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6 Tips to Maintain Healthy Freshwater Aquarium Plants

Adding plants to your aquarium will enhance the appearance of your tank. Always bear in mind that the main purpose of an aquarium is to provide food and shelter for your fish. Plants also help maintain the ph balance of the water. Looking after and setting up a freshwater aquarium is not complicated. But, there […]

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3 Important Rules to Keeping Your Fish Alive and Your Aquarium Healthy

First we must understand the aquarium as its own Eco system. You are not only taking care of the fish but the environment in which they live in. Therefore, rule #1 is: Rule 1. Do not over feed your fish. Over feeding can have devastating effects on a closed Eco system like your home aquarium. […]

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A Beautiful Aquarium – Start With Fish That Are Easy to Take Care Of

It can be so disappointing to spend 3 days setting up a beautiful aquarium, letting it adjust and settle for a week before finally going shopping for your very first fish. Going into the store, the temptation is there to buy one of each variety and species in the shop! Time and again, I would […]

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5 Steps Setting Up A Perfect Koi Pond

Step 1- Setting The Ideal Ecosystem Your perfect Koi pond begins with the actual pond itself. You will have to make a pond designed to not just be pleasurable to the eye, but will also adequately maintain Koi. Proper position, volume, and pond style is important when establishing your pond. With regards to pond size, […]

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3 Common Approaches For Acclimating Tropical Fish to Your Aquarium

There are three common approaches or methods in acclimating your tropical fish in a recently set-up aquarium. These approaches are: 1.The Drip Approach 2.The Floating Bag Approach 3.The Bucket Approach 1. The Drip Approach This technique is suggested for most saltwater tropical fish and invertebrates because they may be intolerable to extreme level of pH, […]

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A 20 Gallon Aquarium Can Provide A Lot of Enjoyment

A few years ago, I invested in a 20 gallon aquarium, bought an assortment of fish and decorated it up very nicely. It looked like something out of The Little Mermaid, and my kids were absolutely thrilled with it. What I did not realize at the time was how much enjoyment it would bring for […]

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3 Helpful Arowana Care Hints to a Happy, Healthy Arowana

Where you put your Arowana fish is very important in making it happy and healthy, this is why you need to make sure that you have an aquarium that is appropriate for your extremely expensive fish pal. Here are 3 Arowana care tips to ensure that you have a tank suitable for your Arowana. 1. […]

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3 Tips For Setting Up An Outside Pond

So you’ve enjoyed your indoor aquarium for years and want to expand. Or maybe you have decided the perfect way to landscape that backyard area is to add a pond for freshwater fish. Outdoor ponds are a great way to take your hobby and expand it to the great outdoors and add a beautiful area […]

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3 Great Freshwater Fish in Your Community Tank Described

Three freshwater fish in your community tank are described here along with their characteristics, optimal tank conditions and feeding and breeding requirements. Dwarf Pencil Fish – Nannostomus marginatus (Family: Lebiasinidae) Behavior: It is a bit timid and likes its fellow dwarfs so its better to have few of them in your aquarium. They will grow […]

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