Asked by: Hamadi Ollerich
asked in category: General Last Updated: 24th January, 2020

Are freshwater and cold water fish the same?

Coldwater and freshwater are the same. The only difference is the fish type. Goldfish are coldwater fish, as well as dojo loaches. Even though they would do ok in a tropical setting, they do better in colder water.

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People also ask, what fish can live in cold water?

Coldwater fish are fish such as goldfish, koi, and other members of the carp family that are able to survive in cold water temperatures.

Similarly, can neon fish live in cold water? Cold-water fish brighten up an indoor tank and they can enjoy their lives in an outdoor pond as well. Neon, tetra, and danios are popular breeds to live in an indoor tank, while koi and goldfish that can grow larger and live longer are a perfect choice for your outdoor pond.

Beside above, what is the difference between tropical and cold water fish?

A “cold waterfish doesn't specifically require its water to be heated. Tropical fish need water that is between 76° to 80°F (25° to 27°C) although different types of fish have different requirements.

What type of fish live in freshwater?

Most ponds, reservoirs, and rivers across North America are freshwater. Some common freshwater fish are bluegills, carp, catfish, crappie, bass, perch, northern pike, trout, and walleye. Many kinds of fish live in the salty water of the oceans.

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