Welcome to the FKF 2020. Here you'll find everything you need to get the most out of our learning experience. Each week a new film will be added to the hub and you'll find lots of useful resources to help you get the most out of the programme.
If you have any concerns or questions about your fish or equipment during the programme, please get in touch directly with your supporting store. For any general questions about the programme, please email us at [email protected]
Week 1: Setting up your Aquarium
Learn the fundamentals of setting up an aquarium - location, equipment and etiquette.
Learn how to correctly add fish to your aquarium using a step-by-step process and what the benefits are having plants in the aquarium. Learn how to feed fish the correct without upsetting the balance of the aquarium - completing water tests.
A comprehensive A-Z to for if you are in doubt about any of the fishy terms used in fishkeeping in general or on the website specifically, this useful A-Z reference should help shed some light on their meaning.
Here you will find an enormous selection of freshwater fish from tropical, temperate and coldwater regions, species are native to the rivers, lakes and in some cases, aquaria of the world. A great resource for extension activities such as getting your class to draw and fact find about freshwater fish for their project.
Here you will find lots of fish from the oceans, many of which are suitable for home aquaria. This is where you’ll find Nemo... Again, a great place to find beautiful fish to draw and colour and to find out interesting facts about lots of different marine species around the world.
You should also be able to find additional ideas and inspiration for extension activities on our Facebook and Instagram channels: