Apistogramma
Apistogramma (Apistogramma) Many species have long, protruding rays in the front of the dorsal fin. Peaceful, calm fish. Kept in the thickets of plants at the bottom. Fish tank for…

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Nannostomus
A genus of the family wernerite. They have a long torpedo-shaped body and a conical head. Floating head down. Upper mouth, so to pick up food from the bottom, and.…

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Ancistrus
For antitrust typically the lack of bony plates on the snout and abdomen, brush hook on its Gill cover. Males on the snout have branched outgrowths of soft tissues, females…

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caudal

Cockerel, or fighting fish

Thailand. The body length is up to 6 cm. the Body and fins can be painted in red, blue, green, cream, purple, brown, black or gold. The opal forms have a creamy body and colored fins. In some color forms, the fins dissect contrasting bands. The ventral fins are most often red, with white tips. Females are paler colored.

The European breeders paid the main attention not to fighting features of fishes, and their colouring and size of fins. A flock of these brawlers are kept in a species aquarium with a sufficient number of shelters. The temperature is about 24 °C. the water is soft or medium hardness, not very fresh, but not old. Veil males are best kept one at a time so that they do not damage their fins. Since older males are sedentary, they can settle for small vessels or compartments in a partitioned aquarium. The beauty of cockerels is also demonstrated in glass round aquariums, divided into 6-8 sectors. Continue reading

Barbus

G. Meinken (1972) proposed to divide the genus into 4 new genera-Barbus (species with two pairs of well-developed maxillary mustache, scales soft), Barbodes (two pairs of maxillary antennae, scales large), Saroea (one pair of maxillary mustache), Puntius (no mustache). However, this division does not reflect the actual situation, because it does not take into account the more significant features of the skeleton structure, and the number of whiskers is different in fish of the same species. Therefore, the species described below are assigned to the single genus b.

Barbs — are very active schooling fish that need large tanks full of plants and free swimming. At irregular and incomplete feeding along with live forages can eat gentle parts of plants. The content is suitable for soft or medium hard water, usually fresh. Temperature 20-26 °C. Continue reading

Why are my guppies fighting each other?
Neil Monks will give some advice to the reader about possible skirmishes between male guppies. Question. I have a 65-litre (14 gallon) full-cycle aquarium and 4 male blue guppies live…

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Labyrinth fish. General characteristic
Who are labyrinth fish and why are they so called? This name was given to them for the so-called "labyrinth" of passages pierced by blood vessels, which is located on…

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How to get rid of snails in the aquarium?
Snails multiply very quickly, and, like a forest fire in the shortest possible time fill your aquarium. They eat up aquarium plants, disturb the ecological balance and simply spoil the…

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Cockerel, or fighting fish
Thailand. The body length is up to 6 cm. the Body and fins can be painted in red, blue, green, cream, purple, brown, black or gold. The opal forms have…

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