October - 14 - 2011

Any aquarist, whether beginner or experienced, will face even with the need to treat water and fish in the aquarium. What to do and how to do it, is explained in the rows below! Fish kept in aquariums, can develop certain diseases caused by bacteria, fungi or parasites, against which you can buy different drugs in stores. However, it does not hurt to be careful with them, because not all substances in pet shops are tested for eradication of pests  [ Read More ]

October - 12 - 2011

Whenever considering acquiring a new aquarium, before ordering / buying one, you should think twice, what do you need it for and only then follow that path. Firstly we have to define the purpose for which we want to use the tank (quarantine, maternity, baby growth, adults or decorative aquarium, generally associated with more species). Then we have to choose the species of fish. On the Internet there are accurate data on all species. Most species don’t have special habitat  [ Read More ]

October - 6 - 2011

Filtering the tank water is essential if you want your fish to lead long, healthy lives. However, filtering fish tank equipment can sometimes be very expensive. Nevertheless, if you have a drinking water filter, you can use the filtered water for the fish tank, as long as your filter is very good at trapping chlorine. On Waterfilters.systems, you can find some great reviews of the filters that can rid your tap water of chlorine. This way, you will have clear  [ Read More ]

October - 5 - 2011

It is well known that salt water fish are more difficult to care for than freshwater fish. Not all fish placed in the stores selling aquariums are actually adjusted to life in captivity. Find out first what you want Before you buy try to set the record straight about what kind of environment you would like to have in your tank, types of fish that live well together and how they behave. When you enter the store would be better  [ Read More ]

October - 2 - 2011

Of the 50 species of Rasbora, Harlequin is among the most popular fish. This is often called because of its color as a Red Rasbora is similar to that of copper, red, accented by a black line on the back. Scientific name: Rasbora Heteromorpha Other names: Red Rasbora Family: Cyprinidae Origin: Southeast Asia, Malaysia, Singapore, Sumatra, Thailand Size at maturity: 4.5 cm Life: 6 years Diet: omnivorous, consuming most types of food Breeding: lays eggs, hard mating Care: Regular water  [ Read More ]

September - 30 - 2011

Currently, two theories circulate among experts in the hobby. The first refers to the light spread over the surface of water. The second takes into account the volume of the aquarium. From my own experience, I believe that the first option is good for tanks whose water column does not exceed 40 cm. This means a tank whose maximum height is 45-50 cm (the difference is the thickness of the substrate and the free space at the top of the  [ Read More ]

September - 29 - 2011

Being part of the Serranidae family the Epinephelus striatus is represented by salt water fish like the perch fish. Epinephelus striatus are some of the largest reef fish species that have suffered one of the most dramatic declines during the last century, mainly due to over fishing. This fish has a large rectangular body and a robust color ranging from dark yellow to rose red, depending on water depth – in small waters, up to 9 feet deep, the body  [ Read More ]

September - 28 - 2011

In terms of feeding fish in the aquarium with Tubifex worms, Tubifex (Short Tubes), opinions are divided. Tubifex worms are part of the class Oligochaeta, Annelidae / Tubificidae family. Aquarists are not recommending these worms, not even frozen, since these Tubifex live in bacteria, mold, dirty water with no sanitation. At the same time, many aquarists recommend feeding fish with frozen Tubifex. Worm Tubes can be served whole or cut into pieces. Predatory fish love to eat live food all  [ Read More ]

September - 27 - 2011

Poecilia reticulata) fish. The choice is understandable, because this fish are very easy to maintain and multiply, while being a beautiful and decorative species. Learn more about maintenance of the freshwater fish! Being very sociable in large aquariums, Guppy fish can be associated with any other species with similar requirements and that is aggressive towards the guppy. Ideal temperature: 24-26 ° C, but 18 to 30 ° C. tolerate even Water hardness: medium, but can tolerate tougher water PH: about  [ Read More ]

September - 26 - 2011

Rising gold fish as pets was a known practice in ancient China starting as far back as in the year 1000 BC. If you have in mind their history and you’re thinking of buy fish of this species you should know that they do not love solitude. It would be better to buy a larger aquarium, so that you can allow your fishes to swim freely. The Gold fish species is a relative of the lion head, tidy, are all  [ Read More ]

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