Beautiful, interesting, moving, shimmering in different colors of fish, perhaps, are an ornament to any body of water. However, connected with them a lot of trouble. To inhabit a variety of pond fish and plants, you must make the extensive and also diverse with bays, shallows, and deep pools. Best option is a system of multiple reservoirs, connected by shallow streams or waterfalls, General water circulation (from the bottom of the reservoir in the upper pump pumps). A good solution would be and one big pond with Islands, where water circulation is provided by several pumps installed around the perimeter of the reservoir.
The pond will contain fish, should not be very deep, because in this case you will not see its inhabitants, and in spring and summer it will be bad to warm up. Enough for him the area of 20-30 square meters with ice area of 6-8 square meters and a depth of 80 cm. Water should be clean, not contain chlorine. It is important that the fish could breathe. The saturation of the pond oxygen is one of the important points. He is allowed by means of pumps, the construction of the brook, the fountain, the cultivation of aquatic plants. At the bottom of the reservoir you can pour clean sand or gravel. This will allow the fish to bury themselves in the soil and hibernate until the spring thaw. Continue reading
The key to a healthy aquarium – the right choice of its inhabitants and care for them. This will be devoted to several topics, including how to choose and set up an aquarium, what should be the soil, plants and more. When buying aquarium fish it is important to remember the fact that, as you would not like the diversity of sizes and colors, to accommodate in one “room” best fish of the same species or closely related. Before purchasing, carefully review the alleged habits of the Pets, not that your chosen species eat each other
It turns out that our aquarium fish are not so simple. The first fish appeared about 300 million years ago – it was one of the first vertebrates. Fish, the most ancient group of vertebrates. The variety of fish amazing – in a class of fish includes about twenty thousand species, but in aquariums, mostly inhabited by bony fish. It’s not any special selection, but the fact that almost all modern fish can be attributed to that unit.
Breeding fish to start, of course, with the selection of the aquarium. At the moment on sale you can find containers made of plastic or glass. In operation they are quite equal, so each of them has its pros and cons.For example, the aquarium glass is not scratched during cleaning, but glass is easy beats, and as a result of long contact with water on the glass, a layer of lye. Plastic aquarium safer from two points of view: first, it does not break, and secondly, the risk that caviar is fish in it will die, tends to zero. However, plastic aquarium hard to clean, because one wrong move scraper can cause unsightly scratches, which will ruin the entire experience. Continue reading
This is a very cute fish coal-black with neon spots all over the body in “infancy”. But growing up, she becomes totally black leads nocturnal and exhibits an irrepressible aggression towards other dogs.
catfish brocade — decorating Your aquarium
Brocade appearance is the different colors, from green and black to orange and even yellow. With time, it changes not only the size of the fish, but the picture of the body.
Oblate top body reminiscent of the famous all river catfish. Yes and it stands out among the other inhabitants of the aquarium. Growing, though slowly but surely. To three years reaches six inches, and by the end of his life (10-15 years) can grow up to half a meter.
He has a beautiful yellowish-brown color, resembling old gold. An interesting feature is their ability to breathe oxygen, which they seize with the mouth, and acquire rear the gut. Body movement are the thorns on the pectoral fins. Very interesting to watch, as these fish gather in groups on the sandy shallows and crawl from place to place. In captivity, Golden catfish does not grow more than 7 cm. Continue reading