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OrandaLover wrote at 2013-10-22 01:49:57
A common goldfish needs at least 30 gallons.

The filter pad, which I think you're referring to, should be changed once a month, not once a week.

Also, learn about the nitrogen cycle if you haven't already.

Then, check your parameters. Best of luck!


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