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Goldfish Breeding Now a Paperback

For those that prefer a physical book instead of an electronic version for their Kindle reader or computer/tablet, a paperback version of my book Goldfish Breeding is now available on Amazon.

The paperback version has the same detailed information as the electronic versions covering the following topics:

  • How to maximise fry numbers in a spawn
  • The optimal conditions for egg and fry care
  • What to feed fry and when
  • How to cull effectively
  • The amount of space needed
  • Solving spawning problems
  • Fry growth rates
  • Natural fry enemies
  • Why autumn conditioning is important and more...

Happy reading!

Is My Goldfish Being Bullied?

Hi. So a few months ago I decided to get a normal goldfish (bastion) and he was quite happy and energetic. I put him in a 60 litre tank but he looked

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Sea Stones

Hi, can I put stones off the beach in a goldfish bowl if they've been sterilised? What about quartz cristals are they ok for goldfish? Harmony Grant's

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Algae on aquarium walls

No matter how often we clean our aquarium it seems to become discoloured with an algae build up around the bottom walls. We have a 38ltr aqua one tank,

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Water Changes in Pond Fish

I keep reading you should change out water but is that needed in a outdoor pond? (1000 gal) Grant's Reply Hi Lorraine This is a very good question as

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Does My Goldfish Have a Parasite?

Hello. My goldfish is 12 years old and last week I changed half the water in the tank after a clean out. I didn't put enough water treatment in the water

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When to Transfer a Goldfish to a Pond

How large must a goldfish be before you can transfer it to a pond? Grant's Reply Hi Kate Size is probably the last thing that needs to be considered

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Putting Feeder Goldfish in Outdoor Pond

Put some feeder fish in my outdoor pond about four days ago and haven't seen any of them. The pond is covered with netting but the temperature was and

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Goldfish Culling For High Quality Fish

Goldfish culling is vital if you want to raise fry into high quality adults. Culling your fry as soon as possible makes certain the best specimens survive.

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Goldfish Spawning Preparation

Goldfish spawning success depends on the breeders' conditioning and pre-spawning preparation. The success level will depend on how well you have prepared.

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