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Easy DIY Brine Shrimp Hatchery

Easy DIY Brine Shrimp Hatchery

Many types of baby fish, including goldfish, grow best on a diet of live baby brine shrimp.  Baby fish, also called “fry” eat baby brine shrimp readily because the movements of the shrimp entice them to eat.  Baby brine shrimp are also good for fry because they are high in protein, are easily digestible, and…
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Tank Talk | Veterinary Fishes

Tank Talk | Veterinary Fishes

You might remember this past blog post detailing the fish I helped out at a local veterinary clinic.  Well, I just got news that they upgraded their tank from a 10 gallon to a 29 gallon and added another fish (after quarantine), so I thought I’d stop by to get some photos and video!  Betsy…
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A Guide to Quarantine Procedures

A Guide to Quarantine Procedures

A good quarantine procedure has three equally-important components:-the quarantine tank setup,-maintenance of the tank,-and medications.All three components work together for a successful quarantine experience.  The Quarantine Tank The TankThe quarantine (QT) tank should provide at least 10 gallons of space per fish.  Sufficient space is always important for goldfish, but it becomes especially important in…
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