Picking up the fish in small aquariums up to 50 litres, should heed some advice from experienced aquarists. Buying your favorite fish, be sure to ask what size reaches the adult stage, because sometimes the small occupant of the home pond maybe in time turn into a large predator.
A good combination for a small aquarium can be considered a combination of fish: 5 platies, catfish Ancistrus – 3 individuals, 10 neons, 5 swordtails. Also nice to get Remora 3 catfish, 2 angelfish, 4 mossy of Mahseer. The optimum and such a combination: 3 swordsman, 5 Zebra fish, 2 spotted catfish, guppies 10. What kind of fish to buy, everyone decides for himself, and not necessarily on the above list – as long as they can peacefully coexist. The optimum number of fish determined based on the fact that 1 individual length of 5-7 cm had 3-5 liters of water.
Catfish in a small aquarium. Continue reading
Building a garden pond . in common parlance called simply “ film pond ” is logical and reasonable to begin with the design stage.
First you need to determine the site – it should be away from trees with a strong root structure. Perfect location garden pond is half the film of the reservoir cover shadow, the other half is under sunlight.
Otherwise in the summer sun, the water will begin to turn green, or “bloom” because of the huge number of microorganisms rapidly proliferating in the bright summer sun.
Hereinafter, the shape of the pit.
Garden pond rectangular or square shapes will look not quite natural, but as artificial construction. We are committed to the natural mind, isn’t it?
With the shape decided, now the depth of the film of pond per square meter of surface shall be at least 350-400 litres of water. If you plan to colonize fish, at least 900-1000L. Continue reading
Advanced technology: fish Farming
Diplostomum fish and their importance for pond culture
Diplomacy ( Diplostomoses ) is a widely common disease of freshwater fish caused by metacercariae of trematodes of the genus Diplostomum (family Diplostomatidae , a detachment Strigeata ). Metacercariae species in this genus is a highly pathogenic fish organisms, including for fishing and pond fish. To pathogens of susceptible diplostemonous all types of freshwater and anadromous fish, especially salmon, whitefish, sturgeon, carp. They are the most dangerous for larvae, fry and fingerlings of pond fish.
Diplotaenia diseases of pond fish in Kazakhstan are observed quite often. This primarily contributes to the creation of a pond and spawning and rearing farms in the vicinity of natural water bodies, where there are persistent pockets of diplostemonous. Continue reading