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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…

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Cichlids
You can find small cichlids about 5 cm, and there are half a meter. The natural habitat of cichlids is quite wide, they live around the world, but the most…

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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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Monthly Archives: April 2017

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 admiring the beautiful aquarium, remember that the rush here will only hurt. The volume of the aquarium is too small for it to be possible to create an independent ecosystem, so prepare for the fact that you will have to support it.

Features of tap water
Water

In addition to regular feeding of fish, the aquarium requires lighting, heating, soil cleaning, Bay and water renewal. At the same time with the purchase of all necessary accessories and the study of the aquarium equipment, it is necessary to prepare the water. Once you have learned how to do this, you can apply this skill in any other setting of the aquarium. Continue reading

How to choose aquarium fish

At first glance, aquarium fish — an ideal choice for those who do not want to burden themselves with unnecessary worries about Pets. All you need is to buy an aquarium, fill it with water, decor and periodically pour fish food. But it’s not so easy if you are just starting a career as an aquarist. If you want the fish to live happily ever after, delighting the beauty of you and your loved ones, before installing the first aquarium can not do without the “young fighter course”. After all, it is important not only the size of the fish habitat, hardness, temperature and pH of the water, filters and other equipment, but also what kind of fish will settle there and how they will interact with each other.

How to choose aquarium fish

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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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Cichlids
You can find small cichlids about 5 cm, and there are half a meter. The natural habitat of cichlids is quite wide, they live around the world, but the most…

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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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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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