Fishkeeping Answers

Need fishkeeping advice? We have a team of top aquatic experts on hand to answer your questions. Email us at [email protected] 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!

How do I keep these shubunkins?

A reader asks expert Jeremy Gay what is the best way to successfully keep shubunkins...

Which hatchets would suit my tank?

Bob Mehen advises one of our readers on whether their tank is suitable for hatchets...

Where have these albinos come from?

A reader asks expert Neale Monks why some of the new baby guppies in her tank are albino...

Why are my baby shrimp different sizes?

Is it unusual to have two different batches of yellow Neocaridina davidi shrimplets which are different sizes? A reader…

How to stop a tank from overheating

One of our readers asks expert Jeremy Gay how to avoid his reef tank heater from overheating the water...

How do I reduce nitrate in an unplanted tank?

A reader is having problems with the nitrate levels in his tank - Neale Monks offers his advice...

Can a tank be too deep for some fish?

PFK expert, Neale Monks addresses a readers concerns over the depth of his fish tank.

How can I entice this fish out of hiding?

A reader asks why his new gourami appears to be hiding in his tank...

Can fish get too fat?

A reader is concerned that her fish are fat - Jeremy offers his advice...