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    Quote Originally Posted by brown water View Post
    I would throw em in a 10 gallon. That's what I keep all my pairs in, get a spawn every 1-3 weeks. Sponge filter, heater, and a piece of slate. Pull the spawn after a week and put em in a 10 gal tank by themselves, then move to a bigger tank a couple weeks later. I would save the 30 gal for the spawn to grow out in, not put the pair in it. To be honest that suggestion makes no sense to me.
    It makes sense if he's not actually planning to breed his angelfish. Not everyone with spawning angelfish wants to do all the work required to successfully keep alive the fry. A 30 gallon isn't the best size for angelfish, but if he doesn't cram a bunch of other fish in there, they could be better off than they would be in his overstocked 55s.

    Your way is definitely much better for someone intending to be a dedicated angelfish breeder. In that case I would suggest he read up a lot about it, because I don't think it's as easy as you make it sound.

    But fishkid just sounds like a boy with a lot of fish that he doesn't quite know where to put.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Finnie View Post
    But fishkid just sounds like a boy with a lot of fish that he doesn't quite know where to put.
    Oh, I guess I shouldn't assume it's a boy. Maybe fishkid is a girl.

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    Can't give you any more rep, but well said! - steeler58 Thank again!! You seem to enjoy your coffee. - steeler58 Thanks for the rep!! - Compass this doesnt look like pie... not the right kind.. - Sandz for providing solid guidance to others - RiversGirl 
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    Your way is definitely much better for someone intending to be a dedicated angelfish breeder.
    This is debatable as well. Reputable breeders use a minimum of 20 gallons per pair. To be honest his suggestion of a 10 gallon makes no sense to me.
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Brutal honesty will be shown on this screen.
    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Tolerance is a great thing to have, so is the ability to shut up.

    I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Honey Badger 1 View Post
    This is debatable as well. Reputable breeders use a minimum of 20 gallons per pair. To be honest his suggestion of a 10 gallon makes no sense to me.
    To each his own. What works for one won't work for someone else. 20s are a unnecessary expense when the same outcome can be completed in a smaller tank that you can buy 2 of for the price of one 20.

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    Can't give you any more rep, but well said! - steeler58 Thank again!! You seem to enjoy your coffee. - steeler58 Thanks for the rep!! - Compass this doesnt look like pie... not the right kind.. - Sandz for providing solid guidance to others - RiversGirl 
    Thanks for the rep! :) - Compass cheers - Fishhook Using up my winnings on my friends! - Compass No Message - Fishhook beeeeeeeer! - Sandz 
    Bottoms up! (even though you don't drink, lol) - Slaphppy7 We miss you... - Compass thank you for the filter! - RiversGirl for the fun game! - SeaLady Thank you very very much!! - Compass 
    Love the games. Thank you :) - rebecca_finny TGIF! - showmebutterfly Thanks for your help & points. - metweezer Nice to see you around again. enjoy the pie - fishmommie Thanks! :) I try! - Compass 

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    Yup to each his own and I guess your way with the 10 gallon tanks is fine if you want to run an angelfish breeding program that is equivalent to a puppy mill. Carry on and have fun.
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Brutal honesty will be shown on this screen.
    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Tolerance is a great thing to have, so is the ability to shut up.

    I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you.


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    Yup to each his own and I guess your way with the 10 gallon tanks is fine if you want to run an angelfish breeding program that is equivalent to a puppy mill. Carry on and have fun.
    Thanks for insulting everything I have worked for and do. It's much appreciated.

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    To each his own. What works for one won't work for someone else. 20s are a unnecessary expense when the same outcome can be completed in a smaller tank that you can buy 2 of for the price of one 20.
    Quote Originally Posted by Honey Badger 1 View Post
    Yup to each his own and I guess your way with the 10 gallon tanks is fine if you want to run an angelfish breeding program that is equivalent to a puppy mill. Carry on and have fun.
    +1, HB 1. Sounds like angelfish hell to me. Sounds like this one's a moneykeeper, not a fishkeeper.
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