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