What You Need to Set Up a Freshwater Aquarium System

By Maddy Hargrove, Mic Hargrove

Part of Freshwater Aquariums For Dummies Cheat Sheet

When you decide to set up a freshwater aquarium, you commit to getting a number of items aside from the fish. You need equipment and supplies to help keep the aquarium environment healthy for your fish. Use the following list as a shopping list when you head out to get your tank:

Tank and stand Air-line tubing
Hood Plants
Lighting Decorations
Gravel Food
Heater and thermometer Net
Filter systems Water test kit
Air pump Declorinator