AQUARIUM FISH

Top 5 Beautiful Aquarium Fish

Among a truly huge number of species of aquarium fish, everyone will find pets to their liking. Some people like unpretentious guppies, some are delighted with shell-like catfish, which you will not even notice in the aquarium, some like schools of neon flashing in flashes among algae. But there are fish that can conquer absolutely any person with their beauty....

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Homalopter of confuson: content in the aquarium, photo

Homaloptera confuson, the scientific name is Homaloptera confuzona, belongs to the family Balitoridae (River Loaches). Fish of this group are often found in amateur aquarium, but it is difficult to determine which species is acquired due to the similarity in color and body pattern. The maintenance is fraught with a number of difficulties, the main of which is the need for very clean running water and the need to provide an internal flow....

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Guppy compatibility with other aquarium fish

It is unlikely that there will be a person even very far from aquarium who would not hear about guppies. These small bright fish are able to charm absolutely everyone who just looks at their feathers, spots, shimmering scales. Slender, airy they flicker in the water like butterflies! But handsome men are attractive not only for connoisseurs of beauty, but also for neighbors in the aquarium who can look after them as a delicious dinner....

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Types of barbs: photos, names, description

There are a lot of barbs in the wild, several hundred species, but every year there are more and more breeding, more compact and vibrant than living in a natural habitat, variety and breed. In the aquarium, the number of species used to be about 15, now there are a lot more of them. Tiger Wild relatives of this species live in Indonesia, namely on the island of Sumatra....

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Botsiya Pulhra: contents in the aquarium, photo

Botsiya Pulkhra or Golets “Golden Zebra”, the scientific name is Sinibotia pulchra, belongs to the family Cobitidae (Loaches). Easy to maintain and compatible with many popular types. A similar set of qualities allows it to be recommended in a general aquarium. Habitat It lives in the vast basin of the Pearl River in southwest China in the provinces of Guangdong and Guangxi - the most densely populated and industrially developed in China....

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Pecilia Hawaiian: content in the aquarium, photo

Pecilia is one of the most popular and beautiful aquarium fish! Unpretentious maintenance, variability of color, ease of breeding made them so in demand. It is worth saying right away that Xiphophorus maculatus is the species, "Spotty Pecilia". There is also Xiphophorus variatus - “Three-colored Pecilia”....

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Scalar compatibility with other aquarium fish

Scalaria belong to the cichlid family, therefore, by nature they are quite aggressive in nature. Although they are much calmer than relatives, but still it is necessary to carefully approach the selection of neighbors in the aquarium. Unfortunately, everything is individual, and it is impossible to determine in advance exactly how the fish will behave....

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Akantokobis urophthalmus: care and maintenance, photo

Akantokobis urophthalmus, the scientific name Acanthocobitis urophthalmus, belongs to the family Nemacheilidae (Loaches). Inhabits shallow river systems with a rapid, sometimes turbulent course. Other names: Acanthocobitis urophthalmus, Acanthocobitis ocular. Origin: Sri Lanka. Size: 5-8 cm....

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Pecilia radish: content in the aquarium, photo

Pecilia is one of the most popular and beautiful aquarium fish! Unpretentious maintenance, variability of color, ease of breeding made them so in demand. It is worth saying right away that Xiphophorus maculatus is the species, "Spotty Pecilia". There is also Xiphophorus variatus - “Three-colored Pecilia”....

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Spray fish: description, contents, breeding, photos, video

Striped spatter fish (lat. Rodents are very common both in Asia and northern Australia. They mainly live in brackish mangrove swamps, where they spend time standing with the stream and looking for food. Loners can swim into the reef strip. that he developed the ability to spit a thin stream of water in insects that sit on plants above the water....

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10 best aquarium fish for beginners

If you want to go fishing, then this article is for you. This is because I'm going to tell you about the 10 best aquarium fish for beginners. If you want to buy fish for your new aquarium, you need to know which species are best for the beginner and why. This article will help you in this regard....

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Pecilia Mickey Mouse: content in the aquarium, photo

Pecilia is one of the most popular and beautiful aquarium fish! Unpretentious maintenance, variability of color, ease of breeding made them so in demand. It is worth saying right away that Xiphophorus maculatus is the species, "Spotty Pecilia". There is also Xiphophorus variatus - “Three-colored Pecilia”....

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10 most unpretentious aquarium fish

Choosing fish to settle in your first aquarium is an important task for a novice aquarist, requiring great responsibility. A huge variety of species available for sale, can captivate anyone. But it is important to remember that many species of fish require specific living conditions, which are not always possible for a beginner to create....

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4 smallest aquarium fish

Small aquarium fish make the aquarium vibrant and revitalize the underwater world. They are ideal for beginner aquarists and compact living conditions. Their size does not exceed 3-6 cm, which corresponds to a small aquarium with a volume of 30-100 liters....

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Cross barbus: keeping, breeding, photo, description.

Cross barbus, scientific name Puntius lateristriga, belongs to the Cyprinidae family. A fairly large and very mobile flock of fish that spends most of its life in constant motion. Given the size of an adult, you will need a large aquarium for successful maintenance, which is perhaps the only serious drawback of this species of Barbus....

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Danio Tinvini: description, content, nutrition.

Family: Karpovye. Range: Lives in the upper reaches of the Chaung River, a tributary of the Irrawaddy River, northern Myanmar (formerly Burma). Water temperature: 22-26. Acidity: 6.5-7.5. Hardness: 1-5. Aquarium size: 2-3 cm . The recommended aquarium volume for a group is from 50 liters. Danio tinwini is a moving, peaceful, schooling fish, kept mainly in the middle and lower layers of water....

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Sevelia lineolate: content, description.

The pseudo-scat of Sevelia lineolata is a peaceful, interesting fish in behavior. Like many fish, Sevelia lineolata loves good filtration and aeration. It does not tolerate excessive concentrations of nitrogen compounds - NH4, NO2, NO3. It is advisable to keep them in a flock of ~ 5 individuals per 100l. Family: Balitoridae. Water temperature: 20-24....

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Tape (striped) leperin: description and content.

Ribbon (striped) leperin (Leporinus fasciatus) belongs to the Anostomidae (narrow-short) family. The origin of these fish is South America - the Amazon and Orinoco rivers. A favorite place near the shores and islands of vegetation. There is an interesting feature - the number of stripes on the body depends on the age of the fish, like annual rings in trees....

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Polytherus of Senegalese: description, content, feeding.

Large representatives of a freshwater aquarium having an interesting history, unusual appearance and habits ... Perhaps they are not as famous as other fish, but no less interesting. In this article, we will talk about representatives of a unique family of fish, which are called animated dinosaurs, dragons, multi-feathers - polytheruses....

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