In this first part of a series on aquariums, the Dunhin’s introduce the reader to some of the decisions a hobbyist will need to make when getting started. The example below deals with the setting up of a tropical tank. The choices made by the authors are not explained in detail in this part but will be explored in greater depth over the series.
When it comes to shrimp or fish breeding, creating the perfect water parameters is a must. The parameter to be watched closely is pH. Jacques of McMerwe farms writes about the pH requirements and challenges when breeding shrimp and why he believes Akadama is such as great substrate.