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Practical Fishkeeping brings you inspirational and informative articles from some of the top experts in fishkeeping.

Nathan Hill’s Neon tetra biotope — a step by step guide

None of our tank set-ups has ever divided opinion like this one. But whether you love or hate this biotope, it was one…

Supporting your fish and pond throughout the winter

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With winter on its way there are certain steps fishkeepers need to take in order to ensure ponds and their fish are…

Marine scientists find a wealth of life hitch-hiking on plastic waste throughout the world’s oceans

The fact that marine fish are sharing their natural habitat with plastic debris makes for a very bleak situation.…

Cherry Bellies!

With their prominent pink tummies and laid-back community antics, the Kribensis is one beginner fish you’ll definitely…

Who needs single-use fish bags and throw-away carrier bags for transporting fish?

Do you just accept that plastic fish bags, paper bags and carrier bags are all part of the hobby? Just the way you get…

Are fish really worth the price?

What gives a fish its value? Is there a higher objective structure to what we pay, or are we being played off for…

How to spot ill health in your fish

In order to recognise a poorly fish, we must first know what a fish looks like and how it behaves when healthy as we can…