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Discussion in 'Fish and Aquarium - all types' started by fish_boy, Jun 22, 2004.

  1. fish_boy

    fish_boy New Member

    i have a 20L tank and 2 goldfish in it i have a pump do i need a filter ??


    b :D

    p.s if i do how much wil it cost ?????
  2. t_chelle16

    t_chelle16 New Member

    YES! You definitely need a filter. Otherwise the ammonia will build up and kill the fish. As it is, when you get the filter you will need to cycle it which means the ammonia & nitrItes will get high and you will still run the risk of having dead fish.

    Go out today and buy a filter. With a HOB filter, you will need at least 200 gallons/hour (gph). You should be able to find one for $20 - $40. And while you're out, get test kits for ammonia, nitrIte, and nitrAte. While the tank is cycling you'll have to monitor those and do water changes in order to keep them as low as possible.

    Also, what kind of goldfish do you have? Even if they're fancy goldfish, they would be much better off with at least 30 gallons. If they're comet/common or koi, they really aren't suitable for anything other than a large pond.

  3. fish_boy

    fish_boy New Member

    whats $20-$40 in english money



    b :D :D :y_the_best: :wink: :p 8) :eek: :) :D
  4. Hooben

    Hooben New Member

    What do you use in England the pound or the eurodollar?
  5. Obelix

    Obelix New Member

    Ran a few of the possiblitys for you

    $20 - $40 American Dollar

    10 - 20 British Pound

    16 - 33 Euro

    ((I'm not sure how accurate that is so no yelling at me LOL))
  6. Fish Addict

    Fish Addict New Member

    hehe canadian dollar 30 - 50 lol i am canadian so
  7. fish_boy

    fish_boy New Member

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