Fish Aquarium Temperature in Winter

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As winter rolls in, you may start looking at purchasing a heater for your fish tank, or you may be wondering if your current equipment is enough against the bitter cold. In this guide, we aim to explain what types of temperatures are ideal for aquarium fish, how to use glass heaters and how to … Read more

Best Tosakin Goldfish Tank Mates

tosakin goldfish

Tosakin goldfish are also sometimes called Curly Tail, Peacock Tail, or the Queen of goldfish by Japanese fishkeepers. Tosakins are rare fish that you seldom see in the home tank. If you manage to find one of these beauties for sale online, you can expect to pay around $60/£50 for a standard red-and-white example. Read … Read more

How to Keep Fish Tanks Warm Over Winter

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During winter when the cold months arrive, it can become dangerously cold for your aquarium fish, especially tropicals. You may experience snow storms, power outages and severe dips in temperature that go far below the comfortable range. So how do you maintain a temperature above 20C / 68F with and without electricity? How do aquarium … Read more

Best Butterfly Tail Goldfish Tank Mates

Butterfly Tail goldfish are a beautiful variety of Fancy goldfish with wide-lobed, spreading tail fins that resemble a butterfly’s wings when viewed from above. These gorgeous fish are straightforward to care for, but what are the best tank mates for Butterfly Tail goldfish? How many of these beauties can live in the same aquarium? Are … Read more

How to Set Up an Indoor Tank Over Winter

Indoor fish tank with plants

Perhaps you have decided to move your goldfish inside over winter; maybe your pond is too small to prevent freezing, or maybe you are due for harsh snowstorms and are worried about your pets wellbeing. For whatever reason to bring them inside, you may need to set up a temporary indoor aquarium for your goldfish, … Read more

Can goldfish live in a tropical tank?

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You may own a goldfish and be wondering if you could house it with tropical fish, or you may own a tropical tank and like the idea of having goldfish swimming around with your community fish. But is this possible, should it be done, and are there any risks involved when keeping goldfish in a … Read more

Best Veiltail Goldfish Tank Mates

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Veiltail goldfish are an unusual, seldom-seen variety of Fancy goldfish that can make beautiful pets. These delicate goldfish can be challenging to care for, so can you keep Veiltails in a community setup? How many Veiltais can live in the same tank? Are Veiltails aggressive fish? Read on to learn what fish can make the … Read more