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A healthy aquarium suggests healthy and happy fish. Pet's General Store in Lakewood, OH has all the tools and the devices to maintain that tank in great shape. Our staff has the experience and knowledge to address your inquiries about fish tank maintenance and to help you pick the appropriate items to make the job a breeze. Any individual can keep a clean and healthy aquarium. It's not a hard task, but it does require routine focus and the best materials. There are routine everyday and once a week jobs in addition to the essential job of tank cleaning with partial water changes. Everyday, after you feed your fish, move uneaten food after about 5 minutes. Also, evaluate your fish to ensure they are healthy and are behaving normally. Inspect the water temperature level. Each week, inspect the pH, nitrite, nitrate, and ammonia levels. If it's a saltwater tank check the salinity. Also, check out equipment such as lights and filters to see that everything is functioning correctly. How often should you clean the tank? How much of the water do you need to replace? It depends on the dimension of the tank, the number of fish, and whether it's saltwater. Normally, you require to exchange out 10 to 20 percent of the water every one to three weeks. Pet's General Store can help you determine based upon the specifics of your fish tank. Follow these steps in your normal cleaning: Prepare replacement water. If you make use of tap water, use a water conditioner to remove contaminants. For saltwater, you'll need unique reverse osmosis/deionized water. Disconnect electric components. Remove huge accessories. Siphon water into a container. Siphon along the crushed rock to remove the waste that accumulates there. If you correctly manage the flow with your thumb or a built-in regulator, waste will be sucked out and gravel will fall back right into the tank. Get rid of algae. Utilize an algae-cleaning device to assist. Clean your filter. For filters such as a sponge, ceramic rings, and fiber, rinse them in the water you removed and rapidly reinstall them to prevent losing crucial bacteria. Filters which contain carbon and other absorbers will require to be frequently replaced. Include the replacement water. Clean your tank's exterior with a proper cleaner and fabric. As you can see, the appropriate tools and supplies are vital. Thankfully, Pet's General Store in Lakewood OH recognizes what's required and is your one-stop for all your tank maintenance needs. Call (216) 226-0886, stop into our shop, or visit our web site to keep your aquarium looking and performing its ideal.

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