Every month. However, I am probably more intune with the tank in the winter due to less activities. Maintenance stays the same year round and purchase of fish, coral and equipment is more based on what my tank is telling me rather than time of year.
“The importance of viewing nature, especially animals, appears to be deep-seated into the human psyche,” says Alan Beck, professor and director of the Center for the Human-Animal Bond at Purdue University. Humans understanding and appreciation for the natural world, and our preference for natural environments, could be the product of biological evolution. He refers to the attraction as the biophilia hypothesis, coined by American biologist E.O. Wilson, which describes our innate tendency to focus on life and lifelike processes.”