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10-26-2014 11:14 PM
JessikaSky Bleh that should say "And I watched two of my gourami go under it and do what looked like to me was them working together building the nest "
10-26-2014 08:18 PM
JessikaSky http://aqualandpetsplus.com/Oddball,...bee%20Goby.htm
http://www.coburgaquarium.com.au/sheet.php?id=1229

these two sites say to add salt. I can do this as I have AQ salt? I found a bubble nest the other night and watch two of my gouramis go under it and what looked like to me that they were both building the nest together
10-26-2014 08:11 PM
JessikaSky Because that's where I got my information from about the gobys, I also got info from this site too http://www.liveaquaria.com/product/p...978&pcatid=978 where it states how they are a brackish fish, and can do okay in a community setting. I've also been feeding them a frozen mix of blood worms, daphnia and shrimp. I've highered the PH to 7.

The ammonia is coming down and I have actually had no more fish deaths. I am doing about half tank water changes every 2 days.
10-26-2014 08:01 PM
Bessie Bit confused why you've posted an extremely basic Bumblebee Goby caresheet, JessikaSky?
10-24-2014 10:37 AM
JessikaSky http://aquariumfishparadise.com.au/Bumblebee-Goby.php
10-24-2014 10:20 AM
JessikaSky Maybe your fish are different over there but these ones will only grow to 2 inches max. And females aren't really available at our pet shops. Aggression won't be bad as long as there are no females. If you have both then you need a good ratio but if you have only males it will be fine, not to mention these fish have grown up together already in the pet shop..
10-24-2014 10:04 AM
hgual22 Whats your male/female ratio for the dwarf gourami? They can become aggressive to each other unless you have a male with 2 females. But in a 2 foot tank, thats still not much space at all and aggression may happen anyways.

They get to be about 2-3 inches full grown. So your going to be very tight on space.

Hopefully if you keep doing daily water changes to keep the ammonia at safer levels your tank will eventually cycle. At 4ppm though, your most likely going to lose some fish.
10-24-2014 07:03 AM
JessikaSky They won't grow much bigger than they are now, they are about 5cm and that's being generous with size, the tank is about 70 liters
10-24-2014 07:01 AM
JessikaSky I noticed one goby looked really sickly when I got him and it's that one in the picture, they do often stick to the tank glass, I think the PH reading is possibly a bit off as I had made it to about 7 so I will fix that I was told at the pet shop that they like higher PH

I did have intensions of getting more live plants this weekend I just thought I'd leave the tank alone for now that was all. I could take some filter media from one of my cycled betta tanks?
If I over dose the stability it's going to make the ammonia high because stability is just bacteria?
I have stress zyme and stability as well as ammonia and nitrite stabilizing filter media.
As for the gourami they are dwarf, they are tiny and I was told 3 to 4 would be okay for an over sized 2 ft so I don't know /:
10-24-2014 05:10 AM
Bessie For some reason I thought you had Seachem stability, but if it's api stress zyme you have, try that. Couple of capfuls a day should be fine. :)
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