Fish tank care. Guide to fish care with a simple look at aquarium filtration, how to clean a fish tank, and a fish tank maintenance Schedule.
Aquarium Fish Care for Beginners Lesson 4 – Change That Water Changing water is relatively easy and it should be done every 3 weeks. All it takes is a gravel vacuum. Use the video below I found on Youtube. The kid did a decent job explaining everything. Aquarium geeks argue over how much water to take out of a tank when cleaning. I usually go for about 40%. If you have small or delicate fish, I’d probably go somewhere in the neighborhood of 10-20%. Water changes are also the perfect time to wipe down the inside of the fish tank to get rid of any excess algae growth. Don’t forget to clean your filter or change your filter-pad (if necessary). If you have a fish bowl, just empty out 20-40 percent of the water and add back fresh water.
Aquarium Fish Care for Beginners Lesson 5 – Ask Questions Don’t laugh, people forget this one. Ask questions like “does this fish get along with that fish?” etc… Most chain pet stores can offer at least minimal help. The mom-and-pop pet stores can offer the most aquarium help. Aquarium Shine (586-795-Fish, 1673 E. Auburn Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48307, ) in Rochester Hills is great for getting questions answered and they can answer ANYTHING related to fish tanks, building aquarium set-ups, which fish etc…
How to set up an aquarium, feed and care for pet fish
Freshwater Aquarium Fish Care Tips
Mars Fishcare is passionate about fishkeeping, and about supporting the fishkeeping hobby. We have been a pioneer in the aquatics industry for more than 50 years, researching and developing quality products to help people create and enjoy their aquariums and ponds.Make sure you give the fish sitter a phone number to reach you at while on vacation just in case of an emergency with your fish or tank. A leak could develop, the heater could stick in the on position leading to a rise in temperature, the automatic water top off system could stick in the on position, etc. Remember Murphy's law here - "Whatever can go wrong, will go wrong at the worst possible time". Write down a small list of tasks you'd like for them to do. Keep it short and don't put anything that is not absolutely essential. Here is a sample aquarium list of things you could ask your fish sitter to take care of:Aquarium Fish Care While On Vacation Tips - What to do? Time for vacation! You've been working hard all year long and it's finally time for that well deserved vacation. Ah, just to think about it gives me the vacation fever. The time is drawing near and you suddenly realize - what the heck am I going to do about the aquarium and fish care? Who's going to feed the fish? What do I need to do to get my fish tank ready before I leave on my trip? There are several things to keep in mind and we'll try to help you get things in order before you leave so you can have a stress free and relaxing vacation not worrying about your fish and your aquarium!Keeping a well-maintained aquarium takes a good deal of planning and care, but the results are always well worth it. The first step is to decide whether the aquarium will house saltwater or fresh water fish. Depending on this, the methods for feeding and maintaining the water quality will differ to some degree. The resources below will help novices as well as experienced aquarium owners learn more about the best techniques and information for having an aquarium at home.