Learn How to Set up and Maintain your aquarium

Everything you need to know about caring for freshwater and saltwater aquariums. Check out our premium eBook or browse our articles below!

About Me

Hi there, my name is Jason and I run BuildYourAquarium.com.

Im a self-published author that has kept over dozens of aquariums and raised hundreds of fish over the past 20 years.

Check out my About Me page to see my current fish tanks and learn more about my experience as an aquarist.


Not sure where to start? Browse a few of our most popular categories!

Aquarium Maintenance

Learn how to set up and maintain your aquarium the right way!

Care Sheets

Care sheets for all of your favorite types of freshwater fish.

Supplies & Equipment

Read our reviews on the latest and greatest pieces of aquarium gear.

Stocking an Aquarium

Learn how to chose the perfect fish and stock an aquarium of any size.

Planted Aquariums

Everything you need to know about setting up and caring for a planted aquarium.

Shrimp & Inverts

Shrimp, Snails and other inverts - aquariums are for more than just fish!

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