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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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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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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How to get rid of snails in the aquarium?

Snails multiply very quickly, and, like a forest fire in the shortest possible time fill your aquarium. They eat up aquarium plants, disturb the ecological balance and simply spoil the appearance of the aquarium. There are many species of snails that are very small in size. Their eggs are correspondingly even smaller. Because of this, they are very difficult to find everything and bring out. Also, they are very easy to transfer to another aquarium with plants, equipment. From snails in large quantities it is better to get rid of. This may require effort and patience, but is necessary before the aquarium is completely exposed to snail infestation. Continue reading

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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

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 the case — for example, many fungal and infectious diseases can be cured with ordinary table salt. But it is worth understanding that it is unnecessary to “salt the aquarium” how much in vain, since there are certain proportions and rules for the use of salt baths for fish, without causing them harm.

Short description of the method
Salt is actually a universal method of combating various diseases, because most parasites and bacteria can not withstand high levels of salt concentration in water. Also, salt solutions are used for poisoning fish with nitrites. Continue reading

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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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…

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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…

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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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