Clown Loach On Its Side Or Back

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/clown-loach-side-190x142.png

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 …

Posted in Articles All, Articles Fish (Freshwater), Articles Fish Health and Disease | 1 Comment

A Beginner’s Guide To Tropical Fish Tanks And Aquariums

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/397705-412542645453481-1681491045-n-190x113.jpg

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 …

Posted in Articles All, Articles Aquariums and Products, Articles Fish (Freshwater), Articles Fish (Marine) | Leave a comment

What Is The Average Price Of A Tropical Fish

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/blue_phantom_pleco-190x120.jpg

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 …

Posted in Articles All, Articles Fish (Freshwater) | Leave a comment

Why Is The Compatibility Of Tropical Fish So Important

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/tropical-fish-compatible-190x94.png

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 …

Posted in Articles All, Articles Fish (Freshwater), Articles Fish Health and Disease | Leave a comment

My Tropical Fish Seems To Be Breathing A Lot

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/mouth-open-2-190x126.jpg

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 …

Posted in Articles All, Articles Fish (Freshwater), Articles Fish Health and Disease | Leave a comment

The History Of Fish Keeping

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/history-fish-keeping-1-190x152.jpg

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 …

Posted in Articles All, Articles Fish (Freshwater), Articles Fish (Marine) | Leave a comment

Why Does My Tropical Fish Shake Its Body

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/ikola-breeding-190x126.jpg

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, …

Posted in Articles All, Articles Fish (Freshwater), Articles Fish Health and Disease | 1 Comment

Buying New Livestock For Your Fish Tank

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Peckoltia-sp.-190x142.jpg

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 …

Posted in Articles All, Articles Fish (Freshwater), Articles Fish Health and Disease | Leave a comment

How Long Do Tropical Fish Live For

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/loaches1-190x126.jpg

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 …

Posted in Articles All, Articles Fish (Freshwater), Articles Fish Health and Disease | Leave a comment

Why Does My Tropical Fish Swim Up And Down The Glass

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Manado-190x73.jpg

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 …

Posted in Articles All, Articles Fish (Freshwater), Articles Fish Health and Disease | Leave a comment