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Practical Fishkeeping Magazine

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Practical Fishkeeping (PFK) magazine is the world’s leading authority on keeping, or aspiring to keep, fish. It caters for the very keenest fishkeepers but also right through to beginners, covering freshwater, tropical, marine and coldwater fishkeeping. It is a comprehensive guide to fish, products, retailers, and techniques to get the most out of fishkeeping.

All our features are written by experts in their fields, ensuring you get the best advice possible on fishkeeping and fish species, as well as creating and maintaining fantastic aquatic environments for them to live in.

Inside you’ll find:

• The latest aquarium equipment reviewed
• Tips on how to look after and keep your fish
• Expert guides to global fish species
• Advice on tropical marine tanks
• Advice on freshwater: tropical and cold water tanks
• Expert advice on aquascaping

PFK is published 12 times a year and is Britain's biggest-selling fish-keeping magazine.
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June 2024 IN THIS ISSUE THE BARB BIOTOPE! Putting Pethia setnai in the spotlight When a chance encounter at Pier Aquatics led to an on-the-spot purchase, Nathan Hill had no idea how deep the cyprinid rabbit-hole would be. Follow his journey setting up a Western Ghats biotope for Narayan barbs and their sympatric pals—and find out how to make your own. What’s inside the June issue of PFK: • BARBS ‘N’ BOTANICALS: Editor Nathan Hill recreates a Whestern Ghats aquarium with rocks aplenty. • SWIGGING ON PIMS: Could the Pimelodus catfish be the ultimate in sleek, whiskery bottom dwellers? • APP FOR AQUARISTS: We get hands on with the brand new Fishkeeper app from Maidenhead Aquatics. • STOCK FOR SUCCESS: What are the right fish for your pond? We go through the pros and cons of the many options. • EARNING YOUR STRIPES: Breeding the bluestripe pipefish is no easy task, but Robin Mannion shows us how. • UNWANTED VISITORS: A close look at common pond livestock thieves and how to tackle them.


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IN THIS ISSUE


THE BARB BIOTOPE!

Putting Pethia setnai in the spotlight

When a chance encounter at Pier Aquatics led to an on-the-spot purchase, Nathan Hill had no idea how deep the cyprinid rabbit-hole would be. Follow his journey setting up a Western Ghats biotope for Narayan barbs and their sympatric pals—and find out how to make your own.

What’s inside the June issue of PFK:

• BARBS ‘N’ BOTANICALS: Editor Nathan Hill recreates a Whestern Ghats aquarium with rocks aplenty.
• SWIGGING ON PIMS: Could the Pimelodus catfish be the ultimate in sleek, whiskery bottom dwellers?
• APP FOR AQUARISTS: We get hands on with the brand new Fishkeeper app from Maidenhead Aquatics.
• STOCK FOR SUCCESS: What are the right fish for your pond? We go through the pros and cons of the many options.
• EARNING YOUR STRIPES: Breeding the bluestripe pipefish is no easy task, but Robin Mannion shows us how.
• UNWANTED VISITORS: A close look at common pond livestock thieves and how to tackle them.
read more read less
Practical Fishkeeping (PFK) magazine is the world’s leading authority on keeping, or aspiring to keep, fish. It caters for the very keenest fishkeepers but also right through to beginners, covering freshwater, tropical, marine and coldwater fishkeeping. It is a comprehensive guide to fish, products, retailers, and techniques to get the most out of fishkeeping.

All our features are written by experts in their fields, ensuring you get the best advice possible on fishkeeping and fish species, as well as creating and maintaining fantastic aquatic environments for them to live in.

Inside you’ll find:

• The latest aquarium equipment reviewed
• Tips on how to look after and keep your fish
• Expert guides to global fish species
• Advice on tropical marine tanks
• Advice on freshwater: tropical and cold water tanks
• Expert advice on aquascaping

PFK is published 12 times a year and is Britain's biggest-selling fish-keeping magazine.

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