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
At first glance, aquarium fish — an ideal choice for those who do not want to burden themselves with unnecessary worries about Pets. All you need is to buy an aquarium, fill it with water, decor and periodically pour fish food. But it’s not so easy if you are just starting a career as an aquarist. If you want the fish to live happily ever after, delighting the beauty of you and your loved ones, before installing the first aquarium can not do without the “young fighter course”. After all, it is important not only the size of the fish habitat, hardness, temperature and pH of the water, filters and other equipment, but also what kind of fish will settle there and how they will interact with each other.
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