Water covers over three-quarters of the earth’s surface and fish are the most numerous of the vertebrates. There are about 31,500 species of fish and they are classified by physical characteristics, habitat, behavior etc.
Goldfish have been around for only 5,000 years! They originated in China, where carp with golden scales were selectively bred. Today there are scores of different varieties. Goldfish are the most popular pet in the world and may live for over 25 years – if they are cared for properly. The first thing you should […]
Two primary issues must be examined when discussing the morality of fishkeeping. The first is whether keeping fish is harmful to the environment. The second question is whether the fish themselves are deprived of happiness. With regards to the first question, a distinction must be made between fish bred in captivity and fish collected from […]
Having someone care for your fish while you are away can make for a tricky situation. Fish are cold-blooded creatures and generally most of them have a low rate of metabolism. A few days without food will not harm them. However if your vacation is 2-3 weeks or more, you’ll need someone to feed your […]