There are many different species of aquarium fish and when selecting an important principle is their compatibility. To pay attention to this important point should be before purchasing the fish and putting them all in one aquarium. The main criterion in the decision of this question is the similarity of habitat of various fish species. In an aquarium you can put fish that are close in their vital needs, habitat, habits and temperament. For example, consider that harasimovich fish you can’t repopulate with silovymi, as the latter significantly more aggressive than the first. In addition, most of the Cichlidae fish lives in an alkaline environment, not acidic.
Known fact that to accommodate the aquarium and freshwater and marine fish is unacceptable. Novice aquarists often make many mistakes due to misinterpretation of the level of water hardness and acid-base balance a variety of freshwater biotopes. Continue reading
On this page You will get complete information on goldfish.
Today there are several dozen varieties and breeds of goldfish. The body shape of common goldfish resembles a goldfish. The main difference between the Golden fish from its wild ancestor is the Golden color of her torso, which may vary from Golden yellow to red.
One of the breeds of goldfish, the comet has an elongated body and very long fins. Its two-bladed tail fin has a deep neckline. The other species – shubunkin, body shape as the common goldfish, only more rounded and some elongated fins. Scales it transparent. Coloring goldfish breed shubunkin can be varied: red, yellow, white, blue, blue, or purple. Valuehost has a short egg-shaped body and an unusual configuration of the tail, divided into two halves: right and left. Standing upright dorsal fin of this fish is large enough. Oranda looks a lot like vualehvostki, but unlike him, has on the head a specific fat build-up. Livingonlove notable for the fact that the dorsal fin is not present. The telescope has a strongly bulging eyes, protruding sideways about five inches.All goldfish have fairly large dimensions, in length, they can reach thirty centimeters. Continue reading
GLASS CATFISH (Indian glass catfish, Kryptopterus bicirrhis; Cuvier et Valenciennes) — in length reaches 10 cm Its second name — som-Ghost — fish received for the transparency of his body. Visible skeleton and all internal organs. Body strongly elongate and flattened laterally. The dorsal fin is extremely small and is located immediately behind the head; below the head is deeply cut almost to the caudal fin extends continuously oscillating, crystal clear anal fin. In the reflected light of the fish glisten all colors of the rainbow, at the same time, remaining so transparent that through them are visible for the fish items.
In addition to transparency, the glass catfish is distinguished by a long anal fin, a pair of long antennae on the upper jaw, small dorsal fin (from one beam) and the position of the head body to the surface.
Glass catfish (Kryptopterus bicirrhis Cuvier u. Valenciennes) lives in South-East Asia, the Great Sunda Islands, Java, Sumatra and Borneo. Continue reading