Types of aquarium fishes and other aquarium inhabitants
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. I must say that many species of aquarium fish are constantly on the verge of extinction in natural habitats because of the permanent catch. Many aquarists refuse to buy such species, these aquarium fish can exist in nature.
In aquariums often contain invertebrates, such ketimine many people like Pets, and even fish waste to those aquarists by the wayside. Most often you can see the underwater inhabitants such as clams and snails, they are often put in the aquarium to the fish, where it functions more as a complement to the design of the aquarium vessel, rather than “Pets”. Typically, these invertebrates, including crayfish, feed on fallen to the bottom of the food and are the cleaners of the aquarium. Sometimes in the aquarium tanks of “advanced” aquarist appear even shrimp, seahorses and other exotic creatures.
The so-called amphibians often also fall into the aquarium. A more familiar name – amphibians – speaks volumes. Just nature, there are more than four and a half thousand species of this class, which can be divided into groups such as caecilians, frogs, salamanders and newts. Many of them well adapted in the aquarium. Among these animals are particularly common aquatic frogs, well able to tolerate captivity and artificial conditions.
Often in the aquarium and live reptiles, for example, some aquarists breed crocodiles and alligators. Not less demand turtles, geckos, snakes. In addition, the blank water in the aquarium you can hold lizards and chameleons and other cold-blooded.
Despite the fact that in the aquarium prefer to keep aquarium fish and not other animals, still to the last and manifested no less interest. Exotic always attracted people, and to have a piece of nature with unique and beautiful animals is a dream of most urban dwellers. They are not satisfied with the house cat or dog, wanting to possess a variety of invertebrates, amphibians or reptiles are cold-blooded, etc., which look great in home or office original and at the same time allow you to feel your connection with the natural human environment, to avoid the seemingly inevitable in a “concrete jungle” stress and depression. What animal to keep in your own aquarium – the case of the owner, however, before you make a choice, you must consider all options and choose the best.