How to Add Fish to New Tank?

Answer Often, people who start a new aquarium simply set up the tank and begin adding fish without proper preparation. To the consternation of beginners, the fish may sicken or die. To avoid problems, bac... Read More »

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When can baby fish be welcomed into a tank with adult fish?

Keep the baby fish in the clear bags they came in when purchased, or mesh bags. Place the bag into the tank for one hour. Make sure the tank has plenty of hiding spots, such as plants and rocks, fo... Read More »

What kind of filter do you use with small fish in a fish tank?

Using the right filter in your fish tank is important, especially when dealing with very small fish. The best filter to use for little fish is an under-gravel filter. It stays beneath the gravel an... 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 »

Fish Tank Care Tips for Bait Fish?

Bait fish are notoriously finicky and difficult to keep alive. But there is no doubt that the benefits of fishing with live bait far outweigh the downside. Fortunately, there are a number of things... Read More »