Archive for the Fish Category

If I Were Only Allowed One Small Fish!

There are so many choices of fish for fish only and reef systems. Fish only systems usually carry a higher number of inmates and these could be just about anything available at the LFS (local fish shop), the restrictions being the size of the aquarium and the compatibility of the

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Two Small Spectacular Fishes

The words ‘marine’ and ‘spectacular’ seem to go hand in hand. Consider corals in all their diversity and splendour. The corals don’t have it all their own way; there are spectacular marine fish as well. Many of the colourful fish available are medium to large in size. There are the

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What To Look For When Purchasing A New Fish

The purchase of a new fish be this your very first one or a new one to an existing aquarium already stocked with fish can be a very exciting time. Due to the excitement this can often result in impulse purchases. Everyone is tempted to purchase on impulse and it

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Fish Disease – I Think I’ve Seen It – What Do I Do?

This is not a text on the treatment of fish disease, but hopefully a suggestion about how treatment could be more accurate and successful. The fear of aquarists – and that is any aquarist, experienced or newcomer – is to have a disease problem strike their aquarium. It can cause

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Fish Disease – What To Look Out For

When the aquarist obtained the desired fish for the display aquarium hopefully time was spent observing them. Just because fish are ‘new’ and in a dealer’s sale tanks does not mean they are problem free. This isn’t having a go at dealers at all; fish can have problems that don’t

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