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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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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Don't forget! Fishes are distinguished tastes!
If you think about the diversity and differences of food that different fish prefer, it seems almost impossible to meet the needs of all the fish in the aquarium with…

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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 half of the body there is a dark stripe. The fins are reddish.

In the caves of San Luis Potosi (Mexico), this species forms a blind race. In blind fish, the eyes are covered with growths. The skin is devoid of pigmentation, pink, colorless fins. Females are fuller. Despite their blindness, fish are very mobile and playful. Obstacles and they find food through the organs of the lateral line and sense of Smell.

It is best to keep blind fish separately in species elongated aquariums without plants with stones that do not have sharp edges, at a temperature of 18-24 °C. water of medium hardness. Fish feed on animals and plant foods. With the addition of fresh water, a pair of fish begins to spawn. The fins at this time are burning like a beet. Eggs female sweeps at the surface of the water. Possible group spawning. Producers after spawning planted and replace part of the water of the same quality. This is due to the fact that during spawning, a lot of milk is formed, which greatly spoil the water, and the caviar can die. Off occurs in 3-4 days, the juveniles begin to swim on 6-7 days. Until 18 days have fry persist eyes, then they, not developing, tightened leathery film.

With good feeding and cleanliness, fry grow quickly and reach sexual maturity in 3-4 months.

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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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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What water to pour into the aquarium
If you are a beginner aquarist, then you have to perform a lot of preparatory work for the launch of the aquarium. Even if you can not wait to start…

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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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