The body of the gourami is very much flattened on the sides, high. The fins on the abdomen are long and filamentous, the anal fin is long, the dorsal fin has a short base. Males of the spotted gourami is silvery blue, with blurred dark stripes. There are two large dark spots in the middle of the body and near the caudal fin. The fins are transparent, with faint yellow spots. On the lower part of the anal fin there is a reddish strip. During spawning, the fish gain a brighter color, the stripes turn black, the anal fin is covered with red spots, and the strip shimmers with different colors. Continue reading
Karpoed has the form of a flat rounded translucent turtle gray-green with four pairs of feathery swimming legs. In the initial stage, the crustacean is barely visible to the naked eye, but in the adult state it can reach 4-6 mm. It is very mobile, floats freely, but prefers to accumulate in the midst of plants. Attacking fish, carp eater bites into the skin, bites through it and sucks blood. From biting it on the body of the fish produced wounds that often become a gateway for infection. Destroy carp eating mechanically, removing from the aquarium affected fish and removing the parasite with tweezers. 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.
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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