09-25-2008, 11:32 AM
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Re: filter for 10 gallon tank
Originally Posted by oscarfish201
Im looking into starting a 10 gallon goldfish tank with 1 fancy goldfish.What would be a good filter that can be found at Petco or Petsmart for this tank.And what else would i need besides the tank and filter.Do goldfish need any lighting.Im pretty sure they dont need a heater.. correct?
Goldfish do not need a heater as they are cold water fish. As for a filter, I would get a MarineLand Penguin Bio-Wheel 150. Lighting is optional, if you do get lighting for the tank, be sure not to leave it on for longer than 12 hours.
Also, only get one goldfish, despite what petsmart says, they normally need quite a large tank.