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Goldfish Koi Maintenance

Goldfish Koi Maintenance and more

Goldfish Koi maintenance and care is a topic that is widely discussed, and everyone seems to have a different opinion. Goldfish have a reputation of being easy to keep. Buy a bowl, fish flakes, and you’re good to go, however, such is not the case. No matter what type of fish you keep, it is a challenging hobby. Every type of fish have specific requirements for water temperature, pH and mineral value. In order to keep them healthy, you must learn everything you can

Goldfish Koi maintenance

GFE practices organic methods of fish keeping, and hopes to share the knowledge collected over the years with other fish keepers. The industry pushes chemicals at us from right and left. The pet shop shelves are lined with dangerous water treatments and medicines, however, most of these products are useless and unnecessary. Our fish came from the rivers of China. There are no chemicals in these waters to keep them healthy; only oxygenated water with healthy mineral value

Koi goldfish care

What does it take to keep goldfish and Koi thriving? Read the 10 Steps to find out, and if you still have questions, concerns, post here to discuss, share or ask questions

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Cyling new tank

I thought I would make a post under goldfish maintenance, because the fish are doing great after being poisoned by ammonia. I was making some pretty big mistakes with my fish by cleaning the entire tank instead of doing water changes. This either kept the cycle from forming or broke it. The fish were poisoned. It was time to get a decent size tank for them, so now they're living like rock stars in a [...]

Refurbished Pumps

Venus, where did we buy those refurbished 100 gal/hr pumps? I looked on ebay and Amazon and didn't see them. I need two for my tanks and one for my outside fountain/birdbath. I also want to send the seller the 2-3 I have that no longer work, so they can be refurbished rather than tossed. I'm going to set up my old 20 long next to my 50 gal to age my freshwater in and [...]

Algae

Hi Venus, I caught the goldfish eating algae. It's back, too. Like a vengeance. Some spots are brown some are green. I looked to see if it actually got some and it sure did. Fishes are doing great, thanks to your support. I always try to tell people about the pump. Nobody seems to bite, or be interested. I feel like it's a key component. The toads did not get their glory. I drained the [...]

Nitrogen Cycle

Nitrogen cycle explained in depth STEP 2 Buy the Book Nitrogen cycle explained covers the event from beginning to end. The cycle is vital to the well being of our fish, and if you don't understand it, your fish are at risk of being poisoned. Goldfish produce a tremendous amount of waste which converts to ammonia in a very short time. Ammonia is extremely toxic to goldfish, but thankfully, beneficial bacteria guard the front lines, [...]

10 Easy Steps Goldfish Keeping

 10 Easy STEPS Goldfish Keeping make it simple Buy the Book 10 easy steps goldfish keeping are easy to read and follow The theory is simple, by recreating their ancestor’s natural environment, the cold and fast moving rivers of China, our goldfish will thrive in an aquarium or pond. Learn everything you can about goldfish keeping Centuries ago, and still today, the Chinese displayed their goldfish in glass bowls much to the delight of their [...]

Tank Cycling

Hello Venus, I'm goldfish sitting again. This time, just for 12 days. Since the pump and pond sponge was added last time, it appears that good bacteria were able to grow in the tank! This is a 5.5 gallon tank with 3 small fantails. Unfortunately, I will not be able to upgrade the tank size as it is not my tank 🙁 Current readings are: Ammonia=0, Nitrite=0.5, Nitrate=5, pH=7, KH=0. (No GH reading until new [...]

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