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    My girlfriend has a 29gal un-heated tank with a single 1.5" fantail. she wants another fish in there but she wants to know her options.

    any suggestions?
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    As goldfish tanks are supposed to be unheated I would stick with other fancy goldfish. Just don't get any regular comets(Feeders) as they are a lot quicker than the split tail fancies and get most of the food.
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    Yeah, fancy goldfish should be kept with other fancy varieties, as they will have a trouble getting enough food if they are kept with the common kinds .

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    how about a small black moor,oranda(tho these can get big)lionheads,but stay away from things such as comets
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    I reckon you could put a Bala Shark in there..... lol.... maybe not, but you could put other peaceful fish in there. Loaches, & Plecs maybe??
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    The tank isn't heated, so tropical fish might not be a good idea....

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    The Dojo, or Weather loach is a coldwater fish...

    I have 3 in my tank...they're doing just fine with the goldies...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rue
    The Dojo, or Weather loach is a coldwater fish...

    I have 3 in my tank...they're doing just fine with the goldies...
    the weather loaches are excellent in cold water for poop eating in the gravel good suggestion
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    yah i was worried about faster fish. oh well maybe shell just have to get another fantail.
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