How to Increase the pH in a Fish Tank?

Answer The desired pH in a fish tank depends on the type of fish you have. While some fish prefer an acidic environment, others prefer a more alkaline setting. PH levels range from 0 to 14, a scale in whi... 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 »

What kind of food do koi fish eat for a fish tank?

Koi fish eat specially formulated food pellets designed to meet their nutritional requirements. In freshwater settings, koi will eat the leftover plant and animal matter floating in the water. In a... Read More »