Category: aquarium set up

Guide to aquarium filters

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Your guide to aquarium filter types: what kind of filtration is best and why   Without a doubt, aquarium filters represent one of the most important elements of a properly functioning fish tank. Without proper filtration, your fish cannot possibly survive in the tank habitat you introduce them to. The process of keeping the water …

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Succeed with aquarium plants

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How to succeed with aquarium plants: a guide to aquarium plant care While the beginning aquarist spends a great deal of time learning how to tend to fish and give them an environment in which they can thrive, aquarium plant care is, by comparison, a subject that is rarely given the full attention it deserves. …

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Rocks for your aquarium

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How to select the right rocks for your aquarium While many aquarists around the world have no problem discovering their favourite varieties of fish, finding them, and then creating the perfect underwater environment for their fishkeeping hobby, determining how to select the right rocks for your aquarium can be a different story altogether. Many beginning …

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Get sophisticated with aquarium lighting

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Get sophisticated with your aquarium lighting When considering all of the different elements that go into creating a successful aquarium, it is easy to let things like filters, tanks, and water circulation distract you from paying appropriate attention to aquarium lighting. The truth of the matter, however, is that lighting is an incredibly important element …

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Beginners guide to newly bought fish

The beginning aquarist’s emergency setup: new fish survival guide Beginners guide to newly bought fish It seems perfectly reasonable to a newcomer; excited to be entering the world of fishkeeping, purchasing their first batch of fish at the spur of the moment and taking them immediately home to introduce to their brand new aquarium habitat. …

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Setting up the perfect Malawi aquarium

A quick guide to setting up the perfect Malawi aquarium There are many aquarists and fish keeping hobbyists interested in setting up the perfect Malawi aquarium, and for good reason: The African Great Lake is home to more fish species than any other lake in the world, including about one thousand separate species of cichlids. …

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Setting up a beginner’s community fish aquarium

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5 Key tips on setting up a beginner’s community fish aquarium If you are new to the world of keeping tropical fish, there are a number of key considerations that you should keep in mind when you are choosing your very first community fish aquarium. These considerations are important for anyone who would like to …

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