Marine aquarium fish have become today a subject of interest to avid hobbyists, they make a welcome exoticism in a city apartment. Now you can relax on the shore of his home “the ocean”.
Settlement of a marine aquarium is a very important step, because his techniques and work have a number of features that are not familiar to owners of freshwater aquariums. Now you have to monitor the salinity, density and hardness of the water, the level of nitrite, the acid-alkaline balance and support necessary for marine fish temperature and regularly check the filter system. Installing a saltwater aquarium is quite a time-consuming process . it will take approximately 6-10 weeks and can be accelerated by adding live rock and live aragonite sand, they will act as catalysts of biocycle. The reward for the weeks work will be a miniature “sea” or “ocean” in the middle of the apartment. Below we list the most popular types of saltwater fish that are highly valued by modern aquarists. Continue reading
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
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