Aquarium tips: essential information
The most common cause of fish diseases is stress. The cause of stress can be the wrong environment and food or the wrong choice of fish species-some species can not…

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Frequently asked questions about viviparous
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…

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Live-bearing aquarium fish
Most viviparous fishes belong to the family Poeciliidae Cyprinodontiformes squad. They produce their offspring not in the form of eggs, but in the form of already formed fry, which have…

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Ancistrus

For antitrust typically the lack of bony plates on the snout and abdomen, brush hook on its Gill cover. Males on the snout have branched outgrowths of soft tissues, females have no more than one row of small unbranched outgrowths.

The conditions of detention are the same as for the whole family. The temperature is 24-28 °C. in an aquarium with plants usually contain several young ancitruses, which help to clear the leaves of algae. Old fish do it less carefully. Fascinated, the young antitrus sometimes damaged, collapsed tube, the leaves of rosette plants. With driftwood in the aquarium antitrus softened scraped off the top layer of wood. And although they can not digest cellulose, such additives stimulate the work of the intestine. 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

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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Astatotilapia
Polygamous species. Females incubate eggs in the mouth for 15 to 20 days. Astatotilapia Brown Victoria, sandy biotopes. Length - up to 13 cm. the body is greyish-green, with 8-10…

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Why do aquarium fish eat plants
Eating plants by aquarium fish is not such an important problem as diseases or, for example, those cases when fish do not eat food. But if in General everything in…

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How to get rid of snails in the aquarium?
Snails multiply very quickly, and, like a forest fire in the shortest possible time fill your aquarium. They eat up aquarium plants, disturb the ecological balance and simply spoil the…

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