Saltwater aquariums have been gaining popularity over recent years. There is a common misunderstanding among people who are interested in obtaining a saltwater aquarium for their home or business, which is it can be a very expensive and time consuming endeavor. However, if you are informed of the proper aquarium maintenance practices involved in maintaining an aquarium, this myth can easily be dispelled. The New York City custom aquarium installation and maintenance professionals at Normal Aquatics have laid out a few simple steps that you an follow that will greatly reduce the level of maintenance involved in possessing a healthy and vibrant salt water aquarium for all of your guests to envy.

  • Purchase livestock invetebrates and corals that will be beneficial to the habitat of your aquarium.
  • Utilize corals and reefs that do not require a great deal of lighting to remain healthy. The lighting for your aquarium is one of the greatest tools of consumption for the energy utilized to run your tank.
  • The proper function of the filter is essential. Filter inserts should typically be changed every four weeks, depending on the amount of fish in your tank. The filter itself should be thoroughly cleaned every month.
  • Avoid over-crowding your aquarium with fish. Having too many fish in your tank will require additional amounts of food for consumption, which in turn will produce greater levels of waste for your tank. This can place a burden on your filtration system and lead to a dangerous levels of ammonia which can lead to an unhealthy environment for your fish.

The professional New York City saltwater aquarium technicians at Normal Aquatics can establish a customized salt-water aquarium maintenance plan that will best suite the unique characteristics of your aquarium and fall within your desired budget. We are capable of providing an aquarium service schedule on a bi-weekly, weekly, or monthly basis. Aquarium maintenance is the most important component to maintaining a healthy and beautiful tank, so why not leave it to the professionals so you can just simply relax and enjoy your aquarium’s magnificence.

You can contact us at anytime at 203-292-5922 for a free consultation and we will come to your location to give you a comprehensive estimate and formally write a detailed quote for you!

Normal Aquatics of Fairfield County, Connecticut provides custom aquarium installations, aquarium maintenance and repair, and custom pond installations. Our service area includes the following towns and surrounding areas Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island, Greenwich Connecticut, Long Island, Westchester County New York, White Plains New York, New York City, Northern New Jersey, and all of New England. Contact us today for a no-cost Consultation!