Care Sheets, Tips and Guides to Caring for all Your Aquarium Friends
To list and describe every species of fish in the world would be an impossible task, and honestly, not much use to the average fish keeper.
Instead, what you will find in this section are care sheets and guides to the most commonly kept species, with lots of details, images, tips and tricks for each aspect of caring for the fish you own.
You’ll find advice on the best fish for beginners, detailed lists of different types of fish such as freshwater, marine, bottom feeders, algae eaters and so on.
The most useful articles will be those dedicated to individual species, where we discuss for each:
General description, colors, and variations available.
How big they get, and how long they live.
How easy or hard they are to care for – Any special care considerations
Feeding and diet
Preferred tank size and shape
Aquarium Set-up (filtration, lighting, substrate, water temp, etc.)
Tank mate compatibility
Let’s start with one of the two most popular species of fish we feature on this site: Goldfish.
Below are links to the six most popular articles we have on goldfish and their care, along with a link to a full and comprehensive goldfish care guide that has all the information you need to keep them successfully, enabling them to thrive and be happy.
The next few articles are full of recommended species to suit different needs. Whatever specific gap you are trying to fill in your tanks and aquariums, you should be able to find some fantastic suggestions below:
And now for our complete range of care sheets, one for each specific species of fish we’ve so far covered.
At each of the links below, you will find for each listed species: Useful facts and statistics; photos and description of their appearance; a look at their behavior and temperament.
Then follows a quick overview table of each fishes care requirements, before each article then goes in depth into how to care for the particular fish, what environmental conditions you must provide, what dietary need you must meet, compatible tank mates, buying and breeding advice and more.
We’ve crammed A TON of useful info into each and every guide!