Different Kind Of Aquariums.
Even though a majority of the aquariums are used to keep fish, not all of them are used for the marine animals. There are also aquariums for aquatic plans and they too are beautiful. The fish bowl is the simplest aquarium. When an aquarium from a fish bowl, the container should be big enough. One also requires a small net and bottles each containing one gallon of drinking water that is not ionized. It is not advisable to use tap water. Treated water is also not safe. Additionally, some floating food is required. The process of setting up the aquarium involves filling the fish bowl with water and then covering it with a plastic cover. This is to prevent the fish from jumping out or another pet jumping in. Twenty percent of the water in the bowl needs to be replaced on a weekly basis. If tap water is to be used, it should be deionized before being put in to the bowl. By using water conditioner on bottled water, water that provides the right conditions for the fish can be obtained. The water is then left for three days before is used for the fish.
Another popular type of aquarium is the cool water aquarium. These types of aquariums do not require heaters since they operate at the normal room temparatures. An aquarium, aquarium stand and its cover are the requirements in setting up cool water aquarium. There are also other requirements such as a fish net and fish food. Individuals setting up this type of aquarium should be keen to follow the instructions manual. Before the fish are placed inside, the aquarium should be set three days before. Each fish should be introduced at its own time but with a three week period from when one is placed to the time another one will be placed. One foot fish should be calculated to have one gallon of water. This avoids overcrowding which is not healthy for fish.
The other option that one can opt for is warm water aquarium To maintain this type of aquarium, one requires some skills. In its making, it requires an aquarium, aquarium cover, a stand and a power filter with BIO-wheel. A fish net of 5 inch and a bottle of water conditioner is also required. Additionally, fish foods such as the floating flake food and freeze dried blood worms.
Betta fish vase is the other type of aquarium which is becoming increasingly popular. There has been a notion that betta fish can live by consuming lily roots alone. Even though the fish eats the lily roots, it is not the most healthy option. Floating food and dried blood worms are the healthy feeds that should be given to the fish.