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MARIOPARTY53 07-30-2008 04:10 AM

Would this work?
Well look at the pic
I want to stick another small area where I can keep goldfish/ have frys kept, becuase My bro wants a goldfish :?

would that be ok either way?

Tyyrlym 07-30-2008 06:22 AM

2 gallons for a goldfish? No. What other fish are in the aquarium that you'd need to segregate the goldfish?

JouteiMike 07-30-2008 12:36 PM

Anything that involves the words "small" and "goldfish" does NOT work. 2 goldfish would need a much bigger tank.

okiemavis 07-30-2008 05:02 PM

Gold fish are coldwater (not tropical), ridiculously messy and grow at least 12 inches if not 24. While they are very hardy fish, which has made them a common, they can't be properly cared for in a tank that size, and it will end up impacting the health of all other residents of the tank.

Flashygrrl 07-30-2008 05:17 PM

In short...they need about 29 gallons each. The idea that they only grow to the size of their tank is a myth and a very painful one for them.

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