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  1. #1

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    Question gold fish in a community tank?


    0 Not allowed!
    can you put gold fish into a community tanks
    say for example my 3ft?
    with what is listed below?
    just wondering my kids want one but i am not sure if i can

    also they currently have a betta tank in their room
    with a male betta and 1 bristle nose
    is it possible to put one in there with the betta

    thanks
    3ft
    tetras ,platties ,guppies,corys
    4 bristle noses,peacock eel,sword tails
    paradise fish
    1 male betta, a female betta
    bumble bee gobi, harliquin rasbroas, mystery snails
    4ft
    angels, gouramis, bristle noses,3 silver fin sharks
    widows,khulis,severums
    corys ,rainbows,keyholes,snails, 4 bristle noses
    congo tetras,
    breeder tank
    angel breeding pair
    3ft divided angel breeder
    1 breeding pair,fry and ghost knife
    platty tank
    1 river fish,platties
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    0 Not allowed!
    What is your waterchange schedule (%/frequency), and your filtration?


    Also, Plecos and bettas are tropical fish, and should not be kept with coldwater fish.
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    0 Not allowed!
    i know that, the betta tank has a very good filteration and heater plus light,
    my water stats are as followed

    betta tank

    same water stats as 3ft

    3ft

    150 hardness
    7.0 ph
    0 ammonia
    0 nitrites

    4ft

    89 hardness
    7.0 ph
    0 ammonia
    0 nitrites

    external filters on both cant remember how big
    but they are bigger then needed

    i do a water change every week about 40% each time with a good gravel clean
    Last edited by mitcore; 11-16-2007 at 02:12 AM.
    3ft
    tetras ,platties ,guppies,corys
    4 bristle noses,peacock eel,sword tails
    paradise fish
    1 male betta, a female betta
    bumble bee gobi, harliquin rasbroas, mystery snails
    4ft
    angels, gouramis, bristle noses,3 silver fin sharks
    widows,khulis,severums
    corys ,rainbows,keyholes,snails, 4 bristle noses
    congo tetras,
    breeder tank
    angel breeding pair
    3ft divided angel breeder
    1 breeding pair,fry and ghost knife
    platty tank
    1 river fish,platties
    G,O,T

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    0 Not allowed!
    Once again, I need the name of your filter (brand/model).

    Water parameters are trivial if you don't have sufficient filtration.
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    0 Not allowed!
    aqua one cf 1200 for the 4ft
    aqua one cf 500 for the 3ft
    3ft
    tetras ,platties ,guppies,corys
    4 bristle noses,peacock eel,sword tails
    paradise fish
    1 male betta, a female betta
    bumble bee gobi, harliquin rasbroas, mystery snails
    4ft
    angels, gouramis, bristle noses,3 silver fin sharks
    widows,khulis,severums
    corys ,rainbows,keyholes,snails, 4 bristle noses
    congo tetras,
    breeder tank
    angel breeding pair
    3ft divided angel breeder
    1 breeding pair,fry and ghost knife
    platty tank
    1 river fish,platties
    G,O,T

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    0 Not allowed!
    goldfish cant go in community tanks. theyre coldwater and their best tankmates are weather loaches.

    even the warmer water tolerating goldfish wont work, most slow moving ones will get their fins nipped

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    0 Not allowed!
    ok thanks i thought i would ask anyway
    i thought that might have been the case
    3ft
    tetras ,platties ,guppies,corys
    4 bristle noses,peacock eel,sword tails
    paradise fish
    1 male betta, a female betta
    bumble bee gobi, harliquin rasbroas, mystery snails
    4ft
    angels, gouramis, bristle noses,3 silver fin sharks
    widows,khulis,severums
    corys ,rainbows,keyholes,snails, 4 bristle noses
    congo tetras,
    breeder tank
    angel breeding pair
    3ft divided angel breeder
    1 breeding pair,fry and ghost knife
    platty tank
    1 river fish,platties
    G,O,T

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