1 January 2012
Provide regular, varied, feeding for fish. Feed two to three times per day, the amount consumed in approximately two minutes (for most fish).
Keep fish populations within reasonable limits.
Follow the daily, weekly, and monthly checklist in this guide.
Select fish that enjoy similar temperatures, water chemistry, are compatiblewith respect to behavior, and occupy different levels of the aquarium.
When choosing filtration, consider contact time, filter media volume,and factors which affect filter output.
Incorporate live plants whenever possible.
Choose the largest aquarium possible. Volume equals stability
and greater flexibility in choices.
Stable conditions are important. Following the provided checklist
will help achieve this.
Try to plan your aquarium set-up. Select plants, rocks, wood, gravel,and other décor which are complementary.
Enjoy the hobby! Use it as an experience to learn about a fascinating underwater world.