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. 

Why is there so much chasing going on?

Can a small tank cause fish to becoming aggressive and chase others? A reader asks if her Platies are simply too big for…

How do I set up for these panchax?

A reader asks how to keep Red-chinned panchax in his tank. Neale Monks advises...

Why are my new fish dying?

Are you struggling to keep new fish alive in your tank? One of our readers asks our experts why this is happening...

What’s causing this water clouding?

Can a pH drop in the water column cause mineral salts in the water to fall out, and result in cloudiness? Neale Monks…

How do I keep these African oddballs?

What is the best way to set up a tank for African butterfly fish, and what’s the best way to feed them? A reader asks…

What can I keep with these knifefish?

What fish can be kept with a Black ghost knifefish? Our fish expert discusses the best options…

How do I ‘tame’ this gourami?

A reader asks for advice on what to do with his stroppy gourami...

What can I keep in this nano tank?

What fish can be kept in a 45 x 45 x 45cm nano aquarium? Neale advises...

Which starfish should I choose?

Are there any starfish that are relatively easy to keep? Expert Jeremy advises...