Aquarium ornamental fish are cute pets that many people would like to have at home and take care of them, especially kids. Also, it is easier for parents to accept having aquarium with ornamental fish at home instead of having other pets like dogs or cats. Mainly, aquarium fish do not occupy too much space at home as it is enough to put them in a proper aquarium that suits the number of fish and place it anywhere at home to add a distinctive look and make it part of the decoration of the house. Moreover, the colors and the appearance of the aquarium spread happiness and beauty at home; thus, if the gifted person prefers ornamental fish farming, whether adults or kids, these types of gifts would be your perfect choice because it is related to their hobbies.
In this category, there are many types of gifts such as different ornamental fish, or the requirements to practice fish farming like the glass aquarium, aquarium toys or the aquarium food. Yet, if the gifted person is someone who likes to fish themselves, then it is preferable to present various fishing tools. In general, these types of gifts can be presented on different occasions like birthdays or marriage, also to celebrate special occasions between couples or friends, and even for kids who like fish farming.
In this article, we will deliver several gift ideas to be considered when presenting a gift, also we state few ways on how to present this type gifts to please the gifted friends or relatives. Moreover, you will be reading about gifts that can be presented to people who like to fish, or go on fishing trips so keep reading.
If the gifted person does not have an aquarium with some fish, and they like pets in general, then presenting a small aquarium with one or few tiny fish would be the perfect choice as a birthday gift or on another occasion; and here are few samples of these aquariums:
Gifts for fishing and aquarium lovers
It is a small aquarium with few ornamental fish inside and it is used to decorate the office. Usually, it works on battery or electricity and it has a water pump to provide water for the fish. Some of these aquarium releases natural voices to create a natural environment. Also, there are aquariums with lights inside and with a control panel to control the lights, the direction of the light, and the power of the water pump. Yet, other kinds are attached with an aside place to accommodate office stuff with a digital screen that shows date, time and temperature; so it is a distinctive multi-function gift for fish farming fans.
It is a small aquarium that is fixed to the wall with nails to be a distinctive decorating piece in the room. Mainly, it is made of acrylic, which is environment friendly, and it has the durability that prevents it from falling or scratching when it lightly hits things. Also, it is easy to be cleaned so it is considered a proper gift for ornamental fish lovers in order to be a decorative piece in their house.
Plastic Fish Aquarium
It is suitable for kids who are interested into fish farming as they cannot handle big glass aquariums. In fact, kids can keep these plastic aquariums in their rooms as it is small in size and fits one big fish or few tiny ones. Moreover, this aquarium is equipped with a hand at the top and it has holes to provide fish with oxygen; thus, it is an amazing gift for kids on their birthdays.
Ornamental Fish Species as Gifts
When choosing such a kind of gifts, we should be careful to get a distinctive and attractive ornamental fish because the idea is not only about exchanging gifts, but also the gift should be special to add joy and fun when looking at or taking care for the fish. So here are few kinds of ornamental fish for gifting:
The Golden Fish: It is the most famous ornamental gift that is preferable especially for kids so it is a wonderful gift for them. Mainly, there are different sizes and in several levels of the golden color; yet, the most famous one is the fish that has a big head and a fan-shaped tail.
Tetra Fish: This fish is famous with its silver color and its attractive red-bloody fins. Notably, these ornamental fish prefer to live in groups so it is better to present them as a couple or a triple.
Slender Danio Fish: These ornamental fish are small in size and they like to play and jump in water. Also, within the aquarium they can be fed a variety of foods so they are a perfect gift for beginners.
If the gifted person already has an aquarium tank, you can present them with several accessories that would benefit them to practice fish farming and caring:
Automatic Food Dispenser for Aquariums
It is an automatic feeder for ornamental fish in which fish food is placed as dry food chips or grains, and the feeder moistens the food and prepares it to be distributed in the aquarium. Moreover, this machine is computed to the time and the amount of food for the fish and for four times during a day with different amounts of food. And it has a LCD screen to clarify the settings of the machine. The dispenser works on its own batteries and it is equipped with a catalog that states all its details. Thus, it is considered a great gift for fish farming lovers and for those who travel a lot because it provides food to keep fish alive and to not busy the gifted person by caring for the fish.
It is a stick that is placed in the aquarium to warm its water according to the appropriate temperature for the types of ornamental fish inside the tank. Mainly, it is automatically adjusted to the desired temperature and it turns off automatically when reaching the target temperature and it starts working again automatically when the water temperature inside the aquarium becomes lower than needed. So it is a suitable gift for breeders of ornamental fish species that need warm water, especially tropical ornamental fish; and generally the heater is suitable for gifting in countries with severe cold in winter.
The filter works to purify the water of the fish tank from fish wastes and it provides the needed oxygen for the life of fish inside. Notably, it is easy to be installed and cleaned and it fits different sizes of aquariums; thus, it is a special gift for breeders as it saves the effort to clean the aquarium from time to time and it keeps the fish tank automatically always pure and clean.
Decorative Gifts for Aquariums
For those who have their own aquariums, and especially the big ones, you can present them with some decorative tools that would make the fish tank looks like an essential decorative piece where it is placed. In fact, if the tank is big, then your choices to present aquarium decorations are wider because they would fill in the empty space in the aquarium.
Thus, you can present any of the following decorative pieces as one gift, or a group of them as a set of gifts to decorate the target fish tank.
Decorative Pieces for Aquariums
You can present different aquarium decorating pieces if gifted people have an aquarium at home and most of these decorations are to create a semi-natural environment for the fish; for instance: a decorative piece in the form of a water bridge of a resin stone that looks like reality, a sea castle, a sunken ship, stone snails, a sunken treasure box, small fish between delicate sea plants, or a brightly lit artificial jellyfish that floats on the surface of the ornamental aquarium to give it more sparkle and decoration. These types of decorations are special because they are made of safe substances that do not react with water or cause toxicity. Yet, you should make sure that the gifted person has ornamental fish that are not feed on tiny fish in order to not make them eat these small pieces of decorations.
Plastic Grass for Aquariums
The grass gives a natural appearance to the aquarium as it compensates for the natural environment of the fish. Mainly, the grass has a plastic basis that is not affected by water and the grass itself is made of hygienic plastic so it does not harm the ornamental fish in the long term. Also, the grass has bright colors that could not be changed due to water; so it is an amazing gift for people who are interested in fish farming.
Aquarium Oxygen Stone
It is a small air stone that feeds water in aquariums with oxygen, where the stone is connected to an air pump and placed in the bottom of the aquarium to provide small air bubbles that facilitate the fish to absorb oxygen in the water. Notably, you can get a simple stone to perform this task, or you can get a decorated stone that can add a good appearance to the aquarium such as a volcano. Thus, presenting it as a gift for aquarium lovers is appropriate if their aquarium is not well equipped.
Luminous Pebble Set for Aquariums
It is a pebble set in different colors that illuminate in the dark. Mainly, they are placed at the bottom of the aquarium to give it a stylish decoration and faint lighting at night. Also, they can be used to give a faint decorative colored light to the room where the aquarium takes place; so it is a practical versatile gift for those interested in farming aquarium fish.
Aquarium maintenance tools
Floating Feeding Ring Aquarium
It works to prevent the fish food from spreading on the surface of the water or falling to the bottom of the aquarium so that it is easy for the fish to eat it; and notably it is a practical gift for breeders of different ornamental fish.
When moving ornamental fish from one aquarium to another, whether to clean the basic aquarium or to change it totally, it is necessary to use a small fishing net to capture the fish from the aquarium and put them in the other aquarium as well. Mainly, this fishing network is an important tool for aquarium fish breeders. Yet, it is usually exposed to damage and cutting easily because it is made of fine materials so consider presenting plenty of them for all of those interested in raising ornamental fish in order to keep them always at home as a precaution.
Aquarium Magnetic Cleaning Brush
It is a double magnetic brush as one part is placed inside the aquarium fish, and the other part is grasped outside the aquarium so that the two parts are attached to each other and the glass of the aquarium is between them. The outer part can be moved in all directions and so it moves the inner part to clean the aquarium so it is a practical gift for aquarium fish breeders.
Books about Ornamental Fish Farming
For beginners in this domain whether kids or adults, you can present a book that indicates instructions about fish farming; and for kids, there are special guidelines that are written in an explicit way so it is a special gift for all.
Tools for Fishing Lovers as Gifts
Fishing is not a common hobby among people because it needs plenty of time and effort; yet, who practices fishing know how amazing this hobby is because it helps to recreate and be patient. However, if the gifted person is someone who likes this hobby and goes a lot on fishing trips, you can present them one of the fishing tools as a gift.
Pen Fishing Rod
This is a proper gift for your friends and relatives who go a lot on short fishing trips as this rod could be folded to the size of a pen when it is not used. Also, it does not weigh more than a few grams so it is easily portable in a pocket.
Professional Fishing Rod Kit
You can present your gift for fishing lovers as a complete fishing kit that usually consists of a professional fishing rod, a thread for the rod, a bait box of different shapes and sizes of artificial fish heads to attract different fish species, and various sized hooks to suit different fishing positions. All of these tools are kept in one kit to facilitate carrying them while being on a fishing trip. Consequently, this kit is the perfect gift for fishing lovers and fishing trips adventurers.
Electric Fish Skinner
After fishing, initially fishers need to remove the external skin of the fish that is not used in eating; so here you can present an electric skinner with an e-engine that helps to nicely remove the fish scales in order to get clean and hygienic fish. Notably, the skinner collects all the scales in one place to prevent the mess or the smell resulting from them; thus, the fish skinner is an amazing gift for people who go a lot on fishing trips.