Archive for March, 2008

Aquarium Plants

Sunday, March 30th, 2008

A lush green and red underwater world for goldfish to explore, hide, rest and play can really make an aquarium stand out. The same is true for smelly rotten plants, but for totally different reasons.


Changing the Aquarium Water

Sunday, March 23rd, 2008

Toxic waste can quickly build up in an aquarium with potentially dangerous consequences for goldfish. It is important to keep the water clean and healthy with regular weekly water changes.


Breeding Goldfish

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008

Breeding goldfish is not easy. Preparation should start before the onset of winter – about four months before spawning takes place in the spring – in order to bring about the optimum conditions for goldfish breeding.


The Black Moor Goldfish

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008

The Black Moor is one of the most beautiful goldfish varieties. It has light wispy fins, black velvet scales, big round eyes, and a nicely proportioned body. Due to the fact it can’t swim fast, its smooth effortless movement is very relaxing to watch.

On top of all that it is relatively easy to keep and is a good goldfish to start with when moving towards fancy goldfish keeping.


Is It A Boy or A Girl?

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

It’s not easy to tell the sexes apart in goldfish. The males don’t get into fights and the females don’t have markedly different colours like a lot of other animals, so it requires a bit of care and looking closely to find out which goldfish is male and which is female.