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!

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.

What’s wrong with this catfish?

Dr Peter Burgess helps one reader who is worried about one of his Dora catfish.

What can I keep with Jaguar cichlids?

One of our readers would like to know whether their aquarium is big enough to house two Jaguar cichlids. Jeremy Gay…

Are there any ‘easy’ nudibranchs?

David Wolfenden shares his advice to a reader who wants to know if there are any nudibranchs that can be kept in their…