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Every beginner starts their journey as an aquarist from their very first fish in a bag. It is quite necessary to know the answer to various questions about fish. But the first one is always: How long can fish live in a bag? Well, that depends. Fish can easily survive for 7 to 9 hours in a bag with enough water showing no issues whatsoever. And the plus thing is, if the bag is highly…

Fin rot is one of the most common bacterial diseases in aquarium fish. Fortunately, the disease is preventable since this health condition is easy to spot. The fish affected with this disease will have its fin torn and ragged as if it is rotting away. Fin rot can affect a variety of freshwater as well as saltwater fish like betta fish, goldfish, angelfish, pond fish, tetras, and so on. Although there are many causes of…

Rasbora is a peaceful freshwater inhabitant belonging to the family Cyprinidae. This fascinating and vibrant colored fish is about 1.5 to 2 inches long and is suitable for small to a mid-size aquarium. Rasbora is an easy to care omnivorous fish. This is why people highly prefer species of Rasbora. As an experienced aquarist who has kept Rasbora for more than ten years, I will share all my knowledge on Rasbora fish diseases, its cause,…

Discus Fish, also known as pompadour fish, are the members of the Family Cichlidae. Having a compressed and disk-shaped body, yet their beautiful pattern and variance in colors make them a popular freshwater aquarium fish, entitling them as “The King of the aquarium.” The three species of genus Symphysodon, namely Symphysodon Discus, Symphysodon aequifasciatus, and Symphysodon tarzoo, are found naturally in the Amazon River, including its tributaries and the Rio Negro. Despite these natural habitats, the Discus…

Aquarium hobbyists all around the world are familiar with Harlequin Rasbora due to its vibrant metallic color and playful nature. A school of these fish never let you down. You can see constant movements and plays all around your tank if you have placed the harlequins with suitable tankmates. These fish are extremely hardy and suitable for beginner aquarists too. So, if you want to keep rasboras, you need to make it till the end…