Black Beard Algae: All you need to know

Black beard algae in Tank wit rocks and plants

There are hundreds of thousands of different types of algae; some of these can end up growing in your aquarium. One of these is Blackbeard Algae. You may notice purple, brown or black fluffy tufts growing on the plants, glass or decor in your aquarium. But what is it? What is black beard algae? Black … Read more

Why Is My Goldfish Tank Cloudy?

Red and white fish swimming in dark tank

You spent ages carefully setting up your goldfish tank, and you give your fish the best care, so why is your goldfish tank cloudy? That dreaded murky aquarium water could be down to a bacterial bloom if the tank hasn’t cycled properly yet, you might have forgotten to wash dusty gravel, or there could be … Read more

What is Infusoria?: Our Guide

Cloudy fish tank with a couple of fish surrounded by rocks and plants

Infusoria is a large, loose basket term that describes all the aquatic micro life that can be found within any body of water.  It includes things like tiny worms, crustaceans, algaes and plankton that are all living within an aquatic ecosystem. Some of these tiny animals and plants can end up in your home aquarium … Read more

How To Introduce New Goldfish To A Tank

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Getting a new goldfish is so exciting!  You can’t wait to introduce your new fishy friend to his tank mates and watch him settle in, right?  But you can’t simply put your goldfish into the tank and hope for the best! To give your new pet the best start in his new home, it’s crucial … Read more

First Goldfish Tank Guide

Cartoon of a goldfish in a tank during a water change

Goldfish can make excellent pets!  But, if your new fishy friends are going to thrive, you’ll need to know a few basic things about how to set up your goldfish tank properly. Read this guide to find out everything you need to know about setting up a new goldfish tank. What Size Goldfish Tank Should … Read more

Goldfish Tank Size Guide

A cartoon goldfish in a fish tank with basic decorations

Choosing the right goldfish tank size is absolutely critical if your pets are to thrive, grow properly and live a long, healthy life. Read this guide to learn why goldfish tank size is so important and how to work out what size goldfish tank you need. Is goldfish tank size important? Yes! Goldfish tank size … Read more