Marine Institute

Setting up your own Aquarium Questions & Answers

The following information maybe used to set up your own tank. However, remember that setting up a fish tank in the classroom should be done on a temporary basis.  All native species must be returned to their natural environment. 

Illustration of Setting up a Fish Tank.Setting Up A Fish Tank 

Guide to setting up a Fish Tank (PDF 658KB) provides a step by step guide to set

up an aquarium in the classroom. 

 

Illustration of Fish Tank Problem Solving and Trouble Shooting. Fish Tank Problem Solving and Trouble Shooting

Fish Tank Problem Solving and Trouble Shooting (PDF190 KB) provides 'questions

and answers’ to assist you with common problems that may occur with fish tanks.