Feng Shui and Tropical Fish Tanks - Spirit of Change - Winter 2009
Jun 18, 2012 - Diseases in tropical aquarium fish in home and office fish tanks and how to prevent disease and treat illness in pet fish
Dear Lynn, I just got a new fish tank for tropical fish! I want to place it in my living room right near the front door. I have always loved fish tanks with their lighted water and would like to know if water and fish have special meanings in feng shui. I am hoping you can tell me all about that and where would be the best place for them in my home. Thanks Lynn! — Swimmin' in CT.
These small beautiful fish can be kept in community tanks. Just make sure these tanks are tropical fish with heated water. You will need an for these setups. Check our top 20 questions posted below. Submit any questions you have for new threads here.
Beginner Fish: Tropical Fish for Beginners in Freshwater Aquariums
Aquarium Fish Tank Information for Tropical Fish Hobbyists
FishLore provides aquarium fish tank information for tropical fish hobbyists, covering both freshwater and saltwater aquariums. We present aquarium fish tank information in an easy to understand way so that more can enjoy our wonderful hobby! Consider joining us on the forum where you will find people that like to talk about fish tanks as much as you!The most common type of saltwater fish tank, the tropical marine tank, houses marine animals from tropical climates. Usually kept between 24 to 28 °C (75 to 82 °F), these tanks include tropical reef tanks, as well as fish-only tanks. These tanks tend to have a low concentrations of microscopic plankton and other foods eaten by filter feeders. Most livestock for these aquariums are acquired through commercial means.Keeping a tropical aquarium can be a rewarding experience. Freshwater fish tanks are inexpensive to set up and maintain, and there is an incredible array of fish available with which you can stock your new aquarium.As you now hopefully realize, there are very few tropical fish that can do well in a very small tank, and a 5-gallon setup is much better than those tiny aquariums. There are a few options out there for 5-gallon tanks, some fish and some not.I highly suggest you test your water source before purchasing your tropical fish. This will ensure that you know what range your Aquarium pH falls into. Knowing the fish tank’s pH level will give you a good idea on what type of tropical fish you can keep. Unless you have odd water conditions in your home, or you want to keep a more exotic fish, you should be just fine with your aquarium pH level.Should you mix goldfish and tropical fish together? Should goldfish care be compromised to satisfy tropical fish needs? Or should goldfish be kept in separate tanks with other coldwater fish?