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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Nannostomus
A genus of the family wernerite. They have a long torpedo-shaped body and a conical head. Floating head down. Upper mouth, so to pick up food from the bottom, and.…

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Believe
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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aquarium medicines

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

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

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 ornamental fish, which is why they often have a problem associated with a lack of appetite. Most cases associated with the lack of appetite in fish are the cause of quite natural processes, but in some situations it can be a symptom of serious whitening.

Why aquarium fish do not eat food

Causes of lack of appetite in fish
The appetite of fish is one of the main indicators of its health. However, do not think that ” great health — great appetite.” Each fish should eat in moderation, but some species of fish, such as young scalars, do not have a feeling of satiety, so this “measure of satiety” you set and control yourself. Continue reading

Astyanax
Texas-Panama. Length - up to 9 cm. the Body is high, compressed from the sides. The color is silver, with a brass sheen. The top is olive, in the back…

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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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Astyanax
Texas-Panama. Length - up to 9 cm. the Body is high, compressed from the sides. The color is silver, with a brass sheen. The top is olive, in the back…

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How long do aquarium fish live
Fashion to breed fish in aquariums appeared not so long ago, and the specifics of this activity still requires study and practice. All types of aquarium fish have ancestors who…

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