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.
Actually, in the original, aquarium fish not intended for life “in glass”. Exotic for us are floating in the aquarium, piranhas, and catfish are common as no surprise. It’s not right. They also come from the tropics and other exotic locations, but, accustomed for generations to live in aquariums, these fish change their quality, appearance and habits. The fish aquarium is not a question of reproduction in artificial environments, and with each successive generation they are more used to the characteristics of “their water”. Continue reading
For various reasons you prefer the aquarium to the small size. Maybe he is a great addition to the interior or the aquarium gave you friends… it doesn’t matter, the main thing that you have and now you need to pick up a fish.
So in the aquarium was maintained biological balance, we need a serious approach. Consider the number of fish, plants and other inhabitants under a certain amount.
Overpopulate the aquarium, in any case, it is not recommended. The formula for calculating this, at a fish length of 2.5 cm (measured without the tail), requires a 75 sq. cm the surface of the water. This calculation is suitable for all aquariums. For example, have a tank volume of 30 liters and 40 (length) x 25 (width) x 30(height). Calculate the surface area, 40×25 =1000 sq cm the Next step, the calculation of the number of fish, in this case 1000 / 75 x 2.5 = 33cm. That is, the total length of fish for the aquarium will be 33 cm
Do not put in small aquariums predators. Ask the seller the maximum size of the fish you plan to purchase. Continue reading
Among the most common inhabitants of ponds are Koi carp. Bright colors will make Your pond extravaganza a variety of colors and flowers. In Japan since ancient times, the Koi fish was considered to be normal Pets along with our cats and dogs. The big plus of these fish is a relative simplicity to the conditions of detention and diet. In addition, they quickly adapt to people and even eat from your hands and give to pet.
Koi pond gives the garden an atmosphere of peace and tranquility that can not but rejoice when placed near recreational areas. However, as with all Pets – Koi fish require attention and care.
The basic requirements for keeping Koi is to create conditions for habitat and clean water. The Koi fish is a schooling fish usually reach a length of 0.6-0.9 meters. For proper growth and normal development of fish they require a pond that will accommodate these dimensions. And the larger the pond the more comfortable we will feel the fish. Continue reading