Proper fish tank or pond maintenance takes patience to learn but is easy to master. Once you find a routine that works for you, your water will always be perfect and your fish will thank you for it. Not to mention all the money you’ll save on veterinary bills! –
Old Tank/Pond Syndrome What is it? This occurs in fish tanks and ponds with the following water quality parameters: pH: <6.0 Alkalinity (kH): <50 mg/L, usually 0 mg/L Ammonia: >1.5 mg/L Nitrite: >0 mg/L Nitrate: >40 mg/L The loss of buffers (alkalinity) can lead to pH swings and a pH
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Putting in a new pond comes with lots of challenges. You built it perfectly with great filtration and put in the most amazing fish, but your ammonia is off the charts and you can’t get your filter to start cycling. (Cycling is the process wherein good bacteria convert toxic ammonia
Another new article for our fish health 101 section, this one all about proper quarantine procedures. I know quarantine is a pain, but please keep in mind… Quarantining your fish will save you time, money and lives. Maybe the lives of ALL your fish. Enjoy! Click here to read!
Do fish need a visit from the veterinarian? Absolutely YES! The responsibility with owning a pet doesn’t extend just to cats and dogs. If you are the proud owner of a fish, don’t you want to keep him/her happy and healthy? Since it’s hard to bring a fish to the