Fish themselves living in an artificial reservoir, can not maintain cleanliness and order, so you have to do it. Do not be lazy – much harder to treat fish for various diseases that have evolved due to bad conditions content than that from time to time to perform a few simple cleaning procedures. Regular cleaning of the tank gives it a neat and eye-catching appearance, the plants and animals it does not get sick and delight the eye with its brightness and clarity. Once a week should be removed with a siphon hose or dirt from the ground, wipe with a cloth or sponge to a sight glass, wipe the dust from the cover glasses, outer parts of the aquarium and stand. In medium-sized aquarium is necessary to make cleaning 1-3 times a month.
Need to partially replace the water, clean soil and remove dead animals and dead plants, carefully remove dirt from the tank, clean the walls of green and lime. Gradually, in the aquarium, inhabited by fish, sludge is formed, composed of excreta of fish feed and residues of leaves of plants. Silty education should be periodically removed. When cleaning the bottom look closely – if there was dead snails or fish. They need to be removed with tweezers or a net. All the sick and weak plants should also be removed. If you try to clean all the time to use the inventory as you can less to work with bare hands. You also need to monitor the condition of soil so that plants get enough nutrients because the soil used for at least a year, could lose all of them.