Healthcare for Your Goldfish

Written by Dane Stanton


Goldfish Healthcare

You would think that itís unfair that such a small little creature that brings you so much joy can actually fall sick. But itís a fact of life that all living things are susceptible to illness, infections, and diseases and will ultimately die. Goldfish too are a species with its own set of health problems that will leave you feeling helpless. The best way to deal with this issue is to familiarize yourself with common health issues that goldfish face andrepparttar reasons for their sickness. Knowingrepparttar 147001 kinds of ailments will empower you withrepparttar 147002 knowledge to be alert to symptoms and takerepparttar 147003 appropriate steps to deal with if you can.

Through many hours of research, I have been able to come up withrepparttar 147004 answers to somerepparttar 147005 most important questions that have plagued me for so long. Such questions as -

Goldfish Analysis

Written by Dane Stanton


When goldfish swim up torepparttar glass ofrepparttar 147000 tank, does it mean they are smart enough to recognize people?

Goldfish sure are smart not inrepparttar 147001 sense as dogs are, but they are smart. They will swim up to meet you probably because they think you are going to feed them. They might not be able to differentiate between one person andrepparttar 147002 other but they do know thatrepparttar 147003 people they live with arerepparttar 147004 caregivers. Know that they depend on you and hence love you.

Why is a new goldfish not moving in its bowl, when he is very much alive? Well first of all, he probably hates being in a bowl. Goldfish do not like bowls even though humans thinkrepparttar 147005 bowls are cute. Put him in a tank with a compatible companion goldfish. Meanwhile watchrepparttar 147006 fish. Is he coming up torepparttar 147007 top ofrepparttar 147008 tank when you feed him? If he is then, heís probably just getting used torepparttar 147009 new bowl. If it looks like he has difficulty swimming and that he keeps sinking torepparttar 147010 bottom he might have a swim bladder disorder caused by too much dry food and bad water.

Why is a goldfish swimming torepparttar 147011 top every once in a while? Goldfish keep swimming torepparttar 147012 surface ofrepparttar 147013 tank because thatís where they get their oxygen. Always make sure that there is enough empty space atrepparttar 147014 top. Do not fill uprepparttar 147015 tank torepparttar 147016 brim, as leaving space will give themrepparttar 147017 required oxygen. If your fish are normally active, swimming and chasing each other a round, donít worry if they swim torepparttar 147018 top every once in a while.

Why do goldfish always seem starving?

Thatís because they are greedy! Donít get tempted enough to feed them whenever they ask for it because overfeeding will cause them more harm. Besides, goldfish can never starve to death; they are always nibbling away at something orrepparttar 147019 other.

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