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),…

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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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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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equipment

How to wash an aquarium

Many, before you buy an aquarium, do not even think about how it should be properly cared for, cleaned and maintained. Some believe that occasionally changing the water and cleaning the aquarium filters, they will protect your aquarium from the appearance of various kinds of bacteria and diseases, but this is not so! In fact, there are specific rules for the maintenance and care of the aquarium, whether decorative or ordinary, because a clean aquarium is the key to the health of its inhabitants.

How often and how to clean aquarium
How to clean aquarium

The regularity of the aquarium cleaning process depends on two factors: the number of its inhabitants and its size. Continue reading

What are aquariums-types and forms

Before you buy an aquarium, the first thing you should understand their species diversity, and already based on your requirements and capabilities, choose the right option. Basically, aquariums are distinguished by two features, this is their form and functional purpose. Also, when choosing an aquarium, you should take into account the requirements of the fish that will inhabit it, because not every fish will be able to live and reproduce normally in a too small or large aquarium.

Varieties of decorative aquariums

Model variety is aquariums of different shapes, ranging from conventional round and rectangular, and ending with non-standard angular, cylindrical and octagonal models. Continue reading

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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How often and correctly to wash the aquarium
The main responsibility for the health of fish in the aquarium is water. It is their habitat, and its quality can significantly affect the life of any living creatures in…

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How to pick up fish in the aquarium
Tips on how to choose the right kind of fish for your aquarium. There are a huge number of species of fish, which makes the choice quite difficult for a…

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Don't forget! Fishes are distinguished tastes!
If you think about the diversity and differences of food that different fish prefer, it seems almost impossible to meet the needs of all the fish in the aquarium with…

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