The Wonderful and Immense Aquatics World and Recreate It in Your Own Fish Tanks
Visualize a world of water filled with dynamic creatures in various shapes, sizes and colours called the aquatics world. The diversity of these different oceanic creatures, with images taken skilfully and artfully in photography works, never fail to amaze and thrill us.
This uniqueness of the aquatics world has lead people to get a part of the scenery in our living room and areas.
One way of recreating this water world is by having your own aquarium fish tank that will bring the wonder and beauty of the aquatic world into your home office or home.
Planning for your aquarium is the first step for you in getting your own version of your aquatic world, and you can start by going to a specialist fish breeder or a local pet store and ask advice on what fish you can have for your own aquarium. The people at the store will be more than glad to help you decide the right size of tank for your space and offer you all the necessary accessories and equipment for your fish tank.
However, before purchasing your fish, you have to establish your fish tank first for it to work efficiently. The number one thing to do is to clean your tank and you can scrub the surface by using mild detergent and warm water, then make sure to that the debris and detergent are completely removed. Gravel is an essential part of your fish tank to create the ocean floor ambiance for your fish, and so it is also important that you cleaned it properly by rinsing it under running water until you can see that the water runs clear.
When you set up your aquarium, it is advisable that you do not place it in direct sunlight since this will encourage algae to grow in the tank. When filling up with water your fish tank, it is advisable to fill it up half way only and a dechlorinated water is advisable to use.
Your next step is to install the filter and the heater if needed, but normally, an indoor freshwater aquarium fish tank does not need one. The next fun part is the placing of aquarium decorations on to the base of the tank such as the rocks and other ornaments, and make it fun for your fish by creating plenty of hiding places for them.
Take note that ammonia can be a problem when you set up your new tank, and so it is recommended that you introduce your fish for at least two weeks after you set up your tank.
When you set up and maintain an aquarium fish tank takes a lot of time and money, but you will feel rewarded as you see your own aquatic world being a part of your living room or office.