Types of Aquariums : Freshwater
Freshwater fish come from lakes, river and streams. Because of the variability in these environments, freshwater fish are generally hardier than the saltwater variety. Freshwater fish are more forgiving of mistakes in the management of their tank environment. They can generally handle a little bit of variability in their environment without being extremely prone to stress and mortality. This solidifies the stereotype that freshwater aquariums are easier to maintain, present fewer risks and they also end up being generally less expensive. Deciding on a freshwater tank, as opposed to a saltwater tank, is often an intelligent choice for a beginner aquarist.
A freshwater tank can be a glass or acrylic tank of any size. There is a wide variety of choices of plant life for freshwater aquariums. Other synthetic decorations can be added, full of fun color to complement live or faux plants.
Categories of freshwater fish
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