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
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