Taking care of your goldfish by Helen Piers

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Published by Barron"s Educational Series in Hauppage, NY .

Written in English

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  • Goldfish -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Goldfish.,
  • Pets.

About the Edition

Includes information on selecting, feeding, and caring for goldfish as well as instructions on setting up a tank and breeding and caring for the young.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.

Book details

Statementby Helen Piers ; consulting editor, Mattew M. Vriends.
SeriesA Young pet owner"s guide
ContributionsVriends, Matthew M., 1937-
LC ClassificationsSF458.G6 P55 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1727947M
ISBN 100812013689
LC Control Number92032170

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It is not common knowledge but the goldfish comes from the same family as the Koi Carp and the Curcian Carp!3/5(4).

Books on Goldfish Care. Fancy Goldfish: Complete Guide To Care And Collecting. Johnson, Erik DR.,and Richard Hess. Boston, MA. This is an advanced book on caring for fancy goldfish breeds but the sections on goldfish disease are what makes this book such a great resource. Food is a vital part of goldfish care.

Goldfish can survive on surprisingly small amounts of food, so it’s unlikely that you will under-feed them. However, you can definitely over-feed them, or feed them a diet that lacks nutritional value. And if your goldfish isn’t fed properly, it.

Learning to maintain and properly care for a pet goldfish can teach valuable life lessons and be a sense of pride for your child.

If you’re thinking about taking the plunge, be sure to do your research first. You can, in fact, start small and get a basic tank and set of scenery features. Just like humans, goldfish want diversity of nutrition. Feed your goldfish pellet food most of the time, live foods, such as brine shrimp, some of the time, and freeze-dried foods, such as mosquito larvae or blood worms, every once in a while%().

High levels of waste product can also be caused by having too many goldfish in your pond -- there should be about 3 to 4 square feet of water surface per goldfish, provided the. Taking care of your goldfish.

[Helen Piers; Matthew M Vriends] -- Includes information on selecting, feeding, and caring for goldfish as well as instructions on setting up a tank and breeding and caring for the young.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some. I bought this book for the pictures and wasn't disappointed. They were stunning. The chapter on appreciating Chinese goldifsh was a very nice addition that you don't get in most fish books. I also enjoyed learning about the history and present state of goldfish breeding in Japan/5(1).

The longest-living goldfish on record was 43 years old. But while they're supposed to live at least 15 years on average, yours might not have made it to its 5th birthday. The major problem is. After looking at calico goldfish facts and features, let us look at how to take care of them: Taking care of speckled goldfish.

To take care of shubunkins, first we need to understand their temperaments and behavior. Here is a bulleted list that summarizes their behavior and characteristics of the fish: Hardy; Fast, agile swimmers; Voracious eaters.

Learn More. Summary: The Truth About Goldfishis the complete guide to goldfish keeping. It covers topics on an in-depth level including heath and disease troubleshooting and prevention, feeding scheduling, tank setup, water quality and maintenance and quarantine protocols for true goldfish success.

For best results, rotate your fishes’ food daily and feed only what they can consume in 2 to 3 minutes, once or twice a day. Goldfish Breeding - Intermediate. Goldfish are egg scatterers and are known to spawn in home aquariums. They provide no parental care after the eggs are laid. Giving your goldfish the perfect home Goldfish need plenty of space to swim.

A large fish tank or an outdoor pond will give them the space they need to live a happy, healthy life. ‘Goldfish bowls’ don’t make good homes for fish - they’re are usually too small and don’t let enough oxygen into the water.

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Feed an amount that your goldfish will consume within 20 minutes, twice a day. The majority of the diet should consist of flake or pellet goldfish food.

Offer treats of fresh or frozen brine shrimp, bloodworms and other meat based foods periodically to give variety and encourage bright coloring. Taking Care of Your Goldfish Young Pet Owner's Guide: : Piers, Helen, Vriends, Matthew M.: BooksAuthor: Helen Piers, Matthew M.

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Everyone loves watching goldfish swim around in their tanks. Goldfish are friendly, playful fish and great companions for people of any age. But once you decide to get a goldfish, one question that will immediately come to your mind is How to take care of a goldfish.

There are 3 essential steps in taking care of a goldfish. They are. Goldfish are frequently marketed as beginner's fish, leading many people to believe they require little to no care. Goldfish require specific water conditions and husbandry, but a proper setup can greatly minimize the long-term care goldfish require and will greatly reduce their risk of disease.

Goldfish care can be divided into four main sections—if your goldfish has adequate space, good water, shelter, and good food, everything else should take care of itself. Choosing a Tank After bringing your goldfish home, you will first need to find a place for it to live.

As Goldfish can grow 12+ inches and produce massive amounts of waste. Hi, I'm Grant Lord, Goldfish keeper and breeder for 45+ years and the creator of this website About Goldfish.

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Have read it 3 times cover to cover and each time find something I missed. Your book is really the only book anyone who loves goldfish would need.

I absolutely love this hobby and I adore my goldfish. Before I read your book, I already had a 55 gallon tank with 5 fancies in it. In general, though, there are some guidelines to follow in feeding your goldfish: Use goldfish flakes, not food off your dinner plate.

While properly administered greens such as salad can be nice treats for your fish, they can also easily contaminate your tank, leading to sickness. Don’t feed your fish more than they can eat in a few minutes.

How to Take Care of a Goldfish This the complete pet goldfish care guide for every beginner and novice owner. Here you can get information on: setting up a tank, how to perform routine maintenance, feeding tips, treating sick fish, tank accessories, decorations, aquatic plants and more.

But it's true, and perhaps all the more reason to avoid keeping a goldfish as a pet if you're not versed in taking care of them.

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If you are both aquarium enthusiasts, you may want to consider oranda goldfish as your first pets together. These beautiful fish develop large hoods called wens on their heads and are as friendly as they are attractive. Understanding proper care for these delicate fish is vital for their longevity.

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Contact Us. 1 () Email Us. Follow Us. @careof @. Taking care of goldfish is rewarding and they make the ideal first pet or for people in apartments. As you can see there’s more to goldfish care than you may have thought however once the tank is set up, it’s fairly easy to maintain.

As long as you regularly check the water conditions and keep a close eye on your goldfish, they should live. Goldfish care is so much easier if healthy fish are purchased rather than buying sick fish that will take a lot of time and resources to cure.

This page also discusses Goldfish compatibility. You can't keep a Comet with a Black Moor because the Comet will always. Image result for goldfish pond care Taking Care of Goldfish in a Pond Basic Pond Setup. Goldfish require about 20 gallons of water per fish.

Pond Maintenance. A pond filter will ensure that your water remains clean and free of potentially dangerous bacteria. Temperature. Goldfish start off small, but grow to be quite large -- even a foot long -- if you take good care of them.

Many first-time keepers buy a small tank or bowl to house their goldfish, only to discover that they need to keep buying ever-larger replacement tanks. It's far more economical for.

Goldfish Care / Ten Steps What you need to know to start your new tank. How to take care of your new goldfish and the do's and dont's of raising a healthy goldfish.

Goldfish Disease Got a sick goldfish. This is a list of common goldfish diseases and treatments. Tip Of the Month These are tips and tricks that members of the forum have contributed.

Taking care of a cold water fish is very simple because it requires a very basic care, but this does not mean that it has to be taken as a secondary and give little care to the fish. We will teach you how to take care of a cold water fish with some basic tips, as well as we will tell you which are the best cold water fish for an aquarium.

Care and Feeding of Goldfish. When properly cared for, fancy goldfish can live five to 10 years, whereas others like comet and common goldfish can last decades.

However most goldfish don't last more than a couple of years, or even a few weeks. That's not because they can't, but rather because of their living conditions. One of the most common mistakes that people make, while getting a goldfish for their house, is to put it in a tank of inappropriate size.

If you want to give a good quality life to your fish, it is very necessary to provide it with a big tank, having a large surface area. Goldfish make perfect pets for first-time owners. They are resilient and easy to maintain and if cared for properly they could live very long.

Here are some tips on caring for your goldfish.The goldfish is one of the most common and rewarding household pets in America.

It is easy to take care of goldfish and they do not require very much space. They can live for several years (even ten years is not an uncommon amount of time) if taken care of properly.

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