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Aquarium – This is not only an exciting hobby, but also a great opportunity to bring a unique highlight to the interior of your home. In order for the aquarium to always please the eye, you need to carefully consider the location and design of the small underwater kingdom.
- -aquarium equipment;
- -live or artificial plants;
- -snags, ceramic or plastic jewelry;
- -the background.
1. To date, manufacturers offer many options for aquariums. There are those that can be installed on any surface in an apartment – they come in a variety of shapes and sizes: round, rectangular, square, multifaceted, very small in displacement: from 10 liters and giant aquariums, of 300-400 liters.
The choice depends on your financial capabilities, as well as the size of the apartment.
2. There are also aquariums, already equipped with thumbs, in which you can store everything you need for aquarism. In addition, there are various design solutions when an aquarium is built into the interior: for example, into a wall, arch, or an interior partition.
If the apartment allows, the aquarium can be installed in the center of the room, combining its functions with the function of a small fountain.
3. Whichever option you choose, it is important to properly arrange the aquarium. Having decided on the model, start picking up the equipment: a filter that will purify water, an aerator to saturate the water with oxygen (pay attention to models that combine the functions of a filter and an aerator), a thermometer, a heater (if you plan to contain heat-loving fish), lamps.
4. After that, a soil that will look good in the interior of your apartment, because today you can buy options that completely mimic the river or seabed, or prefer colored soil, for example, red or green.
5. If you want to buy an aquarium only for interior functions, you must purchase artificial plants. If you are interested in creating a special microclimate in your aquarium and watching the growth of animals and plants, then acquire living plants.
6. Do not forget about the background. It is sold in pet stores by the meter and imitates various variants of the underwater world.
7. At the bottom of the aquarium, place snags, beautiful stones or decorations in the form of sunk ships or shards of antique dishes. All this can be purchased at the pet store.
8. After that, you can buy snails and, of course, fish! If you doubt your choice, then consult with experts who will help you to choose the inhabitants of the underwater kingdom, as well as tell you how to properly care for the aquarium.
A beautiful aquarium is not only a decoration of any interior, it also acts as a natural humidifier (with the exception of completely closed models).
Before you buy an aquarium, you need to get acquainted with the literature on aquarium or visit specialized sites on the Internet. This will help you determine the necessary equipment, as well as fish and other animals that will inhabit your body of water.
Despite the fact that beauty is a very subjective factor, there is some tendency towards the species preferences of aquarium inhabitants. In other words, some fish appear in houses more often, others are suitable only for some.
These observations allow you to create a list of the most beautiful fish.