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
If you are a beginner aquarist, then you have to perform a lot of preparatory work for the launch of the aquarium. Even if you can not wait to start admiring the beautiful aquarium, remember that the rush here will only hurt. The volume of the aquarium is too small for it to be possible to create an independent ecosystem, so prepare for the fact that you will have to support it.
Features of tap water
In addition to regular feeding of fish, the aquarium requires lighting, heating, soil cleaning, Bay and water renewal. At the same time with the purchase of all necessary accessories and the study of the aquarium equipment, it is necessary to prepare the water. Once you have learned how to do this, you can apply this skill in any other setting of the aquarium. Continue reading