Glass or acrylic?
As a rule, aquariums are made of silicate glass or organic (acrylic). However, many people don't know what the difference is between the two – except that an acrylic aquarium…

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Signs of disease aquarium fish
Signs of disease aquarium fish Many aquarists have encountered various diseases of their Pets, but, as a rule, it is much easier to prevent the disease than to cure it.…

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Salt as a treatment for aquarium fish
Many inexperienced owners of ornamental aquariums believe that traditional methods of combating various diseases and parasites are not effective enough and in some cases even harmful. However, this is not…

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Tips on the number of fish in the aquarium

A huge number of diseases in fish appear due to low water quality, so the main thing for you is to maintain the water in the aquarium in good condition. If there are too many fish in the aquarium, it will be very difficult to maintain the water quality at the proper level, which will lead to diseases in fish and problems in you! Therefore, it is best to study the issue in advance and choose the right size of fish and their number, this will avoid many problems in the future. Continue reading

Aponogetonaceae

A genus of the family aponogetonaceae. Aquatic rosette plants with underwater leaves and some species with floating. The leaves have long petioles, the leaf blades of the underwater leaves are thin, translucent. The shape and color of them makes aponogetons desirable plants in the collection. Most of them grow well in nutrient soil with clay additives. The light is bright. However, as in nature aquarium aponogeton in the winter months, stop growing, drop their leaves. Often there is only a tuber with a supply of nutrients. Inexperienced aquarists believe that something unusual is happening to plants, they begin to transplant them from place to place, and often throw them away. Instead, you should try not to disturb the plant, reduce the temperature by 5-10 °C. in the Spring, a. will resume its growth.

Propagated by a, exclusively seeds. It should be noted that many plants are cross-pollinated, so it is necessary to reproduce at least two bushes. Continue reading

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Some authors include the genus Barclay in the family pitcher. However in the domestic literature it is accepted to allocate Barclay in a separate monotypic family.

Thailand, Burma. The leaves are lanceolate, up to 3-5 cm wide and up to 50 cm long, heart-shaped at the base. Petiole is up to half the length of the leaf, rosette location. The color of the thin leaves is reddish-brown or green, pinkish-purple below. Barclay stands out well among other plants. Barclays requires certain conditions of maintenance: temperature 24-28 °C, clogged warm soil, old water. Water is preferably soft, slightly acidic. The lighting is bright, well, if a few hours a day on the Barclays get direct sunlight. Algae these plants never overgrown. Continue reading

Why are my guppies fighting each other?
Neil Monks will give some advice to the reader about possible skirmishes between male guppies. Question. I have a 65-litre (14 gallon) full-cycle aquarium and 4 male blue guppies live…

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Болезни аквариумных рыб
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…

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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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Believe
Some authors include the genus Barclay in the family pitcher. However in the domestic literature it is accepted to allocate Barclay in a separate monotypic family. Thailand, Burma. The leaves…

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