Choosing an Aquarium
So you’re ready to take the plunge into fishkeeping. Now the question is, do you want a freshwater tank or a saltwater tank? The best way to make that decision is to learn as much as you can about the differences between the two, and the challenges and rewards of each, before purchasing any fish or supplies. There is a lot to learn, and the more information you have before making your final decision, the more likely you are to be successful in the hobby.
Explore the articles in the following sections to help you make the decision, while getting an education in the process:
Keeping a tank of freshwater fish can be a fun and fulfilling experience, but it can also be quite a challenge. As a new hobbyist, one of the easiest ways to give yourself an advantage and a better chance of maintaining a healthy, thriving aquarium is to do your research. By learning about all different aspects of the hobby before you even purchase a tank, you will be better equipped to handle any problems that may arise. Use the resources on this site to educate yourself, and you’ll be on your way!
Many people who admire saltwater (or marine) fish tanks would love to have a beautiful aquarium of their own, but they put it off for one reason or another. Some people are intimidated by the saltwater hobby’s reputation for being very scientific. Others have limited financial resources to spend on a tank and think a marine tank would be out of their price range. A variety of other excuses are commonly heard, but regardless of your background, a thriving saltwater aquarium is an achievable goal for any person who is up for the challenge. One of the best ways to ready yourself is to learn as much as you can before purchasing your first tank and fish. The articles on this site will help you to increase your knowledge and be a more confident hobbyist.