How long do aquarium fish live
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…

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Ethical aspects of aquariums
Ethics is a set of principles of correct behavior, a theory or system of moral values. Applicable to Pets, this means that the owner of the animal must do everything…

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Astronotus
Amazon basin and Parana. Length - up to 30 cm. the body is oval, strongly compressed from the sides. Thick soft skin seems velvety. On the brownish background scattered black…

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Glass or acrylic?

As a rule, aquariums are made of silicate glass or organic (acrylic). However, many people don’t know what the difference is between the two – except that an acrylic aquarium is usually much more expensive. Because of this, it may seem that the acrylic aquarium is better, but this is not always the case. Both materials-acrylic and glass-have their advantages and disadvantages.
SCRATCH RESISTANCE
Glass
Glass is very difficult to scratch. This can be done only with a solid material and with the application of certain efforts, for example, a piece of unpolished aquarium gravel, stone or metal, deliberately leading them on the surface. 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

Live-bearing aquarium fish
Most viviparous fishes belong to the family Poeciliidae Cyprinodontiformes squad. They produce their offspring not in the form of eggs, but in the form of already formed fry, which have…

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Labyrinth fish: gourami, cockerels, macropods
The body of the gourami is very much flattened on the sides, high. The fins on the abdomen are long and filamentous, the anal fin is long, the dorsal fin…

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Astyanax
Texas-Panama. Length - up to 9 cm. the Body is high, compressed from the sides. The color is silver, with a brass sheen. The top is olive, in the back…

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Astronotus
Amazon basin and Parana. Length - up to 30 cm. the body is oval, strongly compressed from the sides. Thick soft skin seems velvety. On the brownish background scattered black…

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