Archive / September, 2014

Blue Gourami - male

Fish Breeding: Trichogaster trichopterus, the Blue Gourami

Below is an article on fish breeding from the August 2013 newsletter. I’m reposting these as blogs so that they are searchable on our website. Fish Breeding: This month I’ll talk about how we breed Blue Gouramis (Trichogaster trichopterus). This fish is the easiest of the anabantids to raise. They are eager and prolific spawners […]

Poecilia latipinna, Mustang Island collection site.

Poecilia latipinna, Mustang Island to Siegen University in Germany

The photo shows the Poecilia latipinna, Mustang Island collection site. This post is about the saga of Poecilia latipinna and Siegen University in Germany. Years ago we got an order from Siegen University for Poecilia latipinna (our native green sailfin molly) from Comal Springs in New Braunfels, Texas. The fish were wanted for research into […]

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Fish tip: Fish Feeding

This post is a section from the August 2013 Goliad Farms monthly newsletter. Sign up to receive the full monthly newsletter here.  How to Feed Your Fish: Get plastic fish; they require no care! Okay, seriously, feeding is one of the most misunderstood aspects of the hobby, probably because it’s a double-edged sword. Feed too […]