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Photo Caption: A couple of my ranchus hanging out in front of their chopper.
freshwater fish - carassius auratus - ranchu goldfish stocking in 55 gallons tank - A couple of my ranchus hanging out in front of their chopper.

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Country: United Kingdom
Description: 240 Ltr planted tank: Eheim Pro II canister, Aqua One Internal 104 F as back-up, Arcadia Original Tropical T8s x 2, 300w heater etc. Plants: mainly cryptocorynes, echinodorus, some anubias and a whole lot of moss. Fish: Columbian tetra, Roberts tetra, gold neon tetra, several Kribensis, two ottos, a rusty plec, a khuli loach and a very large red tail black shark called Hades, who's the boss and who's been with me for a few years now. My 200 Ltr Ranchu tank: Fluval 205 canister, although hoping to have installed an Eheim Pro 3 on there too by the end of the week. Fluval 2+ Internal as well, for emergencies. Arcadia T8s x 2, an enormous helicopter, three happy ranchus and about five White Clouds. 30 Ltr corner tank: Awaiting redevelopement. Currently home to two smallish ancistrus and various ornamental snails, including my Saulosi trunk snails which are putting guppies to shame with their breeding rate. 35 Ltr cube tank: Empty. Used to be a very small nano reef, but my ethics got the better of me. Trying to decide what to do with it now. Suggestions? ;-)
Advice: Save yourself and your fish a world of trouble and cycle your tank properly. Not with 'hardy fish', either. There's no excuse for using fish when you can do it perfectly easily without them (ie, ammonia, fishfood, etc). Buy a good master test kit and then USE it. At least weekly! And don't buy small tanks if you want to keep goldfish.
Fish Kept: I did this bit!
Corals/Plants: Many and varied. :D
Tank Size: 55 gallons
Quote: "You either love it or you hate it. Those are the two options." - Dean Learner
About Yourself: I grew up keeping goldfish in innappropriately filtered containers. Finally got a tropical kit a few years ago and have never looked back. Have done coldwater, tropical, planted and marine so far, only the Malawi cichlid side of things remains unconquered, but I've never really liked the look of them. Don't think I could squeeze another tank into this flat if I tried...

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