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Do anyone else's goldfish play follow the leader? Wherever my comet goes my other two are waddling behind him. It's absolutely adorable.
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I agree with Kithy. A single bristlenose in a 55 gal is just fine.

That's the shoaling behaviour of goldfish. Most people don't realize how social they are. My koi do the same thing. It's soo cute to watch.
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I agree with Kithy. A single bristlenose in a 55 gal is just fine.

That's the shoaling behaviour of goldfish. Most people don't realize how social they are. My koi do the same thing. It's soo cute to watch.
I had no idea :3 It's the absolute cutest thing ever!
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I'm so impatient on getting this 75 gallon started. Alas, bills need to be paid and I'll only have a certain amount left over to purchase a few things each paycheck. Next paycheck I'm getting the heater, thermometer and a tube of silicone. Do I really have to scrap every little piece of silicone out? Can I leave the difficult pieces in the edges of the walls?

It's been FOREVER since I've had those adorable pudgy goldies.

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I have been trying so hard to facilitate algae growth in my 55 but it seems no matter how hard I try I can't get the back to get any green on it D:
You seriously want to grow it? Get a good light hood and leave it on 8 to 10 hours a day. It also blooms hugely with phosphates added.

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You seriously want to grow it? Get a good light hood and leave it on 8 to 10 hours a day. It also blooms hugely with phosphates added.
I want it on the back of the tank :3 My lights are on around 12ish a day but not much yet lol
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With good algae comes lots of green poop.
Fishy- yea, have you seen the videos of people doing it?
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Yeah. They all make it look so flippin easy. I think whomever had the tank before me was going to redo the silicone. 95% of the silicone on the sides were gone. What was on there, was wedged into very inside of the corners.

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I'm sure you've heard but DO NOT stick the razor in between the panes of glass. Will ruin the whole tank. When you run your fingers along it you want to only feel glass.
I missed a spot, and when we went over it with the new stuff, it would not stay on, it repelled away from any dry silicone. So we just caked on a huge amount. Good thing it was on the bottom so you don't see it. xD
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Yeah i assumed you shouldnt anyhow. Its not coming out too easy tho. Maybe my hand broom will help in removing all the small sticky pieces.

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