Category Archives: Guppies – tank maintenance

How to clean the tank …

Tips And Tricks by Mary Jane

When cleaning your box filters, save 1/3 of the cleanest floss to insert between the new floss. This will help seed your new floss with good bacteria. When cleaning a confined space such as a breeder box or small tank, … Continue reading

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Hospital Tanks by Mary Jane

Hospital Tank/Quarantine Tank – essential in fishkeeping. Whether used only when needed or kept with fish in it that can be removed when necessary, a hospital tank should be available whenever needed to isolate and treat sick fish. This would … Continue reading

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Fish Tank (Aquarium) – Water – Measurements

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Fry Tank Maintenance by Mary Jane

A good temperature for fry is 80°F, which gets their metabolism in high gear. However, this is not a necessity — mid 70’s is sufficient. At the higher temperatures, they will eat more and grow faster. This is important when … Continue reading

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Water Quality by Mary Jane

Toxins in the Water:  The Invisible Culprit. Heavy Metals such as copper, iron, zinc, and lead destroy the fish’s slime coat, cause blood patches, cloudy eyes, listlessness, and damage the gills, eventually leading to death. Keep all metal out of … Continue reading

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