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Setting up an aquarium 

Buying your first aquarium can be a daunting step, but if you choose wisely then your new acquisition should bring you years of pleasure and enjoyment. Therefore, you should plan carefully as the right equipment will ensure that both your fish and your plants will thrive, this quick guide should help with the basics of aquarium set up.

GoldfishBuying the right aquariumGoldfish

What to look out for and what to avoid!

GoldfishChoosing the filterGoldfish

Filter types explained

GoldfishPositioning the aquariumGoldfish

Things to consider when positioning your aquarium

GoldfishInstalling the aquariumGoldfish

"Now that I've bought it, how does it all go together?!" Answer's to this question and more!

GoldfishDecorGoldfish

Covering everything from substrates to ornaments.

GoldfishAdding the waterGoldfish

Basic water chemistry. 

GoldfishSetting the temperatureGoldfish

Brief temperature guide.

GoldfishPlanting the aquariumGoldfish

A beginner's guide to aquarium planting.

GoldfishFitting the condensation tray and hoodGoldfish

Includes information on lighting.

GoldfishMaturing the tankGoldfish

A brief guide to the nitrogen cycle.

GoldfishFirst fishGoldfish

Choosing, buying, transporting and introducing your first fish.

GoldfishFoods and feedingGoldfish

"Which food? How much? How often?"

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