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

Obey the rules and use common sense to help protect our fish stores

Who’d have thought people would turn nasty because they couldn’t buy a Platy? Turns out that as customers, we have some…

Why is my fish constipated?

We’re all familiar with the sight of a fish trailing its faeces. We look at some of the common causes of constipation in…

Keeping Phantom plecs at home

Phantom plecs are a fascinating fish with a rich geographic story to tell. Here’s how you can set up your tank for these…

Opera of the Phantoms

With rocks that shine and turbulent waters that carry men to their deaths, explorer Ivan Mikolji looks at the habitat of…

Become sustainable

The events of 2020 have highlighted one thing in aquatics — we are an industry and a hobby on a precipice. Maybe it’s…

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…