Nannostomus
A genus of the family wernerite. They have a long torpedo-shaped body and a conical head. Floating head down. Upper mouth, so to pick up food from the bottom, and.…

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How to decorate an aquarium with your own hands
Beautifully decorate the aquarium-not an easy job, but it is feasible even for a novice aquarist. And since most fish lovers put at home these artificial ponds just for decoration,…

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Hard water in the aquarium
The hardness of water is the amount of minerals dissolved in it. If the amount of dissolved minerals is high-the water is hard, if low-then soft. Water hardness increases when…

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underwater flora

Acanthophthalmus

Body remnevidnye, a length of about 8 cm At the mouth 3-4 pairs of whiskers. The fins are rounded, the caudal fin is not cut. Two species are unicolored, the others have transverse dark stripes; very similar to each other. Females can be distinguished by the full abdomen, in which the greenish caviar is translucent.

Contain acanthophthalmus can only be in a densely planted aquarium with soft, slightly acidic water. Temperature 24-28 °C. Acanthophthalmus most of the day hiding in the bushes or under a stone, but in the evening and at night they are looking for at the bottom of the pipefish, small bloodworms and other food. Reproduce until only after hormonal injections. Before spawning, males and females are divided into two weeks and fed with live feed. Water is softened and replaced with fresh, with the addition of a decoction of peat or the drug ToruMin. The water temperature is raised. Continue reading

Aquascaping is the modern art of aquarium decoration

Aquascaping is the modern art of aquarium decoration
Aquascaping is now a popular direction in design, which will help to make a work of art out of an ordinary aquarium. Its founder is the Japanese photographer and designer Takashi Amano, who established an annual international competition for those who are ready to compete in the design of aquariums.

Different approaches to the design of the aquarium
Before you start to choose the soil for the aquarium, decorations and actually buy fish, decide how you want to see this “artificial pond”. There are the following approaches to the implementation of the design: Continue reading

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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Aulonocara
Aulonocara have a rich color and are similar to other Malawian by rehlovym. Females Mature at 10-12 months, males at 3-5 months later. About 60 eggs female incubates in the…

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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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How often and correctly to wash the aquarium
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…

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