Aponogetonaceae
A genus of the family aponogetonaceae. Aquatic rosette plants with underwater leaves and some species with floating. The leaves have long petioles, the leaf blades of the underwater leaves are…

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How many fish can be placed in the aquarium
So, you have chosen the aquarium of your dreams, decorated with beautiful plants and all sorts of original decor elements? It remains a small matter — to take care of…

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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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Astronotus

Amazon basin and Parana. Length – up to 30 cm. the body is oval, strongly compressed from the sides. Thick soft skin seems velvety. On the brownish background scattered black spots with reddish edges. On the stem of the caudal fin expressive black eye in red edging. Fins rounded, opaque.

Bred a very beautiful red-bodied breed with almost no spots – red Oscar. Peaceful, calm fish, trustfully takes from the hands of food. Given that Astronotus big and rummaging in the ground fish, the aquarium should be between 300 to 500 liters without plants. To water undemanding, temperature-22-26 °C. Monogamous, spawn on a flat stone at a temperature of 26-28 °C. up to 2000 eggs develop 5-6 days. In the first days caviar whitish, but this does not mean that she died. The fry feed on the secretions of skin secret like a discus. As they grow, they are given micro-feeds-Artemia, Cyclops, etc. Adult fish feed on earthworms, small fish, cut beef. Water should be refreshed more often. It remains to add that the color of fry is perhaps more interesting than that of adult fish. Their black velvety body is speckled with yellowish-white streaks and dots.

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…

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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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Live-bearing aquarium fish
Most viviparous fishes belong to the family Poeciliidae Cyprinodontiformes squad. They produce their offspring not in the form of eggs, but in the form of already formed fry, which have…

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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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