Salt as a treatment for aquarium fish
Many inexperienced owners of ornamental aquariums believe that traditional methods of combating various diseases and parasites are not effective enough and in some cases even harmful. However, this is not…

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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 aquarium fish do not eat food
Taking care of the welfare of the aquarium, you install high-quality equipment for aeration and filtration, buy various medicines for fish. However, some aquarists forget about the rules of feeding…

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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

Aquaristics as a hobby

So, the first stage before purchasing an aquarium for you should be the process of choosing the type of aquarium that you would like to put at home. It can be a herbalist (mainly vegetable), cichlidnik (mainly made in the style of “pseudomore” with fish-cichlids), marine, aquarium with ordinary fish such as neon, swordsmen and similar simple in content. Of course, if you are a beginner-we would not advise you to start with a marine biotope or herbalist. In content, these types are very complex and require special training and knowledge. As for the usual freshwater options, as well as cichlids-everything is easier here. It is enough to read some literature, forums, articles on the Internet in order to run your first aquarium without any problems. Continue reading

Why does the water in the aquarium turn green
One of the most common problems associated with the care of the aquarium — changing the color of the water. Although greening does not bring tangible harm to plants and…

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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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How to decorate an aquarium with your own hands
Beautifully decorate the aquarium-not an easy job, but it is feasible even for a novice aquarist. And since most fish lovers put at home these artificial ponds just for decoration,…

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How to decorate an aquarium with your own hands
Beautifully decorate the aquarium-not an easy job, but it is feasible even for a novice aquarist. And since most fish lovers put at home these artificial ponds just for decoration,…

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