Does PetSmart have fish stuff?

Whether you are bringing home your first fish or are an experienced fish parent, PetSmart has the fish supplies necessary to help your pet live their best life. We carry a huge selection of the best fish supplies out there.

Do goldfish like dark or light?

Remember to switch off your aquarium light at night, as this will replicate natural day/night cycles. Like humans, goldfish prefer to sleep in the dark.

Does PetSmart have fish stuff? – Related Questions

Do goldfish like tall or long tanks?

What do goldfish need in a tank?

Goldfish Tank Essentials
  • Gravel or pebble substrate.
  • Filter.
  • Lighting.
  • Live or artificial plants.
  • Aquarium safe decorations.
  • Goldfish food.
  • A net.
  • Test kit for PH, ammonia, nitrite and nitrate.

What can go in the same tank as a goldfish?

With these ground rules in mind, here are our top 10 tank mates that we have personally tested and found to be compatible with goldfish:
  • Hillstream Loach.
  • Brochis multiradiatus.
  • Dojo Loach.
  • Bristlenose Pleco.
  • White Cloud Mountain Minnows.
  • Ricefish.
  • Hoplo Catfish.
  • Variatus Platy.

What habitat do goldfish like?

What kind of habitat do they need? In the wild, goldfish can be found in slow-moving, freshwater bodies of water. As with their close relative the carp, they thrive in slightly murky water. In captivity, an aquarium with live plants and a dirt bottom is ideal.

Can goldfish live in tap water?

Goldfish cannot live in untreated tap water

Goldfish can only live in tap water when it has been properly treated to remove harmful chemicals. Tap water contains chemicals that will kill all of the ‘good bacteria’ in your tank.

Whats the lifespan of a goldfish?

Goldfish have a lifespan averaging about 10-15 years, with some varieties living up to 30 years when provided with proper care. Unfortunately, many goldfish do not reach their lifespan potential due to inadequate housing conditions. Housing needs to meet both their behavioural and physiological needs.

How do you cheer up a goldfish?

Make the tank interesting

Goldfish spend lots of time exploring their tanks to entertain themselves, so set up your tank in such a way as to provide lots of stimulus for your fish. Gravel, plants, ornaments and airflows can all make life interesting for your fish.

Can goldfish recognize you?

Goldfish have shown that they have an ability to learn and process information. Pet goldfish can distinguish between humans, and often recognise the human that regularly feeds them.

How do you know if your goldfish is a boy or a girl?

The anal fin in males is closer to the tail compared to females. Male goldfish tend to have more flowing fins and tails compared to females. Male goldfish tend to have a slightly smaller and skinnier body compared to females. Females will have a larger and rounder body and their abdomen can appear soft.

How often should you feed goldfish?

Feed 2-3 times daily. It is important to avoid overfeeding goldfish as this can cause indigestion and/or contaminate the tank. In terms of the amount to feed, a good rule of thumb is to only feed an amount that the goldfish can consume in under two minutes or only feed as much as the size of the goldfish’s eye.

How do goldfish get pregnant?

Because female goldfish lay eggs, rather than having live young develop inside them, there’s actually no such thing as a “pregnant goldfish”.

Can goldfish give birth without male?

In this sense, you can say that female goldfish are similar to hens. Both can release eggs even without spawning. However, without a male goldfish to fertilize the eggs, females won’t be able to reproduce. The unfertilized eggs will just start decomposing.

Can goldfish get pregnant without male?

Although it is rare, it is possible to purchase a pregnant goldfish. Otherwise, your fish will only become pregnant if there are both male and female fish present.

What Colour are goldfish born?

Newborn baby goldfish start out black. As they grow, they develop a brown color, perhaps with hints of silver. Some areas of their body are almost see-through. It can take up to two years for a goldfish to fully develop its color.