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Old 06-29-2014, 02:52 AM   #1
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Hello, Iím Chris and very much a newbie. Iíve always wanted fish but never had one, but a couple of weeks ago my 7 yr old Daughter went to the county fair with Grandma and returned with a goldfish. We purchased a 1.5 gal tank, goldfish flakes and the stress coat water conditioner to take out chlorine. He seemed to be doing fine, but my girl wanted a companion for him, so a week later we got a comet goldfish for a playmate. I soon realized, after behavior changes and many Internet searches, they were in the wrong environment and soon started growing fungus. I tried to save them with a bigger 10 gal tank and fungus medicine, but needless to say, they died . So I completely broke down the tank, scrub everything with clean warm water and a washcloth, and reset the tank. I added stress coat, safe start, and aquarium salt. The next day, I took a water sample the pet store to have it tested. It tested just fine and was suggested to me to do an in-fish cycle, and that my best bet was to start with 2 male guppies. So hereís to day one. Wish me luck
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