All About Aquarium Fish: How to Keep Goldfish Active Happy

Danios and Minnows are small, active schooling fish well suited for the community aquarium
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For planted freshwater aquariums, it is also important to maintain a balance between the duration and quality of light, the amount of plants, CO2 and nutrients. For a given amount of light, if there is insufficient number of plants or insufficient CO2 to support the growth of those plants, so as to consume all the nutrients in the tank, the result would be algae growth. While there are fishes and invertebrates that could be introduced in the tank to clean up this algae, the ideal solution would be to find the optimal balance between the above-mentioned factors. Supplemental CO2 can be provided, whose quantity has to be carefully regulated, as too much CO2 may harm the fishes,
Flagtail Catfish, Dianema urostriata. An active, attractive catfish for your aquarium. Grows to approximately 4
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Tetras make up the most popular groups of fish for small freshwater home aquariums. They are the most requested fish because you can get a large variety of colorful active and hardy Tetra fish types, and have them all in a freshwater aquarium full of other tank mates. Good aquarium maintenance practices will lead to a healthy aquatic environment and thriving fish, providing years of joy for the hobbyist.
Photo provided by FlickrBarbs are small, colorful, active fish ideally suited for the community aquarium
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Figuring out exactly what Symptoms your fish is showing can go along way twoards a diagnosis. It is important that you monitor and ensure that your fish stays healthy. One of the most common mistakes of aquarium owners is slow to react to early signs and warning of disease. The longer you wait the worse the problem gets. However, there is more to the matter than this. For however beautiful and active an aquarium fish is on generic flakes, it will be more colorful and more active if it is given a healthy, varied diet that matches its nutritional needs. The makers of the generic flakes make a single type of flake which is marketed for the majority of fish. These fish run the gamut from almost totally to almost totally . How can one flake adequately provide proper nutrition for carnivores, herbivores, and ? In short, it can't. Providing the fish with such a diet is similar to a human living on nothing but chicken nugget meals at fast food restaurants and supplementing it with vitamin pills. It provides little nutrition other than empty calories, and the vitamins are not a good source of extra nutrition.The saltwater fish you're looking to keep in your small saltwater aquarium need to have a few characteristics to make the list below. You also need to keep in mind how they will get along with other species along with conspecifics. For better long term success, look for fish that:The Puntius/barb genus as a whole often gets skipped for community tanks due to the aggressiveness and nippy tendencies of the tiger barb, which is a pity because there are many more types of barbs and not all of them are agressive. Cherry barbs (pictured at the top) are a great example. Although they can occasionally nip at fish with longer fins, they’re actually peaceful and prefer an aquarium with other peaceful species. A group of at least 8 is preferable, although a tight school will usually not be formed.