How do koi fish reproduce in freshwater ponds?

Answer Koi fish, like most pond fish, are easy to keep and breed. All that is required to maintain this breed is a mix of sexes and decent water quality.FertilizationNearly all freshwater fish, including ... Read More »

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Fastest Growing Edible Freshwater Fish for Ponds?

Several species of edible fish can be successfully grown in freshwater ponds. The fastest growing of these are catfish, tilapia and carp. All of these species require minimal maintenance and grow q... Read More »

What Kinds of Fish Were Kept in Ancient Roman Fish Ponds?

In ancient times, wealthy Romans enjoy pisciculture, their term for raising fish. The fish ponds they kept were called piscinae, and were incredibly expensive to maintain. Marcus Terentius Varro, a... Read More »

How many fish can live in a 55-gallon freshwater fish tank?

On One Hand: Fit One Inch of Fish Per GallonThe usual advice for the number of fish that can fit in an aquarium is one gallon per inch of fish. So, a 55-gallon tank would fit 55 fish that are one i... Read More »

Is a freshwater drum fish a game fish?

The freshwater drum is a game fish found in lakes and rivers throughout North America. Drum can grow to more than 50 lbs. and will strike artificial and natural baits. Freshwater drum are bottom fe... Read More »