Type of feed fish are divided into four groups:
– benthos feeders — fish, feeding on small organisms living on the bottom or near the bottom (benthos), sturgeon, grayling, bream, ruff, etc
– planktology — fish feeding on organisms living suspended in the water column (plankton), Zope, sabrefish, bleak, verhovka, etc.
– mixed feeding — fish feeding on organisms such as benthos and plankton, — roach, bream, IDE, Dace, etc.;
predators — fish that feed on other fishes or animals of their own species — pike, pikeperch, perch, Chub, burbot, catfish, trout, salmon of the Danube. Continue reading
Now almost every house has a tank (but if not, then after reading the article be sure to get it!). His presence, not counting the one I know of negative point – Allergy to fish, which occurs in one person out of five hundred thousand, it is solid pros.
First, it is just beautiful. The highlighted greenish water, light bubbles of air underwater decoration create a very fascinating picture.
The aquarium has a calming psychological effect. Ten minutes alone with the aquarium will be half an hour of relaxation.
Aquarium water is an excellent natural humidifier in the house.
The content of the aquarium teaches responsibility (to care for fish and plants, feed them, clean the tank, etc) – in General, what others consider a disadvantage can be turned to advantage.
But in addition to the home aquarium can be earned. The idea is simple: buy fingerlings, grow them to sell. For this purpose the best suited aquarium fish Guppy . Here’s why:
Guppies have phenomenal survival. These fish will survive in any, even the most inexperienced aquarist. Continue reading
Aquarium cichlids or Cichlidae is a family of fish squad okuneobraznyh, in which more than 1,300 species, of which 600 live in aquariums and have at least 100 different color forms.
African cichlids of lake Malawi
In addition to the small species of cichlids aquarium, which will be discussed below, the larger species, like the Mozambique tilapia in Africa and the Indian etroplus, grow big, up to half a metre. Cichlids species which reach such dimensions, valuable as a food fish in their places of habitat. The body length of different species ranges from 5-70 cm In nature, they inhabit mostly freshwater, although some species live in salt water seas, easily changing environment. Some of them feed on algae, other worms, mollusks and insect larvae. Many species, growing up, become predators. Cichlids aquarium is very interesting for its color, originality of forms and complex behavior. They’re great parents and grown offspring selfless and original. So some features of the contents of these fish will be interesting for both beginners and experienced enthusiasts. Continue reading