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Old 01-17-2012, 02:06 AM   #1
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THIS IS A NEW TANK; A FEW
WEEKS OLD!
I have rocks at the bottom, one plastic plant and a little cave for my fish to chill in. It took a while for my fish to get used to the cave. Now whenever I have the light on, they like to hide in either the cave or behind the plant. when the light is off, all the fish swim around happily. Should I be concerned? Also, how do I know if they even eat, or of the food just floats to the bottom? Answers please :]
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THIS IS A NEW TANK; A FEW
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I have rocks at the bottom, one plastic plant and a little cave for my fish to chill in. It took a while for my fish to get used to the cave. Now whenever I have the light on, they like to hide in either the cave or behind the plant. when the light is off, all the fish swim around happily. Should I be concerned? Also, how do I know if they even eat, or of the food just floats to the bottom? Answers please :]
What Kind of fish? It's normal for fish to be a little skittish at first. Is your tank cycled? How many fish do you have? What type of lighting. Filter, heater?
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Currently I have some starter fish. Not sure of the name. I have two of the same breed, then one by itself. The tank is cycled, and there is no heater (I keep my apartment fairly warm).
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Filter yes and is a small bulb that came with the tank.
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What Kind of fish? It's normal for fish to be a little skittish at first. Is your tank cycled? How many fish do you have? What type of lighting. Filter, heater?
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We need more information to be able to answer. Two important questions. Is the tank cycled? What fish and how many?
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I'd say it's normal for fish in a new tank to be a little nervous. Probably waiting for night time to come out and check there home out.
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Currently I have some starter fish. Not sure of the name. I have two of the same breed, then one by itself. The tank is cycled, and there is no heater (I keep my apartment fairly warm).
Can you post picture? There aren't too many fish that can be kept in a 2.5 gallon tank.
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Can you post picture? There aren't too many fish that can be kept in a 2.5 gallon tank.
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Hopefully you can see the 2 of the same breed I have
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