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Bow Front aquariums come in a wide variety of sizes, just like flat fronts do, and because an aquarium is not just your fish’s world, it’s part of your world as well.

We decided to take a closer look at some of the best bow front aquariums available to find the best models out there.

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In the article below we’ll share eleven of the best freshwater aquarium sharks that you can (with a big enough tank) keep at home.

Here’s what you’ll learn;

What species of fish look like sharks
Types of Freshwater Shark Species For Your Home Aquarium
Small Fish That Look Like Sharks
Care tips

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If you notice snail eggs in your aquarium you might be happy, annoyed, or just curious.

Snails can often be viewed as pests for some but for others are considered a sign of a healthy aquarium.

Whatever side of the “glass” you’re on, we hope to help you understand a few things.

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In this article, you’ll discover if your fish tank heater can melt plastic or not.

You’ll also learn if it’s safe to use a heater in a plastic tank, tub, or near any decorations made from plastic.

Please keep reading to learn more about how fish tank heaters affect plastic and how to use them s...

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In this article, you’ll learn what the flashing lights on your aquarium heater do and what they mean.

Most good quality fish tank heaters will have some indicator light that tells you whether the heater is on and working correctly,

But sometimes it’s off!

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Is finding water, bubbles, or condensation inside your aquarium heater normal? Is it bad, and what should you do if it happens to your heater?

Water can get into an aquarium heater in a few different ways, especially if the glass has cracked.

While condensation in a fish tank heater is normal f...

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In this article, we’ll help you understand why your fish tank heater won’t stick, how to make them stick better, and even how you can rejuvenate them.

You would think a fish tank heater that comes with a suction cup would be a helpful thing.

Well, guess what?

They don’t always stick to the aqu...

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In this article, we’ll take a look at exactly how much power and electricity your aquarium heater uses every day and also explore how much it will cost you each year to run your aquarium heater.

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In this article we’ll explain the best way to position the heater in your aquarium and whether it’s best to install them sideways (horizontally) or straight up/down (vertically).

That said you may be wondering;

Can you put your fish tanker heater sideways?

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2 years ago
What a great site! So informative! All the information I wish I had *before* I bought my beta fish and setup. All the research done for me! Well-presented, clear and complete, a great resource for the beginner to the expert! Thanks for writing this amazing site!
- Lisa M
a year ago
Great information in an easy to understand format. Thanks so much for a great resource & your helpful response.
- Joanna D
2 years ago
Very helpful advice, replied in a short amount of time 👏🏻 Thanks for your help, I think I’m going to go for the ghost shrimp!
- Olivia C

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Teaching YOU how to care for Tropical Fish the EASY way. Tropical Fish Care Guides goal is to help beginners avoid the biggest mistakes when getting started in the fish keeping hobby. Read about our own fish-keeping mishaps & adventures on the website. Check out our main website

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