Moving an aquarium from one place to another is no easy task; in fact, it's so stressful to the marine life, experts highly recommend selling off your stock and replenishing once you've reached your destination. Even the best of situations will mean losing at least a few fish.

But if you're determined to uproot your entire collection (for very local moves only), keep in mind the following guidelines: Never move a tank with fish inside. Keep the filter running until ...