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Aquarium temperature control is absolutely vital for Canadian tank enthusiasts. Depending on where your tank is located, it may be subjected to wild temperature extremes from season to season that can be catastrophic for aquarium inhabitants. Start by getting an accurate thermometer and taking good readings frequently to learn how the water temperature in your tank can change from season to season.

Just about any Canadian aquarium will need a heater. All fish have a temperature that lets them thrive and live happy and healthy lives. That temperature is nearly always warmer than the average winter. While some animals can get by without too many problems in the winter, most of the species of fish kept in home tanks need a little more warmth.

Similarly, the shift to warmer temperatures in the summer can lead to water that is too hot to keep animals happy. A water chiller is an excellent way to reduce the temperature to a more reasonable level and is an absolute necessity for anyone keeping their fish in spaces that get direct summer daylight or rooms without air-conditioning.

If you’re planning your first tank or maybe making the switch to a different style of tank, speaking with the professional staff of the most reputable aquarium retailer can only be beneficial. They’ll know the ideal temperatures for keeping the fish you’re most interested in and will guide you to the equipment that best suits the needs of the animals.
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Aquarium temperature control is vital to the health of your unique tank’s livestock. Canadians, in particular, may have issues with maintaining aquarium temperatures due to the wild shift in seasons. A water heater in the winter and a chiller for the summer is sometimes required, depending on the animals you choose to keep and the aquariums location in your home.

Water Heater

For most pet fish, a water heater is a vital piece of equipment. Some of the best models in the world are stocked by very dependable retailers and can be had for a reasonable price. Most have an operating range of approximately eighteen to thirty degrees, which allows the user to adjust the amount of power being used depending on the season and current aquarium temperature.

Water Chiller

When the ambient air temperature starts rising in the summer months, it can lead to rapid algae growth and waters too warm for even tropical fish. To protect the livestock in your tank, keeping the water temperature in the range safest for your animals is paramount. A water chiller is an excellent way to create an environment conducive to a thriving underwater world without moving your tank to another area of your home.
Aquarium temperature control can be the difference between dangerous living conditions for your plants and animals and a flourishing underwater world. To learn more about the options available, contact a reputable and trustworthy aquarium supply retailer in your area. They’ll be best able to guide you to the solutions that best suit your needs and will ensure the most comfortable living conditions for your livestock.