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. Continue reading
Pleasing to the eye with its bright color freshwater tropical fish firmly established in the hearts of both Amateur and professional aquarists. But if you are new, how not to get lost among such a variety of shapes, colors and requirements to the conditions of detention? Let’s all in order.
The major groups and the most popular types of tropical aquarium fish
Among popular members of the squad paracinematic should be allocated such as Tetra. distichum, Kerry, Congo, nannostomus, neon. ornatus. Philomena, hilodus, etc. Also this group includes the piranhas, but to keep in your aquarium this tropical fish is not for every professional.
Popular predstaviteley squad catfishes are species such as the so-called nagging catfish (family brestkoye), synodontis. Mahakala, chiloglanis, corydoras. hoplosternum, dianema, ancistrus and others. Such tropical fish in the aquarium are valued for the function of cleansing the bottom and sides of their habitat. Continue reading
Aquarium fish is not only an object of care and the “home therapy”, is also a source of aesthetic pleasure. Aquarium fish is extremely beautiful creatures, and then, as they say, “the taste and color of comrades” – aquarist favorites. But some types of fish are a special beauty and brightness.
For example, the koi fish is a decorative carp freshwater. Brought these fish in Japan, where farmers bred carp in ponds. Was sometimes a fish with “non-standard” colouring – and they ate, and were kept separately. Gradually the breeding of colored fish evolved from peasant savy in the hobby noble people. Today there are many varieties of koi carp of various colors – often red, orange, black, brown, rarely purple, yellow, green. For these fishes characteristic patterns in the form of colored spots. Especially prized fish with clear and clean boundaries spots and balanced, proportional figure (the larger the fish, the larger must be the picture). Continue reading