Keeping an aquarium can provide immeasurable rewards and satisfaction. It does, however, require some work as well, and before you venture into the hobby, you'll need some fundamental information.
The best way to begin is with a basic understanding of what happens in a successful aquarium. You'll also need to know how to select a good aquarium store, one that can provide you with reliable equipment, service, and advice.
Finally, you'll need to take the first step in planning your aquarium: selecting a tank and a suitable location for it.
Let's begin by exploring the closed aquatic environment on the next page.