Brief description: Compact and at the same time volumetric Atlas-guide includes information on more than 1000 species and varieties of freshwater fish that can be seen in aquariums around the world. Among them are well-known to aquarists types and new, the content of which has been mastered only recently.
The book contains descriptions of each collection, readers will gain General information about the historic homeland of the fishes of this group, their natural habitats and the modern habitat. In addition to the basic characteristics of the family described coloration and its changes with age; provides data about the volume of the aquarium, the conditions and requirements for water filtration; described diet, particularly reproductive behavior, as well as some interesting facts about the life of fish under natural conditions.
Very fully described such families as cyprinids, cichlids, labyrinth and many others. Aquarium catfish are represented by several families. In the book, a detailed account of discus, guppies, gold fish and koi are the types that have many varieties,differing in size, coloring, body shape and fins. Continue reading
If after the acquisition of goldfish were quarantined and were settled in good terms, and if they are sick, usually due to overfeeding. Gold young can be fed a couple times a day, adults – it only takes one time. These fish have very good appetite and overfeed them very easily, so it is advisable to use fodder with low protein content and with the addition of herbal ingredients, like spirulina. Moreover, special feeds for goldfish on sale now abound. For example, I feed my Golden balls Tetra Goldfish Colour Sticks, and twice a week live food. Bloodworms and Tubifex, as the permanent feed is not suitable – too “fatty”. It is desirable to let the aquarium duckweed or Ricci, a very respected gold this grass and can choose to diversify your diet.
What are the symptoms of overfeeding in goldfish? Belly fish like bursting and she can’t cope with their movement. In this case, you need to give her a hunger strike for three days, may relieve the bowels. After that, of course, you need to learn a lesson and more fish is not to overfeed. Continue reading
Marine aquarium, a vessel for keeping marine animals and plants. Is usually large in size (200 litres), as its inhabitants usually larger than the inhabitants of freshwater aquariums. Compared to freshwater marine aquarium is more time-consuming in use, since the secret of the successful maintenance of marine fish is the maintenance of conditions corresponding to their natural habitat.
Often contain well-dressed inhabitants of tropical coral reefs. It is interesting to contain cold-water marine life. Such an aquarium should be in the summer especially cool. Sea water is prepared artificially by division or from commercially available ready mixes for marine aquariums. It must have a salinity of 30-35. pH of 8.0 to 8.4, temperature depending on the content types. You need a constant control of temperature, pH, density (measured by hydrometer) and water salinity. Continue reading