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Originally Posted by binaryjripper
So lets say I set everything up today. I turn the filter on, the heater on, and add the cycle ...
Umm, no. That employee should be fired and never allowed to work anywhere EVER again. Not just a petstore, anywhere, so his reasource dry out and he DIES.
Goldfish need cold water. Also, despite popular ideas, they are very demanding when it comes to space and clean water. No bowls, no still water. Filtration and frequent water changes are a must with goldfish.