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Fairfield VIC

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"Ming is a great guy and did a fantastic job I would have no problem recommending Ming for any jobs "

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Alessandrio L

Cecil Hills NSW

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"Very thorough work"

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Narelle P

South Yarra VIC

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"Highly recommend! Friendly, professional, extremely thorough and on time. "

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M.david H

Bundall QLD

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"Lovely Gentlemen. Did all the required work. Will definitely use him again."

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Penrith NSW

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"Reliable and fast service!"

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Park Ridge QLD

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"Task completed as requested and site left tidy. Thank you"

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Recent Fish Tank Cleaning reviews

"Narelle did a fanatstic job cleaning our tank. Very happy fish"

Aquarium cleaning

$80

"Excellent job! Thank you"

Clean my fishtank!

$80

"Very thorough work"

Fishtank Aquarium

$100

What's the average cost of a Fish Tank cleaner

$57 - $97

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$57

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$84

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$97

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Why book fish tank cleaning through Airtasker?

Fish tank smell a little more fishy than usual? If you need to organise fish tank cleaning but don’t have the time (or equipment) to do a proper job yourself, you can hire someone to do it for you. They’ll expertly handle your fishy friends, freshen up the water, clean the glass, and remove any built-up algae and debris. It’s the best way to enjoy your aquarium and fish without having to deal with the mess.

The best place to find fish tank and aquarium cleaning services is on Airtasker. You’ll find cleaners with experience in a range of fish tanks and species, who will take great care in handling your pets and aquarium. Simply post your task, choose the best local fish tank cleaner, and organise a time that works for you.

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Top Fish Tank Cleaning related questions

Why should I hire a professional to clean my fish tank?

Fish tank cleaning is time-consuming and messy. Not only that, if you don’t know what you’re doing, it can be easy to get important details wrong, damage your fish tank, and harm your fish. When you hire a professional, you don’t have to worry about any of that.

How often should I clean my fish tank?

Most fish tanks need a water change every week, with a proper clean every couple of weeks. This will depend on the size of your fish tank, the type of fish, and the type of filter system you use.

What are some signs my fish tank is due for a clean?

If you can see debris sitting on the rocks and other items in your fish tank, it probably needs cleaning. Other signs include algae building up on the glass, cloudy water, and test results that show high levels of ammonia, nitrate, or nitrite.

What happens to my fish while their tank is being cleaned?

Usually, your fish will remain in the tank. Your fish tank cleaner will clean around them and only replace around ⅓ - ¼ of the water volume during each clean.

How long does a fish tank cleaning service take?

Most average-sized fish tanks can be cleaned in around 30 minutes, although this will depend on the condition of your tank.

How much does a fish tank cleaning service cost?

The average cost of fish tank cleaning is $50-$90 when you book your service through Airtasker. Your costs will depend mainly on the size of your fish tank, the specific cleaning tasks you need done, and how long it’ll take.

What does a fish tank cleaning service include?

Fish tank cleaning varies, depending on the type of aquarium and the level of cleaning required. Here’s what you can expect from the most common fish tank cleaning services:


Water testing

The first step of fish tank cleaning usually involves testing the water. Your cleaner will use a testing kit to check ammonia, nitrite, nitrate, and pH levels. High ammonia, nitrate, and nitrate levels can become deadly for fish, so they’ll aim to keep these to a minimum. The pH should be between 6.5-7.5 for freshwater fish and 8+ for saltwater fish. They’ll also check the water temperature to make sure it’s suitable for your fish species.


Water changing

Most aquariums need their water changed every week to dilute the waste. Before changing the water, your cleaner will use a gravel vacuum to remove waste at the bottom of the tank. They’ll remove about 10-15% of the water volume and replace it with fresh conditioned water, removing debris, nitrate, and phosphate waste. If issues are found from water testing, your cleaner may also make adjustments by using an ammonia remover, conditioner, or filter.


Routine cleaning and maintenance

Aside from testing and changing the water, your cleaner will do a general clean of all surfaces inside the tank. In particular, they’ll clean around ⅓ - ¼ of the gravel per clean to help filter out decaying matter, leftover food, and faeces. They’ll also service your filter, inspect your hardware, and check for potential problems.


Aquarium glass cleaning

An important part of fish tank cleaning is maintaining the glass. Your cleaner will remove algae from the internal glass using a special algae scrubber, working from top to bottom. Once all the algae are removed, your cleaner will siphon it out of the tank with an aquarium vacuum. Finally, they’ll remove any marks and fingerprints from the external glass by wiping it down with a soft, damp cloth.


Fish pond maintenance

Some fish tank cleaners also offer fish pond maintenance services. Most fish ponds will need cleaning every month, depending on the size of the pond, the type of fish, and type of filtration system. Your fish pond cleaner will start by testing the water to see if anything needs balancing. They’ll skim leaves off the surface and remove any sludge from the pond base. Next, they’ll remove about 25% of the water and replace it with fresh, de-chlorinated water, before cleaning the pump and filter. 

Recent Fish Tank Cleaning tasks

Fish Tank needs cleaning

$50

Cronulla NSW, Australia

1st Aug 2019

Need a reliable Airtasker to clean my fish tank. Standard Airtasker cleaning tasks should include: - Empty tank of fish - Wipe down tank - Clean filter - Fill the tank - Add water conditioner *This task was created using a Template. You can still ask questions and make offers as you would on a standard task.

Clean my fishtank and aquarium

$150

Cranebrook NSW, Australia

27th Apr 2019

Cranebrook On a monthly basis

Clean aquarium

$40

Broadbeach Waters QLD 4218, Australia

30th Jan 2019

Need my aquarium cleaned ,

David was very professional and attention to detail. Very friendly , will definitely be using his services again. Highly recommend him.

Fishtank cleaning

$50

Parkinson QLD 4115, Australia

12th Nov 2018

I have a fishtank and I need help cleaning it as it’s difficult to do on my own.

Clean fish tank

$50

Melbourne VIC, Australia

17th Oct 2018

Should have clean experiences

Clean fishtank aprox 4ft long

$30

Lara VIC, Australia

20th Sep 2018

Clean fishtank left for a cohe months while in hospital

To clean my Fishtank

$200

St Clair NSW 2759, Australia

14th Jul 2017

My Fishtank is 15 foot I am too short to reach in and clean my Fishtank out and if possible I would like to move it please

I need fish tank cleaning

$100

Ormeau QLD 4208, Australia

3rd Jun 2019

Empty and full cleaned as have no time at moment

Aquarium cleaning

$80

Richmond VIC, Australia

26th Mar 2019

my tropical fish aquarium needs cleaning and water change

Narelle did a fanatstic job cleaning our tank. Very happy fish

Clean my fishtank!

$80

Bella Vista NSW 2153, Australia

6th Dec 2018

Hi Can someone come out and clean my small fish tank. It’s dreadful and really needs a good clean.

Excellent job! Thank you

Clean aquarium

$100

Wyndham Vale VIC, Australia

11th Nov 2018

I have a large aquarium that needs to be detailed cleaned ASAP.

Clean small aquarium

$20

Glenunga SA 5064, Australia

15th Oct 2018

Need someone to change water and clean the filters of our aquarium.

Cleaning aquarium twice a month

$50

Mount Waverley VIC 3149, Australia

17th Sep 2018

Hi looking for someone who can clean my aquarium twice a month on fortnightly basis.

Aquarium cleaning

$150

Narre Warren VIC, Australia

10th Nov 2019

I have a 6x2x2 that needs cleaning it’s been a while since iv cleaned it so I need to get it cleaned out ASAP

Fishtank Aquarium

$100

Cecil Hills NSW, Australia

2nd Jun 2019

I need my freshwater aquarium professionally cleaned

Very thorough work

Clean fishtank

$30

Fyshwick ACT, Australia

20th Mar 2019

Cleaning our fishtank every couple of months.

Clean a fishtank

$25

Beverly Hills NSW 2209, Australia

29th Nov 2018

To clean a 4 ft fishtank Must be experienced Located in narwee

I have a freshwater aquarium I would like cleaned

$100

Maitland NSW, Australia

1st Nov 2018

Approx 130 Litre Freshwater Aquarium in the Maitland Area.

Clean 50 litre aquarium

$20

Glenunga SA 5064, Australia

10th Oct 2018

Need someone to change water and clean the filters of our aquarium.

I need aquarium maintenance

$80

Deakin ACT, Australia

18th Aug 2018

Hi, am needing someone to clean our outdoor fishpond (contains 4 goldfish). The pond is roughly the size of a bathtub.

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