How big do goldfish get?

Silverado is a great example of how big do goldfish get

As prominent members of the carp family, goldfish contain the genetics for very large growth. There are many giant goldfish claims that actually turn out to be orange koi, a very close cousin of the goldfish. Depending on the goldfish type in question, how big do goldfish get? How big do comet goldfish get? Comet …

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All About Japanese Koi Fish

Japanese Koi Fish

The koi fish, also known as the nishikigoi, is Japanese for “brocaded carp.” Japanese koi fish set the standard for all koi competitions and have some of the strictest breeding practices around. Interested in learning all about Japanese Koi Fish? Be sure to check out our Koi Health Seminar Series for more information. History of …

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Koi Fish Pond Basics

koi fish pond

**Post contains affiliate links where we make $$ for our product recommendations.** What are the basic requirements for a koi fish pond? What can be kept in a pond besides koi? How do you breed koi fish? What do koi fish in a pond eat? We’ll answer all your burning koi fish pond basic questions …

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What do betta fish eat?

beta fish

**Post contains affiliate links. We take a small commission based on our product recommendations.** There are many misconceptions about what foods a betta fish can/cannot or should/should not eat. We’re here to give you the straight answer to “what do betta fish eat?” Betta Fish Nutrition What do betta fish eat in the wild? In …

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How to Fix a Fat Betta

Are these fat bettas?

**Post contains affiliate links. We take a *very* small commission from our recommendations.** It can be very challenging to determine if your fish is the correct body size. Is my betta too skinny? Do I have a fat betta? Since fish food does not have ANY calorie listings on the packaging or are you actually …

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How Many Koi Per Gallon?

If you’ve read our other article on “How Many Fish per Gallon,” you know it’s not an easy question to answer, especially for a mixed species tank. However, for koi per gallon, there is a much simpler answer: For each koi you have, we recommend 250 gallons at MINIMUM! What are you talking about? That’s …

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Why Do Fish Jump?

Many of our clients have noted their fish jumping at various times and have wondered why they do it. But why do fish jump? Here are the most common causes of fish jumping: It’s feeding time and they’re excited. Just like your 2-year-old getting their favorite snack, some fish love feeding time above all else. …

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