The most decorative are considered shubunkin – gold fish with blue, red, purple, black.
Shubunkin and goldfish
In Europe fish is relatively recent, although in China, was bred for thousands of years. There are many species of these fish, the most persistent of them can live under a layer of frozen water, if only “window”.
Ornamental fish (not edible) in the winter water can’t.
Ordinary goldfish are inexpensive, unpretentious. Scales with metallic sheen, shiny. Can live up to 20 years and grow to 40 cm Spawn from April to July.
The most decorative are considered shubunkin – gold fish with blue, red, purple, black. 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
For example, the stores sold frozen tilapia, which is also owned by the family. It is known that the dimensions may be very varied, as some species have a length of about 2.5 cm, and others – more than 100 centimeters.
The total number of species of this family is about two thousand, and many of them not yet described. Certain types of fish are common only in some water basins, and at the moment they are on the verge of extinction.
Because the family is quite diverse, this article will talk about those fish that live in aquariums. The majority of aquarium fish has a high, laterally compressed body, single dorsal fin. Cichlids have a bright color, which is especially noticeable during spawning. Continue reading