March 21, 2018

Fishkeeping: 8 Essentials for a Healthy Aquarium

If you’re the type who finds peace and calm in the element of water and the sight of graceful creatures moving languidly across a background of green, then you may be ready for an aquarium at home.

Ideally, an aquarium should simulate the natural habitat of the fish living in it. Below is a checklist of items for setting up your aquarium:

(First published in Good Housekeeping Magazine, Home 101 section as “Fishkeeping” in April 2003; adapted for use in Female Network)