Fish choices for beginners in my opinion, for a good starter fish, if kept right is betta. Their low maintenance, beautiful fish, and always have a unique personality. However, the biggest thing is to do it right! If you don’t, they will be colorless, lazy, and most likely unhealthy. What I’m saying is, no bowls, or shitty half gallon tanks with no filters!
To do it right you need at least a 10-gallon tank, I have seen some 7-gallon tanks that were shallow and long that could work, but best to stay with your standard 10. 10-gallon tanks offer enough room and are reasonably priced, as well as all the hardware. They are also easy to clean and do your water changes.
Fish Choices For Beginners, Let Us See
Next and externally important, don’t get a huge super powerful filter. The current will stress or even harm the betta, get a smaller gentle filter.
(IN FRESHWATER) Two fish that like to eat almost any bait and have minimal teeth are sunfish and bass.
You can go out with a bobber and a small hook and any bait like one piece of corn or a small piece of worm or grub and catch sunfish (bluegill, Green, redear, and pumpkinseed) by the thousands.
When you get bored with that, you can upgrade too bass. Bass is a subtitle for many species of bass. The most common is the Largemouth bass. These are the funniest fish to catch as they have very large mouths practically no teeth meaning you can safely hold them by their mouth. Also, their large mouths make it easier to unhook, making it less frustrating then sunfish. They’re also very common and grow very large and could get caught with as simple as a hook and bobber, but this time with a bigger bait maybe try a half or whole worm or a chunk of hotdog. Under a bobber. If you don’t like live bait, you can use lures ( my recommendation would be to use tricks only once you are comfortable unhooking bass ). Lures include soft plastic worm and crayfish, jigs, and crankbaits.
Keeping A Fish Tank As A Hobby
Keeping some fish n a tank in your home might also add to the room decor. However, the individual take in the fishes as new family member .some of them even call up by their name. However, you must know that fishes lack a very good memory. Therefore you are only an owner who is constantly watching over heir existence for feeding them when needed.
I hope your All set, and I can also recommend when fishing for sunfish to pinch the barb down on your hook because they have a very small mouth and tend to swallow the hook. You will find out how frustrating sunfish CAN be to unhook.
We can conclude here this keeping a fishing tank to some extent resembles gardening. The only difference is that both can better under different and opposite circumstances. I hope this article might help you out.