Hello everyone, I know that I was hurry, but, I would like to know what to buy the first for an aquarium? Is it necessary to buy live rocks to make fish feel better? By the way, how to chose these live rocks?
FILTER Your filter is your most important piece of aquarium equipment. Filters help maintain aquarium water quality by efficiently removing harmful materials from your aquarium. Without proper filtration, your aquarium will not be able to sustain life. Your filter should offer three-stage mechanical, chemical, and biological filtration.
Stable water temperature is necessary for the health of your aquarium system. Aquarium heater manufacturers include suggested aquarium size for each heater. But as a general rule, you will need a heater that provides approximately 3 to 5 watts for each aquarium gallon.
LIGHTING Aquarium lighting serves two fundamental purposes. It illuminates the aquarium for your aesthetic enjoyment of the inhabitants and decorations and provides functional light crucial for photosynthetic life in the aquarium. In general, a fish-only community aquarium requires 1 to 2 watts of lighting per gallon.
CHLORINE REMOVER Most tap water is not suitable for aquarium use without the addition of aquarium water conditioners. Tap water may contain chlorine, chloramine, or other chemicals harmful to aquarium fish. Before tap water is used for aquarium purposes, condition it with a chlorine or chloramine remover.
Yes, the fish would feel better in a natural environment. Put yourself in their place, where would you feel better, is a forest made of plastic or a natural one? Plus, the materials in water become weaker and it's possible for the plastic decorations to emit harmful chemicals in the water and this way poison the fish. Do you know about live rocks? Click here to read about them. One of the most useful decorations you can buy for the aquarium. Let me give you a tip - it's not just for decoration, it also helps clean the fish tank.