Goldfish Companions???

Discussion in 'Goldfish' started by x5ayin5x, Mar 6, 2006.

  1. x5ayin5xNew MemberMember

    I recently upgraded my 2 fancy goldfish (one 2.5" Oranda and one 2" Black Moor (excluding tails)), to a 30 gallon hexagon tank. I was just wondering if there are any schooling fish I can add to the tank that would be compatible with my goldfish. All help is appreciated!!
  2. newbie101Well Known MemberMember

    that tank is maxed out, I don't think you should add any more. Goldfish should have 20 gallons for the first one and 10 gallons for each next one.
  3. jim55379Valued MemberMember

    No don't add anything else. They grow pretty big as I am finding out. And no tropicals since they like about 25 celcius and goldfish are happy at around 19 celsius :) ::)
  4. newbie101Well Known MemberMember

    yeah plus that kind of goldfish gets really big. Sorry :-\, but hey the fish you have will be fun to watch! Fancy goldfish are cool, but I don't have a big enough tank :(
  5. SymNew MemberMember

    Hi!!  i was just wondering what temperature is best for goldfish??  can you keep them in a tropical tank??
  6. jim55379Valued MemberMember

    Absolutely NOT. Goldfish are considered cold water fish and like the temp around 19 celsius while tropicals range from 25-28 degrees celcius. Also goldfish will probably eat all the food before the tropicals get a chance... 8)

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