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3 Easy Tips to Keep Your Fish Swimming!

January 12, 2021
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Many people have difficulty keeping their fish swimming. Here are 3 easy steps to keeping them alive.

Water Conditioner – Take the bad stuff out of the water with a water conditioner. So, before you put water in the tank treat it with a water conditioner. Biological Boost – Put the good stuff into your water. Fish can not survive in sterile water. They need bacteria in the water to stay alive. The bacteria helps maintain a healthy and stable environment for the fish. So, add a biological booster to the water weekly and whenever you make ANY change to the tank. Heater – Fish have a lot of stress on them for various reasons, just like us. By adding a heater to your tank you can relieve one stress by keeping temperatures where they like it and consistent. Don’t we like the same? That’s why we like our air conditioner in the summer and heater in the winter. All of this controlled at a consistent temperature via our thermostat.
Wasn’t that easy! There are more tricks of the trade that you can get by visiting Petland Iowa City and asking one of our Fish Counselors.

An aquarium can be an exotic water world full of seldom seen natural treasures. Artistically painted fish, mystifying invertebrates and delicate plant life bring a special part of nature’s world into your home.

At Petland Iowa City, we have a wide variety of Freshwater fish available. We have all of the supplies you need to set up and maintain a new tank and the expertise of knowledgeable fish counselors to guide you every step of the way.

We carry 50+ varieties of fish and multiple varieties of plants. Our inventory fluctuates on a daily basis, so come by and see what we have. If we don’t have what you want, we will find it for you. We also carry all of the supplies you will need to take care of your fish’s…