What is viviparous?
Most fish lay eggs, but some species give birth to fry. There are two types of viviparous – viviparous and oviparous. The oviparous bear eggs inside, and the fry are born fully formed. They get their food from the deutoplasm. In the case of viviparous, nutrition is obtained directly from the mother. About 15 of the 480 known fish families exhibit some form of live birth. This includes half of all sharks and rays, as well as viviparous carpenters such as guppies, swordsmen, and mollinesians, as well as a number of unusual species.
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Tips on how to choose the right kind of fish for your aquarium.
There are a huge number of species of fish, which makes the choice quite difficult for a beginner in this business. Many people give up doing aquarium because of the fact that they choose the wrong kind of fish for their aquarium and because of the wrong care for them. Choosing the right fish is an important task that you can easily cope with by doing a little research. What kind of freshwater fish you choose ultimately depends on many factors. However, not all fish species can coexist.
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You can find small cichlids about 5 cm, and there are half a meter. The natural habitat of cichlids is quite wide, they live around the world, but the most popular cichlids of Africa, South and Central America. Most captive cichlids come from the Great African lakes: Malawi, Tanganyika, and the Amazon.
Due to the large number of cichlid species, it is very difficult to distinguish any typical behavior for them. But, nevertheless, it is safe to say that many cichlids are characterized by aggressive behavior. Also, cichlids are very caring parents. Continue reading