breeding koi fish

Raising and Breeding Koi Fish at Pond

All of the oxymorons of fish keeping the statement that “I bred these fishes or I’m breeding koi fish….” has got to be the most oxymoronic. True, all that’s required to reproduce most pond fish species are decent water quality and a mix of sexes. Ask any experienced ponderer. They would be more impressed if

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Set aquarium lighting properly

How to Install Aquarium Lighting Properly

As important as aquarium lighting is to the appearance, health of livestock and cost of planted aquarium keeping, it is not surprising that it is an oft-discussed topic. What is stunning to Pine Tree State is what quantity content and dissonance surrounds lighting. There extremely could be a large distinction between what appearance smart to

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peacock gudgeon

How To Breeding the Peacock Gudgeon

The “Peacock Gudgeon” or Tateurndina ocellicauda is a small goby from the Australasian region. To me it is the most colorful little freshwater fish to be imported from any area. A mostly pink body with purple, orange, yellow, blue and black vivid colors is seen at all times. The males are about 1 inch and

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amazon fish list

Journey to The Amazon River Brazil

After four hours from Manaus, we finally reached Itacotiara (pronounced ee-ta-kwa-shah. Itacotiara is closer to Rio Jatapu and Uatuma) and the banks of the Amazon, where out boat was docked. It was a little town almost entirely dependent on the river and the forest. It was only 10 a.m. and we were already drenched in

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Breeding Fish tanks

Breeding Fish FAQ – part II

Breeding Tanks “My fish just laid eggs. How do I keep the eggs or babies from being eaten?” The most common way to keep eggs from being eaten is to use a separate breeding tank. There the parents can spawn or give birth to their young, and be removed once they are done. Egg scatterers

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How to breed betta fish

Breeding Fish FAQ – part I

Fish breed in many ways, and yes you can watch. In fact, watching fish breed is one of the great fascinations in the hobby because there are so many interesting strategies among breeding fish. There are two main strategies that fish use: egglaying and livebearing. Livebearing fish do what the name suggests. The female gives

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breeding discus fish

Know More About Breeding Discus Fish

When I first started keeping discus, breeding them was a mystery to me. Those who were successful in doing so must have been privy to some “secret knowledge”. Over the past four years of playing with these “magical” fish the secrets have unrevealed themselves for me. Breeding discus fish has actually proven not to be

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