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How many clownfish?

Posted by yodacroz on February 8, 2012 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (0)

"How many clownfish can I have in my aquarium" is a question that I am often asked. Just last night, I was asked by a customer if they could "add a few more" clownfish to their30 gallon aquarium. Since the customer already had one clownfish I had to inform them that they could only add one more clownfish.

 

The simple answer to how many clownfish that you can have in your aquarium is 1 or 2. For a while, you may be able to keep 3 or 4 clownfish together, but eventually, 2 of ...

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Keeping Bettas with other fish

Posted by yodacroz on February 6, 2012 at 10:55 AM Comments comments (0)

One of the more common questions that I get asked on a regular basis has to do with keeping betta fish with other fish. Just the other day someone called and said the their kids had decided that their betta looked lonely. The caller asked what kind of fish they could put with the betta.

 

To keep a betta with any other fish, you MUST have something bigger than a bowl to keep the fish in. Bettas can survive in a bowl, but there is not enough room or filtration in a bowl for mo...

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Bettas like it warm too

Posted by yodacroz on February 6, 2012 at 10:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Yesterday I had an Aquatic Escapes service customer as about the betta that she had on her desk at work. She told me that normally he is active and swims around during the day, but that in the past few weeks he's become sluggish and hangs out near the bottom.

 

I asked her about her maintenance routine.She was doing water changes every other week and keeping his bowl looking nice. When she mentioned his bowl, the answer occurred to me. I asked her if she was ever cold at work...

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