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
The diet of any person, except, perhaps, strict vegetarians, is impossible without animal products. Along with meat, eggs, dairy products, fish is a major source of protein. It is believed that ideally, you want to alternate in the diet of fish and meat.
On its nutritional value fish almost indistinguishable from meat, and on the ease of learning the human body surpasses it. In fish muscle contains from 13 to 23% complete protein. The amount of fat varies widely, from 0.1 to 33%, depending on fish species and time of catch. Fish oil contains large amounts of vitamins A and D, additionally, in the muscular tissue of some fish species have b vitamins In fish contains from 1 to 5% minerals, which include potassium, iron, phosphorus. Marine fish are also rich in iodine, which is of great importance for the human body.
Different species have different palatability, bone structure, and different fat content, that makes their cooking. Continue reading
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 and ease in keeping and breeding. Formed birth to live fry, bypassing the stage of eggs is the main feature of the viviparous. After the birth of the fry, adult fish, you need to isolate, as adult viviparous individuals can take the fry for live food and destroy the hatchlings. To save fry, landed in the corners of the densely growing aquatic plants.
Guppy. This is a favorite of aquarists and children. Guppies — the most common viviparous. They are found in most aquariums. Males have more popularity than females because of their iridescent coloring. Almost all the male guppies have large bright tail fins, which may surpass in size all the fish. There are breeds with ball tail fin and long dorsal fin (it hangs on its side in the form of a tape). Interesting is the forked form of the tail in which the upper and lower rays abruptly lengthened relative to the middle of the tail. Breeders was bred breed guppies with elongated lower beam tail. But the female guppies prakticheskimi colored, dull and not have a significant diversity of colors. Continue reading