Care sheets provide information about common types of aquarium life such as general care information, background, behavior, etc.
Aquarium filtration serves many functions: mechanical – removes particles and debris, chemical – removes toxins, odors and discoloration and biological – removes toxic ammonia and nitrites. Filtration is available in several different forms: internal, hang-on-back, sump and canister. It's important to match up the needs and size of the aquarium with the chosen filtration.
Glass Tops are important for aquariums so that 1) water doesn’t evaporate quickly and 2) to protect fish that may jump out of the water. Aquarium strip lights and light fixtures do not offer full coverage on the aquarium top, so it is important to also get a glass top with this type of lighting. Aqueon Glass Tops are quality made and include a silicone hinge and handle. This allows for opening the glass top to access fish and décor, for feeding and for other routine aquarium maintenance. Be sure to use the correct size glass top for the aquarium size.
Aqueon QuietFlow Aquarium Power Filters
Aqueon Aquarium Fluorescent Oak 48"Deluxe Full Hood Lighting
Aquarium furniture stands are an integral part of every aquatic system. The aquarium stand should be sturdy so that it can bear the weight of a filled aquarium. Aquariums weigh approximately 10 pounds per gallon when filled with fish, substrate and décor, making most household furniture unsuitable for anything larger than 10 gallons. Placing your aquarium on a stand produced by a manufacturer will also positively impact the aquarium warranty. Ideally, the aquarium stand is made of durable and water-resistant materials as it will likely be set up over a long period of time and will come in contact with aquarium water. Before choosing an aquarium, decide what type of fish and how many so that the enclosure suits their needs and they live a happy and healthy life! Also, decide where you want to place an aquarium, space and budget. Avoid sunny windows or drafty doorways. Aqueon offers over 40 aquarium sizes, built to suit virtually any freshwater or marine application. From specialty shaped Bow Front and Corner aquariums to Reef-Ready aquariums with MegaFlow and Corner Overflow systems, Aqueon has the right one for you!Aquarium stands can come assembled or ready-to-assemble. No matter what style of stand you choose, it should be made specifically for aquarium use, with materials that are designed to last. When setting up an aquarium, make sure the base is level and is not wobbling if placed on an uneven floor. Choose an area away from a window, as sunlight will cause excessive algae growth in the aquarium. Also, avoid drafty doorways. And finally, the aquarium furniture should be aesthetically pleasing so that you can enjoy your setup for a long time to come!All lighting can be used along with an automatic timer, which fish will appreciate. Overall, strip lights and light fixtures are meant for use with glass tops in order to provide full coverage over the top of the aquarium. Coverage greatly reduces water evaporating from the aquarium. A full hood light fixture will also provide the necessary full coverage.