Ask The Expert

Dr David Pool is the founder of FishScience.

‘I have been involved in the world of fish for over 45 years, initially as a fish keeper, but then making my hobby into a career.’

His background and experience puts him in a great position to understand fish and fishkeepers – and to ensure that the products and service that FishScience offers is exactly what they require.

David has accumulated a wealth of knowledge on fish and fish keeping and has decided to share it here. If you have any questions you feel need answering and sharing please contact us.

David also shares his knowledge daily on Twitter using the FishScience Twitter Hashtag #TipOfTheDay


  • Goldfish
  • Pond
  • Tropical
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    Goldfish can live for over 40 years, with the oldest recorded in the Guinness Book of Records being an amazing 43 years old.
    Determining how old they are is very difficult, particularly with goldfish...
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    My Oranda is swimming on its side?

    Fancy goldfish such as orandas, ryukin, pearl scale etc are prone to loosing their balance. This often happens shortly after feeding and has always been blamed on them taking in air when they feed at ...
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