How To Set Up A Tropical Fish Tank For The First Time - Part 2

How To Set Up A Tropical Fish Tank For The First Time - Part 2

How To Set Up A Tropical Fish Tank For The First Time - Part 2

How To Set Up A Tropical Fish Tank For The First Time - Part 2 is the second part of our fish keeping series for beginners. In this video, we take you step by step through the whole process, from unboxing your new aquarium to adding water, filters and bubbles. We also show you how to test the water to make it the best possible environment for your new fish before getting to the exciting part - adding real live fish!

In the video, we feature James, brand-new to fish-keeping, and seasoned aquatics expert, Michelle. If you're excited about keeping tropical fish but find the whole process a bit daunting, then this is the video for you.

Not sure which fish tank to buy? Then make sure to watch How To Set Up A Tropical Fish Tank For The First Time. Part 1 of our video series guides you through the best tank and accessories for beginners and where to buy them. 

How To Set Up A Tropical Fish Tank For The First Time - Part 2:

00:32 - Where to set up your tank?

02:38 - Unboxing the Juwel Start 70 Tropical Kit

03:55 - Cleaning the glass & accessories

05:07 - Rinsing the gravel with warm water

07:52 - Filling your fish tank with water

09:17 - Setting up your aquatic theme

13:46 - Installing the air filter

15:48 - Purifying the water

19:11 - Adding the heater

24:46 - Day 3: Additional set-up

25:48 - Day 5: Testing the water

31:11 - Adding fish

36:11 - A few days later: What went wrong?

38:49 - Adding the SuperFish Air-Flow Mini

46:09 - About 2 weeks later: Fully settled fish tank

Products in this video:

Juwel Primo 70 Aquarium is a great choice for beginners, because it comes with many things that you'll need in one box. In the video, you'll see that this aquarium comes ready-equipped with lots of items that you'll need. For example, a built-in filtration system, LED lighting, and even a heater.

Juwel Primo 70 Aquarium - White


 

SuperFish Air-Flow Mini is a compact yet powerful air pump that provides water movement in the aquarium. It is perfect for creating oxygen-rich water as well as creating an attractive stream of bubbles for your Aquatics.

SuperFish Air-Flow Mini

 

SuperFish Mag-Clean - Large

 

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