Aquarium Maintenance

Basic Choices and Equipment for a First Saltwater Aquarium

Basic Choices and Equipment for a First saltwater Aquarium

Setting up a saltwater aquarium is an exciting endeavor—creating an exotic marine world in miniature—and with some basic preparation and planning it should be neither confusing nor intimidating. Although there are more steps here than in establishing a freshwater tank, many of the techniques and much of the equipment are the same and will be …

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5 Basic Elements of an Alternative Aquarium

Alternative Aquarium

An alternative aquarium can take many different forms; some components are not always necessary or can be exchanged for others. However, by examining five basic elements of an alternative aquarium, we can establish a starting point and begin to understand how aquatic ecosystems function. These elements are: 1) substrate, 2) small organisms living in the …

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Tools in How to Maintain Aquariums and Fish Care

maintain aquariums

The tools you will need to maintain aquariums include; siphons, scraper, net, bucket, water treatments, etc. You will also need filters, gravel, ornaments, an air pump, plants, etc. Filters will help you remove unwanted chemicals. In all, you can buy biological, chemical, or mechanical filters. Filters help remove waste, such as debris and ammonia. Filters …

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The Difference Between Freshwater And Saltwater Aquariums

Freshwater And Saltwater Aquariums

Freshwater And Saltwater Aquariums Ask most aquarists, and you will hear a compelling argument about the advantages of their cabinets and each other’s faults. However, many enthusiasts find the tanks commendable. There is no sunflower test to choose between. Your preference for what’s in the dock and your budget will make the decision easier. Aquarium …

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