Tank sizes/ goldfish

Discussion in 'Goldfish' started by Jaws_flounder, Mar 22, 2009.

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  1. oceansurf

    oceansurf Purple Spiny Lobster

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    I have 6 fancy goldfish in a 30 gallon tank. Two are large. Four are still small.
     
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  3. oceansurf

    oceansurf Purple Spiny Lobster

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    Yeah, but if you have 6 fancy goldfish in a 30 gallon tank, will they only grow to the size that the tank will permit ?
     
  4. Peredhil

    Peredhil Giant Squid

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    The tank does not deny growth. It's not relevant. The idea that a glass box can somehow impede genetic disposition is a myth.
     
  5. fantails

    fantails Plankton

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    I have a 40 g breeder 2 fantails and 1 ryukin

    My wife has a 15 gallon 1 ranchu
     
  6. oceansurf

    oceansurf Purple Spiny Lobster

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    I have a 10 gallon with a large veiltail goldfish & a medium sized comet. They have been doing well for over a year now. They won't reach maximum growth, but that is ok with me. I'm not about to buy an 80 gallon tank for 2 goldfish as bid as a bass. :)))
     
  7. oceansurf

    oceansurf Purple Spiny Lobster

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    In my 30 gallon I have 1 parrot & 3 rosey barbs. Would it be overcrowed if I added 1 large veiltail gold fish & a medium sized comet ?

    I'm trying to free up my 10 gallon for guppies & neons.
     
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  9. 2in10

    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    You do not want to mix tropicals and goldfish. Goldfish are cold water fish.
     
  10. oceansurf

    oceansurf Purple Spiny Lobster

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    You're right, but they can live quite comfortably @ temperatuures up to 80. I have mine @ about 74 now.

    I've had them in my 80 degree tank & they were fine. My question is space.
     
  11. oceansurf

    oceansurf Purple Spiny Lobster

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    Tank Size

    I have a 30 gallon tank with excellent fitration, airation & I do weekly water changes. In it now is a parrot, 3 rosey barbs & a pleco.

    I'd like to add a large veiltail goldfish & a medium sized comet. I know goldfish are cold water fish, but I have had them in tanks up to 80F & they have been fine.

    My question is, given the information I have given you, do you think my tank would still be overcrowed ?
     
  12. gatorsandman

    gatorsandman Astrea Snail

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    i have about a thousand gold fish around my farm in water troffs