Choosing Healthy Fish for your Fishtank

When you visit a pet store in pursuit of healthy fish as your new pets, don’t let confusion bog you down. Here is a checklist to choose the best fish for your aquarium at home.

Pick fish with –

  • Shiny bright eyes
  • Upright fins
  • Active and playful
  • Bright colors
  • Full body
  • Healthy appetite

Avoid fish with –

  • Cloudy eyes
  • Bulgy eyes
  • Broken fins
  • Damaged scales
  • Not as active as other fish
  • Swollen abdomen
  • Spots/ marks on its body
  • Dents/ depressions on their body

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Tanya is a graduate in Sociology from Sophia College, Mumbai, a post-graduate in Communications and Media from SNDT Women’s University in Mumbai and holds a Master's Degree in Journalis & Mass Communications from Chandigarh University. A former writing mentor and a seasoned lifestyle writer, Tanya writes columns on The Lifestyle Portal of life and living.

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