Fish in the
News: Nevin summarizes a news article about
The Audubon Zoo, the Aquarium of the
Americas, and the Audubon Center for Research of Endangered
Species in New Orleans, which all survived Hurricane Katrina
here to read the entire article.
A second article, written a few days after the first article, reports that
despite escaping Hurricane Katrina with little physical
damage, the Aquarium of the Americas suffered significant loss of animal life. Click
here to read the entire second article.
More Fish in the News: A New Zealand
company says it has built the world's first seafloor
restaurant with panoramic views at a Hilton hotels resort
in the Maldive Islands. Click
here to read the entire story, and click
to learn more about the Maldive Islands.
Amanda from Granite Falls, Washington, calls and says her Betta has recovered. Amanda summarizes how her Betta fish got
sick, and what she did to help it recover with the Recommended Treatment. Click
to read more about the Recommended Treatment.
Amanda says she has some questions about the White Clouds for sale at AquariumFish.net. Click
here to buy White Clouds, which live best in a school with at least 6 of their species.
Amanda wants to keep Guppies but she doesn't want babies, so she wonders if she can keep just the males.
Will also wants to know if he can keep a group of about 15 male Guppies without any female Guppies.
Patti found a little green monster living on her Goldfish, and she wonders what it is? Click
here for more about fish lice.
Patti sent us this picture of the
little green monster living on her goldfish. Nevin
says, "It's a fish louse.", and he explains how get
rid of them from your fish and how to treat your
aquarium so they won't come back.
Jay from Houston, Texas, calls
and asks about why we frown on putting sand on the bottom of
aquariums. Jay says he has just enough sand to cover the
bottom aquarium, which has a large Synodontis catfish that
constantly stirs the sand.
Steven ask if the Pet Fish Talk Shows will be available soon
as a Podcast? Click
here to download the MP3-file of the Championship Koi.
Jack S. says, "The
files that are WMA I can at least listen to online. The ones
that are ASX crash my Windows Media Player every time I try
to listen to them. Windows Media Player is the least
reliable program I have on my Mac, and I have the latest
versions of the software and the OS. Anything else would be
greatly preferred, such as AAC or MP3."
Ronnie from Missouri calls,
and we get back to talking about fish! Ronnie says he can't
hear the oldest Pet Fish Talk Shows, which he likes better.
Tom asks Ronnie to explain how to shop for good Betta fish?
And how to set them up for breeding? Click
here to go to Ronnie's website, FantasticBetta.com,
where you can buy Bettas and get lots of interesting
information about breeding Bettas.
Evan from Colorado is home from school and calls Pet Fish
Talk to talk about some trouble with his Sergeant Majors
that was probably caused by having two of them. Click
here for more about Sergeant Majors.
Evan also explains his very unusual treatment for bloated
Betta! Then we talk about aquarium heaters.
There are lots of Pet Fish Talk Shows.
now to go to the Archive, where you'll find links to more than
360 Pet Fish Talk
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have discussed in any show.
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