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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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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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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saprolegniosis

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

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 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

Apistogramma
Apistogramma (Apistogramma) Many species have long, protruding rays in the front of the dorsal fin. Peaceful, calm fish. Kept in the thickets of plants at the bottom. Fish tank for…

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Labyrinth fish. General characteristic
Who are labyrinth fish and why are they so called? This name was given to them for the so-called "labyrinth" of passages pierced by blood vessels, which is located on…

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Anubias (Anubias)
It is not surprising that many species grow slowly in the aquarium. Leathery leaves, departing from the creeping rhizome, remain green for several years. Propagated by dividing the rhizome, which…

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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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