Acclimating New Fish

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Acclimating Fish

No one wants to buy a fish only to find it dead the next morning. Many times when someone has a fish die very shortly after bringing it home it’s due to improper acclimation of the new fish. If you improperly acclimate a fish it can shock their system and stress them to the point […]

How Many Fish Can I Put In My Tank?

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Overstocked Aquarium

One of the most common questions asked when setting up a fish tank is, “How many fish can I put in my fish tank?”.  Although it seems like a simple question, there really isn’t a simple answer. There is a lot more involved than most people realize when stocking a fish tank. While many people […]

Cycling a Fish Tank

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Cycling a fish tank

So, you’ve set up your tank, the filter and heater have been running for a couple of days, now what? Depending on who you ask, you may get completely different answers. Some people say to throw some fish in, others say leave the tank empty for about a month. I’ve lost count of how many […]

How to Set Up a Fish Tank

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Below is a simple guide on how to set up a fish tank Before you begin 1. The first step to setting up any fish tank is, figuring out how much room you have and where you can put the tank. Keep in mind that even a 10 gallon tank can weigh 100 lbs with […]

Maintaining a Fish Tank

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Below is a simple guide on what is involved in maintaining a freshwater fish tank Please note there are some links below to products I use, if you use the link to purchase the product I will earn a small commission at no cost to you. If you do purchase through the links, thank you […]