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    Alright, I got some feeder comets. Are these cold water fish? I got another question that is not related to this. well I got my comets and if my cycle fails can 5 just to a fish less or does the fish recently being in the tank effect the fish less cycle? If I do a fish less cycle I will just put some frozen shrimp to create ammonia.

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    Feeder comets are goldfish...I hope you have a home for them if you don't intend to keep them...they grow quite large and I would suggest a pond...if not, you'll need at least 100g or so to house them properly. Also keep in mind that comets can live up to 40 years...although 10-20 is very common...so longer than most dogs...

    If you end up doing a fishless cycle...a shrimp is fine...but pure ammonia is your best bet...
    Last edited by Rue; 11-27-2007 at 12:06 AM.
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    How about the tempature??

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    ...I keep mine at 68F...
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    Only for the gold fish you mean?

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    I have goldfish and dojo loaches in my coldwater tank...and yes...that's for both species...
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    Only for goldfsih, dojo loaches, and weather loaches. Goldfish get about a foot long, so a 55 gallon is needed All tropical fish like it about 78. Why didnt you get the mollies, or the danios?
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    There are many more cold water fish! We have a list somewhere...but White Cloud Mountain Minnows are another gorgeous CW fish...
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    i agree, white clouds are gorgeous. their nickname is "poor mans neon tetra", but theyre awesome

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    I got them because someone on the forum told me to.

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