In this article, we discuss the tricky issue of goldfish tank mates. Should you keep other fish with goldfish? Can you keep them with all goldfish or only fancy goldfish? And what makes some fish suitable tank mates while other fish are not? To discover species of fish that can live with goldfish, check out […]
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There are hundreds of fish that can live with goldfish, so if you’re looking for new fish to add to your goldfish tank, there are plenty to choose from. However, not all fish will make the best goldfish tank mates. Every type of fish has different needs. For instance, some fish like warm water, others […]
If you’re new to goldfish keeping, you may be wondering whether a goldfish can live in tap water. Lots of beginner goldfish keepers think they can simply add tap water straight into their tank. If you want your goldfish to live a long and healthy life then this is definitely not correct. Goldfish cannot live […]
So, you’ve decided you want a goldfish? Great! But there are a few things you should know before buying your new pet. Most importantly, how to set up a goldfish tank properly. This post covers the basics of setting up a new goldfish tank.
Why Does Water Matter to a Fish? Come on, water is water, right? Goldfish live in mucky, scummy ponds and don’t seem to have a problem all of their lives. You should be able to just use a dechlorinator and things will be fine, won’t they? Well, not really. The quality of water is as important to goldfish […]
In part 1 of this series, we learned how water quality is very important to goldfish health, and the best way to know how your tank is doing in that respect is to test the water. But how do you do that, and what do you look for? Well in Part 2 we’re going to […]
Is overstocking bad for goldfish? If you love fish as much as we do, you know what it’s like to always want more. Even though you know an overstocked goldfish tank is a bad thing – you find yourself at the local pet store buying another fish. Whether that’s another goldfish or a fish that […]
One of the most exciting and rewarding parts of owning goldfish can be seeing your fish give birth to a whole new generation. Successfully breeding your goldfish confirms that you’ve taken good care of them – and it gives you baby fish to look after! While it is possible for goldfish to reproduce within a domestic tank, a whole combination of factors need to […]
The Fluval 06 range of external filters sit outside of the tank, which means that they do not take up valuable water space. They come in four sizes to suit different sized tanks: The 106 model, for tanks of up to 25 gallons The 206 model, for tanks of up to 45 gallons The 306 model, […]
Goldfish illnesses, fungus, fin rot and damaged tissue are problems that most goldfish owners will end up facing at some point. And they are problems that can quickly cause significant harm to the health of your fish. For this reason, it is important to keep a basic goldfish first aid kit of remedies that can help to address […]