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
Many, before you buy an aquarium, do not even think about how it should be properly cared for, cleaned and maintained. Some believe that occasionally changing the water and cleaning the aquarium filters, they will protect your aquarium from the appearance of various kinds of bacteria and diseases, but this is not so! In fact, there are specific rules for the maintenance and care of the aquarium, whether decorative or ordinary, because a clean aquarium is the key to the health of its inhabitants.
How often and how to clean aquarium
How to clean aquarium
The regularity of the aquarium cleaning process depends on two factors: the number of its inhabitants and its size. Continue reading