Many species have long, protruding rays in the front of the dorsal fin. Peaceful, calm fish. Kept in the thickets of plants at the bottom. Fish tank for apistogramma tools as well as for tetras. The temperature is 23-26 °C, the water is soft. In the aquarium should be enough shelters from flower pots or driftwood, in which the fish lay yellow or reddish eggs. The female takes care of the clutch, the male guards the nest. In large aquariums, the male can guard the clutches of several females. After 3-4 days, the larvae hatch, and after 5-6 days, becoming fry, they begin to swim and eat. Within 2-4 weeks, a flock of fry is taken care of by a female. A good pair can spawn several times with a month’s break. Spawning is stimulated by fresh water and an increase in temperature by 3-4 °C. Continue reading
Aquascaping is the modern art of aquarium decoration
Aquascaping is now a popular direction in design, which will help to make a work of art out of an ordinary aquarium. Its founder is the Japanese photographer and designer Takashi Amano, who established an annual international competition for those who are ready to compete in the design of aquariums.
Different approaches to the design of the aquarium
Before you start to choose the soil for the aquarium, decorations and actually buy fish, decide how you want to see this “artificial pond”. There are the following approaches to the implementation of the design: Continue reading