Practical Fishkeeping May 2017

Our lovely May 2017 issue features a pull-out 16-page beginner's guide to Koi keeping. We introduce pea-sized puffers, the little charmers your whole family will adore. Get expert advice to banish nuisance algae from your marine tank, discover new fish in the shops and be inspired by our readers' tanks. All this and loads more in the packed May issue.

Our lovely May 2017 issue features a pull-out 16-page beginner's guide to Koi keeping. We introduce pea-sized puffers, the little charmers your whole family will adore. Get expert advice to banish nuisance algae from your marine tank, discover new fish in the shops and be inspired by our readers' tanks. All this and loads more in the packed May issue.

Look for the 16-page Koi supplement.

Look for the 16-page Koi supplement.

Our fish of the month is the Bleeding heart tetra.

Our fish of the month is the Bleeding heart tetra.

Who can resist the charms of this little chap? Find out how to keep — and even breed — Dwarf puffers.

Who can resist the charms of this little chap? Find out how to keep — and even breed — Dwarf puffers.

Goldfish vs Koi.

Goldfish vs Koi.

A shiny new home for a group of juvenile piranha in this step-by-step.

A shiny new home for a group of juvenile piranha in this step-by-step.

Practical Fishkeeping Spring 2017

Our Spring 2017 issue includes a superb 24-page Easy Pond Guide, with all you need to know with planning, building, filters and equipment, plants, fish, heath and maintenance — so now you can get on and build that pond you've always wanted!   In the main issue we feature a group of smaller cichlids that you'll really take a shine to. We spotlight albino fish and the points to consider when keeping them; we visit a top catfish keeper and breeder and offer moray eel alternatives for smaller marine tanks. All this and much more in our packed bumper issue.

Our Spring 2017 issue includes a superb 24-page Easy Pond Guide, with all you need to know with planning, building, filters and equipment, plants, fish, heath and maintenance — so now you can get on and build that pond you've always wanted!  

In the main issue we feature a group of smaller cichlids that you'll really take a shine to. We spotlight albino fish and the points to consider when keeping them; we visit a top catfish keeper and breeder and offer moray eel alternatives for smaller marine tanks. All this and much more in our packed bumper issue.

Does what it says on the tin...

Does what it says on the tin...

We visit Mark Walters with his scratch-built fish house and amazing fish collection.

We visit Mark Walters with his scratch-built fish house and amazing fish collection.

Alternatives to moray eels for the smaller saltwater tank.

Alternatives to moray eels for the smaller saltwater tank.

The reef animals that have become masters of invisibility.

The reef animals that have become masters of invisibility.

Our free Easy Pond supplement offers expert advice on the fish to stock.

Our free Easy Pond supplement offers expert advice on the fish to stock.

Practical Fishkeeping January 2017

NEW-LOOK COVER!  Our January 2017 issue comes with a FREE Beginners guide. The main issue is packed full of features and advice including: Marine on a budget, converting your freshwater tank, a readers' magnificent 6ft Malawi display, breed black Neon tetras and all your FAQs answered.

NEW-LOOK COVER!  Our January 2017 issue comes with a FREE Beginners guide. The main issue is packed full of features and advice including: Marine on a budget, converting your freshwater tank, a readers' magnificent 6ft Malawi display, breed black Neon tetras and all your FAQs answered.

Discover the bizarre knifefish.

Discover the bizarre knifefish.

Keep Mantis shrimp.

Keep Mantis shrimp.

Choose the right tank for you.

Choose the right tank for you.

And meet our cover star, the Rainbowfish.

And meet our cover star, the Rainbowfish.

Practical Fishkeeping August 2016

Gorgeous guppies, fabulous Fighters and brilliant butterflyfish adorn the pages of the August issue of PFK. All this plus a guide to what you should — and shouldn't do — before leaving your fish to go on holiday; a head-turning discus set-up; Sexy shrimp; community safe loaches and our top picks from the recent Interzoo trade show. All this and much more!

For colour, fins and ease of keeping, there’s nothing that beats the humble guppy. 

Lisa Bradshaw deals with more Betta each day than you’ve had hot dinners. Meet the woman, the, importer, trader and breeder as she shares her secrets. 

Reefkeepers are often told that Chaetodon butterflies and corals don’t mix. But there’s a way around it — here’s how…