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Old 07-29-2013, 12:06 AM   #361
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Hehe... You just made my night!

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Ammonia is less toxic to African cichlids when there Ph is where it should be. (8.2)

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A clown loach is a good addition to your 26g.

Yeah. I should have done my research before buying a fish. Now I take in my phone and if I see something I like I look it up, then ask questions.
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My favorite was " where did all the water go? I had 8 oscars in that 10 gallon tank"
This right here.
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Lol! That just made my afternoon.
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Old 07-29-2013, 06:09 AM   #366
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Oh man... used to work at PetSmart. Three different stores on and off for some years. The last store I had the unfortunate luck to work at: Everyone was on a different page. The managers didn't care enough to get all associates on the same page with knowledge, and would be petty and hide or throw out any information I gave to them! Anywaaays...

Some great things I had to hear from my customers that other associates in that store said was "Okay" to do.

- 10 goldfish in a 10 gallon tank, barely a strong enough filter. To that customer asked me, "Why do they keep dying??"

- Keep Bettas in tiny bowls because they're "afraid" of big spaces.

- Keep a fancy goldfish in a 2 gallon tank "to start."

- Let the filter run for a few days before stocking your tank.. which usually meant "as many as you want" to most people.

- It's against policy for feeder goldfish to be given out to parties or weddings, except occasionally when someone wants to buy 50 of them and supposedly has a 40 gal just in case no one wants to keep them. Uggh 40 gal will not fit 50 goldies!

- Plecos in a tiny tank... @_@

- Neons or other schoolers in a pair, or by themselves.

So infuriating!
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Old 07-31-2013, 12:13 AM   #367
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I remember some bad advice I got from I friend. I'm usually great at researching but all of his other advice had been sound so I followed it. A pleco with my goldfish. And the nipping began..... thankfully I caught it at the first few nibbles and put in into a floating breeder tank until I could rehome him.
He's in a 29gal now with an albino corydora. I think he's much happier
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The diversity of some of these angelfish advice posts... One person says 4 in a bowl, another says 1 per 50 gallons.
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I just laughed for 5 minutes straight.
I did too after my initial shock the first time I heard it lol
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"Red tailed sharks go great with fancy guppies and even if he does try to eat them it will be good exercise for the guppies" Head fish keeper

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