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
Getting into unfavorable conditions or receiving substandard food, aquarium fish can be subjected to various diseases. Diseases are divided into infectious and non-infectious. In turn, infectious diseases are infectious and invasive. Infectious diseases are caused by viruses, bacteria (microorganisms of plant origin) and fungi. Invasive arise as a result of invasion-attacks on the body of fish parasites of animal origin-pathogenic infusoria, worms (helminths) and some small crustaceans. The most common infectious diseases include: infectious Aeromonas (rubella) carp, pseudo-mannose (fin rot), ringworm (a saprolegnioza), plistoforoz (neon disease) , the ICH, oodinium, hilodonellez, Gyrodactylus, dactylogyrus; invasive — Argeles defeat the Hydra, a planaria. Non-infectious diseases: inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract, asphyxia (oxygen starvation), gas embolism, cold, trauma, poisoning. Continue reading
Beautifully decorate the aquarium-not an easy job, but it is feasible even for a novice aquarist. And since most fish lovers put at home these artificial ponds just for decoration, then all efforts are sure to pay off the resulting aesthetic pleasure. However, carefully planned aquarium decoration is able not only to please the eye, but also to favor the launch of the aquarium, to increase the duration of its work without pollution, to maintain its natural microflora.
Popular aquarium decoration styles
How to decorate an aquarium with your own hands
The modern world has offered such a variety of design solutions that appeared aquascape-the whole direction of design of aquariums. Any idea can now be recreated in the aquarium. Continue reading