The best 10 freshwater aquarium fish for beginners | Aquatic Mag

Have you taken care of any of these exotic freshwater fish in your aquarium?
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Freshwater fish may be either or species. Although freshwater aquariums can be set up as , coldwater and tropical fish are generally not mixed due to incompatibilities in temperature requirements. Coldwater aquariums house goldfish and other species that do not require a heating apparatus. Warmer temperatures would actually increase their metabolism and shorten their lifespan. For a tropical fish tank, maintaining a warm environmental temperature ranging between 75 and 80 °F (24 to 27 °C) enables the fish to thrive.
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Your freshwater fish and aquatic plants will benefit from a regular source of light. But, Israel warns, too much light encourages algae growth in the tank, so it's important to regularly scrape the algae from the tank's sides and from decorative objects within the aquarium. To control light exposure, Israel suggests an aquarium light on a timer. That way, for example, the light can be on when you’re home enjoying your fish, but automatically switch off when you’re away or sleeping. Once you’ve decided, here’s a list of ten of the best freshwater aquarium fish for beginners.
Photo provided by FlickrDiscussed below are some freshwater fish aquariums for the starters using the heated tanks.
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Welcome to the freshwater aquarium fish guide where you can learn how to set up, keep, and maintain freshwater aquarium fish. Go at your own pace and if you have questions don't hesitate to visit the forum to ask a question. There are always lots of friendly members online to help out with your questions.It's always a good idea to research a fish before you buy it. You never know if you are going to get accurate information from the person selling the fish to you and using the internet or reading a good freshwater aquarium fish book beforehand is always a good idea. Know what you want to keep and have a plan for stocking your aquarium. Never impulse buy a fish at the pet shop.Freshwater aquarium fish care information and pictures ordered by freshwater fish species. Click on the picture of the freshwater fish species in the list below for detailed profiles along with comments and tips from fellow freshwater hobbyists.FishLore provides aquarium fish tank information for tropical fish hobbyists, covering both freshwater and saltwater aquariums. We present aquarium fish tank information in an easy to understand way so that more can enjoy our wonderful hobby! Consider joining us on the forum where you will find people that like to talk about fish tanks as much as you!
Gives information on how to increase your chances of success in keeping tropical fish when you have a small bowl or aquarium. This article was mainly written for freshwater fish hobbyists.
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