Types of aquarium fish. Tips for choosing fish for a beginner aquarist.
The aquarium, with its fabulous inhabitants is very popular among us urban lovers of nature and animals, especially those who are always busy. Walking fish do not have a lot of time and effort to care for them is not required. A fascinating spectacle – the monitoring of floating beautiful creatures reduces stress and brings joy. There are a huge number of different aquarium fish. They are divided into families: carp, pelleve, solovinye, toothcarps, haratsinovye, aderinoye, okunevaya, homotaurine.
If you are a novice variomat, you can’t go wrong by having a representatives of the poeciliidae. A very common fish of this family are: swordtails, guppies, platys and mollies are one of the most unpretentious (with the exception of maybe the mollies velifera – it requires a lot of experience). These small bright fish get along well with other non-aggressive neighbors. 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
Increasingly in this era of technological innovation, consuming an enormous amount of time to learn, ponder over the purchase of aquarium fish, as they require minimum grooming and do not allow a person to feel lonely.
The concept of “aquarium fish” includes a large number of different species of fish. Therefore, in order to avoid confusion due to multiple names of fishes and to facilitate the selection of scientists was proposed by the ad hoc classification in Latin. Typically, the name of the fish consists of two words in Latin, the first of which designates the genus to which this fish, and the second kind.
All aquarium fish are classified into two broad categories: warm-water species of aquarium fish and cold-water species of aquarium fish. Let us consider each of these categories. Continue reading