what fish...

  1. newbie101

    newbie101 Well Known Member Member

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    ...if any hehe can be in a 1 gallon tank?
     


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    newbie101 Well Known Member Member

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    hehe i didnt think so...just checking
    never had shrimp, yummy! (no actually i hate seafood :-X :-X :-X shrimp taste horrible)
    lol, just 1, or 2, or how many would be ok in there?
     
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    newbie101 Well Known Member Member

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    well the problemo with that is i dont have a filter or heater
    with my brothers goldfish(i know, i know ;) ) i just did frequent water changes and the ammonia was kept at zero by those
     
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    newbie101 Well Known Member Member

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    okay i now have 2 ghost shrimp in the 1/2 gallon ;D
    there is a big one and a smaller one, the little guy is named Boo and the big one is named Whiskers because he has incredibly long "whiskers"
    they are so funny how they swim, they look like they are on the moon :D
    they start moving their legs fast and they jump really slowly
     
  7. 0morrokh

    0morrokh Fishlore VIP Member

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    Hey, do you guys have any info on Ghost Shrimp for me? (another possibility for next pet... ;D) I really know nothing about them, but they sound cool.
     
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    newbie101 Well Known Member Member

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    they are very small and hard to see as they're see thru--they're awesome!
     
  9. Miss Mouse

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    Yeah they're really cool!! I had a few but they didn't last long but I will get some more - good luck!
     
  10. jim55379

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    perhaps a tadpole? But only 1.... No seriously probably a couple of gupy or bettas.. That's about it. did you ever think about getting a 20-50 gallon and hiding it in your closet from your mom? :D ;)
     


  11. Jon

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    a goldfish or a white cloud mebbe?
     
  12. chickadee

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    A betta needs at least 5 gallons. Marty is in 3 and I am not happy about it, but he is doing okay for now, but 1 to 1.5 gallon is not enough. Besides, the 25w heater in the tank is REALLY overkill in a big way. I just lost an otto last night to a heater that stuck and raised the temperature to 87 degrees in my 3 gallon. Good-bye, little Nip. I am looking into another 5 gallon as soon as I can get everything together to find one.

    Rose
    :'(
     
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    Sorry to hear about Nip :'(

    Jaime
     
  14. Butterfly

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    No Jon he cannot put a goldfish in a bowl that small.
    If your not careful the shrimp will jump out :eek: i learned that the hard way ;)
    Now as for them being clear... did you know if you feed them colored fish food you can see it in their stomachs? really cool looking. Veggie flakes are green , color flakes are red.... you get the idea. try it. ;D
    Carol
     
  15. EmpPleco

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    Thats really awesome - i would love to see that
     
  16. 0morrokh

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    Pretty sweet, Butterfly. I might have to get some just to try that! Any care instrustions on the shrimp, or mebbe a good site? Thanks!
     
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    newbie101

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    i just tried it, thats awesome :D