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  1. Repeating death mystery

    Advanced Freshwater Discussion
    Morning: Newer 75gal tank, fully cycled. (reads 0 ammonia, 0 nitrites, ~10 nitrates) pH stable at 7.4, weekly 30-40% water changes and large pothos plant growing out of tank. Water has been tested on 4 different types of kits. 95% of the fish I have tried in this tank has died. I've tried...
  2. Hi to all

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi to all, starting fish keeping 6 months now, and have researched a lot since then, making adjustments to tanks as I learn and progress, I now have 3 tanks setup, one for goldfish, one community tank for small tropical fish, and 3rd tank is African cichlid tank, all tanks seem to be fully...
  3. goldfish with black spot

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hi guys I got some goldfish a couple of weeks ago a speckle one called Zezus and a red and white one called Athena they are currently in a 48 litre tank i know it's a bit small but i'm going to be setting up a 250l tank soon. When i was buying the fish at crews hill marine aquatics i didn't...
  4. Fungus that cause goldfish eyeloss?

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hey! i might ask a little too much question but i'm really curious Yesterday I saw 2 fancy goldfish in a 30 gallon tank (i think..or less) in a playground. both of their eyes is gone. the tank condition is pretty awful. i see a big pleco, black knife goldfish, and another goldfish. their size is...
  5. Help!!!! I dropped my goldfish and I don't know what to do!!!

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I was changing the water in my tank and cleaning out the tank so I took out my goldfish and put them in a temporary container, the lid of the container was too small so when I went to put the fish in a bigger container I had to pick him up with my hands. I was holding him when he started...
  6. bristlenose pleco aggression

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I have a 20 gal tank with 2 gold fish and a bristlenose pleco. Goldfish I have had about 1 year and the pleco about 8 months. a few months ago the pelco started to get aggressive towards one of the goldfish. I read he might just be hungry so I start feeing broccoli and other veggies and his...
  7. Possible Sick Fantail Goldfish - Please Help

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    So yesterday I bought this fantail goldfish from a very reputable local shop, and yesterday she seemed fine. There were only four little goldfish in the tank, and all of them looked really healthy (as did all of the tanks and fish in the shop). Today I've noticed something is off about her...
  8. Goldfish chasing female shubinkin(fish breeding)

    Fish Breeding
    This is my home video of a group Crazy male gold fish chasing female shubunkin for breeding.This chase continues for hours until the fish lays eggs and frys are born.You can see the video of gold fish fry born by them in my next video.:-P https://youtu.be/xMklG9ccGDo
  9. Goldfish white marks/scales Help!

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hi guys am new to keeping fish and need some help from someone in the know. My 2 common goldfish are new and i have had them 1 week and in this time they have started developing white marks/scales on there sides and due to the time frame am worried about this i do not no if this is a simple...
  10. bleed on my gold fish's nose

    Advanced Freshwater Discussion
    Hey I've been away for 3 days and my mum was looking after my 2 goldfish. I have come back and 1 of them has a large red area on the top of the nose which looks like a bleed under the skin. Could anyone please tell me what this could be and can it be cured ? Thanks
  11. EMERGENCY! Fancy Goldfish got by cat.

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    My fancy goldfish was sitting in a small bowl while I was cleaning his tank. My cat jumped onto the counter and got him. He was knocked out of the bowl but was still alive. I quickly scooped him up and placed him back into the bowl. I have another fish in the same 10 gallon filtered and heated...
  12. Goldfish turning yellow

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    So, I've had goldfish for a few months, I bought 2 and had them in a 10 gallon tank, then moved them to an 80 gallon tank with my guppies when I switched rooms and bought another. I now have an orange fantail and a white and red oranda, which are older, and a calico fantail. Lately, I've noticed...
  13. 75 Gallon Goldfish tank Ideas

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    I'm getting a 75 Gallon tank. I want to use it for my gold fish. Right now they are very small so I have time to get the 75 gallon set up. I have been doing water changes on their current tank every day, Just about 25% just to make sure the water stays safe. I've got a purigen bag in the filter...
  14. Purigen

    Freshwater Aquarium Equipment
    So I ordered the Purigen filter bag last week. Got it on Sunday and Installed it on Monday. And let me tell you how pleased I am!!! It has made a world of difference. the water is Crystal Clear and has not even begun to cloud up, the filter seems to be doing a better job with it in there. And my...
  15. Shipping a goldfish???

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    Is it possible? If so, how?
  16. 6 goldfish free to a good home

    TFK Other Countries Classifieds
    I'm fostering 6 small comet goldfish. I would love for them to find a permanent home. Perhaps one of you has a pond with room for a few youngin' goldies? They are really cute and really wiggly. I know they will make great pets. No fee, I don't mind paying shipping. You can also pick them up if...
  17. Free: "feeder" goldfish...

    TFK Other Countries Classifieds
    My roommate bought 10 feeder goldfish to feed to her RES turtle. He did not eat them and has not eaten them for weeks. These goldfish are being kept in a 1-gallon bowl, as I have nowhere else to put them. It's time to pass them along. I'd love for them to be kept as pets in a proper tank, but I...
  18. Help! Goldfish has a scrape and need advice.

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi everyone, My black moor goldfish has recently sustained an injury that has scraped a line of slime coating or possibly scales off. The wound is shallow gold in colour which stands out from her usual black shade with no sign of blood and no sign of discomfort ('wound' actually makes it sound...
  19. Transport of Fish

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hello, I am going to college this coming Fall and I recently learned that my dorm allows fish tanks up to 10 gallons (yay!) so I will be taking my fish tank with me. I have a 10 gallon tank with three goldfish, each about 2 inches long each. My question about this is, what would be the...
  20. Sinking food recommendations for UK Goldfish :)

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    Hey guys, I've been having issues with buoyancy with my black moor so I decided to research sinking food for goldfish to prevent air intake. However I don't want to commit to buying a load if I don't know how good the quality is. Can anyone recommend a sinking pellet food for goldfish that is...
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