My Tropical Fish Seems To Be Breathing A Lot

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As a general rule your tropical fish’ mouths should remain closed except for a few circumstances which are that they are eating, yawning/stretching or recovering after a fight or being chased. Apart from the chasing which does happen depending on …

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Why Does My Tropical Fish Shake Its Body

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If your tropical fish is shaking its body then it is something which you may think is wrong or out of the ordinary and not seen this before. Panic may set in however it is normally not a bad thing, …

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Buying New Livestock For Your Fish Tank

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Buying new fish is something every fish keeper does at one stage or another, which a lot of the time is trouble free…but not always. This article gives tips and advice on how to avoid problematic livestock, and what you …

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How Long Do Tropical Fish Live For

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One of those “how long is a piece of string?” questions is – how long will my tropical fish live for? This is based on a number of different variables, firstly, the type of fish as some will live for …

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Why Does My Tropical Fish Swim Up And Down The Glass

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It is not uncommon for fish to swim up and down the glass but may appear to be something to be concerned about. This is normally not something to worry about though. You will often find this is done in …

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How To Control Snails In The Home Aquarium

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One of the most common and often annoying problems you may face in the home aquarium is snails. The frustration of seeing hundreds of them appear from no-where almost overnight can be concerning and often confusing. It is normal for …

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Why Does My Tropical Fish Appear To Eat The Surface Of The Water

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It is often worrying when you see your tropical fish behaving in a different way than normal or than you would expect. Observing and watching your fish in their daily routine is always fascinating and the sign of a great …

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How Quickly Will My Tropical Fish Grow

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This is very much a “how long is a piece of string” type of question as, unlike humans, there is no definite period of time between being born as fry and becoming a fully grown adult for tropical fish. Tropical …

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What Are The Best Tropical Fish To Keep To Begin With?

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When deciding on the best fish to keep in your fish tank to start with there must be a great level of emphasis put on doing your research in to what you aim to end up with and get a …

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How Soon Can I Add Fish To A New Aquarium

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We have recently looked at the Nitrogen cycle in fish tank aquariums and this is a very important aspect of setting up a new aquarium and should be reviewed before taking any steps with live stock. To put an idea …

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