Underwater Waterfall for Your Freshwater Fish Aquarium

freshwater fish aquarium

Well, if your fish aren’t entertaining you enough, how about installing an underwater waterfall as part of your freshwater fish aquarium  tank decor? The water isn’t really water, it’s sand and the system uses an air pump to push water up a tube and the water sucks up the sand. Here is a Youtube Video…

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Fish Tank Ornaments for Fresh Water Aquariums

fish tank ornaments

Fish tank ornaments and surroundings that my tropical fresh water aquarium fish will live in every day will be suitable for their physical and mental well-being, not so much that they match the room colour scheme. That means – real plants and no unnatural fish tank decorations like coloured gravel. Fish tank ornaments for tropical fresh…

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Fresh Water Aquarium Accessories

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OK, so now I’m getting into the meat and potatoes of freshwater aquarium fish keeping – figuring out what aquarium accessories I need. And the paramount consideration – only use aquarium accessories designed specifically for fish tanks and fish keeping. This way I will avoid any contamination or poisoning of the water. Fish Tanks Most…

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Choosing Freshwater Aquarium Fish

tropical water aquarium fish

“Let’s talk about fish, baby…” The size of my tropical freshwater aquarium fish is pretty much dictated by the location and the space available. But more about that later. For now I have a rough idea of the size so I need to consider what freshwater aquarium fish I can keep. Too many things to…

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What Fish Tank Filters to Buy

So I’ve been looking into what type of fish tank filters I need for my freshwater fish tank and there are many variables to consider. Fish tank filters with large and fast throughput are not necessary in a small aquarium and even not necessary in a large aquarium containing a small number of calm-water fish.…

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What is a Biotope and Why Should I Care?

The region of a habitat associated with a particular ecological community. What? Let’s take a journey along a typical tropical river system. The river starts in the rain forests, deep sluggish waters. And as the water starts it’s journey to the sea and crashes down into tumultuous mountain gorges, through huge freshwater lakes then into…

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Tropical Fish Tank

It all starts with fresh water Like us humans that need good air to live, fish need good water to survive in a tropical fish tank. And there are two aspects to this; the water chemistry and the water quality. Water chemistry is all about the amount of organic and inorganic substances in the water…

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