Set-Up, Aquascape and Maintain Your Saltwater Aquarium DVD
$21.00 (Includes Shipping to Canada or the U.S.)
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11 major topics are covered in this instructional DVD.
Materials - Discover the necessary components for a successful saltwater aquarium including lighting, stands, covers and more!
Choosing an Aquarium - Large vs. small. Best locations.
Aquarium Assembly - Preparation and instillation pointers.
Biological Filtration - Learn the importance of establishing a natural biological filter in your aquarium (cycling).
Mechanical Filtration - Over-the-back, canister filters and other methods. Learn what's best for your style of aquarium.
Mixing Water - Learn how to properly mix "seawater", measure salinity and the recommended water temperatures.
Decorations - View different ideas for aquascaping your aquarium. Learn the necessary components of aquarium decor such as hiding places, plants and rocks.
Water Conditioning - Removing chlorine, chloramines and other harsh tap water components. Learn about adding nitrifying bacteria and stabilising water temperature.
Adding Fish - Choosing "starter fish" during the cycling phase and properly adapting new fish to your aquarium.
Finishing the Aquarium - Learn the phases in which to add additional nitrifying bacteria and new fish as you complete your aquarium.
Aquarium Maintenance - Partial water changes, acrylic and glass care, gravel vacuuming, and filter upkeep.
Jaime has been an aquarium hobbyist for over 12 years. Her passion and interest in aquatics led her to prsue and receive her Bachelor of Science in Biology (with an aquatic emphasis), and a minor in Chemistry from Northern Arizona University. She has since participated in a three year internship with Arizona Game and Fish working with their fisheries department pertaining to sport fish as well as the husbandry and translocation of endangered fish species. Jaime has also worked at various aquarium stores, aiding hobbyists on a daily basis. Jaime is still an avid aquarium hobbyist in her personal time and in conjunction with Pet Video Library is pleased to present to you this informative and educational video on the basic principles of freshwater aquarium keeping.
Approximately 30 minute runtime. Region 1 DVD format for play in North America only.