Types Of Aquariums.
Various kinds of aquariums exist but not all of them are meant for fish. There are also aquariums for aquatic plans and they too are beautiful. Aquariums can be improvised from a dish bowl. In choosing a fish bowl, it should be one that is big enough. A small fish net and two, one gallon bottles are required in setting up bowl aquarium. Tap water is not healthy for fish. One should also not use treated water. 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. Covering is important because it prevents fish from getting out of the bowl or another animal or object getting in. It is a requirement that one replaces twenty percent of the water on a weekly basis. If one solely depends on the water from the tap, there is a way of making it friendly to the fish. This is achieved by filling a one gallon water bottle half water, putting in water conditioner and tightly placing a cap. The water is then left for three days before is used for the fish.
Cool water aquariums can also be made. They aquariums are placed in a room at the normal temperature and do not require a heater. To install it, one requires an a aquarium, aquarium stand and its cover. Additionally, one needs to have a five inch fish net, fish food and water conditioner. Individuals setting up this type of aquarium should be keen to follow the instructions manual. The aquarium should be running for about three days before any fish can be placed inside 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 gallon of water is supposed to carry a one feet fish. This avoids overcrowding which is not healthy for fish.
The other option that one can opt for is warm water aquarium This requires more skills to maintain than that of cool water. In its making, it requires an aquarium, aquarium cover, a stand and a power filter with BIO-wheel. One is also required to have A fish net of 5 inch and a bottle of water conditioner. 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. Its is often said that those who have betta fish vase aquariums can maintain their fish by feeding lily roots alone. Even though the fish eats the lily roots, it is not the most healthy option. The variety that should be fed to the food includes floating food and dried blood worms.