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  1. Anitax3x
    06-18-2012 10:56 PM - permalink
    Its always the pretty fish thathave the problems lol!
  2. Anitax3x
    06-18-2012 09:33 PM - permalink
    I have tanks with corydoras and I love to watch them, they are so active! Hmm do the dwarf guaramis school? or are they like betta's where you can keep one male in the tank and then a bunch of peaceful schooling fish?
  3. Anitax3x
    06-18-2012 08:04 PM - permalink
    Oh okay! yeah I havent seen panda goldfish until recently petco got them in near my school. I am looking for a stand. Hopefully a free one lol! Anywho, thanks for the info! I don't think I'll be keeping goldfish until I have a big enough tank. I kinda do wish they could be kept in smaller tanks, but after reading I'm pretty sure I wont own one for a while. I'll stick with my bettas. For a 30 , what non betta species do you think would be good? I want to have a nicely stocked tank.
  4. Anitax3x
    06-18-2012 04:32 PM - permalink
    Okay. I just saw this species called panda goldfish? Omg they were adorable! Anyways hmm I think I may just back off the goldfish then. I love your koi pond. I really wish I could build one of those! My yard is way too small lol. What size a tank would you recommend for like 4 or 5 goldfish a 75 gal? After reading up I realize how terrible these fish have it. Being sold with bowls named after them. Ugh!
  5. Anitax3x
    06-18-2012 03:55 PM - permalink
    Hey, I have a 29.9 gal tank, And I was wondering how many goldfish would you put in a tank that size if any at all. I'm just researching other species because I have a 29.9 gal that is sitting unused I may just grab a stand for it and set it up. I love your blog by the way it is awesome! I read it over a bunch of times.
  6. Olympia
    05-26-2012 07:55 AM - permalink
    Curious, where did you read that dwarf gourami iridovirus is transferable between species? I've always thought that but someone on TFK said it's exclusive to dwarf gourami, as do a few websites. Not sure what to think right now.
  7. thekoimaiden
    05-18-2012 09:20 PM - permalink
    Hey everyone! I'm going to the beach with friends this next week, so my activity will be spotty at best. PM me if you need anything!
  8. Bombalurina
    05-11-2012 10:02 PM - permalink
    I like your blog a lot. :)
  9. Sakura8
    05-07-2012 07:36 PM - permalink
    I found the most awesome pond/koi store! The guy is super knowledgeable and has a bunch of champion koi. He told me that I can't put fish directly into a galvanized steel tank because it'll leech metals. I have to coat it with some kind of special rubber first to make it inert. So as soon as I do that and let it set, I can fill it up! Yay!
  10. Sakura8
    04-25-2012 10:52 PM - permalink
    Sorry, busting in on your conversation. Just gotta say I love TFH. I just wish it wasn't so expensive to subscribe to. I subscribe to Aquarium Fish International 'cause I got a $5 deal on Amazon. Both are good but I like David Boruchowitz, the editor-in-chief of TFH. I have half of his books and his betta book helped me get off to the right start.

    *bows out of conversation*

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  • About thekoimaiden
    I got into the hobbyin 2007 with a high school project. Now I have 4 tanks and a koi pond
    Virginia, USA
    Ichthyology, entomology, herpetology, hiking, caving, photography, and writing
    Total Years Fish Keeping Experience
    5 - 10
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