Fish, Tanks and Ponds

Fish, Tanks and Ponds
A comprehensive guide to fish

Fish-Keeping Basics

Everything that you need to know about setting up and maintaining a problem free aquarium. If you set things up properly at the beginning it will save weeks or months of problems from occurring.

Important articles are marked in red

Water chemistry

Setting up an aquarium

Aquarium care

Types of ponds

  • Wild life ponds
  • Ornamental fish pond
  • Koi pond

Pond basics

  • Construction
  • Filtration
  • Maintenance


Culturing live food

Supplementary articles


Preparing for livestock

Bleeding heart tetra, Hyphessobrycon erythrostigma


  1. Position the tank
  2. Make sure it is level
  3. Set up the tank and fill
  4. Cycle the tank
  5. Do some research on fish
  6. Select healthy stock
  7. Enjoy a job well done

Don't rush things and do it properly because this will pay dividends later with a problem free aquarium.

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