Many people purchase only aquarium to breed fish. However, it is possible to contain and other marine and amphibian animals. Yet, when the word “aquarium” there is an Association with aquarium fish, and not with any other creatures. Therefore, it is necessary to focus primarily on them.
Today, in any specialty store sells aquarium fish of different species. And it is worth knowing that each of them requires special treatment and approach, as well as the conditions of detention. The most popular carp varieties are considered, toothcarps, labyrinth, various catfishes and loaches, characins, cichlids. But it’s not the whole list of aquarium fish species, which are an order of magnitude more. Indeed, almost every month, the researchers-naturalists find new species of aquarium fish. They live in various lakes and seas of the world and are suitable for keeping in the aquarium. Continue reading
Angelfish are a tropical family of marine fish squad Okuneobraznyh. Do not confuse angelfish with sea angels — a special type of sharks they are in a relationship. To systematically fish the closest angels, butterfly fish, with which they have many external similarities. Even before they were United in one family. Currently known 85 species of angelfish.
Green cachama (Holacanthus ciliaris).
Compared with fish-butterflies, fish, angels are larger: the average size of 20-30 cm, but there are species and up to 60 cm in length, the smallest members of the family have a length of 12-15 cm Body of these fish is flattened laterally, a large head and the tail is shortened, making the torso seem rectangular. On the outer side of the Gill covers there is a sharp spike aimed ago. Continue reading
Our fish is infinitely the most ancient category of vertebrates cold-blooded animals. Their differences shakes – about 20 thousand species. Previously they were not prepared for existence in the aquarium. But adapted by man for centuries to live in aquariums, fish change their properties, put in them by nature. Do fish very improved ability to fertility in artificial habitats, and with each successive generation they adapt to similar situations of the content.
In addition, the same types of aquarium fish like guppies, barbs, angelfish, swordtails, and many others and have been bred specifically for aquariums. They are exclusively known in our aquariums thanks to their unusual Constitution. Breeders intentionally bred these, that would be to please aquarists amazing forms of fish. They often stand out sometimes even the most unusual features. Colorful case that is considered fish-albino and others. In addition, we must take the memory of that fish aquarium is highly weak immune system. Continue reading