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
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 the case — for example, many fungal and infectious diseases can be cured with ordinary table salt. But it is worth understanding that it is unnecessary to “salt the aquarium” how much in vain, since there are certain proportions and rules for the use of salt baths for fish, without causing them harm.
Short description of the method
Salt is actually a universal method of combating various diseases, because most parasites and bacteria can not withstand high levels of salt concentration in water. Also, salt solutions are used for poisoning fish with nitrites. Continue reading