Previously, more than 200 species of this family belonged to the family rivulaceae. Except notobranchius, most aplocheilovyh have a narrow pike-like body length from 2 to 20 cm Dorsal fin shifted back, small. The anal fin is long and the ventral fins are small. The most brightly colored species of the order belong to the family. However, this color is an advantage only for males. Females are painted pale, expressionless.
Habitats are grassy alkanovich small shallow stagnant or slowly flowing waters of tropical forests and savannas. Epiplatys and fundulopanchax often live in areas of flooding, Nothobranchius — in temporary pools which dry up for several months each year. Continue reading
Fashion to breed fish in aquariums appeared not so long ago, and the specifics of this activity still requires study and practice. All types of aquarium fish have ancestors who lived in natural conditions, so to create them at least artificially such conditions is the primary task of any aquarist seeking to extend the life of their Pets.
What affects the life span of fish
No matter how much we take care of the fish, they still die of old age one day. Continue reading