Animal Stories - Aquarium Tropical Fish


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Lan Phan - 2005-07-15
I own a 300 Oceanic Show Aquarium with a three inch red tail giant gourami, two nine inch silver arowanas, two four-five inch silver scats, four three-four inch parrot fish, and a six inch pleco. All are doing fine with each other and my key diet when feeding them are pellets and freezed dried bloodworms which they enjoy. My Ph is at 7.2, Ammonia 0, Nitrite 0, and can you believe no Nitrate 0. Temperature is at 82 F and four filtration I personally am using eight yes eight Ehiem canister filters as in line. I used Ehiem 2215 straight in line and than the Ehiem 2217 as well by using different bio medias to clear my water. My lighting system I went with six 10,000K, two actinic blues, and two 50/50 lighting system.

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Animal-World info on Striped Raphael Catfish
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Jeramy Wilson - 2005-07-14
Buying my Raphael was a great experience for me. I noticed it in the pet store and I had it confused with an algae eater. I thought it was a different type of algae eater. Getting home and putting it in the tank I stopped and pranced at it. I noticed the long whiskers, the tail, and as well as the mouth. I asked myself several questions and wondered why wasnt it sucking up anything from the ground or moving. Finally, I noticed that it was just a peaceful Raphael Catfish. It does not harm anybody and it allows the other fish to be around it and move it and etc. I have only had it for a week and i hope to keep it as long as the rest of the stories i've read. Its a great fish to have and to have experiences with.

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Tami Sims - 2005-07-13
My Silver Dollar is in a tank with a rainbow fish and two blood parrot chilids. He is doing great. HE tripled in size in about three months! I didn't know they grew so fast!

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Animal-World info on Fancy Guppies
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Nikki - 2005-07-12
I love guppies! But since they breed like rabbits and the males will pester the females I would advise that you get at least twice as many females as males.

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Animal-World info on Iridescent Shark
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Rob - 2005-07-10
i have had my iridesent shark for 2 months now and he really hasn't grown much. granted he's in a 10 gallon but that's only until my 280 comes and cycles. i never see him he's always hiding. he's in the tank with 3 zebra danios a red swordtail a pleco and an algae eater. god i hope that tank comes soon. i had a 100 gallon that cracked so i had to put them in my nursing tank...but it gave me an excuse to buy a bigger tank.

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Judy - 2005-07-10
I may have the longest living betta. I have had this fish for 3 or 4 years and is the only betta I have owned. However, he has developed a large black tumor on his side which concerns me. He continues to eat and acts pretty normal.

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Animal-World info on Bala Shark
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sue from Merseyside - 2005-07-10
Our two bala sharks have lived in a community tank for 3 years and are now approx 3to4 inches long. Disgusting noises when fed! Have to mind fingers!
Recently have taken to synchronised swimming, extremely complicated sequences mirrored perfectly!! Brilliant to watch. Share 50 gallon tank with three angels, neon and rummy nosed tetras, a flying fox, assorted platys and gouramis and a very shy catfish.

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Animal-World info on Shubunkin Goldfish
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LJ - 2005-07-07
I have an adorable Shubunkin named Hank (after Hank Williams Jr). Maybe this sounds crazy, but I think he has just as much personality (perhaps more!) than any dog or cat. He's so much fun to watch!

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Animal-World info on Common Goldfish
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Andrea Corbet - 2005-07-06
I been interested in goldfish for some time. I have tried to put egg-shaped goldfish in my tank but they never worked out, so I'm trying a Comet goldfish. I really like him. I have always liked Comets so I'm trying one out. His name is Galaxy.

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Animal-World info on Electric Yellow Cichlid
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chris - 2005-07-06
I have 2 Electric Yellows in a 29 gal. With about 10 other Convict Cichlids, 2 Plecos and 2 Catfish. They are extremely Peaceful fish even though my other fish are starting to get territorial on account of their new Fry

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