Aplocheilidae
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…

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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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Why do aquarium fish die/die
When fish die out in the aquarium, many owners do not understand the reasons, run to the pet store to buy funds from such a scourge. But very often this…

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How to choose aquarium fish

At first glance, aquarium fish — an ideal choice for those who do not want to burden themselves with unnecessary worries about Pets. All you need is to buy an aquarium, fill it with water, decor and periodically pour fish food. But it’s not so easy if you are just starting a career as an aquarist. If you want the fish to live happily ever after, delighting the beauty of you and your loved ones, before installing the first aquarium can not do without the “young fighter course”. After all, it is important not only the size of the fish habitat, hardness, temperature and pH of the water, filters and other equipment, but also what kind of fish will settle there and how they will interact with each other.

How to choose aquarium fish

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How to prepare an aquarium to run fish

Stages of work on the arrangement of a new aquarium
In order for the aquarium to function smoothly in the future, it is important not only to choose the right equipment, decorations and accessories, but also to do everything slowly, in the right order. The most important stages in the arrangement of the aquarium are:

selection of aquarium and equipment;
preparation of soil;
the landscaping of the aquarium and the choice of scenery;
preparation of water;

the run of fish.
Before buying, you should pay attention that there are two types of aquariums — marine and freshwater. It is equally important to choose the right shape: Continue reading

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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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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Acanthophthalmus
Body remnevidnye, a length of about 8 cm At the mouth 3-4 pairs of whiskers. The fins are rounded, the caudal fin is not cut. Two species are unicolored, the…

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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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