Posted on Mar 01, 2008 | Comments 0
Lot of maintenance is required to keep the fish tank in your home.
You must take care of several things present in your fish tank such as pump, water heater, gravel, filter, rocks, plants, background, etc.
Improper maintenance will lead to several disturbances in the fish tank.
So, you must think in all the aspects before keeping the fish tank in your home. If you have enough patience and interest, then you can certainly go for it, otherwise leave this thought.
In the first step, you have to buy the fish tank. If you have less time for maintenance, go for small fish tanks otherwise you can afford bigger one.
You have to check the fish tank in all features such as finishing at the corners, whether it has leakage or not, the durability of the glass and thickness of the glass, etc.
After getting the fish tank, you have to select the suitable pump, water heater, gravel, filter [Aquarium Filter], rocks, plants, background, etc for that tank.
Wash the rocks and gravel under running water and you will be shocked at the dirt that comes out of them. Wash them again and again until they are perfectly clean.
After cleaning them, place those things at the bottom of your fish tank. Now arrange the plants, filter, background, etc in a stylish way, which will make your fish tank look more attractive.
Don’t try to place all the things at one corner, it might look odd. Follow particular method or process by which it looks more beautiful. You can also take help of your friend regarding the arrangement of various things in your fish tank.
After arranging the entire things, fill the fish tank with water. Leave it for some time and check again whether there is any leakage of water. If there is no leakage, you can put the fishes which you have selected.
In order to avoid the formation of bacteria and fungi, try to wash the fish tank at regular intervals of time (not more often).