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Alternative coldwater aquarium fish

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Choosing alternative cold water aquarium fish Making a coldwater aquarium beautiful used to be a problem because there weren’t enough coldwater aquarium fish to choose from. However, with the better availability of temperate fish and exotic species this is no longer an issue. Here you can choose from the best cold water aquarium fish species …

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Nano fish in a nano aquarium

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The Nano Fish Aquarium: Benefits, Drawbacks, And Guidelines For Use Nano aquariums are increasingly popular because you can keep them anywhere and cost less than larger aquariums. There are a number of reasons why newcomers and experienced aquarists alike may find themselves interested in purchasing and keeping a nano fish aquarium. It is like the aquarium …

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Setting up a tropical aquarium: step by step guide

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Setting up a tropical aquarium professionally This is an easy to follow step by step guide on setting up an aquarium for the beginner aquarist. Following these steps closely will allow you to have a successful aquarium set up at home, even if you don’t have any experience in keeping fish. You will avoid the …

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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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Aquarium maintenance: long term

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Making your aquarium last: tips for long term aquarium maintenance For most aspiring fish keeping enthusiasts and beginner aquarists, just getting the aquarium to function well enough to keep your fish alive and happy in the first place is enough of a challenge, but this article will focus on how to keep it that way …

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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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How to set up a home-based breeder business

Setting Up A Home-Based Aquarium Fish Breeding Business: An Overview Setting up a home-based aquarium fish breeding business can be an exciting step for any fishkeeping enthusiast to partake in. While experience goes a long way in ensuring the success of your ambitions, just about any aquarist can begin breeding and start realising profit in …

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Floating plants in a bare bottom tank

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How To Use Floating Plants For A Bare Bottom Tank The use of gravel or sand as a bottom-lining substrate for aquariums has been a staple of aquarium culture for years, but recently interest has sparked in using floating plants for a bare bottom tank design. These tanks eliminate the need for expensive and time-consuming …

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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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