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Aquarium keeping can be a fantastic hobby for people of any age but you need to research your options before setting up any aquarium, there are processes and fundamental knowledge that you need before purchasing your aquarium.

For example many people wanting to get into aquarium keeping go out and purchase a small aquarium thinking that this will be easier to manage but in fact the opposite is true a larger aquarium is much more manageable.

The truth behind this theory is the volume of water contained in the aquarium, the larger volume of water makes maintaining an even temperature much more manageable the environment is more susceptible to pollution in a small aquarium than a large aquarium.

Our guide to setting up your first aquarium will help you make the right choices regarding tank size, the type of filtration system you need and how much lighting is needed for a healthy aquarium.

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