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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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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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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How to get rid of snails in the aquarium?

Snails multiply very quickly, and, like a forest fire in the shortest possible time fill your aquarium. They eat up aquarium plants, disturb the ecological balance and simply spoil the appearance of the aquarium. There are many species of snails that are very small in size. Their eggs are correspondingly even smaller. Because of this, they are very difficult to find everything and bring out. Also, they are very easy to transfer to another aquarium with plants, equipment. From snails in large quantities it is better to get rid of. This may require effort and patience, but is necessary before the aquarium is completely exposed to snail infestation. Continue reading

Labyrinth fish. General characteristic

Who are labyrinth fish and why are they so called? This name was given to them for the so-called “labyrinth” of passages pierced by blood vessels, which is located on top of their Gill arches. This system of channels was obtained by fish as a result of evolution. The thing is that the homeland of the labyrinth is a wetland and rice fields of Southeast Asia. Initially, the fish were forced to live in dirty, muddy reservoirs, almost without oxygen, which provoked the appearance of such a unique organ. With its help, individuals of some species are able to live without water for up to 8 hours. However, the condition for this is constant access to atmospheric oxygen.

It is due to its unpretentiousness to oxygen labyrinth fish have gained great popularity among novice aquarists. After all, they do not need to buy large and expensive aquariums, install compressors for air supply. These fish can quite normally live in small volumes. Continue reading

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 be a herbalist (mainly vegetable), cichlidnik (mainly made in the style of “pseudomore” with fish-cichlids), marine, aquarium with ordinary fish such as neon, swordsmen and similar simple in content. Of course, if you are a beginner-we would not advise you to start with a marine biotope or herbalist. In content, these types are very complex and require special training and knowledge. As for the usual freshwater options, as well as cichlids-everything is easier here. It is enough to read some literature, forums, articles on the Internet in order to run your first aquarium without any problems. Continue reading

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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Live-bearing aquarium fish
Most viviparous fishes belong to the family Poeciliidae Cyprinodontiformes squad. They produce their offspring not in the form of eggs, but in the form of already formed fry, which have…

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How often and correctly to wash the aquarium
The main responsibility for the health of fish in the aquarium is water. It is their habitat, and its quality can significantly affect the life of any living creatures in…

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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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