Setting Up A new Fish Tank Or Revamping Your Existing One

When you set up your new fish tank or revamp your old one there are two main factors to consider. First of all you want to ensure that your habitat is comfortable for your fish. Also, you want it to look great. A fish tank is more than just a home for your fish it is also an amazing home decor piece. You will want to display it in a way that shows off the content and accents your home.

Setting up your tank does require you to make choices about each component. Choosing the fish tank is very important and you will also choose everything that goes inside it.

Choosing A Fish Tank That Is Right For You

Here are some popular fish tanks for you to consider. You will need to consider the size and style of your tank as it relates to your home and the space you have available. Customize the look of your tank by choosing the right color and style for your home.

betta-fish-aquarium-setup

The fish tank setup above is designed especially for betta fish. If this is you pet of choice and you are looking for something that will sit on a bench or table you will love this tank. This fish tank holds three fish, it is really three tanks in one.

Find out more details or purchase online here – Aqueon Kit Betta Falls

large-aquarium-with-stand

If your plan is to set up a large tank then a freestanding fish tank is probably your best option. Many larger tanks such as this one come with fitted stands. The cabinet is great for storing items necessary for tank maintenance.

This one is available here – All Glass Aquarium AAG54210 Pine Canopy , 48-Inch

water-garden

Often fish are a great choice as pets because of space limitations. This small tank houses a small fish and you can also grow food with it. Very useful for growing much used kitchen herbs such as parsley.

Find out more details or buy here – Back to the Roots Water Garden

 

 

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This starter is self cleaning and like the tank above you can also grow a plant in it. Growing a basil plant means that you will never have to change the water or clean the tank. All you need to to is add more water when necessary. An environmentally friendly desktop option.

See the details here – EcoQubeC Aquarium – Desktop Betta Fish  Tank For Living Office And Home Décor

Coffee Table Fish Tank

coffee-table-aquarium Ideas To Set Up An Awesome Fish Tank

The coffee table aquarium is the perfect way for you to fit a large fish tank into a small space. Use it instead of your regular coffee table and you will not require any extra room. This comes as an entire system with lights, pumps and everything you need included.

Find out more about it including where you can buy it here –36gl Rectangle coffee table aquarium, completely fish ready with hidden filter and LED lights

aquarium-cabinet

This beautiful fish tank and cabinet set up comes in four different shades. A stunning design that will look fantastic in your home. It is perfect for either a saltwater or freshwater setup. Also, the cabinet is handy for you to store filters and other equipment that you need. A classy and decorative piece of furniture.

Available online  here –Grande Crown Series aquarium cabinet-72″W – In White Lacquer

360-degree-fish-tank

If you are looking for a premium tank, you will love this one. It allows 360 degree viewing and you will love the stunning display. It comes complete with the stand. A convenient feeding tube is included so that you can feed your fish easily. Features a brushed stainless steel finish.

Check it out here –Full Acrylic 360 Cylinder Aquarium Tank w/ Stainless Steel Trim 55 Gallons Tall Base Version (High Base 22″, (55 gallons)20LX20WX41″H)

white-fish-tank

Another premium dank designed so that you can house your fish in a superb environment. The tank is glass which is easier for you to clean than acrylic. Many larger tanks are made from acrylic. This fish tank holds 133 gallons of water and can be viewed from all four sides.

Check it out here –133 Gallon Aquarium (1500, White)

aquarium-with-built-in-light

This fish tank has a built in LED light for giving your fish the light they need. A filter is included, also comes with water treatments.

Find out more here –Fluval Edge 6-Gallon Aquarium with 21-LED Light, White

Choosing The Right Plants For Your Fish Tank

When you set up your fish tank you may decide that you would like live plants. The type of plants that you choose is important and you will want to do some research. Some plants require a lot of care and you might not want that if you don’t plan to spend a lot of time maintaining your tank. Also, certain fish prefer certain plants so considering that is an important factor.

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These beautiful plants are very easy for you to grow in your freshwater tank and they look fantastic.

more details about this plant are available in store here – 3-Bundles Oval Ludwigia ‘Ovalis’ Live Aquarium Plants Freshwater Tank

flame-sword-fish-tank-plant Ideas To Set Up An Awesome Fish Tank

This plant is called a red flame sword, it is perfect for medium or large freshwater aquariums.

Find out more about it here –Red Flame Sword – Beginner Tropical Live Aquarium Plant

aquarium-moss-plant

Moss looks amazing in any fish tank and it helps to keep your tank clean.

Find out more here –Luffy Coco Mini Moss, Hardy Plant, Provides Aquariums with Oxygen for Java Fish Exo Shrimp Moss Fern Terra Tank

Decorative Items For Your Fish Tank

You will want your tank to look amazing. Fortunately you will find that there are many wonderful decorative items available for your tank. The only think you will want to do is to be careful not to overcrowd the tank with decorations, this could disturb your fish.

reef-rock

This reef rock sculpture will brighten up your tank and add some color.

Check it out here –3-Bundles Oval Ludwigia ‘Ovalis’ Live Aquarium Plants Freshwater Fish  Tank by Greenpro

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Coral looks amazing in any fish tank and this life like coral ornament allows you to easily capture an ocean look. Growing real coral takes a lot of care and if you simply don’t have the time or the inclination this is a great alternative.

Get it here –Pawliss Aquarium Decor Fish  Tank Decoration Ornament Coral Pink

plastic-fish-tank-plant

Plastic plants brighten up your tank and are a good option if you don’t wish to put real plants in your tank. No maintenance is required and they will always look fresh.

Available online here – Water Weeds Plastic Simulation Grass Aquatic Plant Fish  Tank Aquarium Decoration Ornament

fish-tank-barrel

You may have seen one of these in the past. The classic fish tank barrel ornament is a very popular and inexpensive choice. Looks good and also provides a place for smaller fish to hide.

Get one online here –Medius Safe Fish  Tank Resin Broken Barrel Cave Landscaping Decoration

small-fish-tank-cave

A small fish tank cave which looks great in a small or a large tank. It is important to provide hiding places for certain types of fish and this cave will do that.

Get it here –Marina Decor Polyresin Cave, Small

fish-tank-ornament

This beautiful, colorful ornament has been to designed to resemble a coral reef. Great for adding color to tropical tanks. It features holes that fish can swim through or hide in. A great addition to your fish tank.

Available here –Exotic Environments Caribbean Living Reef Aquarium Ornament, Mini , 4-Inch by 3-1/2-Inch by 3-1/2-Inch

Fish Tank Lighting

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Your tank will need light and choosing the right lighting can also create a stunning effect. Colored lights such as this blue one can enhance the look of your tank and also your decor.

Take a look at the specification here – Aquarium Fish  Tank Light Aquarium Decoration Submersible Lighting 30 LED 2w 28.5cm Blue Waterproof Flood Lights Bar for Fish  Tank by gaoguangshang

Interesting Pets For Your Fish Tank

Once your fish tank is set up it is time to add your fish. There are many options, here re some interesting ideas for you to check out.

shellfish-for-aquarium

These devil snails have a stunning glossy shell and are not as scary as they sound. They are actually quite peaceful and safe to have in your tank with many other varieties of aquarium life.

Find out more about them here –1 Black Devil Snail (Faunus ater) – 1 to 3 inches long – Algae-eating and safe for fish, live aquarium plants, and shrimp! by Aquatic Arts

dwarf-sea-horses

These dwarf seahorses would make a cool addition to any fishtank.

Find out more here –Dwarf Sea Horse-Mated Pair, The male is pregnant!

live-octopus

There are not very many creatures cooler than the octopus, One of these is sure to attract attention to your fish tank and impress everyone who sees it. This one is from the Caribbean.

Get a live octopus for your saltwater tank here –Octopus Live Aquarium Saltwater

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