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How to Choose and Maintain Tank for Healthy Goldfish

How to Choose and Maintain Tank for Healthy Goldfish




Description: types of fish tanks for maintenance of goldfish determine the fish’ health. Read this guide before buying and maintaining goldfish tank.


Unlike what popular culture tells you, a short glass bowl is not the ideal place for goldfish. There are several types of fish tanks for maintenance of goldfish, and they require preparations from the fish owners. Buying the right tank from the start will give you healthy and happy fish, especially with proper maintenance.



Choosing Fish Tanks for Goldfish

Depending on the types, goldfish can grow large and long. Several species can grow to 14 to 18 inches, which means they require extra space. An ideal goldfish tank must have at least 30 to 55 gallons of capacity, with four to five fish at most. The tank must be equipped with water filtration, plants (fake or real), and UV lamp (if the tank cannot get enough sunlight in a day).

Ideally, a goldfish tank must be wide, not tall. Goldfish need a lot of oxygen, and wide aquarium ensures high oxygen level. The tall aquarium is also harder to clean or set up, since you need to reach far. Bowfront or rectangle is a perfect shape for a goldfish tank to ensure a lot of oxygen retaining. Pentagons or cylinders are not ideal shapes for fish tanks, since they offer less oxygen surface.

You can choose either an acrylic or glass tank for the goldfish. Acrylic is lighter but gets murky and bent after years, while glass is clearer but heavier. If your tank size reaches 300 gallons and more, opt for acrylic to avoid strains and weight damage. However, there are no significant impacts on the fish.



Maintaining Goldfish Tank Properly

After the fish get settled happily in the tank, make sure you maintain it properly to keep them happy. Here are the tips:

• Change water regularly, such as every two weeks or a month at least. You can do it by removing 10 to 15 percent of water and replacing it with clean, dechlorinated water (the fish can stay in the tank).
• Remove all waste and particles to avoid bacterial contamination. You can do it during water changing or feeding, especially if you give the fish vegetables and fruits.
• If the aquarium is dirty, clean it fully by removing the fish and adding a little bleach. Let the filter runs for an hour before removing the water. Clean every corner and accessory, wipe it dry, and dechlorinate the surface before adding new water.

Choosing the right types of fish tanks for maintenance of goldfish is important to keep them healthy. With proper tank maintenance and feeding, your fish can live 15 to even 20 years of age.



References:

http://completegoldfishcare.com/goldfish-tank/goldfish-tank/
https://howtotakecareofgoldfish.com/goldfish-aquariums-maintaining-an-aquarium/

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