Fish come in many sizes, shapes and colours. Common types of fish in Singapore include tetras, corydoras, goldfish, Siamese fighting fish
Variable, depending on type of fish.
• Guppy: about 4 years
• Goldfish: Up to 15 years
• Koi: Over 40 years
• Air pump
• Filtration system
• Cleaning equipment
Different fishes eat different things including insects, worms, other fishes, plants, etc. There are specially prepared fish food sold at shops but you may also need to get fresh food such as live worms, etc.
Other items your pet may need:
Some fishes may also need a water heater/cooler and if there are plants, you may also require lighting.
Fish Owner’s Timetable:
• Avoid overfeeding – feed the fish, not the tank! Fish will normally consume all they need within the first five minutes of feeding.
• Install a good filtration system that takes care of biological (breakdown and removal of chemicals by bacterial action), mechanical (removal of particles by a sieving process) and chemical filtration (removal of dissolved substances by activated carbon).
• Avoid overcrowding your aquarium and get the biggest tank you