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    I, I am a aquarium enthusiast that currently is the owner of a 28L aquarium with a Goldfish in it. I suspect he is about 6 or 7 years old and has been with me since he was very young. I bought him as company when I was at uni, and he has stayed with me ever since. Recently, I have been looking for suitable fish to add to his tank to brighten up the tank and keep the algae a bit under control, hence joining this forum.

    I am vastly limited by the space of my living room, otherwise I would have easily gone out and bought a 200L aquarium (I used to have one when I was young)

    for reference, here is a picture of my "pride and joy"




    xxx S

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    Welcome to the forum, I do hope you learn a lot.

    I hate to break it to you but 28 litres is woefully inadequate for a common goldfish like that. This fish is no doubt stunted from cramped living conditions and bad water quality (they are very high waste producers). If I were you I would find someone with a pond or upgrade the tank to something at least 200 litres.
    "Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." Carl Sagan
    ~ My 350 Litre Tank Journal ~
    ~ My 30 Litre Tank Journal ~

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    Welcome to the AC...
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    Quote Originally Posted by ~firefly~ View Post
    Welcome to the forum, I do hope you learn a lot.

    I hate to break it to you but 28 litres is woefully inadequate for a common goldfish like that.... upgrade the tank to something at least 200 litres.
    Welc0me t0 the f0rum! Y0u will find many great f0lks with l0ads 0f great inf0. Please feel at h0me here and c0ntribute 0ften.
    Y0u will als0 find many wh0 agree with ~firefly~.
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    Welcome to the forum.
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    Welcome to the AC Sagitari. Try the coldwater fish section for info and advice on your Goldfish tank.
    Here is the link; http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...splay.php?f=74
    Warning; Bulldog Pleco guarding my Sons tank now..

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    Welcome to the forum! You came to the right place for advice. In my opinion this is by far the best information source for aquariums. As stated above your fish friend would greatly appreciate a larger tank. He will be happier and so will you!
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    Hello and Welcome to the AC this IS the place to learn about your fishes just like flydustydawg said .IMO greatest site ON the web. None better
    ask ?'s and change some water pair of JD's and loving it.

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