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  • Tank Maintenance

    Tank Maintenance

    Now that you have decided to setup your new aquarium, you need to understand how to best care for it. There is a ton to learn, so don't get overwhelmed! Take it slowly, one step at a time. Step 1: Preparation

    Don't forget to cycle your aquarium. There are several ways to do so. Here are a couple of good articles to help with this first step toward keeping a healthy aquarium:
    Step 2: Planning

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  • Methods of Cycling

    Methods of Cycling

    So, you've just got this shiny new fish tank for you birthday, Christmas, anniversary, etc. and you wanna put some fish in it. You go out to the pet store and buy a couple fish that look "cute" and throw them in the tank and within a couple days they are dead. How can this be? I put clean water in? I fed them? But wait... I DIDN"T CYCLE THE TANK! When setting up a fish tank, one of the most important steps is cycling the tank. What does this mean? When you add all your fish into your tank, they may seem all happy and healthy for a while, but as they eat and release waste, toxi...
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  • Nitrogen Cycle Overview

    Nitrogen Cycle Overview

    by Pirahnah3
    1. An ammonia source, which can be either fish waste or store bought
    2. A media growth area, usually the filter
    3. Appropriate water conditions
    4. pH above 6.0 and ideally 6.5-8.0
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  • Tank Maintenance
    catsma_97504
    Now that you have decided to setup your new aquarium, you need to understand how to best care for it. There is a ton to learn, so don't get overwhelmed! Take it slowly, one step at a time. Step 1: Preparation

    Don't forget to cycle your aquarium. There are several ways to do so. Here are a couple of good articles to help with this first step toward keeping a healthy aquarium:
    Step 2: Planning

    ...
    02-17-2013, 12:07 PM
  • Methods of Cycling
    dlondon95
    So, you've just got this shiny new fish tank for you birthday, Christmas, anniversary, etc. and you wanna put some fish in it. You go out to the pet store and buy a couple fish that look "cute" and throw them in the tank and within a couple days they are dead. How can this be? I put clean water in? I fed them? But wait... I DIDN"T CYCLE THE TANK! When setting up a fish tank, one of the most important steps is cycling the tank. What does this mean? When you add all your fish into your tank, they may seem all happy and healthy for a while, but as they eat and release waste, toxi...
    02-17-2013, 11:58 AM
  • Nitrogen Cycle Overview
    catsma_97504
    by Pirahnah3
    1. An ammonia source, which can be either fish waste or store bought
    2. A media growth area, usually the filter
    3. Appropriate water conditions
    4. pH above 6.0 and ideally 6.5-8.0
    ...
    02-17-2013, 11:46 AM
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