In recent years it has become fashionable and prestigious dacha or cottage on a plot to equip a pond. Of course the owner of this pond I want to breathe new life into them. The simplest solution is to run them in fish. And then the question arises, – what?
Categories of fishes can be divided into two types – decorative and domestic.
To include ornamental goldfish and koi carp. Goldfish is relatively small. Grow up to 30 cm koi can grow up to 60-80 cm unfortunately, not every breed of goldfish perfect for a pond. In open water may be in the breed, so called, the long-bodied fish. This is comet, shubunkin, simple gold fish (without rocks).
It makes no sense to buy expensive breed koi. It will fit the standard red and white colouring.
The only rule for ornamental fish is quarantine. Quarantine is done in order to reveal diseases. It should take place in the aquarium and should last at least two weeks. All types of ornamental pond fish bred in Asia and have many diseases. Continue reading
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)
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
However, the presence of fish in the pond is desirable, but not necessarily, because usually has little effect on the maintenance of the purity of water.
When choosing fish are primarily guided by the size of your pond. If you are not strapped for cash, you might want to purchase expensive and beautiful koi. Unfortunately, these fish need special conditions — the surface area of the pond not less than 7.5 m2 and a depth of not less than 1.2 m On the other end of the scale are hardy and unassuming goldfish and shubun-cytokines, which are able to live in any, even very tiny pond — it is necessary only to ensure that in winter the surface water is not delayed by ice for a long time. Between koi and goldfish is Golden Orff, which required a pond with a surface area of at least 4 m2. Another important consideration is visibility. Motley shubunkin and black telescopes spectacular aquarium, but in a pond they are lost. Better to inhabit a pond of bright — white, yellow, orange and red fish. The most suitable for this — goldfish and Golden Orff movable, because they are always held at the water surface. Continue reading