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Well if they have been alone and un-socialized for a long time I would be careful, being thrown into a social life may drown them or encourage flopping out of their bowl....Read More
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It depends on the size of the tank, the kind of fish and how good the system is. I once had 8 tanks, 3 salt water and 1 that was a brine water, for fish that like that environment. Don't overfeed as the spoiled food adds ammonia to the tank. Have a good filter and do regular water changes. Don't introduce a lot of fish at once. You can buy testing equipment to be sure your water is healthy. Small fish that like to school are not included in the 1 fish per gallon rule. Some fish like water plants and fake grass is good for hiding places. Do use a gravel cleaner often to keep the water clear . I had a lot of fish and enjoyed them a lot. I had a moray eel in a 10 gallon by himself. I fed him kibbles and bits on a stick with a nail in the end so he got the food and not my finger. He hid a lot but when he saw the stick, he came running. Become well educated about fish before you go for the big deals and there are good books to help you do it. Don't scrimp on equipment; it pays to buy the best you can. Don't put a tank near a window; the light will encourage algae and it's a nuisance. Have fun! It's a peace place to be, watching your tank....Read More
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I started with swedish fish. They were really sweet but eventually they gave me a headache. So then I moved on to gold fish, they had a good crunch with just the right amount of flavor at first, but after a while they started to taste bland. But not before I started to feel sick. you wanna know what I learned? dont eat a lot of swedish fish and gold fish in one day. especially not when babysitting. even if they are just laying out for anyone to take, just don't do it....Read More