This post was written by a guest author. When I was young, my starter pet was a goldfish. When its tank became clouded, I was clueless on how I should go about cleaning it. After doing some research, I figured out how to clean the tank and keep it pristine. How does one uncloud a … Read more How To Uncloud Your Goldfish Tank – 3 Simple Fixes
This post was written by a guest author and edited for style/readability by our editor. A few months into having my first goldfish, I noticed she was turning white. Being a new fish owner, of course I was alarmed. What had I done wrong? Instead of feeling the urge to give up, I instead did … Read more Why do goldfish turn white?
I was wondering whether the age old tradition of feeding bread to fish (and goldfish specifically) was actually a safe one, so I decided to do a bit of research on the subject. That led to a lot of research, which led to this article. Can goldfish eat bread? Goldfish are omnivores, and therefore they … Read more Can Goldfish Eat Bread? 24 Foods Goldfish Can (& Can’t) Eat
They’re everywhere. No matter what store you go to, if they stock fish tanks air pumps will be within arms reach. Most fish tank kits even come with them included. So surely you need an air pump to keep your goldfish from suffocating, right? Or do you? Do Goldfish Need an Air Pump? Most fish … Read more Do Goldfish Need an Air Pump?
After seeing some cool videos of filterless tank setups on youtube, I got to wondering – do goldfish actually need a filter, or would they be happy in a filterless tank as well? The short answer: Yes, goldfish definitely need a filter. Goldfish produce a large amount of ammonia compared to other fish, and they … Read more Do Goldfish Need a Filter?
As the weather gets colder, you may be wondering whether you need to invest in a heater to keep your goldfish warm. I did some research into this myself, and the answer depends on what type of goldfish you have. Do goldfish need a heater? In general, goldfish are cold water fish that don’t require … Read more Do Goldfish Need a Heater?
If you’ve ever gotten up in the middle of the night to find your goldfish happily swimming around, you may be wondering if your goldfish ever sleeps. Some fish are believed to always be awake, but goldfish are one of the species that do, in fact, sleep. A sleeping goldfish is likely to be found … Read more Do Goldfish Sleep?