Kippax Veterinary Hospital Blog

By kvhvet on 17/07/2012 12:02 PM

Many people keep goldfish, with some progressing and venturing into the tropical and marine tanks. For most people goldfish live a few years if they are lucky. It surprises many people that a goldfish has a normal lifespan of at least 10 years, with smaller varieties happily reaching 20 years of age. What is going wrong with these goldfish that end up down the toilet? For people interested in starting a new aquarium there are several beginner tips that should be shared, and many more that just cannot be fitted into a small article!