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…

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Aplocheilidae
Previously, more than 200 species of this family belonged to the family rivulaceae. Except notobranchius, most aplocheilovyh have a narrow pike-like body length from 2 to 20 cm Dorsal fin…

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Why do aquarium fish die/die
When fish die out in the aquarium, many owners do not understand the reasons, run to the pet store to buy funds from such a scourge. But very often this…

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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 in his or her power to ensure that the animal lives in a comfortable environment and will live a long life.

One of the reasons people have Pets is the desire to groom and cherish them. The process itself has a positive effect on the pet owner, as it provides a lower level of stress and gives other health benefits. But the health of the pet is also important, and from an ethical point of view, its biological and psychological needs must be taken into account.

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Cockerel, or fighting fish

Thailand. The body length is up to 6 cm. the Body and fins can be painted in red, blue, green, cream, purple, brown, black or gold. The opal forms have a creamy body and colored fins. In some color forms, the fins dissect contrasting bands. The ventral fins are most often red, with white tips. Females are paler colored.

The European breeders paid the main attention not to fighting features of fishes, and their colouring and size of fins. A flock of these brawlers are kept in a species aquarium with a sufficient number of shelters. The temperature is about 24 °C. the water is soft or medium hardness, not very fresh, but not old. Veil males are best kept one at a time so that they do not damage their fins. Since older males are sedentary, they can settle for small vessels or compartments in a partitioned aquarium. The beauty of cockerels is also demonstrated in glass round aquariums, divided into 6-8 sectors. Continue reading

What are aquariums-types and forms

Before you buy an aquarium, the first thing you should understand their species diversity, and already based on your requirements and capabilities, choose the right option. Basically, aquariums are distinguished by two features, this is their form and functional purpose. Also, when choosing an aquarium, you should take into account the requirements of the fish that will inhabit it, because not every fish will be able to live and reproduce normally in a too small or large aquarium.

Varieties of decorative aquariums

Model variety is aquariums of different shapes, ranging from conventional round and rectangular, and ending with non-standard angular, cylindrical and octagonal models. Continue reading

Why does the water in the aquarium turn green
One of the most common problems associated with the care of the aquarium — changing the color of the water. Although greening does not bring tangible harm to plants and…

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Do aquarium fish sleep?
This question aquarists ask quite often, it is especially popular among beginners. Often this is due to the peculiarities of the daily routine of the owners of the aquarium. For…

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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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Why do aquarium fish eat plants
Eating plants by aquarium fish is not such an important problem as diseases or, for example, those cases when fish do not eat food. But if in General everything in…

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