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Old 01-31-2008, 06:18 PM   #1 
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10g. with 5 goldfish who wants to comment?

Goldfish dont need 55 gallons first of all!!
i got 4 of the regular kind and i capptoranda they have plenty of room to me and i wanted to know wht everybody else thought 8) [/u]
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Old 01-31-2008, 06:19 PM   #2 
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Re: 10g. with 5 goldfish who wants to comment?

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Goldfish dont need 55 gallons first of all!!
i got 4 of the regular kind and i capptoranda they have plenty of room to me and i wanted to know wht everybody else thought 8) [/u]
You do know how big and how much waste Goldfish produce, right?

You will have to upgrade eventually, or your goldfish will die a painful death. There growth will be stopped untill larger space is provided.
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Old 01-31-2008, 06:34 PM   #3 
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meh whatever
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Old 01-31-2008, 06:46 PM   #4 
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I'm curious how often you do water changes and what your parameters are.
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Old 01-31-2008, 10:27 PM   #5 
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I'm sorry, but I really, really have to disagree with you. Those conditions must just be terrible. What in the world are your water parameters? Eelz212 was keeping two goldfish in a 10 gallon with frequent water changes and the ammonia levels were at .35.

Plus, an oranda grows to be 12+ inches long. In a 10 gallon tank, at full size, he won't even be able to turn around. Allowing a fish to grow in a tiny tank like that means his spine will be bent, his muscles weakened, and if he's later transferred to a larger tank he will not be able to hold himself up and will actually die.

Even if your fish are only 2-3 inches each right now, you've got 12.5 inches of fish in your 10 gallon tank, unsuitable conditions for even the cleanest fish, which goldfish certainly are not. Please seriously reconsider the situation in which you are keeping these fish, and test your water parameters!
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Old 02-01-2008, 08:40 AM   #6 
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Goldfish are not anabantids, so you may want to consider asking a mod to move it for you.

I get the feeling that this post was posted simply to get a reaction, so I don't want to comment too much other than to agree that these are not suitable conditions.
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