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!

Which fish are best for a beginner to marines?

Jeremy Gay gives his advice to a reader who after over 30 years of experience with tropical freshwater fish, is thinking…

How do I hatch and rear Angels?

Neale Monks gives his advice to a reader who suspects his Angels are eating their eggs, and would like to know whether…

What should I do with all these fry?

One reader is looking for advice on how to best re-home his Guianacara jatapu fry. Jeremy Gay advises...

Should we go back to an undergravel filter?

Neale Monks gives his advice to a reader who is concerned about his elderly mother struggling with her community tank,…

What’s got under the skin of my Rams?

One PFK reader has a problem with his blue Rams developing a fungal infection. Dave Hulse shares his opinion...

Is a greenhouse aquarium suitable for shrimp?

One reader would like to know if he can breed some Cherry shrimp in his unheated greenhouse aquarium. Neale Monks…

Can I add more rainbows?

Neale Monks offers his advice to a PFK reader who would like to add a third rainbow species to their tank.

Can I add more wrasse?

One reader would like to know if he can add more wrasse to his reef aquarium. David Wolfenden offers his advice...

Which plants would work with an Axolotl?

Neale Monks offers his advice to a reader who would like to put some plants in their Axolotl’s aquarium.