My fish are all happy in their display tank that plays home to 9 fish. They are all divided and CANNOT access each other, the water was a little high once and I did not have any cover for all the bays, USUALLY louie is my more placid fish, there has been NO indication from him in the two months he's lived in that same bay so i felt that until i could acquire the egg crate that he would be ok. He's spent 2 months uncovered so far so hes never been a problem.
Tanks, I buy them brand new for $30 there is very little market for second hand small tanks here and as stated I have not got space for ten seperate 5 gallon tanks nor the money to pay $50 per tank for a filter ( I'm picky about the filter systems I use), nor ten separate lights or ten separate heaters. I have had TWO issues with this tank in three months and that is not the tank its the fish, Benny and Louie are the ONLY two fish I've ever had jump bay.
I assure you that my water is pristine because it is RO. I do not unnecessarily dump unneeded chemicals such as "netural regulator" into my water. That is a mistake new to the hobby make to maintain water quality.
As my photos (see thread :
prove my waters clean, my fish are healthy and my fish are all conditioned to the point if I wanted to spawn them I need not spend two weeks conditioning them. They get the best care. As I am sure many members can attest to the health and vitality of them.