Goldfish are a favorite pet for many U.S. children, but adult supervision is necessary for the maintenance of the goldfish bowl or aquarium. Keep your pet goldfish healthy with regular care. Take this quiz to learn more about caring for your goldfish.
What is an indication that you should keep on going past a pet store?
dirty fish tanks
What may be the behavior of an ill goldfish?
lying on its side
swimming in a jerky fashion
How many eggs may a goldfish eject when spawning?
How long does it take for goldfish eggs to hatch?
three to seven days
seven to ten days
ten to twenty days
What do goldfish eat?
What people food may goldfish enjoy?
How much should you feed goldfish?
amount that can be consumed in two minutes
amount that can be consumed in five minutes
amount that can be consumed in eight minutes
How may aquarium plants reduce stress for goldfish?
hide behind the plants
nibble on the plants
Why should an aquarium be covered?
keep things out
keep the fish in
Why is it important to keep your aquarium clean?
to look nice
to help fish stay healthy and strong
to shorten the life of the equipment
Who should clean the aquarium?
Before adding the goldfish, how long should you wait for the chlorine to disappear from the water?
How old are goldfish when they first mate?
What are young goldfish called?
What are the symptoms of velvet disease in goldfish?
soft, yellowish coating on its back
fuzzy, white growth on its fins
darkening of its skin
How can you help goldfish sleep?
turn off the television
turn out the aquarium lighting
turn off the aquarium filter
What creates the bubbles in an aquarium?
Why should you occasionally stir up the gravel on the bottom of the aquarium?
to prevent a buildup of scum
to uncover dead goldfish
to prevent discoloration
How often should you remove a portion of the aquarium water, and replace it with fresh, chlorinated water?