Can you keep tropical fish in a BiOrb?

Can you keep tropical fish in a BiOrb?

Some fish require water that is warmer than the ambient air temperature. The BiOrb Tropical Heater Kit transforms the BiOrb into a perfect habitat for tropical fish, allowing a wider choice of colorful fish.

Are BiOrb tanks bad for fish?

Biorb aquariums are great, however, they do have limitations like any fish tank. If you want an extravagant aquarium setup with dozens of fish, the biorb probably isn’t right for you. Don’t try to put too many fish in your biorb, fish need space, a rough rule of fish keeping is one inch of fish per gallon of water.

How do you maintain a BiOrb fish tank?

* Recommended BiOrb maintenance:

  1. Baby BiOrb (15L / 4 Gallon): Replace Filter every 6 weeks; Change Water (30%) every 2 weeks.
  2. BiOrb (30L / 8 Gallon): Replace Filter every 6 weeks; Change Water (30%) every 3 weeks.
  3. BiOrb (60L / 16 Gallon): Replace Filter every 4 weeks; Change Water (30%) every 4 weeks.

How many fish can you have in a BiOrb?

With a mature tank, good water quality and regular maintenance you could keep a community of 20 tiny nano fish in a 30 litre BiOrb, or 15 fish the size of a Zebra danio.

Can you put live plants in a BiOrb tank?

There are several benefits to growing real plants in the aquarium. Plants feed off nitrate and phosphate, helping to keep levels low and algae at bay. They also provide hiding places for fish, add interest to their environment and a tasty snack for some fish.

How many tropical fish are in a BiOrb 30l?

How often should you clean your BiOrb?

You should clean your biorb every couple of weeks, or more frequently if you notice your water is dirty or water levels are unhealthy. If the biorb filter sponge gets dirty before a change is due it can be washed.

Are Biorbs noisy?

In addition, the Biorb pump supplied is totally inadequate for the task (which is possibly why Biorbs get such bad press) and is extremely noisy (like other reviewers, I found its constant hum very loud and annoying).

Are Biorbs good for goldfish?

Biorbs really aren’t suited to fish such as goldfish they need at least a 2ft aquarium (thats just for 1) as they grow to be at least 12″, any that are kept in smaller tanks and don’t actually grow to that size are actually stunted and will live a shorter life as their internal organs still grow and become compressed.

Do biOrb tanks stay clean?

As with regular aquariums, the Biorb will not stay clean or balanced in-between cleanings if the fish are overfed, there are too many fish in the bowl, or there are messy fish in the bowl (like goldfish, which create a lot of waste).

Are biOrb tanks easy to clean?

For those who have freshwater biorb tanks, cleaning and maintenance can be relatively simple, as long as you start with a quality filter. Choosing the filter that can handle more means you’ll have a cleaner tank for longer. Gravel in the tank helps maintain healthy bacteria in the water.

What kind of fish can I put in my biorb aquarium?

Most fish will work in your biorb aquarium. If you choose tropical fish be sure to get a heater to keep the water temperature warm enough for them. The link below will give you more information about types of fish to put in your biorb and information about them.

What is a biorb aquarium?

The cycle repeats constantly to keep the biOrb aquarium clean and rich in oxygen. These fish tanks include integrated LED lighting, easy feeding access and five-stage filtration, making them easier to take care of than standard tanks – especially for new aquarists.

What sizes do biorb fish tanks come in?

Our biOrb fish tanks range from four-gallon to 28-gallon orbs, squares and rectangles. Plus they are stronger, lighter and clearer than traditional glass aquariums.

What can I put in a biorb classic 15?

At just 15 litres volume or just under four UK gallons, the BiOrb Classic 15 is the baby of the range. It’s only 12”/30cm in diameter so tank length and volume do restrict what you could keep in it. A Single Siamese fighting fish, Betta splendens, would be a good choice for this nano tank as male fighters need to be kept on their own.