Fishkeeping News

Practical Fishkeeping brings you the latest news, discoveries and events in the aquatic world.

King British celebrates 50th anniversary

Popular aquatics brand, King British, is celebrating 50 years of keeping Britain’s fish healthy in 2022.

Industry warned to ensure Oryzias species must only be sold for indoor aquariums

OATA is reminding retailers to only sell Japanese rice fish or Medaka (Oryzias species) for indoor aquariums and to…

Watermarque Yeovil to become Southern Aquatics

As of Friday 29th April, Southern Aquatics will take over the Watermarque Yeovil store, rebranding as a branch of…

2021 Biotope Aquarium showcase

While it was hard to roam last year, some pioneers still managed to research the wilderness and produce aquaria based on…

Get to Grips with Hardscape

Considering it’s the most obvious furniture in our aquaria, you’d have thought more people would pay attention to décor.…

The cichlid hunters of Caquetá

Back in April 1995, three friends and I flew to Columbia to search for new fishes, our main interest being cichlids. The…

A visual guide to butterflyfishes

They’re fish that don’t fit into many modern marine tanks, but they still appear in retailers across the country. Meet…

Women in fishkeeping

Women are making an increasingly visual presence in the world of aquatics, and the hobby has a long history of female…

Easy tiger...

For a fish that’s one of the most common in the trade, it might be surprising to learn that we know so little about it.…