Water aeration is among the most beautiful features of an aquarium, but it is rarely considered whether an aquarium needs an air pump or not. Does your fish tank really need those tiny air bubbles? Can you go without aeration, and can too much aeration do harm? Let’s find out!
The cleanliness of aquarium water relies on a functioning water-filtration system. But there are so many of them, that it is easy to get confused. In this article, you will learn the basic concepts of maintaining clean water in your fish tank with the help of aquarium filters. We will explain the stages of filtration, and familiarize you with the most common aquarium filter types.
Maintenance of a correct water temperature is a basic need for keeping a tropical aquarium. In most cases, all it requires is a good water heater, though occasionally quite the opposite, a cooling down, is required.
Keeping pet fish can be a rewarding hobby on many levels. But, to reap those rewards, there are some investments to make. Besides the fish tank itself, you will also need a filter, water heater, cleaning tools, and other equipment.
Where to place your aquarium is likely to be a question for you, whether you are planning to get an aquarium, or already have one. Possibly you have a location in mind already and are wondering about its suitability. Here is a list of things to consider when choosing where to locate your aquarium.
Getting into a new hobby is exciting. If you are a beginner, there is a lot to learn and a lot to see, and there are tons of questions to ask. The most common question aquarium hobby starters have is what kind of fish tank should be their first one. The short answer is that you should choose one that is easy to set up and maintain. But which one is that? Let’s find out.
Of course, we are aware that fish are completely unlike “traditional” pets in many different ways. But there are many benefits in keeping aquarium fish as pets. For many people, fish might be a better choice than a cat or a dog.
Is your aquarium water white and cloudy? Do you have to worry if this happens? Most of people without experience would probably freak out when they start their new tank, add some fish and bang—one morning they wake up and aquarium water is all white. But there really is no reason to worry because this […]