How do I know if my fish tank is happy?
Generally speaking, following are some of the ways you can tell if your fish are happy.
- They swim back and forth freely and energetically around the tank.
- Quite like humans, happy fish might have a vibrant glow to their skin.
- They do not appear fearful of the other fish in the tank.
- They are breathing normally.
When should I do my first water change in my aquarium?
Perform a 25% water change after 15 days. Remember to treat tap water with Aqueon Water Conditioner before adding it to your aquarium. There are different philosophies on how much and how often to change water, but 10% to 25% every 1 to 2 weeks is a good rule of thumb.
Should I remove my fish when doing a water change?
Should I remove the Fish? No, you don’t need to remove the fish when you perform your regular 10-15% water changes. You’re going to make more work for yourself than you need to, and is going to be extremely stressful for your fish. It could even cause physical injuries.
Can I add water conditioner while the fish are in the tank?
Yes, you can add a water conditioner directly to your fish tank however, it is not the correct way to do so. Typically, the conditioner will be added to new water as some conditioners are made specifically for that purpose. They will clear up any chlorine or other harmful chemicals found in most tap waters.
Why do fish die after water change?
Because the fish live in the water, and the changes happen slowly, they adjust to it. When a sudden, large water change occurs, it causes such a drastic shift in the makeup of the water that the fish often cannot tolerate it and they die.
Why does Mrs Markham watch Willie so carefully?
Markham watches Willie so carefully? She is overprotective. Willie is doing poorly in school. Willie needs her help.
Should I leave dead fish in tank?
A dead fish should be removed from its tank immediately after you’ve found out about the incident. This is because when a fish dies it starts to decompose right away, which could foul the water in the aquarium. A decomposing fish will release large amounts of Ammonia in the water.
Is it OK to use bottled water in a fish tank?
Bottled Water Bottled water may seem like an ideal solution for your aquarium — it’s marketed as healthy for humans, so it must be good for fish, right? Not exactly. Some bottled water still contains high levels of chlorine that you will need to remove before using the water in your aquarium.