Step by step start up. Setting up your freshwater tropical fish tank

Introduction Picking the right filter is a hard choose because there are so many to choose from. Especially for a new person to the hobby. The hardest thing for me was knowing...

Step by step start up. Setting up your freshwater tropical fish tank

  Starter fish To be truthful there is no such thing as a starter fish. Fish are all susceptible to new tank syndrome and ammonia. Do not listen to sales guys who tell...

Step by step start up. Setting up your freshwater tropical fish tank

  Before you begin Cleaning everything before using:First thing you must do in setting up the tank is to clean everything. Driftwood should soak for at least 2 to 3 days. Rocks...

Step by step start up. Setting up your freshwater tropical fish tank

  This section I will use to explain some of the equipment that I have gotten. Click on any thumbnail for more and larger pictures. Otto 450 canister filter: 450-gal/hr. pump. 30 watts...

Building a DIY Background for your Aquarium

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My First Tanganyikan aquarium set-up, Article 16 on the care, upkeep and maintenance of...

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The world of Brackish Water aquariums is one I have recently begun to explore. I was motivated by the selection of interesting fish I saw at my local fish store and...

Setting up a Paludarium

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Keeping a seahorse tank is a lot of work, money, and time but it...

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