What happens to freshwater fish in a salt water tank?

Answer The biological makeup of a freshwater fish is what predisposes it to thrive solely in fresh water. When placed in a salt water tank, a freshwater fish will typically die; however, there are a few e... Read More »

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How much light is needed for a salt water fish tank?

A salt water fish tank that contains no plant life requires 6 to 12 hours of light daily. Aquariums that contain plants can tolerate 10 to 12 hours of light. Longer periods of light typically promo... 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 do freshwater bluegill eat in an aquarium fish tank?

The freshwater bluegill fish (Lepomis macrochirus) is a carnivore with a small mouth. To feed a bluegill in captivity, choose a small fish pellet meant for carnivorous fish, such as Cichlid pellets... Read More »

How to Set Up a 55-Gallon Freshwater Fish Tank?

Beauty, tranquility and a sense of accomplishment can be yours with a well-planned and set-up 55-gallon freshwater aquarium. Choose fish of varying sizes, behaviors and requirements to fit your nee... Read More »