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Livebearers

Experience Level: Beginner

livebearers in aquarium

Shopping List

Step 1: Choosing an Aquarium
A glass or acrylic aquarium appropriately sized for the species and number of fish

Aquarium stand

Aquarium hood with light fixture and bulbs

• Automatic timer, if desired

Step 2: Filtration and Heating
Filtration system (see associate for best solution)

Aquarium heater and thermometer

Aquarium beneficial bacteria starter

Step 3: Substrate and Decor
Aquarium gravel

Decorations (driftwood/rock/ornament)

Live plants and/or artificial plants

Air-powered ornaments, with air pump and tubing, if desired

Nutrition and Maintenance
Flake food/pelleted food

Frozen or freeze-dried supplements

Aquarium salt, if necessary

Algae cleaning pad or scraper

Fish net

Water test kit/strips

Gravel vacuum

Water conditioner/dechlorinator