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Fish Tank Aquariums

My All-Time Favorite Marine Fish Tank Inhabitant

Of all the species of fish I’ve had in my fish tanks over the years, there’s one that stands out above the others as my all-time favorite. It’s the Snowflake Moray Eel. I’ve always been mesmerized by Moray Eels. Watching their heads poke out their lairs with their mouths rhythmically opening and closing. Combine that with the beauty and [...]

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#1 Way For Your Saltwater Aquarium Setup – Choosing A Tank

Following on from our introduction to saltwater aquariums this segment is designed to give you some idea of a typical saltwater aquarium setup.

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Saltwater Fish Tanks – Finding the Perfect Location

Knowing where to locate your salt water tank is half the battle to providing a good home for your new fish. You do not want to put the tank too near sunlight. This can encourage the growth of algae as well as causing overheating problems. You do not want to put it somewhere it would be in a draft either as you want to keep the tank water within a certain temperature range.

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Salt Water Fish Supplies For Your Tank

When you are setting up your salt water aquarium, you will need some basic saltwater fish supplies to make sure you get it right and that you set up the best aquarium that you presumably can. Your aquarium or fish tank needs to supply a great home for your fish, and naturally it should make you satisfied.

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Sump Tour of a 125 Gallon Marine Fish Tank

Many salt water fish tanks will have a sump underneath them. A sump is basically an extra tank that can be used to house equipment for your marine fish tank to keep them out of site, among other benefits. This video takes you on a tour of the sump for a 125 gallon marine fish [...]

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11 Steps to Setting Up a Marine Fish Tank Like a Pro

1. Planning This is the most important step in setting up your marine fish tank. It takes a lot of time and money to set up and maintain a marine fish tank. Not planning properly can sabotage your efforts and cost you a lot more time and money than need be. During the planning stage [...]

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400 Gallon Marine Fish Tank With Some Impressive Plumbing

This video shows a 10 foot long, 400 gallon marine fish tank. It’s pretty much a fish-only tank (ie. no live rock, corals) though there appears to be an invert or two hanging around. As for the salt water aquarium fish, this tank is stocked with an impressive assortment of tangs, angelfish, butterfly fish, triggerfish [...]

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3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Own a Marine Fish Tank

Huh? You thought this site was all about the joys of owning a marine fish tank so why on Earth would there be a post listing reasons NOT to own one? Simple. Setting up and maintaining a marine fish tank ain’t easy. And the responsibility is one that many people can’t handle. This post is [...]

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The 17 Essential Items You Need To Set Up a Marine Fish Tank (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this series we looked at the first 9 of the 19 essential items you need to set up a marine fish tank. This post covers the rest . . . 9. Buckets, Towels, Rubber Gloves – It can get wet and messy maintaining a marine fish tank so having buckets and [...]

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The 17 Essential Items You Need To Set Up a Marine Fish Tank (Part 1)

So you’ve decided to enter the wonderful world of marine fish tank ownership. Congratulations! Now it’s time to start assembling the equipment you’ll need to get your fish tank aquarium set up and ready for fish. I’ve assembled a list of the essential things you’ll need to get your fish tank up and running. There [...]

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