Archive for May, 2008

Choosing An Aquarium Filter

Sunday, May 25th, 2008

Crystal clear water that looks like it has been polished can be achieved with proper filtration. Getting it wrong, on the other hand, can lead to cloudy, dirty, smelly water that will only do harm to your goldfish.

With so many different types of filter available – each with very persuasive marketing all over the packaging – it is hard to know which is the right one for any given goldfish tank.


Why Has My Goldfish Lost Its Appetite?

Monday, May 19th, 2008

Every now and again goldfish will go off their food. To get them eating again, it’s important to know the reasons goldfish lose their appetite in the first place. If the correct cause of the loss of appetite is known, the necessary adjustments or treatments can be applied.


Goldfish in Chinese Culture

Sunday, May 11th, 2008

Over 1,000 years ago during the Tang Dynasty, the Chinese started to selectively breed crucian carp that had a genetic mutation which produced golden fish. Ever since, the goldfish has played a major role in Chinese culture and art. (more…)

Goldfish Aquarium Water Testing

Sunday, May 4th, 2008

Testing water quality in a goldfish aquarium or pond is an essential element of routine maintenance. It provides advanced warning of problems, reassurance that problems are less likely, and elimination of possibilities when diagnosing a problem.