Aquarium/Tank Styles & Setups Information
Choosing a Tank Location, Stand and Hood
Don Carner discusses the first steps in getting started with setting up a new saltwater aquarium, deciding on the aquarium location, and then choosing a tank, stand and hood style.
Tank Materials Poll
Participate in this quick poll created by your Guides to tell them and other aquarists what materials your tank is made of, or just view the polling results to get a concensus on which material is most popular, glass or acrylic?
Aquarium Sizes and Weights Chart
This glass aquariums chart compiled by Shirlie Sharpe your Freshwater Aquariums Guide is grouped by small, medium, and large tank sizes, giving dimensions as well as the weight of a tank when filled.
How to Select an Aquarium
From the About Freshwater Aquariums Guide, Shirlie Sharpe gives 8 simple How To pointers and a few other tips about selecting an aquarium.
Selecting an Aquarium and Location
From your About Freshwater Aquariums Guide, Shirlie Sharpe discusses the aspects of choosing a tank when first getting started, and stresses the importance of the location you decide to place it.
Before You Buy an Aquarium Stand
Shirle Sharpe your Freshwater Aquariums Guide provides some pointers on what to consider when deciding on an aquarium stand to buy, especially for tanks over approximately 20 gallons in size.
Top Aquariums 1 to 50 Gallons
Want to start small, set up a micro or mini-reef tank, or add a refugium to an existing aquarium? Read quick reviews and compare prices on glass and acrylic tanks between 1 and 50 gallons in size that your Guides consider to be some of the best choices on the market.
Top Aquariums Under 15 Gallons
Read reviews and compare prices on aquariums under 15 gallons in size that are selected as top pick choices by Shirlie Sharpe your About Freshwater Aquariums Guide.
Top Aquariums 15 Gallons and Larger
Read reviews and compare prices on aquariums 15 gallons and larger that are selected as top pick choices by Shirlie Sharpe your About Freshwater Aquariums Guide.
From the Reef Sources Set Up Guide, a discussion on what considerations should be made regarding tank types and sizes when planning a reef tank system set up.
Strongly in favor of acrylic, the online Tropical Fish Store gives their advice on the benefits of choosing acrylic over glass when buying an aquarium.
Working with Acrylic
From the FINS DIY page, tips from Ken Weiss about using, caring for and working with acyrlic, if you are planning to make your own aquarium with this material.