Aquarium Guides Starting An Aquarium Beginners | Marineland

The following is some sample information from Fred the Fish and Starting a Freshwater Aquarium.
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Not only will you find that your aquarium takes on a more natural look, but you will also find that your fish behave in a more natural manner. At this point I am going to assume that you already have the basics on keeping tropical fish and are adapt to the basics of maintaining an aquarium. What I intend to do here is fill in the blanks to give you the best start to growing beautiful plants for that aquarium.
Seeding an aquarium is an age old method for jump starting the biological colonies in a new aquarium.
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From there, you'll want to target your market's service gaps as cornerstones of your business model. By providing aquarium customers with services (e.g. home consultations, installations, etc.) that aren't currently available, you incentivize them to transfer their loyalty to your startup. Aquariums come in all shapes and sizes to fit any budget or skill level. A 30-gallon tank is a great place to start.
Photo provided by FlickrOne of the challenges of starting an aquarium rental and maintenance service is finding your first customers.
Photo provided by FlickrCreating your own aquarium can seem like a daunting task. Just start with these basics and you’ll be well on your way.
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O.K. so fish don’t have clubs but that doesn’t mean that you can’t have one. The whole concept of an aquarium club is something that is near and dear to my heart. I started my aquarium society on new years eve 2003 and got so excited with ideas that one thing led to another and within a few days I had officially started the Northeast Philadelphia Aquarium Society.Over our 40 years of serving the customers from all over the San Francisco Bay Area (and beyond), we've developed a proven approach for getting people started successfully in the aquarium hobby.As my interest in tropical fish began to grow I found myself looking more and more towards the internet, what I found there was a treasure trove of information a lot of it coming from various aquarium clubs around the world, the thought of joining one of these clubs was starting to sound like a great idea. Look at all the things these clubs were offering, prizes raffles auctions of aquarium equipment. How could things go wrong? In a city the size of mine (Philadelphia) how could there not be an aquarium club near me? That’s when I hit a brick wall. Sure, Philadelphia had a few clubs and I was sure they were great but 2 problems came up, the first being location, At the time I was not driving, and many of these meetings were not really viable for me to get to from public transportation. The second was exclusivity there was a betta club, a reef club, a killi club and a few other small groups around but nothing in the broader sense of the hobby. Except for The Bucks County Aquarium Society. Which was great, I had no way to get there. I did eventually become a member there but that’s a whole other story.If you decide to get started with us, know that we will not attempt to sell you anything that is unnecessary and we will take the time to explain how everything that you are investing in will assist you in being successful with your aquarium. Many people have bad experiences with keeping aquariums because the store that they go to doesn't take the time to explain everything that they need to know to be successful.O.k. you have chosen a name for your new aquarium society. Now what do you do? Well, this could go in many directions you could start posting flyers all over the place, you could set up a web page; you could do about 100 different things. But take it easy and prepare a little bit more. Let me ask you this, do you visit or are you a member of an aquarium society? If not well then you should really visit a few meetings, the inner workings of the club are really great. Get to know some of the members and the people who run the club, especially the founders if they are available. They will be able give you the best advice on what to do.This freshwater aquarium setup article explains how to set up a basic freshwater fish tank. We'll start with a short list of the equipment you'll need and then give you a step by step guide on setting up or starting your first freshwater fish tank.