Freshwater Aquarium Setups and Care

Planning your aquarium is the most important aspect of fishkeeping. Going slow and being methodical is ideal, because rushing can get you into trouble fast. Read a variety of essential tips here on how to properly setup your freshwater tank and how to care for your aquarium inhabitants.


5 Aquarium Fish You Should Carefully Consider Before Purchasing
While all the fish in this list are unique in look and appearance, they have fairly regimented requirements.

Designer Shrimp: A New Aquarium Niche
Designer shrimp can complement the new nano tanks that have revolutionized the hobby.

How to Set Up a Fish Tank
What aquarium setup is right for you?

Choosing a Knifefish For Your Aquarium
Pick a knifefish carefully and ensure you have an adequate aquarium for them.

Arapaima and Fish Aquariums
Can you keep an arapaima in a fish aquarium?

Pygmy Sunfish
The pygmy sunfishes are a genus of seven small fishes found throughout the southeastern United States, shown to be sufficiently unique to be placed within their own family, Elassomatidae.

Discus Community
Are there any fish you can keep with discus in a community?

Fish Tank Stocking Rules
Is there any rule that governs how many freshwater fish can be kept in a tank?

Jellyfish in Freshwater
Are there any species of jellyfish that could live in freshwater tanks?