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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

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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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