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A qwik tip!

Posted By: Ethan
Date: Friday, 10 September 2004, at 7:07 p.m.

HI! All I have tips for all begginers and seasoned ones alike. I have been buying fish for 7 years now and here are the most important tips that I've found :

1)While buying fish study them if there are any sluggish, labored, or disabled fish in the tank DON'T BUY ANY FROM THAT TANK, even if they're Clownloaches at $3.99, there is bound to be stress and/or disease in the tank.

2) Look up what kind of fish are good for you!
If your lazy choose relatively undemanding fish like Goldfishes, Weather Loaches, Most Catfish, and other very HARDY fish.

3)Don't go buying anything and everything
again even if there are Clowns at $3.99,
the lower the price the more chances you are taking!

4)Expect losses (Deaths) of fish, some fish just can't handle the stress of being put in another tank. Just think som