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    Guys thanks for replying. I think he is fine now. Added a black moor to the tank today.

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    Good news to hear that he is doing better.
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    With the air pump you can build a small filter. Using a sponge or sponges stacked on top of each other and a simple piece of plastic pipe/tube going through them and the airstone would be placed in the tube this will cause a airlift bringing water up through the pipe and allowing for some circulation and bio filtration.

    Just make sure the airstone is smaller then the tube so water can pass over it and out the top of the pipe.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ethan.R View Post
    Guys thanks for replying. I think he is fine now. Added a black moor to the tank today.
    Glad he is doing better. As for adding another goldfish-what size tank are they in? One fancy goldfish (NOT feeder or comet) needs 20 gallons of water, then add 10 gallons for each additional fancy goldfish. I hope they are not both in the 5 gallon tank?
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    Yes, it is an unfiltered 5 gallon tank.
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    That isn't enough for one goldfish let alone two. Please try to upgrade their tank as soon as you can or return the new goldfish. Without a filter and even with daily water changes you are not doing your fish any good. This would be like you living in a closet-with the floor being your only means to relieve yourself and you walking/sleeping in it all day long until someone comes in and hoses your room down. Now add another person to that closet...


    Ethan this isn't direct to you-but in general...
    Goldfish are not small tank fish, I have no idea where this concept of them being bowl fish came from and anything under 10 gallons is a bowl to me.
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    Thanks guys. I didn't know goldfish needed so much space. My tank is exactly 6.2 gallons. Last time I had 2 black moors in a smaller tank for about a year then gave them to someone else and they were totally healthy.
    After 3 days now they are both sitting on the bottom of the tank. They don't look good. I just thought it is good to get a friend for my fish, looks like I should return the new one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AmazonJoe View Post
    Good idea have you thought of a way to filter the tank yet?
    I am going to make a filter with the air pump and sponge. One more thing tho, I see tiny air bubbles on top of the tank coming from the mouth of one of them. What does that mean?

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