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Fish

Health topics and care guides for keeping your fish in fine fettle.

For the beginner a freshwater set-up is ideal. Freshwater fish tend to be more tolerant to adverse environmental changes, which are common occurrences, until good fish keeping skills are learnt.

Breeding fish is a lot of fun and here are some hints to get you started.

Before embarking on choosing the right fish, you must first be sure to choose the right shop. Choosing a good shop and choosing a good fish go hand in hand. Why is this so?

These are majestically graceful fish whose popularity has almost overshadowed that of the angelfish. If kept well, they can grow to be as large as a dinner plate!

It is extremely important to detect disease at the earliest possible opportunity, since prompt treatment may be able to save the affected individual fish and prevent the disease spreading to other fish.

How to choose the right diet for your fish, also when and how much to feed it.

Here is a checklist of things to do when you notice something is not quite right with your fishy friend.

Goldfish are colourful, peaceful, have a long lifespan and are intelligent!

Losing a pet marks the end of a special relationship and can be one of the most difficult times of our life. For children especially it can be a very traumatic event.

In the Event of a Power Failure...

Imagine this: you have finally established your aquarium and done some fine tuning to get your miniature ecosystem in balance – plants, fish, pumps, filters, power... Power?? Oh, fudge!

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