Saltwater Aquarium Pump / Freshwater Aquarium Pumps
water is critical to a beautiful, healthy aquarium.
Circulation is important to a healthy closed aquatic environment.
Without it the aquariums environment can become unstable, leading to
the growth of algae and other unhealthy substances. This is true for
both salt water and fresh water aquariums. The most efficient way to
move water is by using a pump and/or powerhead. Fortunately,
hobbyists can choose the right pump and powerhead for their aquarium
or pond from the full range of Via Aqua, Rio Aqua Pump and Powerheads, which are designed to work in a variety of aquarium
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Via Aqua Aquarium Pumps
Economy Series fully
submersible quiet, energy efficient and oil-free aquarium pump. The
compact design makes it an ideal pump for aquariums!
Rio® Aqua Pump/Powerheads provide a versatile water
pumping system designed with high efficiency and reliability at
a lower cost.
Aquarium Pump Tips:
A fully stocked freshwater or saltwater aquarium is immediately
exciting visually. The magical colors and movement grab your
attention and demand a closer look. In an instance it is
tranquillizing, which is why many decorative aquariums are situated
in public stressful places like dentists waiting rooms.
Owning a freshwater or saltwater aquarium involves many other interests such as biology,
chemistry, mathematics and geography. However, to purchase a pump, you will use knowledge
of these subjects often subconsciously. There is also the attraction
that once the tank is up and running the required effort needed to
keep tropical fish is relatively low, in-fact there is hardly any
restriction to one’s normal life. Fish need no grooming or exercise
and their feeding does not always need to be regular. In fact well
fed fish can do without food for up to two weeks, this often gives
them a chance to give the tank a thorough "clean up".
Freshwater fish keeping has also moved with the times. Technology has
made owning an aquarium easier than ever. The aquarium owner doesn't
need to worry about remembering the scientific names nor are the
technicalities that daunting. The quality of home starter kits is
exceptional and very economical and generally speaking anyone who
can follow a few simple instructions can keep tropical fish. Keeping
freshwater tropical fish is the ideal starting point to this
rewarding hobby and can be done so by almost any age group, even
children, with limited supervision.
The first contribution that an aquarium hobbyist has to make is the
initial financial outlay. This will depend on what size and shape of
the tank is selected. The second contribution is to understand how
the aquarium works and how the fish depend upon being given the
correct living environment. The real skill in this hobby is to
detect deteriorating environmental conditions and correct them
before they become irreversible. You will soon understand that
aquatic animals have very specific, physiological requirements which
make them, so to speak, physiological extensions to the water they
Contrary to popular opinion, neither a freshwater nor saltwater
aquarium constitutes a sample of a habitat transplanted in our
homes. An aquarium and especially a saltwater aquarium is an abnormal
environment whose success depends upon the ability of the animals to
adapt to different conditions. The job of the aquarist is to make
the differences as tolerable as possible.
Setting up an aquarium needs to be planned correctly. Not only will
you save time and money but hopefully create a suitable place for
your future live stock to thrive. Probably your first decision is
the type of aquarium that you want to setup and if you plan to
create a temperate or tropical environment. Freshwater aquariums are
more common because of the glorious species of fish that can be kept
This site will provide information about freshwater and saltwater
aquariums with all necessary information about tank selecting,
heating, lighting, Aeration, filtration, planting, disease
prevention, disease cure and stocking.