Fishkeeping Answers

Need fishkeeping advice? We have a team of top aquatic experts on hand to answer your questions. Email us at questions@practicalfishkeeping.co.uk and we'll pass your question on to the most relevant expert. Remember to include as much information as you can about your set-up and a photo could be useful too. There are even prizes for the Tropical, Marine, Plant and Coldwater/Pond letters of the month!

Will my lionfish’s fin grow back?

Dave Wolfenden shares his advice to a reader that is worried that their lionfish's fin won't grow back.

Does my fish have flatulence?

Dr Peter Burgess gives his advice to a reader who is concerned their fish's flatulence could be fatal.

Can we stop this fish wasting away?

Dr Peter Burgess gives his advice to a reader that has an Uaru that will not eat.

Can we feed pond food to our trops?

Bob Mehen gives his advice to reader who is wondering whether it's safe to feed their tropical fish with pond pellets.

Will my shrimp hybridise?

Neale Monks gives his advice to a reader who would like to keep shrimp, but is concerned about interbreeding.

Which apistos are best for me?

Max Pedley shares his advice to a reader who would like to know which apistos is best for their tank.

Can I breed these gobies?

Neale Monks gives advice to a reader who is trying to sex or breed his gobies.

What’s best for swordtails?

Neale Monks gives his advice to a reader who would like to keep some Swordtails.

Did this frog eat my fry?

Bob Mehen advises a reader who is suspicious of a frog that has set up home in his breeding set-up.