So, you have decided to start a freshwater aquarium. You probably can’t wait to stock your aquarium.
Before you actually go out and purchase the most beautiful fish you can get your money on. You will first need to decide if you want:-
Each type of aquarium has it’s own benefits and species of fish unique to the water temperature of your tank. Generally, heated aquariums offer more varieties of fish to choose from.
Once you’ve decided, here’s a list of ten of the best freshwater aquarium fish for beginners.
A cold water aquarium keeps the water at room temperature. You should still include a filtration system. Additionally you should have a light for the tank. These help promote health in your fish.
If you’ve decided on keeping a cold water fish tank, here are some ideas for beginners.
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Some aquarists prefer to use heated tanks simply because of the varieties that it offers. A heated tank allows you to keep a wider variety of tropical fish. The temperature typically ranges from 72 to 82 degrees Fahrenheit.
Here are seven easy care freshwater aquarium fish for those who decided on a heated tank.
Creating a beautiful freshwater aquarium can be a rewarding experience. First be sure to consider the type of tank you want to create—cold water tank or a heated tank. Then read up on the on all the best freshwater aquarium fish suggested above.
Advice For Beginners
For beginners, I recommend to look for fish that are hardy, that are easy to care for and that get along with others in the tank.
For you more advanced aquarists, share your thoughts on what you think is the best freshwater aquarium fish for beginners to start with in the comment section below. I’m sure a lot of the beginners would appreciate it.