Getting A New Aquarium Fish
Creature Companions|February 2021
The expert guide
Shahu Sardar

Hey fish geeks… Hope you all are doing well! Almost all hobbyists pay great attention and pour a lot of efforts in setting up their tank and getting the right water parameters. We set the tank with the right equipments, dechlorinate water, enable proper filtration, and set the right temperature… But what we neglect is choosing the right, healthy, good quality fishes for our tanks.

The fish may be already sick due to improper maintenance, it may be stressed, or you got the wrong species that don’t go along with the fishes you already have, many things can go wrong while buying new fishes, which will just result in dissatisfaction.

So we are going to discuss all the factors you need to keep in mind while buying a new fish. And if you are confused about why your new fishes are continuously dying even when the parameters are right then this article is surely going to help you.

DECIDE YOUR FISH.

Decide which fish species you wish to have in your aquarium. Unless you are a dedicated aquarium hobbyist, your fish should be easy to care for, not too demanding, and less-aggressive.

Among 30,000 different ornamental fishes available, you can choose the fish species taking into consideration your tank size, your tank setup, aggressiveness of the species, and its general tank needs (average temperature, pH).

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