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  1. shakaho replied to the thread Quarantine new fish - salt and medication a must ?.

    I don't use any medications during quarantine, but I quarantine at least 2-3 months.

    Oct 22, 2017 at 3:37 AM
  2. shakaho replied to the thread Loaches injured Oranda.

    Follow Joe's good advice.

    Oct 21, 2017 at 2:24 PM
  3. shakaho replied to the thread Quarentine Tank Question.

    Quarantine for at least a month. If the fish appear healthy now and don't show symptoms during quarantine, the only medication you...

    Oct 21, 2017 at 1:51 PM
  4. shakaho replied to the thread Stocking level.

    I'd start a new pond with just a few fish and gradually increase the number so that the pond cycles without any effort. You are always...

    Oct 21, 2017 at 12:46 AM
  5. shakaho replied to the thread Quarentine Tank Question.

    All you need is a container. 10 gallons is big enough (unless you will have multiple large fish quarantined together) since you will do...

    Oct 21, 2017 at 12:37 AM
  6. shakaho replied to the thread Stocking level.

    Yes, it applies to ponds as well. Some people try to do 50 gallons per goldfish in ponds, but the survival rate of fry increases when...

    Oct 19, 2017 at 11:49 PM
  7. shakaho replied to the thread Goldfish minimum tank size.

    Yes, and it doesn't matter which variety.

    Oct 18, 2017 at 9:56 PM
  8. shakaho replied to the thread Second wen trim.

    Please try shallower water than 25 cm. 10 cm may be ideal. Get an "underbed" storage container, about 15 cm tall. In water this...

    Oct 18, 2017 at 9:48 PM
  9. shakaho replied to the thread Water changes and algae.

    Twice a week.

    Oct 18, 2017 at 8:35 PM
  10. shakaho replied to the thread PETCO $1 per gallon sale Oct.1-Nov.18 2017.

    Put him and the new buddy (after a month of quarantine) in a 40B. http://goldfishkeepers.com/GoldfishCare.php

    Oct 18, 2017 at 2:06 PM
  11. shakaho replied to the thread Goldfish issue please help.

    20 gallons per fish. If one fish needs 20 gallons, why would 2 fish need 15 gallons apiece, and 3 fish need 13 gallons apiece? If...

    Oct 16, 2017
  12. shakaho replied to the thread Beautiful Calico Fantail.

    Matte fish have button eyes. It's not unusual for a nacreous fish to have only a few metallic scales.

    Oct 16, 2017
  13. shakaho replied to the thread Goldfish issue please help.

    What is "So I master liquid test kit"? A 40B is an ideal tank for 2 goldfish. With three you should be doing at least a 75% water...

    Oct 16, 2017