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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Argues
Karpoed has the form of a flat rounded translucent turtle gray-green with four pairs of feathery swimming legs. In the initial stage, the crustacean is barely visible to the naked…

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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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Do aquarium fish sleep?

This question aquarists ask quite often, it is especially popular among beginners. Often this is due to the peculiarities of the daily routine of the owners of the aquarium. For example, a person needs to work at night. Naturally, at least some light, but included, and the owner often worries about their Pets. Did he disturb their sleep? Anyway, don’t worry, aquarium fish.

Immediately want say-Yes, fish sleep. But not in the ordinary human sense. If a person during sleep, the brain almost ceases to respond to the surrounding reality, then the fish just slow down the physiological processes in the body. At the same time, they respond perfectly to the slightest changes in the situation around them. Whether it is extraneous noise or light / shadow fallen on the aquarium. 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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Believe
Some authors include the genus Barclay in the family pitcher. However in the domestic literature it is accepted to allocate Barclay in a separate monotypic family. Thailand, Burma. The leaves…

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Anubias (Anubias)
It is not surprising that many species grow slowly in the aquarium. Leathery leaves, departing from the creeping rhizome, remain green for several years. Propagated by dividing the rhizome, which…

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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…

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