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Yes, you’re here because you’re trying to decide which fish to keep, right? Don’t worry! I got your back!
Choosing the right fish is important, especially when you’re just starting.
There are some types of fish which require a lot of upkeep and maintenance to make them healthy and happy.
Most beginners in the fish keeping activity would, however, prefer a certain type of fish since it is cheap to purchase, easy and it is not time-consuming.
Such fish are should not require much-specified water parameters and are resilient.
These are the best type of fish which any beginner would want. The following five types of fish are the best for anyone who would like to start the practice.
The normal goldfish come in different varieties which are easy to keep.
Some of the varieties can be considerably bigger than others though the tank size may not the determinant for the maintenance.
As long as you have been able to choose the right tanks size, you will be just fine to go.
These type of fish are considered among the easiest to keep and take care of since they are simply fed the goldfish food.
These fish are cold water fish which simply means that you will not be in need of a heater for the heating of the tanker.
They do not produce a lot of waste and are messy eaters. However, as long as you have some a decent filter, you can be able to change almost ten percent of your water weekly.
You do not require much of this at all. These type of fish do not require much maintenance and are very easy to feed.
These type of fish are very small. They like living in groups, are silver in color and very easy to keep and maintain.
They are not much affected by the changes in water condition and are extremely resilient.
Their resilient goes to extent of handling pH and temperature changes.
Bloodfin tetra fish are able to live up to ten years or more without much maintenance.
These type of fish are very peaceful in that you do not have to be worried about erupting brawls in your tank, if you are rearing a community tank.
They are able to do well in temperatures ranging from sixty-two to eighty-two Fahrenheit.
You will too not be in need of heater since tetras are cold water fish.
You too will not have a filter since it is not even essential. They are not picky eaters which generally helps.
This type of fish does well in sixty degrees Fahrenheit though can too survive in temperatures up to eighty degrees Fahrenheit.
This makes the temperature regulation easier hence some ease in the keeping and maintenance of this type of fish.
They are so resilient in that they can be kept in the outdoor ponds during the summertime.
The white clouds do not feed on the generic fish food hence their feeding is easy.
These fish are warm water fish which requires some thermometer and heater to keep them warm.
They live well with other fish and feed on the generic feeds.
They can be in a position to handle fluctuations in water parameters which makes them easier to keep and maintain.
They can do well in a variety of conditions hence you do not have to do a lot of monitoring.
5. Betta fish
These type of fish are fairly aggressive to other fish and their own species.
It is therefore advisable that you keep them in their own tanks.
They do well in cold water and do not require heaters.
This makes them be easily maintained and kept.
We have an article on how often you should feed your betta, you can read that as well.
Thank you for reading the article.