How can I protect my fish at home?

How can we save fish at home?

A common method is to turn off the aquarium light and float the bag in your tank, adding small amounts of tank water to the bag every few minutes for half an hour before gently netting them into their new home. Never allow store water to enter your aquarium, discard it after you release the fish.

What do fish need to survive in a tank?

7 Essentials for Your Freshwater Fish Tank

  • Water Conditioner for Fish. Having the right bacteria in the aquarium water is important. …
  • Fish Filter. …
  • Aquarium Heater. …
  • Air Pump. …
  • Substrate. …
  • Lighting. …
  • Fish Aquarium Test Strips.

How do I know if my fish is happy?

Your fish are happy and healthy when they:

  1. Swim actively throughout the entire tank, not just hanging out or laying at the bottom, floating near the top or hiding behind plants and ornaments.
  2. Eat regularly and swim to the surface quickly at feeding time.
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