Fish Keeping and Tank Maintenance

Episode 15

Fish keeping! Usually thought of as a low maintenance, easy pet. Sadly, many new fish keepers lose their new fish to poor water quality. Fish keeping requires close attention to detail, as well as patience.


Nicole and Jez discuss the work involved with setting up a new fish tank, and common reasons why new tanks can fail.

Image by Worachat Sodsri
 
 

Citations

Adams, C. (2021). The Nitrogen Cycle: Simple Step by Step Guide For Beginners. Retrieved 5 March 2022, from https://modestfish.com/how-to-cycle-your-aquarium/#How_to_do_a_Fishless_Cycle

Freshwater Aquarium Water Quality: The Nitrogen Cycle & Optimal Water Chemistry. (2022). Retrieved 5 March 2022, from https://www.aqueon.com/articles/freshwater-aquarium-water-quality

Sterling, I. (2021). How to Cycle Your New Aquarium? The EASY Way (Beginner Friendly!) - FishLab. Retrieved 5 March 2022, from https://fishlab.com/how-to-cycle-aquarium/

Sterling, I. (2021). The Beginner’s Guide to Aquarium Water Test Kits (And which is best!). Retrieved 5 March 2022, from https://fishlab.com/aquarium-test-kit/