Choosing your aquarium can be very exciting. I love going to my local fish store to check out their selection and imagining what that tank would look like in the corner of my living room. Shape and size are a two things you may want o consider. Perhaps you want
Aquarium fish are wonderful pets and its an absolute joy to have them in your freshwater aquarium. Its really important to choose the right aquarium, setting it up and maintaining it to ensure you give the fishes a healthy clean environment to live. There are many types of aquariums you
UV Clarifier (or UV sterilizers): A UV clarifier is a chamber that contains a UV bulb and would be plumbed in-line with a canister filter or on a separate pump. As water passes through the chamber and is exposed to the UV light, free floating bacteria, algae, waterborne pathogens and
Test kits: These kits are vital to sustaining proper pH levels in the tank. Different fish need different pH levels. Many things can change the balance of the water from fish waste to food to anything that gets into the tank. Checking the level of the pH in the water
Mollies - Although these are freshwater fish, they can be acclimatized to live in saltwater aquariums also. Again the price of these fish is relatively inexpensive and to get them ready for salt water, retain them in the bag in which they were purchased, and slowly drip in some saltwater
Location, Location, Location... Why is This Important? After deciding the size of the aquarium, look for a place to hold it. The location should be free from direct exposure to the sun since it could affect the tanks temperature. It can also result to unwanted growth of green algae. You
One of the biggest problems that you as a salt water aquarium fish owner will be facing, is judging how much feed you should be providing to them. Often one of the reasons why so many fish die prematurely in a tank, is because they are fed too much by
In order to maintain a healthy environment for your freshwater aquarium fish, you will also need to have a quality water filtration system, a reliable heater and some nice aquarium decorations and accessories. When setting up your freshwater tropical aquarium, be sure to choose a location in the house where
A third piece of freshwater aquarium equipment - and perhaps the most essential once you setup your aquarium - is the heater. The temperature of the water is of utmost importance because it affects all the life in the aquarium and installing a heater would allow you to maintain the
There are stress relieving hobbies which we can start on to revive our stressful day. Freshwater aquariums are a good option to revive our tired senses from the days work and are gaining much popularity nowadays. Some even have a number of aquariums at home, schools, restaurants and entertainment plazas.
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