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The Maritime aquarium at home

I think that every lover of the beautiful there in my dreams to dive into the exotic underwater scenery of the coral reef. Transparent crystal water, enchanting design of the marine landscape and fantastic forms and colors of underwater inhabitants. But this dream can be realized, not necessarily go scuba diving and go far enough to find some space in the apartment for aquarium marine type. As in freshwater aquarium, it is difficult to create such vivid and unusual setting. Though this beauty is significantly more expensive, complex and requires constant care. Marine life is more gentle to the environment, quality and composition of water, its temperature parameters.

Types of marine aquariums

The most affordable option – aquarium for small aquatic animals such as clowns, chrysiptera, thalassoma. These fish coexist peacefully in a single vessel. This “Sea pond” with its calm and bright colors.

“Pond predators” allows you to keep large marine animals: Moray eels, triggerfish, grouper. This aquarium is much more difficult to contain and for home use it is not well suited. This underwater window, great to decorate an office or public reception office. Continue reading

Deadly fish of the tropical seas

In tropical seas poisonous fish is not unusual. From them should stay away, as the poison some of them fatal to humans. Moreover, poisoning and death can cause not only biting fish, but the use of them as food.

Threat by eating the so-called coral fish, and benthic, which live on the seabed. Many lagoon and reef fish are also poisonous meat. Pick out generally: if there is any doubt about the safety of seafood, it is better to give them up! Toxins poisonous fish have no taste, because almost completely dissolve in water. They are also not subject to disintegration during heat treatment. So that grilled or poached fish – not so safe. Also, be aware that many birds have an immunity to the toxins of fish, so if you see a bird, quietly eating fish, do not rush to chase and eat the remains of the feast. What is good for the birds, for you can be fatal! Continue reading

Types of aquarium fish

Fans of the aquarium there is an almost limitless choice — from goldfish, the most famous of all our domestic aquatic animals, the magnificent species of fish of the tropical seas.

It is important not to settle in one aquarium incompatible species, but not to fall into the trap of smugglers, illegally importing protected species.

Fresh-water fish. Novice aquarists are advised to give preference to freshwater fish. Their breeding is much easier and cheaper, for them it is interesting to observe, finally, they look nice.

It is necessary to distinguish freshwater fish living in cold water and tropical freshwater species. First, not too many and less scenic, mostly belong to the family Cyprinidae. Among them there are varieties of gold fish (goldfish, fish-comet, Valuehost, known for its beautiful tail, fish-telescope, etc.). River fish (roach, perch, carp, bleak, minnow, gudgeon) well klimatiserede in the aquarium. Continue reading