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    Missing!!

    My dad bought 8 goldfish about 4 or 5 years ago. Well, one day, my family went out, and when we came back, I noticed that one of the goldfish had disappeared! We keep our fish in a tank in the garage (there's no place for it in the house), so my dad says that it probably got...
    LoonyLawsRtheBest LoonyLawsRtheBest 13-15 Jun 4, 2009

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    My Fish Died

    My fish died because the tank "wasn't clean enough".Her name was Lippy.I miss her so much.
    hogett hogett 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2011

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    New!

    I haven't had a fish since that goldfish wehn I was a kid. My husband wanted to get fish. Our tank is a glass bucket-like thing 8.5" in diameter and 11" tall with a small lamp in it. There's a tube that pumps air through an oxygen stone making bubbles. That part is new...
    SummerWind18 SummerWind18 26-30, F Aug 22, 2009

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    What Is It About Fish

    I have some fish 2 red tiger oscars and an algee eater. what is it about fish that make them so fascinating to look at. I mean they don't do any tricks or funny things they just swim around and eat. Oscars are pretty smart fish they come to the front of the tank when they see you...
    mak314 mak314 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 9, 2007

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    at the moment i have 3 fish tanks at home with

    alltogether 800 L water in my place. i do like loricarine catfish and methynnis piranhas (2 tanks). the other tank has some tanganjika-chichlids.
    Elbslayer Elbslayer 31-35, M Oct 17, 2014

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    Smart and Hungry

    We got some feeder fish for our oscars the other day but we don't put all the feeder fish in at once cause we don't want them to over eat cause they're kind of Greedy they keep putting fish in their mouths when they haven't even finished the 1st one. Anyway we keep the feeder...
    mak314 mak314 26-30, F Oct 31, 2007

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    They're Both Goldfish

    I have two goldfish right now. They're names are Elliot and Rose. My little brother and my aunt actually named them for me because I couldn't think of any good names. Supposedly they are a boy and a girl, but I don't know how anyone could tell. The bigger one is supposed to be...
    skyhook2612 skyhook2612 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 27, 2012

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    when I'm feeding them😝 making it rain on dem

    hoes!πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ wow I'm so bored
    MyaA13 MyaA13 13-15, F Jun 20, 2014

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    Half

    ok, ok i HAD a fish....i got this gold fish from the fair. usually they die soon, but mine got big and had a big flowly tail. my cousin, being the brat he was, begged and screamed and cried because he wanted a fish, so my grandma bought him two little goldfish. well.....a few...
    monsterwithinme monsterwithinme 18-21, F Nov 8, 2011

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    My Fish

    a couple of years ago my mom passed away & i got a little crazy with the fish!! at one point i had about 24 fish in the house in 6 different aquariums i think! i think the reasoning behind this would be i was trying to find peace with the loss of my mom! They say its very...
    fairydust252 fairydust252 36-40, F May 19, 2009

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    Feeding Time

    I, have a red turcose scaled betta named dragon[ more details in my profile section pet's]. Feeding time is a blast. Dragons getting old so I can't see him do much besides when it's time to eat. Any way @ feeding time as soon as I put in the food, from his reef he struggles to...
    Deathman22 Deathman22 22-25, M May 28, 2012

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    I Hope to Get More!

    Right now..I think I have a 25 Gal. tank. I want a bigger one,,, I'm talking huge!! I love watching them. I didn't realize how expensive this new hobby can be though..if you want to make your tank really cool. I just started my collection...just to see if it would be something I...
    QueenOfHearts QueenOfHearts 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 9, 2009

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    My Fish

    My little male Betta likes to act rather goofy at times. He pretends he's a pirahna and will jump up to try and bite you when you feed him! He also likes to hold really still in one place for a long time and then just randomly start doing this crazy dance thing across the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 18, 2009

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    My Fish

    My fish is white with pink and an orange tail I only have a fish because my sister can't take care of another animal when I'm not at home.
    kathyorihara kathyorihara 16-17, F Oct 15, 2011

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    It's a Relaxing Hobby

    I have two freshwater tanks at the moment, an eighty gallon in the living room and a forty-five gallon in the dining room. Despite the size of the tanks I prefer to keep small to medium size community fish; tetras, catfish, danios and gourami. My larger tank is planted with red...
    Powderblue Powderblue 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 8, 2009

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    I Love Fish!!!!

    I have 3 freshwater fish tanks, all have a variety of fish, goldfish, koi, oscars, tetras, guppies, bala sharks, catfish, minnows, plecostemos, fire kisser, mollies, a dragonfish, frogs and crabs. I love to just watch them swim around, its facinating and relaxing. I just love em...
    ericalee4 ericalee4 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2008

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    I Love My 2 Fish :)

    Yesterday I bought 2 goldfish, they are sooooo lovely. I keep them in a fish bowl cause i dont have enough space for a fish tank... but i decorated the bowl to be the perfect home for them. I will take a good care of them. I call them Amor and Hera (god and godess of love). I am...
    zaki89 zaki89 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 10, 2009

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    Sexylexixxx Sexylexixxx 41-45, F 4 Responses Sep 26, 2014

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    He is a goldfish .-. I've had him

    for 5 years now So I got him when I was 10 I got him because he was a feeder fish and I felt bad They were going to feed him to a turtle So I bought him The guy gave him to me for free because he knows me well He was as small as a penny Now he's ******* huge A bit larger than...
    MyaA13 MyaA13 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2015

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    Goldfish

    I had goldfish and they all died.Β  This type of fish doesn't live long.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 12, 2011

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    Watch

    I love having my fish because they are fun to watch when you just want to relax.  I wish somethings i could just be them and swim around and have no cares or worries.
    goofyforlife goofyforlife 36-40, F Dec 31, 2009

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    Does anyone have any good advice on swimbladder

    disease/constipation? I have a fancy goldfish and it's it hasn't been eating the past couple of days and is extremely weak - especially in the morning I've noticed. It will just sit at the bottom of the tank and not move for ages, then when it tries to move it doesn't have any...
    Catherine887 Catherine887 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 1, 2014

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    Have 3 Tanks

    One community tank with tetras,barbs,kribs,danios,angels,rasboras and a silver shark another tank has Malawi cichlids and the last tank has feeder guppies
    fijibill fijibill 46-50 Apr 6, 2009

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    My Fish

     I have 2 koi a fancy tail goldfish and a plecostomus. I named the fancy tail Nutrino, the pleco Petey and the slightly larger koi Dante. I haven't a clue what to name the other one.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 16, 2008

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    I have a live webcam setup on the saltwater

    tank in my bedroom so I can keep an eye on them 24/7. :)
    bigdaddy8969 bigdaddy8969 46-50, M Sep 17, 2015

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    Downsizing

    I had to move my 27 fish from a 55 gallon tank to a 20 gallon tank for un-mentionable reasons. Most are small---6 barbs, 14 tetras, 2 clown loaches,a chiese catfish, and 1 red molly. But, the three gouromies that don't seem too happy with the move. I wonder if I'm...
    wonderbred wonderbred 36-40, M 3 Responses Apr 26, 2009

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    A Few

    I refer to them as "the kids"We have my fish "bloob bloob". He is a Bloated Molly (which look like goldfish) that can't swim properly. His fins go in opposite directions and he looks ridiculous (which is why he is mine). He will come and eat his fish flakes outta my...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 26-30, M 4 Responses Jan 9, 2010

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