Archive for November, 2008

Keeping aquarium equipment sterile

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

The most common way for goldfish diseases to spread from tank to tank is through the use of the same equipment in 2 or more aquariums.  The only surefire method of prevent cross contamination is to have a separate set of equipment for each tank.  However this can be expensive and impractical, so it is important to sterilise equipment properly.

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Hollow Ornaments

Monday, November 10th, 2008

Hollow pond or aquarium ornaments come in all shapes and sizes, from sunken ships, to model houses, chinese temples, slightly open treasure chests, divers helmets, artificial wood, rocky caves, fake skulls, sea shells, or purely decorative.  Unfortunately they are a bad idea.

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Send in your goldfish photos

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Happy Goldfish now has a page for you to upload your goldfish photos, so get snapping and head over to the upload page to send in your goldfish photos.  We hope to have a gallery live on the website in a week’s time (10th November), and the first photos to be sent in will be on the first page of the gallery.