How To Cool Down A Fish Tank Aquarium

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Being a typical UK resident I like to complain and moan about weather, whatever it may be and at the time of writing we appear to be experiencing a heat wave here in the UK so here are some things …

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How to Reduce the Cost of Running my Marine Fish Tank Aquarium

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There’s no doubt about it, keeping a functioning, healthy marine fish tank does increase your expenditure on your monthly electricity bill, and our friends over at Swell UK advise us that it is one of the biggest negatives about modern …

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Fish Tank Aquarium Plan of Action During Power Cut

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Short power failures have almost no effect on an aquarium, but if your electricity is out for much longer it is worth taking measures to make sure that your fish are OK. The largest problem that occurs during a power …

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Should I buy fry or adult tropical fish

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When buying tropical fish it is not quite the same as buying a tin of baked beans from the supermarket. There’s a lot more to consider here such as the size the fish will get when it is an adult …

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How To Catch Fish From a Large Fish Tank Aquarium

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This might sound obvious to some however it is a frequently asked question when you have a larger tank full of rocks or aquascape (especially Malawi and Rift Valley types of aquarium), how do you catch a fish from it. …

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Neknominate has been fined £300?

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Gavin Hope of Gateshead in Newcastle, has pleaded guilty to an offence under the Animal Welfare Act. He appeared at the city’s magistrates court 22nd April. He admitted failing to meet the needs of a goldfish by failing to protect it …

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Clown Loach On Its Side Or Back

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If you keep or have kept tropical fish then there is a strong chance you will have owned Clown Loach at some point. They are an extremely interesting and exciting fish as well as having bold colours and stand out …

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A Beginner’s Guide To Tropical Fish Tanks And Aquariums

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If you’ve got your heart set on starting your first tropical aquarium, you’ve made a great decision. Although cold water fish tanks are often seen as a good option for beginners, they’re not always the best choice. Not only is …

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How To Perform A Fish Tank Aquarium Water Change

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One of the most important things you can do with a fish tank is ensure the water quality is as it’s best, by this we mean that your levels and parameters are correct. There are more important parameters than others. …

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What Is The Average Price Of A Tropical Fish

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Being a UK based website we can only speak for the prices in the UK however I am sure they are mapped across to other countries in a similar ratio unless the fish are native to that country or near …

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Why Is The Compatibility Of Tropical Fish So Important

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If you have seen some of the other blogs and articles we have written you will often see we refer the reader to look at the Tropical Fish Profiles section of the website (as we have just done again!) if …

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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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The History Of Fish Keeping

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Koi (and goldfish) have been kept in decorative ponds for centuries in China and Japan. Fish have been raised as food in pools and ponds for thousands of years. Brightly colored or tame specimens of fish in these ponds have …

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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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