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 »

Blue ram cichlids require 20 gallons of water per fish. The tank needs to be heavily planted with aquatic vegetation and the nitrate levels need to be kept low. The water should be soft and acidic with a pH of 5.0 and a ... More »

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The materials necessary to start an aquaponics system include plant growing boxes (with hose connection), one water pump, light expanded clay, and one air pump with hose and diffuser. A 50-to-100-liter aquarium and pea-s... More »

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To clean a fresh-water fish tank once per week, 10 to 15 percent of the existing water should be removed, and the gravel and decorations should be cleaned using a siphon. Additionally, an algae scraper should be used to ... More »

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