Minnows

guppylover321

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I had 2 minnows for a couple of months and I kept them with 1 goldfish in a bowl. Can I put the minnows in with my tropical fish? I know that you can't keep goldfish with tropical fish but what about minnows?
 

Jaysee

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Many members keep goldfish with "tropicals". It would be far better to keep the goldfish in a tank with tropical fish than in a bowl.

I can't remember the specifics of your tank. Could you repeat it, or fill in your aquarium info?
 

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the only difference is that tropical fish like warm, heated water, while goldfish like cold/room temp water
 

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That poor goldfish should not be in a bowl, goldfish get BIG, goldfish need at least a 20g tank and here is why:

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Yes, you can keep the minnows with your tropicals... but PLEASE find that goldfish a better home, being in a small bowl like that could stunt him, deform him, or kill him. When goldfish don't have the room they need, their outsides may not grow, causing deformations, but their insides will keep growing, and this causes death.
 
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