Monthly Archives: October 2017
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
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. Continue reading