Queanbeyan Veterinary Hospital Blog

By qvhvet on 31/07/2012 7:39 PM

Starting an aquarium

Right from the start I will talk about tanks and aquariums. Fishbowls, containers on the kitchen bench, and anything less than 20 Litre capacity will likely result in a slow and premature death to any fish inside unless you are both dedicated and knowledgeable in fish keeping. The 20 Litre rule relates to dissolved oxygen in the water and the need for a certain surface area to allow enough oxygen transfer into the water.

By qvhvet on 31/07/2012 7:11 PM

Welcome to the first blog of our brand new website.

Lots of people have been worried and called us about the recent cases of Hendra virus in Queensland and also Northern NSW. So we thought it would be a good idea to briefly cover the main points of the disease, and discuss any potential risks that may present themselves to you as concerned pet owners.