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Clown Fish

Appearance-size: Ocellaris this edition has a orange body color with three white vertical stripes on the body and black tips on the fins. In nature can reach up to 10 cm, but in the marine aquarium rarely grow more than 5-7 cm

Habitat: Anemonae fish live on coral reefs depth up to 15 m in the waters of the Eastern Indian ocean and Western Pacific ocean. In the natural environment of the coral reef, and marine aquariums anemonae fish exist in symbiosis with Actinia (sea anemones) Heteractis magnifica, Stichodatyla gigantean and Stichodatyla mertensii.

Compatibility with reef aquarium: Clown Ocellaris is a peaceful fish, not aggressive to other fish, not touching corals and invertebrates, so it’s perfect for all kinds of marine aquariums.

Aquarium volume: the Recommended volume tank of 80 litres, but in practice, these fish are kept in pairs in small aquariums with a volume of 30L where they feel good if you maintain good water quality. Continue reading

FEEDING FISH FEED MIXTURES

The main methods of intensification of pond fish farms are feeding fish and fertilizing ponds with increased stocking density of fish per unit water area. Natural forage base of the pond with increased stocking density of fish was not enough; she can no longer provide favorable conditions for feeding and growth of fish. In order for the fish planted in the pond on the increased norm, grew well and by the autumn had reached the standard weight, it is necessary to additionally feed her fodder mixtures and to simultaneously increase the stock and utilization of natural fish food by fertilizing the ponds, application of mixed landings of fish and other ways.

Range of feed for pond fish is quite large. They can be divided into feed of plant and animal foodstuffs. As plant feeds for fishes used most often wastes of different crops (barley, rye, wheat, corn) and legumes (lupine, soybeans, lentils, peas). Grain feeds rich in carbohydrates, legumes – proteins. Apart from them, are widely used for feeding fish different kinds of food, and even housing polikarpovich oilseed meals and cakes: sunflower, hemp, safflower, rapeseed, cotton, flax, etc. Continue reading

Butterfly fish Chaetodontidae

One of the brightest and most beautiful families of marine fishes, the calling card of coral reefs, has 10 genera and 130 species. In classical works of butterfly fish are often combined with fish-angels, are not inferior to them in beauty and brightness of color, with whom they have many common morphological features. Butterfly fish distributed mainly in the Indian and Pacific oceans, however they are found and the Atlantic, not only in tropical and subtropical and in temperate waters. All species found in the coastal strip, mainly inhabiting community of coral reefs and rocky outcrops. They are very conservative, do not make migrations and adhering to the same area in a lifetime. Live alone, not forming flocks and swarms. Are a daily way of life. These fish feed on various invertebrates, which are usually extracted from the crevices and other hideouts, to collect on the surface or reefs eat parasites from the skin of large fish.

Medium-sized fish, 7 to 30 centimeters, with high, strongly compressed laterally body. Rostral part of the head elongated into a tube, at the end of which is a small mouth. Dorsal fin undivided, stretches along the torso, sometimes has an extended front end, resembling a pen. Continue reading