Fish are the third most popular pet and people increasingly want to find out more about fish-keeping so they can have spectacular and successful fish tanks, aquariums and fish bowls. This website will provide you with an overview of the two main types of aquarium setup and the fish tank supplies and maintenance needed. It also reviews different types of fish tanks, aquariums and fish bowls from traditional to modern, and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of purchasing an acrylic or glass aquarium.
If you are a beginning aquarist, you will want to consider setting up a fresh water aquarium which is easier to maintain than a salt water fish tank. You can learn about cold and tropical freshwater aquariums and the kind of species suited to these environments. For a more stunning aquatic display, the experienced aquarist may consider establishing a salt water aquarium. The information on the different types of salt water aquariums and the fish aquarium supplies and level of maintenance required will give you an indication if this type of aquarium is suitable for your time and budget.
Fish tanks and aquariums are no longer for the sole purpose of housing fish, but have become dramatic, animated pieces of furniture which can only compliment existing decor. With the introduction of flexible acrylic, fish tanks and aquariums have taken on an amazing array of shapes which outdo the style of traditional glass aquariums. A particularly popular and beautiful type is an aquarium table which provides unlimited enchanting underwater scenes. Even for those with limited space, incorporating tower aquariums requires minimal room while the illuminated column presents a mesmerizing display. The designs of fish bowls have also become innovative with various shapes and sizes, while also having available the much-loved and time-honored round style. Biorb's unique fish bowls come with the fish tank supplies needed to give the performance of an aquarium so that fish bowls need no longer be cramped and less than suitable environments for fish.
The natural beauty of fish tanks and aquariums can be further enhanced by the use of aquarium decor such as aquarium gravel, plants, ornaments, backgrounds and aquarium stands. There are also many fish aquarium supplies necessary for the functioning and maintenance of fish tanks and aquariums, which are outlined in this website, including aquarium filtration, lighting, air pumps, heaters and aquarium test kits. Some aquariums are sold as complete systems with all the necessary fish aquarium supplies, but all of these can be purchased at fish stores, according to the needs of your fish tanks, aquariums and bowls.