How to care for a kite fish

The comet fish is well known for its appearance, is orange or very strong red, sometimes with white patches. It comes from China and is also known as the golden fish . Kite fish are easy to find fish, ideal to have at home because they are easy to maintain. If you want to offer the best quality of life to your fish, we explain how to care for a kite fish .

Steps to follow:


For starters, we recommend that you never buy a kite fish alone. They do not like solitude at all and they suffer and feel a lot. It is better to buy a couple or three to take care of them together .


To care for kite fish, we recommend elongated tanks with plenty of space, so they can move easily. Always buy it with a lid and thus avoid evaporation. In such an environment, your kite fish will be comfortable and will last much longer.


The temperature of the water for the care of the kite fish is very important. The best thing is that before introducing them, check the acidity, hardness and temperature of the water. The temperature should be average of 16 degrees. There are many devices that will help you measure all these factors. Check the water status each time you make changes in your aquarium.


As we have said, the temperature of the water should not fall below 65 degrees. If you can not keep it, you need to buy a water heater, because other than in these conditions, your kite fish would not survive.


It is necessary or very advisable to have a filter in the aquarium where you have your fish so that the water is always clean and purified. It is recommended to have an external filter and to make the water changes once a week.


It is fine to adorn your fish tank, better than with natural plants since they would be chewed by the kite fish. It is advisable to put small stones and better rounds, without sharp edges. Also gravel, but wash them well before. This will help them hide and give a special touch to the aquarium.


In a specialized store they will give you the food that the kite fish need . Ask the specialist for directions and he will help you, but remember they are omnivorous fish.

  • Always consult a specialist, he will give you very accurate advice.
  • Always buy them at a specialized center.