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Kim - 2004-10-10
I have a blue gourami in a 10 gallon tank with a yoyo loach, a glass fish, a black tetra, two platies and one swordfish. I have had them all together with no problems for the past month and a half. The blue gourami is growing bigger now. In the past two days it has attacked and killed both of my platies who were at least half its size. It chases the swordfish, but I have put in extra hiding places and it seems to be okay. The black tetra is the same size as the blue gourami, but the blue gourami still chases the tetra. The tetra is a lot faster than the gourami though. I will not be putting any more small fish in the same tank as the gourami.

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Betty - 2004-10-10
I have a guinea pig her name is dolly and I got her yesterday, shes 9 weeks old

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Animal-World info on Platies - Moonfish
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Ann - 2004-10-09
They are quite easy to care for and I had several who managed to breed. They get along well with the other fish but my serpae tetra love to nip on them.

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Animal-World info on Siamese fighting fish
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Jennifer.M.S. - 2004-10-09
I am a huge fish lover and about a month ago i got my first betta. He is a beautiful red male with long fins. When i come into the room, my betta notices and starts swimming around happpily. Bettas are probably one of the best fish to have.They dont eat much, require not too much space and are beautiful!

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Animal-World info on Silver Arowana
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colozamia - 2004-10-09
I took Clide, my silver arowana, to the vet (university veterinary hospital) because he was not eating and had a bulging right eye. Think twice before you do this because he thrashed so hard in the tupperware that he lost the feelers on his lower lip and several scales, as well as had a bashed up nose, and was mad at me for a week and would not let me feed or pet him for a week even though he would eat when my daughter fed him. Arowanas are very smart fish and definitely recognize different people and remember things. He is ok now though.

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Lisa Schmitz - 2004-10-09
A friend gave me two adolescent brichardi because they were nipping the fins off of her other two brichardi. I put them in my community tank and they quickly became very bossy. I removed them from my 100 gallon & put them in a 10 gallon tank, gave them a conch seashell and boom within 2 weeks they had at least 50 tiny babies. She keeps them in the shell the first few days after they hatch. Nearly two months later Ive got around 200 babies; five fry or so. Incredible parents and beautiful fish.

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Ann - 2004-10-09
I had two of these to start and they lasted a long time until they died a few days ago (stress from moving). I bought four more to replace them and they seem to be doing well with the other fish, although they love to nip at each other.

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Animal-World info on Marine Betta
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James - 2004-10-08
i have had my marine betta grouper for more than a couple months :). i feed them frozen food like those saltwater variety packs, hoping they get all the nutrition. i get some tank water, put the frozen cube in there and stir it till it thaws out. I pour the contents on both sides of the tank. :) i really like this fish, very interesting :) and very shy but, have heard he is a predator.

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Animal-World info on Mini Lop Rabbits
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Katie - 2004-10-08
i have a mini lop rabbit and its only about 2 months old. my other rabbit attacked it about a month ago (i dont know the breed of the other one) and my lop rabbit had gashes and welts all over its body. now its doing great and is almost completely healed! it likes to run, jump, play, and tip its food dish over! It will also lay with me and cuddle and i love my lop so much! i couldnt have ever picked a better bunny to have!

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Animal-World info on Netherland Dwarf Rabbits
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Katie - 2004-10-08
I have a netherland named thumper, and he is grey, 1 and a half pounds and only about 2 and a half months old. When we first got thumper he was scared and wouldnt do anything but explore and wonder around. me and my boyfriend played with thumper alot, but it get meaner and meaner. it bites, scratches, and it attaches my 2 month old minilop and hurt it pretty bad. we dont abuse thumper, we take him out of the cage, cuddle with him, playes with him but he always bites us and bullies my other rabbit, and my sisters minilop. i love thumper just as much as my lop rabbit, but he is mean and i care for him like my other rabbit.

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