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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…

How and why you should maintain water quality during summer months

Summer can be an enjoyable time for pondkeepers. It’s an opportunity to relax in the garden while your fish are more…

How to cool your aquarium in a heatwave

Unless you’ve accidentally locked yourself in the fridge, you’ll be unable to miss just how sweltering it is this…

Will my fish grow to the size of its tank?

Wondering if your fish will grow to the size of its tank? Read on...

The role of the micribiomes in fish

One of the areas of fish biology that is poorly understood is the interaction between the countless populations of…