Frequently asked questions about viviparous
What is viviparous? Most fish lay eggs, but some species give birth to fry. There are two types of viviparous - viviparous and oviparous. The oviparous bear eggs inside, and…

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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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Astatotilapia
Polygamous species. Females incubate eggs in the mouth for 15 to 20 days. Astatotilapia Brown Victoria, sandy biotopes. Length - up to 13 cm. the body is greyish-green, with 8-10…

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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 in it. I recently added four more male guppies to the aquarium, this time red guppies, and it looks like they’re hitting on each other, but I don’t know if they’re fighting.

I’ve read that male guppies tend not to bother each other. Why doesn’t that apply to my fish? Will they stop behaving like that after they get used to each other? If not, would they cause each other serious injury? Continue reading

Arowana

And fish is not for everyone. Firstly, they have a fairly high cost, secondly, they need an aquarium about 3-4 meters long, and thirdly – these fish are predators. They constantly need live food.

Now, with regard to more specific data on the content of Arowana:

Physical characteristic:

Arovana is a large fish, the largest individual was caught by fishermen in the Amazon river basin. Its size was 152 cm. Although, in General, it rarely exceeds the length of 110 cm. the body of Arowana is covered with rigid scales with bony plates. The anal and dorsal fins start from the middle of the body and reach the tail. The pectoral fins are usually light at an early age. Over time, darken. Continue reading

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), Saroea (one pair of maxillary mustache), Puntius (no mustache). However, this division does not reflect the actual situation, because it does not take into account the more significant features of the skeleton structure, and the number of whiskers is different in fish of the same species. Therefore, the species described below are assigned to the single genus b.

Barbs — are very active schooling fish that need large tanks full of plants and free swimming. At irregular and incomplete feeding along with live forages can eat gentle parts of plants. The content is suitable for soft or medium hard water, usually fresh. Temperature 20-26 °C. Continue reading

Hard water in the aquarium
The hardness of water is the amount of minerals dissolved in it. If the amount of dissolved minerals is high-the water is hard, if low-then soft. Water hardness increases when…

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Ancistrus
For antitrust typically the lack of bony plates on the snout and abdomen, brush hook on its Gill cover. Males on the snout have branched outgrowths of soft tissues, females…

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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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Argues
Karpoed has the form of a flat rounded translucent turtle gray-green with four pairs of feathery swimming legs. In the initial stage, the crustacean is barely visible to the naked…

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