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post #1 of 6 Old 10-12-2012, 05:44 PM Thread Starter
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would like to know anyones tips for making my fish grow quicker
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post #2 of 6 Old 10-12-2012, 07:36 PM
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I add frozen bloodworm's to their diet, it's alot of protein, and seem's to beef them up!
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post #3 of 6 Old 10-12-2012, 08:01 PM
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Warmer water (still within the accepted range for that species) will cause them to grow faster as their metabolism is elevated, but you also have to make sure to compensate for dissolved oxygen. And simply feed them more. Also a cleaner tank won't hurt.

What exactly are you trying to make grow?

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post #4 of 6 Old 10-12-2012, 08:17 PM
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Good diet and clean water.

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post #5 of 6 Old 10-13-2012, 12:13 PM
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Izzy's question is pertinent. Faster growth can cause other problems. And elevating the temperature is not a good idea, as while this does increase the fish's metabolic rate it also adds stress and weakens the fish.

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Something we all need to remember: The fish you've acquired was quite happy not being owned by you, minding its own business. If youíre going to take it under your wing then youíre responsible for it. Every aspect of its life is under your control, from water quality and temperature to swimming space. [Nathan Hill in PFK]
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post #6 of 6 Old 10-19-2012, 05:41 AM
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Change the water more often and a bigger tank, "mother nature way" . Its The safest way to do it .
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