The Simple Guide to Freshwater Aquariums by David E. BoruchowitzThe key to becoming a dedicated aquarium hobbyist is to succeed with your first aquarium. The Simple Guide to® Freshwater Aquariums concentrates on providing you with a complete plan and all the information you need to choose and use the right-for-you aquarium equipment and the right-for-you fish and plants: it wants you to succeed. The information is presented in a completely straightforward text thats easy to read, easy to understand - and very definitely easy to put to good use.
How to Start a Freshwater Fish Tank
Owning an aquarium can be a fun and rewarding experience! Before deciding whether to set up a freshwater or saltwater aquarium, read as much as you can about the costs and considerations of each. Both can be extremely enjoyable, but they each present unique challenges and require slightly different approaches. Choosing the right sized aquarium will depend on the amount of space you have, the kind fish you want to keep and your budget. Larger aquariums are more stable, more forgiving of beginner mistakes and require less work to maintain. Aquarium dimension is important, too.
Freshwater Tank Equipment
Show less Having a freshwater aquarium is a wonderful way to bring nature into your home. Setting up a new aquarium is easier than it looks at first glance. The scope of gadgets and accessories on the shelves in pet stores is intimidating, but all you really need are the basics to get started. You'll be watching fish swim gracefully by in your new freshwater aquarium in no time.
Cholee has kept fish for over ten years. She currently has 3 tanks and keeps everything from invertebrates to the black red tail shark. Freshwater aquariums are a great beginner hobby for adults and children alike. Freshwater tanks require less maintenance and cost less to start up than a saltwater tank, or even a simple reptile tank. This article will go into detail about some of the common mistakes beginners make and how to avoid them. I will also lay out how to properly set-up a fish tank and when to add your fish in order to keep your losses to a minimum. Despite common belief, a larger tank will actually be easier to care for.