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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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…

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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…

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Aquascaping is the modern art of aquarium decoration

Aquascaping is the modern art of aquarium decoration
Aquascaping is now a popular direction in design, which will help to make a work of art out of an ordinary aquarium. Its founder is the Japanese photographer and designer Takashi Amano, who established an annual international competition for those who are ready to compete in the design of aquariums.

Different approaches to the design of the aquarium
Before you start to choose the soil for the aquarium, decorations and actually buy fish, decide how you want to see this “artificial pond”. There are the following approaches to the implementation of the design:

Popular trends in aquascaping
Aquascape styles are borrowed from landscape design. They use the same techniques and look great both outdoors and in the aquatic environment.

One of the most popular trends is to design aquariums using only natural, natural materials (driftwood, pebbles, clam shells). As a result, you will arrange in the house a kind of natural area. Fish for him should choose the most inconspicuous and small, they should not distract attention from the design.

The Park style of aquascaping is slightly different — it uses artificial elements, such as ceramic accessories. In such an aquarium, it is important to achieve maximum play of light and make the space behind the glass visually larger.

New, gradually gaining popularity in the direction of the Zen garden. Aquarium design should create an atmosphere of calm and tranquility. Selected exclusively natural elements that perfectly harmonize with each other.

Open style involves the recreation of the coastal strip of the reservoir. It looks beautiful in paludariums. In addition to aquatic and underwater flora representatives, mosses and coastal plants will be relevant.

biotope-a natural landscape that copies a certain area;
biotope-a natural landscape that copies a certain area;
pseudo-imitation of the seabed with the help of lighting and corals;
Dutch-the most important role is given to plants;
plot — all components of the aquarium correspond to a certain theme;
decorative-a combination of decorations of different styles and fish of the same size;
avant-garde-catchy, bright decor elements.
pseudo-imitation of the seabed with the help of lighting and corals;
Dutch-the most important role is given to plants;
plot — all components of the aquarium correspond to a certain theme;
decorative-a combination of decorations of different styles and fish of the same size;
avant-garde-catchy, bright decor elements.
However, special attention should be paid to the design of the aquarium with large fish. Here, all of these approaches to the design are not relevant-the decor elements should be minimized, since the emphasis should be on the resident of the reservoir.

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Aquascaping is the modern art of aquarium decoration
Aquascaping is the modern art of aquarium decoration Aquascaping is now a popular direction in design, which will help to make a work of art out of an ordinary aquarium.…

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Labyrinth fish: gourami, cockerels, macropods
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