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
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 an artificial pond. In a properly organized large aquarium, the natural formation of flora is possible, which will be capable of self-healing. But the smaller the aquarium, the lower the chance of forming a natural ecosystem in it. Therefore, every aquarist should always be aware of the rules of cleaning the aquarium. And since any washing of the aquarium is a strong stress for its inhabitants, then fast and accurate its conduct is possible only with careful advance preparation. Continue reading