Isn’t an aquarium an awful lot of work though?
That’s a common misconception. An aquarium is far less work than a cat or dog. That is, providing you follow a few basic rules when establishing your tank. My ideal aquarium has at least a 54-litre capacity. As a general rule of thumb, the bigger the aquarium, the better! As a general rule of thumb, the bigger the aquarium, the better! Furthermore, you should preferably only keep a few fish. This reduces the amount of cleaning work required. It’s also a good idea to have plenty of aquatic plants as these not only look great but also conduct biological cleaning activities.