Anubias (Anubias)
It is not surprising that many species grow slowly in the aquarium. Leathery leaves, departing from the creeping rhizome, remain green for several years. Propagated by dividing the rhizome, which…

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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 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…

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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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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. are forced to grow vertically and even roll over on his back. Slowly swimming from place to place, anostomus collect fouling from the vertical and lower surfaces of stones, driftwood and plants.

Anostomus vulgaris (anostomus anostomus (Linne, 1758)

Amazon, Orinoco, Guyana. Length until 18 see Coloring very attractive: along yellow bodies passes chocolate-black broad swathe of from cavity until founding caudal fin. Narrower stripes on the back and on the abdomen. The dorsal fin and base of the caudal fin are bright red. Continue reading

Aquascaping is the modern art of aquarium decoration

Aquascaping is the modern art of aquarium decoration
Aquascaping is now a popular direction in design, which will help to make a work of art out of an ordinary aquarium. Its founder is the Japanese photographer and designer Takashi Amano, who established an annual international competition for those who are ready to compete in the design of aquariums.

Different approaches to the design of the aquarium
Before you start to choose the soil for the aquarium, decorations and actually buy fish, decide how you want to see this “artificial pond”. There are the following approaches to the implementation of the design: 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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Salt as a treatment for aquarium fish
Many inexperienced owners of ornamental aquariums believe that traditional methods of combating various diseases and parasites are not effective enough and in some cases even harmful. However, this is not…

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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…

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Astronotus
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…

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