From the article: Lifespans of Aquarium Fish
Fish have vastly different lifespans. Bettas live little more than a couple of years, while Goldfish live for decades. How old is your oldest aquarium fish? How Old Are Your Fish?
how long do fish live
- i have 3 upside down castfish which i purchased in 1985 and they are still going strong
- —Guest a p tate
23 years and still going
- I have 3 Iridescent Sharks. Bought them as babies back in 1990. They are almost 2ft long and have them in a 135 gal tank.
- i have 1 zebra loach that was born in 99 and is 14 years old now and 2 clown laoches born in 00 that are 13 years old. my oldest fish ever.
- My sons zebra danio just died tonight. We have had him 5 years and 1 month. He was with us longer than our 2 dogs, cat and gerbil
- —Guest Amy
- Ralphy is a White Botia and my husband and I have figured he is at least 12 yrs old.
- —Guest Joni