According to reports, half of new fish keepers will quit the hobby within six months. Many of these will quit because they are unprepared and encounter problems. Problems that could have been avoided with a little bit of prior knowledge.
There is a lot of information available to hobbyists, and a lot of it seems to disagree. Some of these contradictions are the result of myths or misunderstandings, and some of them are simply differing opinions on topics that have no definitively right or wrong answers.
We have set up this section to help both the new fish keeper and the experienced hobbyist have more success. We’ll continue updating this section to become a comprehensive resource.
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