Starting a new Aquarium
Essential supplies checklist Suggested supplies checklist
 

Aquarium Housing for fish & plants

 

Air Pump Adds oxygen to the water

 
Light & Hood Enhances viewing & colors, secures fish and helps promote healthy plant growth.
 
Air Line Tubing Path for air to flow from the air pump into aeration devices
 
Aquarium Stand Evenly supports the weight of the
aquarium
 
Air Stones Adds bubbles to the water for oxygen and circulation
 
Filter and Filter Media Maintains good water quality and removes debris & impurities from water
 
Check Valve Stops water from back-siphoning into the air pump
 
Aquarium Gravel Decorates aquarium bottom and secures plants
 
Gang Valve To operate multiple aeration devices
 
Water Conditioner Removes Chlorine from tap water, detoxifies heavy metals, and helps protect fish
 
Algae Scrapper Removes the build up of algae on aquarium glass
 
Heater Maintains a consistent warm water temperature
 
Ammonia Test Kit Checks for harmful ammonia levels
 
Thermometer Lets you check water temperature
 
Nitrite Test Kit - Checks for harmful nitrite levels
 
Aquarium Salt Helps cure and prevent disease and improves gill function
 
pH Test Kit Checks the degree of acidity or alkalinity of water
 
Fish Food Supplies nutrition
 
Live Plants Creates a more natural environment and hiding places for fish
 
Supplemental Food Adds variety in diet and added nutrition
 
Rocks Decorates the aquarium and adds a natural hiding places for fish
 
Cycle or Bio-Spira - Starts and accelerates the nitrogen cycle
 
Driftwood - Decorates the aquarium and adds a natural hiding places for fish
 
Fish Net To catch fish and debris

Art in Motion Pets
1893 S Western Ave
Marion, IN 46953
765-662-7226
Store Hours:
Mon-Sat  9-9 Sun 10-6

 
Gravel Cleaner Removes excess debris from the gravel
 
Books For general information, and proper fish care