Fishkeeping Advice

Fishkeeping advice answering all of your questions on keeping cold water, tropical, marine, freshwater and salt water fish.

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. 

What is wrong with these fry?

A reader is concerned about his baby guppies who have bent backs, and asks if euthanasia is the only option. Fish expert…

How do I deal with this muck?

A reader struggles to keep his tank clean even after carrying out a water change. Expert Bob advises...

How do I breed my corys?

One of our readers would like to breed some albino corys. Fish expert Bob advises on the best way to do it...

Can I stop my fish digging up my plants?

A reader asks for any tips to halt the uprooting of his planted tank. Bob Mehan advises.

Are these dwarf cats safe with small fish?

A reader is interested to learn a little more about dwarf bumblebee catfish, Bob Mehen advises.

Can I get some Koi for this pond?

A reader asks about acquiring Koi for a mature pond with existing fish.

How do I tackle this stinky algae?

A reader is frustrated by the unpleasant smell from his tank.

How easy are sea fans to keep?

A reader wonders how best to keep sans in his reef tank. Jeremy Gay advises..

What can I add for algae control?

A reader is looking for a clean-up crew to help with algae.