The most popular representative of the family — the infamous sea horse (sometimes isolated in a separate family). Size up to 30 cm Body skates compressed laterally, and swim vertically, with the tail attaching to various items. In aquariums with skates you want to have the plankton. When the volume of the tank not less than 100 l of possible spawning. Do male seahorses have a brood pouch where he keeps the eggs and fry of bred. It is extremely difficult, almost impossible to raise the fry from the adults, but for observing a flock of sea horses is of great interest.
Many representatives of this family cleans the bottom and other fish from parasites. Spanish wrasse (originally from the Caribbean) Pocono top-blue, bottom, bright yellow. Wrasse-the cleaner, inhabiting the Indian and Pacific oceans, features the bright striped color. Need a live feed.
Fish are the most diverse, colorful and bright coloring. Many iwatani. King angel (Holacanthus ciliaris) lives in the Western Atlantic. Yellow-green body with a black and blue spot and blue octorocks fins. Omnivorous.
Emperor angel (Pomacanthus imperator) from the Indian and Pacific oceanhouse decorated with marine aquariums. The body is dark blue with horizontal stripes of yellow and blue. Omnivorous. Can be aggressive to fish of other breeds.
Three-color holacanthus (Holacanthus tricolor) from the Caribbean are also omnivores.The body is bright yellow, with blue spots around the eyes. A large dark green spot, casting the metal, takes up 2/3 of the body starting from the gills.
Clown fish (ocellaris this edition) is widely known. Its like to shoot underwater operators not only for bright appearance but also funny habits. Inhabits corals of the Indian and Pacific oceans. The body is bright orange with a red tint with three white vertical stripes with thin black border. It is desirable to plant for her sea anemones. Omnivorous.
Yellow surgeon fish (Zebrasoma flavescens) is entirely bright yellow except for small white spot at the base of the tail. Originating from the Pacific ocean. Live food should predominate in the diet. The aquarium is preferably shallow.
Butterfly fish (Chaetodontidae)
Eight-lane fish-butterfly (Chaetodon octofasciatus) — inhabitant of the coral Islands of the Pacific ocean, loves the colony and corals in aquariums. Silver body is decorated with eight dark stripes. The meat-eaters in aquariums spoils colonies of sea anemones.
The apparent metanotum (Heniochus acuminatus)
A beautiful alien from the red sea, better than feeling alone. White body with two black vertical stripes adorns a long white dorsal fin. Need a live food and vegetation.