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Catfish-the Changeling (Synodontis nigriventris). Description in the aquarium, spawn

Catfish-the Changeling (Synodontis nigriventris)

Continent: Africa

Prevails in the regions: the basin of the Congo

Body length: 10 cm

Food: carnivorous fish

Habitat: fresh water

Catfish-shifter, or synodontis nigriventris, belongs to the family mochokidae. The homeland of this species is Africa, and to meet him in the natural environment, it is necessary to visit the Congo basin. Shifters reach a length of 10 cm inhabit fresh water and belong to the group of predatory fish.

In Europe the catfish-the shapeshifter first appeared relatively recently – in 1950 in Amsterdam. In our days the activity of this species, both in captivity and in natural conditions, are poorly understood. Continue reading

Diseases of aquarium fish guppies

Aquarium fish guppy (Poecilia reticulata or Lebistes reticulata) are considered to be strong enough and healthy fish, so rarely get sick.

But still at the wrong conditions of keeping and feeding, they can also get sick.

The most common guppy diseases include the following:

The mycobacteriosis (fish tuberculosis)




Fin rot

Red scab

Split and compression of the fins


The mycobacteriosis is manifested by the fact that the fish looks much emaciated, the abdomen retracted it. These fish simply destroy and disinfect aquarium plants decontaminate bitsillinom. Continue reading

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