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
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. To protect aquarium fish, it is necessary to follow the basic rules of aquarium care, since in well-groomed aquariums the risk of diseases is much less. But if you begin to notice a painful appearance or strange behavior in their fish, you need to act immediately. Quick, and most importantly deliberate actions can save your Pets.
Types and diagnosis of diseases
Diseases of aquarium fish can be divided into two types: infectious and non-infectious. Basically contagious diseases can be caused by a fungus or infection, and not contagious, in turn, can be caused by any adverse changes in the aquarium. Continue reading