Purchase the correct dechlorinator, then add the proper amount to tap water. Allow the treated water to sit for a few minutes while the dechlorinator neutralizes the chlorine or chloramine. The water is then ready for us... More »

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Remove harmful chlorine from aquarium water by mixing 0.5 grams of powder ascorbic acid per gallon of tap water. Allow the water to rest overnight. Check water pH balance before adding fish into the tank. More »

Minerals found in tap water include calcium, sodium and magnesium. Selenium, potassium and silica may also be found in some tap water, depending on location. The amounts of these minerals in drinking water have ramificat... More »

Remove harmful chlorine from aquarium water by mixing 0.5 grams of powder ascorbic acid per gallon of tap water. Allow the water to rest overnight. Check water pH balance before adding fish into the tank. More »

Fish tank water usually turns green due to an excess of algae in the tank. A sudden algae bloom can be caused by overfeeding the fish, overstocking or direct sunlight, among other causes. More »

A betta fish can live in tap water, but the tap water must be conditioned correctly prior to housing the fish. Failure to do so may result in premature death. More »

Tips for building a fish tank out of Plexiglas or other acrylic sheets include ensuring the proper thickness of acrylic material is used, ensuring the seals dry completely before adding water, and conducting a dry assemb... More »

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