How to take care of goldfish
February 8, 2017
Having a fish tank in your home can be a great addition to the aesthetics of the place and also give you some relaxation. People say that watching fish helps calm the nerves and also is good for those who are stressed. Many people like to keep goldfish in a small tank or bowl in their homes. However, there are many responsibilities that come with having them in your home. Let us have a look at a few of them. But first, let’s talk a little bit about goldfish.
These fish are normally found in freshwater and were one of the first species to be domesticated and kept in homes. This breed was first kept in homes in China over a thousand years ago, and in fact, it is native to East Asia. These fish come in many sizes, body shapes, and colors. You will see orange, yellow, brown, white and even black. They are called goldfish because they have a shiny look which is due to the skin and their scales. They belong to the carp fish family but are only a small part of it. Also even though many people say that goldfish do not have a long memory, according to international goldfish authority Pure Goldfish, it’s memory can last for several months and will remember many things in its environment.
How to take care of them
If you own a couple of these beautiful fish, you need to make sure they are taken care of correctly. Here are a few things you can do to make them live long.
It is important that you clean the tank or bowl that you have them in so that it does not get polluted and the water does not become murky. The tank should be well appointed without too many plants or obstructions. The fish need adequate space to swim about.
Make sure you feed your them on time and with the right food. Do not give the fish too much or too little. It is best to have set times and follow them. You can find quality fish food at shops that sell fish and aquariums.
Goldfish are a great distraction, and a nice tank or bowl will give your home a beautiful and elegant look. Make sure you take care of them, and they will be with your for a long time.