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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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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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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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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Aquarium

Contributing to the solution of complex and versatile tasks, the aquarium must meet certain requirements, be convenient for its inhabitants, observation and systematic maintenance, have the most acceptable design solution and fit well into the interior of the room.

Produced by industry in large quantities aquariums with a capacity of 20-40 liters are suitable for keeping only a few fish and are mainly intended for beginners, small corners of wildlife, or are used as auxiliary containers for breeding fish. For decorative purposes, as well as for the maintenance of collections of rare species of fish and their breeding, more spacious aquariums are used. According to capacity, they are divided into three main groups: small — from 20 to 50 liters, medium — up to 200 liters and large — over this volume. Continue reading

How to decorate an aquarium with your own hands

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

How many fish can be placed in the aquarium
So, you have chosen the aquarium of your dreams, decorated with beautiful plants and all sorts of original decor elements? It remains a small matter — to take care of…

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Do aquarium fish sleep?
This question aquarists ask quite often, it is especially popular among beginners. Often this is due to the peculiarities of the daily routine of the owners of the aquarium. For…

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Acanthophthalmus
Body remnevidnye, a length of about 8 cm At the mouth 3-4 pairs of whiskers. The fins are rounded, the caudal fin is not cut. Two species are unicolored, the…

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Why do aquarium fish die/die
When fish die out in the aquarium, many owners do not understand the reasons, run to the pet store to buy funds from such a scourge. But very often this…

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