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Old 01-12-2009, 06:33 PM   #11
 
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Ryukins, orandas, lionheads? Two ryukins will work there or one of the last two. Pearlscales seem prone to swim bladder issues so this is something best avoided. Stick wtih sinking granules or pellets. Floating pellets often contribute to swim bladder problems.
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Old 01-12-2009, 06:37 PM   #12
 
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ps.like i like puffers...but i want the most interesting one for that tank size c: i dont want it to be less than 4inches :/and id also rather stick to feeding snails and other stuff rather than having to buy a crustacean just to feed it :/ my parents would hate me doing that D:....anyways could it be possible that you may know of a Ball like fish that would perfectly fit into a 35gallon or a 40gallon tank? :/ eh? id like it to be interesting. c: and idk cute? xD like puffy and stuff like that :3 ilike this goldfish lemme see if i can find it o.o its well idk a fat goldfish :/ anyways sorry i cant post more parents cutting internet xD so post post post? xD remember fat fish xD for 35-40gallon
Lupin gave some good ideas.

As to puffers... most puffers that get over 4" are either marine or Brackish. You can be able to do one, possibly two (as in a pair) of Green Spotted Puffers in there (Brackish). They reach 6", which means you would need to feed more than snails as they like to eat crickets, gut loaded shrimp, worms, snails the size of their eyes, etc. They also gradually reach almost full marine as the age, so that may draw you back.
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Old 01-12-2009, 07:03 PM   #13
 
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Lupin gave some good ideas.

As to puffers... most puffers that get over 4" are either marine or Brackish. You can be able to do one, possibly two (as in a pair) of Green Spotted Puffers in there (Brackish). They reach 6", which means you would need to feed more than snails as they like to eat crickets, gut loaded shrimp, worms, snails the size of their eyes, etc. They also gradually reach almost full marine as the age, so that may draw you back.
lol XD i know i know i had one from walmart survived 3months o.e well xD i want something either fat xD or monster looking xD i dont know like i know im a bit demanding but im sure there are somefish of that category...ill look up in live aquaria xD
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Old 01-12-2009, 07:16 PM   #14
 
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Ryukins, orandas, lionheads? Two ryukins will work there or one of the last two. Pearlscales seem prone to swim bladder issues so this is something best avoided. Stick wtih sinking granules or pellets. Floating pellets often contribute to swim bladder problems.
well i forgot to add ^^;;; either fat xD or a carnivore. xD or a fat carnivore o.o with teeth x3 thatd be awesome c:
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Old 01-12-2009, 08:02 PM   #15
 
SPOTTED PUFFERS are so, so cute, They appear to be smiling as they emerg from the rocks and plants to greet you~ you will always be greeted by them! and they waddle eww~ yah they're adorable.
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Old 01-12-2009, 11:39 PM   #16
 
Get a Red-Bellied Piranha if you want a monster-looking fish with teeth....can't say i'd ever want to own them, I think they should be left in the wild...far too aggressive to be kept in captivity unless it's like over 1,000Gal tank IMO.
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Old 01-13-2009, 12:07 AM   #17
 
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Get a Red-Bellied Piranha if you want a monster-looking fish with teeth....can't say i'd ever want to own them, I think they should be left in the wild...far too aggressive to be kept in captivity unless it's like over 1,000Gal tank IMO.
A piranha in a 35g? This is inadvisable. Considering their size especially social nature, these are best left for tanks 300g and over. These are actually skittish by nature and will attack only when provoked. To say they are overly aggressive is incorrect. This belief has been parroted since the fictional movie which has caused many countries to ban them outright even if they may be unable to tolerate cold climates in most places.
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Old 01-13-2009, 01:17 AM   #18
 
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What about oscars? They are kinda large.....oh sorry they are fatish XD and they XD follow you XD


But I don't know anything about their tank requirments so you might want to talk to one of the veterans here on the site.
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Old 01-13-2009, 02:47 AM   #19
 
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Oscar = 75g minimum
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Old 01-13-2009, 04:29 PM   #20
 
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A piranha in a 35g? This is inadvisable. Considering their size especially social nature, these are best left for tanks 300g and over. These are actually skittish by nature and will attack only when provoked. To say they are overly aggressive is incorrect. This belief has been parroted since the fictional movie which has caused many countries to ban them outright even if they may be unable to tolerate cold climates in most places.
well maybe ill get a kind of puffer idk yet
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