Knowing about tropical fish and how to care for them is the greatest way that you can show your little buddies the friendship they deserve. Together we will explore who they are and the small world that you create for them. And remember...happy aquariums are entertaining and fun!
Check out our fish profiles for details on your new friends!
Before you run out and buy anything, there are a few factors that you should probably consider. This early planning will save you a lot of trouble and money down the road. Take a look at the following three points to begin your tropical fish hobby.
Keeping these three ideas in mind from the very start of your experience will not only help you learn how to be a good novice aquarist, it will also pay off down the road as you become more experienced.
Check out the Aquarium Setup page for more indepth information on these early planning thoughts and how to setup all your new freshwater aquarium equipment.
He can't do all the work! You have to help him keep your aquarium clean. There is a fair amount of work to do when performing maintenance. Setting a schedule and understanding how often certain tasks will need to be completed spreads this work around and makes it much easier to do.
Learn how to set a maintenance schedule and how to maintain a healthy enviornment for all your aquatic friends in our Aquarium Maintenance page.
Do you have a huge amount of algae in your tank? Is your aquarium water cloudy?
Don't let aquarium problems turn your beautiful tropical fish aquarium into an aquatic train wreck. Catch problems early and they will be much easier to fix. Out of control common problems can be lethal to your little friends.
Learn about Common Aquarium Problems and how to fix them efficiently.