from Petsmart. They are the survivors, and the patio pond will be good for them. They'll get to stretch their fins And thank you for the welcome!

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    No Message - korith   Just a 'Thank you' penguin to a water treatment guy :-D. Clean water and sanitiation is a CORNERSTONE of modern civilization that people take for granted and don't think twice about & I felt that way about it before I had fish lol. Thanks to my HS Hi - 850R   because I LOL'ed at your single neon 90 gal show fish - ddavis1979   For the help on CO2 and plants - Greentoads41   Great looking tank you have! - ~firefly~   

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    Yeah, the pond will really help considering those starter goldfish are actually comets that can grow to a foot long and they need a lot of space because they're not only messy but they're strong swimmers and need room to stretch their muscles. I'm following your other thread as well. Looking forward to some pics after the pond is cycled and the fish are moved in there.

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    Over Winter.jpg This is the best I can do to show you what they look like. They all have names. They started in the patio pond....this next winter I'll be more prepared to keep them there. This is where they are going:

    patiopond.jpg

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    No Message - korith   Just a 'Thank you' penguin to a water treatment guy :-D. Clean water and sanitiation is a CORNERSTONE of modern civilization that people take for granted and don't think twice about & I felt that way about it before I had fish lol. Thanks to my HS Hi - 850R   because I LOL'ed at your single neon 90 gal show fish - ddavis1979   For the help on CO2 and plants - Greentoads41   Great looking tank you have! - ~firefly~   

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    That's a really cool looking pond. I've never seen one quite like that before. I love the side-view windows so you can see them from both above and the side.

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    I found it at Lowe's hardware last year. It was on clearance, so I decided what the heck...even came with a filter/pump. Has bio/mechanical and UV

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