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Matt 02-26-2007 10:58 AM

What temp?
 
What temp should I keep my tank temp at with goldfish, pleco, and platties?

lioness501 02-26-2007 11:33 AM

id go for around 77-78. i keep my tank at that temp with my goldfish in it and hes well happy :):)

Andyandsue 03-03-2007 09:00 PM

I agree. Somewhere between 74-76 should be good. I keep all my tanks right in the middle at 76, so there is a buffer for any fluctuations and everyone will still be comfortable. I don't think 74 would be a bad thing with a goldfish. Water can easily reach that temp outside in the summer.

musho3210 03-04-2007 12:36 AM

74 should work, that way if the heater breaks then it will either raise slowly up to still manageable heat (as long as you detect it fast enough) or the heater breaks down by shutting off and it only goes down to your room temperature (70-72)

GobbleDog 03-06-2007 10:34 PM

Room temp is fine. - Dr. GobbleDog


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