This Special Pet Fish Talk Show features a discussion by the Bailey
Brothers, Tom and Nevin,
about the most important essential care that your fish must have
to live in good health with a minimum of stress, disease, and other problems.
Every responsible fish keeper should know the information on this page.
to hear "The 7 Essentials
of Keeping Pet Fish", which is about 30-minutes long.
A Brief Summary
1. Match the fish with an appropriate home,
which could be a Fish Bowl, an Aquarium with or without a heater, or a Pond.
2. Getting Started. The first few days of starting a Fish
Bowl, Aquarium, or Pond are the most risky and stressful for the fish. Reduce
this risk by following the advice given in this site.
3. Change 20% of the water twice a week. Use bottled drinking
water for Fish Bowls and tap water for Aquariums and Ponds.
4. A least once a month give your fish's home a good
5. Twice a day feed your fish the correct floating food, so
they get plenty to eat. Be sure all the food is eaten, and none of the food is
left to pollute the water.
6. Every day look carefully at your fish for Signs of Stress
and Disease. If you see Signs of Stress and Disease, immediately give your fish
the Recommended Treatment.
7. Also carefully look at your water. If the water is cloudy,
foamy, or smelly, take immediate corrective action.
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Essentials of Keeping Pet Fish in Aquariums, Fish Bowls, and Ponds.
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