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Things You Want to Get Your Fish Tank Running Smoothly

(The First Tank Guide)

There is a lot of aquarium equipment and hardware available in the pet trade. While this means there are a lot of things to help you take care of your home fish tank, it can also lead to confusion for first time aquarium owners. In fact, some of the pieces of equipment are not well understood by more advanced or experienced fish tank keepers, leading to some popular misconceptions which can get spread by pet shops and internet users. I hope the information below on aquarium equipment helps you to better understand what is available, what it is used for, and what may or may not be necessary for your new fish tank.

The Things:


The Extras:

Planted Tank
A mixture of live and artificial plants makes a nice environment for this community tank.



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