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
Want to lead a conversation about those fish backyard ponds, for devices that do not require large material costs. Many have experienced that in small ponds the fish grows well and often their development is even ahead of their peers living in rivers and lakes. However, not every breed of fish it is advisable to grow in a small pond. In my opinion, the most successful objects for cultivation is carp, crucian carp, pike (fingerlings) and loaches. The last two lines are particularly interest the farmer-lover.
Pike grows very rapidly. One day in June (that year was extraordinary drought) we caught carp and a few Surat. The fish were transported about an hour and without water. When it got out in a basin of water, two spike weighing 150 g alive. And we released them together with carp in dug pond with an area of two acres.
The water in our backyard pond was literally teeming with many kinds of organisms, and there were especially many tadpoles in it. Continue reading
Guppy is quite a peaceful fish. They will not offend their neighbors in the aquarium, as it is not capable of such atrocities. But other types of fish will be happy to plucking tail fins of guppies, thus causing them to suffer.
Representatives gourami are labyrinth fish that can breathe with gills not only, but also a special body metabolizing oxygen from the air at the water surface. Gourami antennae sticking out of the abdominal fins have a tactile function.
Acidity of water for them is not critical, only that it was not salty. Enhanced aeration is also not mandatory. Enough of the General conditions of detention of fish.
Catfish like algae, but they should not be too much, just 5-6 branches per 50 liters of water. Continue reading