Apistos: aquarium fish at all times!
Not all aquarium fish (and especially cichlids) so tolerant of their neighbors as ramirezi apistogramma and other dwarf American cichlids. Livable but not their only advantage, they are also very…

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Five classes of most common species and breeds of fish
Viviparous. These kinds of bright and unpretentious. They hold the palm of popularity among aquarists for several decades. The main secret of its popularity are viviparous their size, colour, simplicity…

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FEEDING AQUARIUM FISH

Feeding the fish, one of the most important factors that ensure normal development and the life of the fish. From nutrition to the greatest extent depends on their appearance.

When feeding fish one should follow two basic rules: the more varied the feed, the better; it is better underfeeding than overfeeding.

Food should be given in small portions; as soon as the fish stop eating, feeding should be discontinued, and uneaten food to remove. Feed the fish once a day, preferably in the same clock. No irreversible development will not take place if for any reason the feed will not be given fish for a few days (5-8). but this should not be the rule.

Currently on sale offers many high quality brands of dry, canned and frozen feed for fish, which greatly simplifies the problem. However, for a number of fish prefer live food, as well as in the preparation of fish to reproduce is preferable to give live foods, dry — only temporarily. Continue reading

Aquarium fish

For the past few years it is fashionable to purchase in a flat or house Pets. It can be various hamsters, cats or dogs with parrots and Guinea pigs.

The fish in the aquarium

Lovers of true peace and tranquility buy aquarium fish. Their behavior and grace of movement in the aquatic environment, fish are able to fill the room with peace and quiet, because watching them is like a process of meditation, then you can even sleep. Aquarium fish can be in the different aquariums. Aquariums can be made in accordance with the features of the interior of a bedroom, hall or office space. The shape of aquarium can be very different. It can be square, rectangular, cylindrical and ball-shaped aquariums. If you plan to purchase aquarium fish, it speaks to a certain individual style of the owner of the premises. In the case of children, the situation is quite different, as they consider fish aquarium as entertainment, and as the chic selection of special species of fish that will emphasize cold-blooded master. Continue reading

Piranha

Among the fish, horror at the man, the most terrible is the white shark. But no less chilling stories to tell about the little fish-the piranha. In many legends she is able to strip a large animal in just half an hour. Only the water gets a drop of blood, piranha transforms into a crazed demon who hits on anything that he comes across.

Here it is — the famous and legendary piranha. A small fish, only some 20 cm, with purple (female) or blue-black (male) color. Can also be olive-silver or bright red. Nice fish? Believe me, it’s no longer be the case. Piranha known reputation of bloodthirsty fish. Just look at her strong jaw with many sharp, pyramidal teeth.

The name itself is fraught with danger. The word “piranha” is borrowed from South American Indians and means “sharp-toothed demon.” Indeed, the teeth they terrible. Jaw muscles are so developed that the piranha can to shave off the smallest piece. She does not tear the prey, and cut it in pieces, like a surgeon with a scalpel. The teeth are very sharp, no thick skin no protection. Adult piranha can bite a stick or a human finger. Piranha can even bite through steel. Piranhas are especially dangerous during the spawning season, when fish pair first, and later one male, guarding a clutch of eggs. Continue reading

Som is the most common freshwater fish
Family somovyh has more than 550 species of fish, widely distributed on all continents of the earth. A large part of somovyh inhabits deep, slow-flowing or stagnant waters. However, there…

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Do fish drink water?
Though marine fishes drink a lot of water, their freshwater relatives don't drink nearly anything. The root of this difference lies in the needs of fish to maintain a normal…

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