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    hello, i just added a light to a goldfish tank and relized many of them have what looks like air bubbles in their fins. theyre in a 30gal hex (i know, too small, i relized this after the 15 day insurance thing). the tank was cycled and all 7 have been fine for a year or so. all the "bad stuff" is well within the safe range. pH is 7 and hardness i havent checked in awile. save the fishies!

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    hello? fish may be dying!

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    Giving people exactly 6 minutes to reply will not win you any awards for patience.

    You have 7 goldfish in a 30 gallon aquarium. Horrible idea, but you already know that. "Bad stuff" is hardly an aquarist's term, please elaborate on your water parameters. What is the filtration and tank maintenance schedule? Inevitably your fish will die because you have them cramped into a far too small space. The bioload will never keep up, and it is likely that you are at the beginning of an inevitable downward spiral.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gm72
    Giving people exactly 6 minutes to reply will not win you any awards for patience.

    You have 7 goldfish in a 30 gallon aquarium. Horrible idea, but you already know that. "Bad stuff" is hardly an aquarist's term, please elaborate on your water parameters. What is the filtration and tank maintenance schedule? Inevitably your fish will die because you have them cramped into a far too small space. The bioload will never keep up, and it is likely that you are at the beginning of an inevitable downward spiral.
    gm is right with all of that. and 6 minutes is not enough time for someone to reply, even the front of AC says "our members often reply to any question within 24hrs"

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    sorry bout that. i knew my computer was about to lose internet again. anyway, amonia and nitrite 0 and nitrates are well within the safe zone. i clean the tank 75% every saturday. as for filtration, i have an aquaclear 70 with biowheel. again, sorry about the rush and lack of details. i hope this clears everything up

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    Once again we will ask, what are your water parameters? Water temp?
    8 tanks running now:
    1x 220 gallon, 2x55 gallon, 1x40 gallon long, 1x29 gallon, 1x20 gallon long, 1x5.5 gallon, 1x2 gallon
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    oh yeah, hehe. it goes from 70-72F depending on the time of day. im sorry, i just started using a water test kit(actually, more like getting the LFS to tell me). im afraid im in over my head
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    ...and nitrAtes are?
    8 tanks running now:
    1x 220 gallon, 2x55 gallon, 1x40 gallon long, 1x29 gallon, 1x20 gallon long, 1x5.5 gallon, 1x2 gallon
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    .2, man im bad at this!

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    Most test kits don't read them that low. Are you sure you are reading it right? Maybe you are seeing 20?
    8 tanks running now:
    1x 220 gallon, 2x55 gallon, 1x40 gallon long, 1x29 gallon, 1x20 gallon long, 1x5.5 gallon, 1x2 gallon
    Gouramis, barbs, rasboras, plecos, corys, tetras, fancy guppies, swordtails, ottos, rainbow shark, upside-down catfish, snails, and Max and Sparkles the bettas.

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