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 are lanceolate, up to 3-5 cm wide and up to 50 cm long, heart-shaped at the base. Petiole is up to half the length of the leaf, rosette location. The color of the thin leaves is reddish-brown or green, pinkish-purple below. Barclay stands out well among other plants. Barclays requires certain conditions of maintenance: temperature 24-28 °C, clogged warm soil, old water. Water is preferably soft, slightly acidic. The lighting is bright, well, if a few hours a day on the Barclays get direct sunlight. Algae these plants never overgrown. Continue reading
Eating plants by aquarium fish is not such an important problem as diseases or, for example, those cases when fish do not eat food. But if in General everything in the aquarium is safe, regular gnawing by its inhabitants of the plant environment can be annoying. First, all aquatic plants are worth the money. Secondly, each owner tries to decorate his aquarium, puts in this time and effort, and when the fish instead of gratitude destroy the most beautiful stems and leaves, there is a sense of futility of these efforts. In addition, without plants, fish lose their natural environment, in other words-they also become worse.
Reasons why fish eat plants
Even experienced aquarists do not call a homogeneous group of reasons here. Want-and eat. You do not even need to be large or exotic fish that have proven themselves in eating aquatic plants or the usual guppies, angelfish and synodontis. Continue reading