What is the process for custom aquarium planning? You envision a custom marine aquarium in your home or office. The tranquil beauty of an undersea world can have a calming influence on most anyone. Colorful fish, inquisitive invertebrates, coral reef life, and a host of other critters that make up a saltwater aquarium. What comes next?
Once you’ve decided that you want a new aquarium, what are the next steps? Please follow along and let Ocean Floor Aquariums guide you on your journey. We will be here to help you at all stages of the process. Below are just a few of the questions you’ll have to ask yourself as we get started;
- What type of space do you have or your new aquarium?
- Is there easy access to the area for setup and maintenance?
- What type of fish and other marine life would you like to have?
- Is there a theme in your home or office you want to create or follow?
- What is your budget?
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What type of space do you have for your new aquarium?
Do you have a specific place in mind for your fish tank? Is there an empty wall that can be filled? Perhaps a built in unit would fit the bill? To get an idea of where you might place your new aquarium, browse our gallery of custom installations that we setup and maintain.
Is there easy access to the area for setup and maintenance?
Allowing for easy access to the tank and equipment is very important for the long term success of your system. Easy access means you won’t put off critical monitoring and care of the water, animals, and equipment.
What type of fish and other marine life would you like to have?
Are you fascinated by colorful saltwater fish? Do you lean more towards freshwater Cichlids? Does the idea of a reef aquarium with it’s myriad of exotic corals and reef creatures excite you? Each of these type of aquariums have their own challenges and rewards. We can help you identify what these are and assist you in your decision.
Is there a theme in your home or office you want to create or follow?
Matching your current style is an important consideration when aquarium planning. Whether you choose a built-in or free standing model a thoughtful consideration of how your new aquarium will match your style is critical to making sure your new fish tank meets or even exceeds your expectations.
What is your budget?
With each new project, budget is always a concern. A new aquarium should be consider an investment for your home or office. Here at Ocean Floor Aquariums will work with you to set and stick with your budget.