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Another hello, but from Spain
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An absolute beginner. I rescued some gold fish eggs from our pond and put then in an old tank. From the originals I have 7 and decided to get a small aquarium. I bought a 60l tank kit and put them in and have started to plant it. Some of the plants are not doing too well, I'll post a question elsewhere. The gold fish are an experiment. They will be evicted later back into the pond. I think I'm going to go down the cold water route but not yet finally decided. I'm looking forward to learning more from you gurus and hope I can contribute something.
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Hi Mito,
Can’t help you with your Goldfish myself, but welcome, there are some lovely friendly Goldfish experts here.
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Hi and welcome to the forum Smile
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Hello and welcome Mito Smile
Glad the goldies will be going back to the pond once they’ve grown, they get too big for most small tanks or suffer from stunted growth issues.
It is possible the goldies are eating the plants (they are known to Wink)

PS Annie is from Spain as well, wherever she’s hiding Big Grin
 😇 Heaven doesn’t want me...
And Hell is afraid I’ll take over! 😈
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Hello and welcome to the site. I live in Spain too...originally from the UK, I’m a Yorkshire lassie hehe, now in Murcia region.
keep us posted with your progress Smile
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(12-03-2019, 10:09 PM)Gingerlove05 Wrote: Hello and welcome Mito Smile
Glad the goldies will be going back to the pond once they’ve grown, they get too big for most small tanks or suffer from stunted growth issues.
It is possible the goldies are eating the plants (they are known to Wink)

PS Annie is from Spain as well, wherever she’s hiding Big Grin

Big Grin I’m here.....finally...  Had a day up in Benidorm with friends over for a little break..then out with my gang of girls for a weekly catch-up....must say a day out and it’s gone crazy on here lol
Cool I’m a goofy goober  Cool
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Hi and welcome.

How big have the babies got? As said above the plants may be getting eaten by the goldies. They are notorious for it.

Tell us more about your setup (or pictures, we like pictures) and we might be able to help.

Also glad to hear the babies will be going back into a pond. Far too many are kept in too small tanks so good on you Smile


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500L Goldfish tank containing 9 gorgeous goldies Smile
12L Pico/Nano currently empty but working on it!!
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(12-03-2019, 10:50 PM)Annie Wrote: Big Grin I’m here.....finally...  Had a day up in Benidorm with friends over for a little break..then out with my gang of girls for a weekly catch-up....must say a day out and it’s gone crazy on here lol

Rub it in why dont you! Big Grin Your daytripping in Benidorm while we trying to prepare for storm Gareth to hit us (the wind and rain have been a bit mad here).
 😇 Heaven doesn’t want me...
And Hell is afraid I’ll take over! 😈
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(12-03-2019, 10:48 PM)Annie Wrote: Hello and welcome to the site. I live in Spain too...originally from the UK, I’m a Yorkshire lassie hehe, now in Murcia region.
keep us posted with your progress Smile

Thanks. I live half way between Alicante and Valencia, no not Benidorm! Moved from West Wales 30 years ago, now retired.
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(12-03-2019, 11:21 PM)Gingerlove05 Wrote:
(12-03-2019, 10:50 PM)Annie Wrote: Big Grin I’m here.....finally...  Had a day up in Benidorm with friends over for a little break..then out with my gang of girls for a weekly catch-up....must say a day out and it’s gone crazy on here lol

Rub it in why dont you! Big Grin Your daytripping in Benidorm while we trying to prepare for storm Gareth to hit us (the wind and rain have been a bit mad here).

Oh no....I feel your pain  Tongue Take care !
Cool I’m a goofy goober  Cool
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