The conditions of human life in the metropolis is very far from its natural habitat. Stress, nervosa, depression are an integral part of residents ‘ life. But what else to expect from things like traffic jams, crowding in the subway, outdoor advertising aggressively and journalists hyping crap up to the global crisis? Look from behind the curtained window of the apartment building onto the street. If you pushed the shutter, so here is another apartment building, “seashells”, the cars in the yard and rubbish bins.
The aquarium is primarily beautiful. Many believe that it is also unnecessary waste of resources, and a lot of hassle. But this is not always the case.
Use aquariums not only that they are pleasing to the eye. For example, in the office aquarium will accentuate the individuality of the owner, will show that taking care of living beings alien to him. Moreover, in the middle of a hard day contemplation peacefully floating fish helps you relax. Doctors say that looking at the inhabitants of the aquarium helps to normalize blood pressure. Continue reading
Causes: the Causative agent of this disease is Cryptocarion irritans, which is a kind of analogue of the freshwater “ihti”, parasitic on tropical marine fish. It looks similar to its freshwater counterpart, but smaller (0.5 mm), besides the horse-Shoe macronucleus cryptocaryon malorazlichimyh, while Ichthyophthirius it is visible quite clearly. But the cycles of development and lifestyle of Cryptocarion irritans and Ichthyophthirius multifiliis are the same.
Symptoms: Sick fish dotted with numerous, with a diameter of 0.5 mm, white small knobs. The infestation appears first on the fins, and later goes to the body.
Current: Cryptocarion irritans infects the gills and skin of marine fish. The causative agent is under the top layer of the epithelium is filled with a gelatinous mass of leathery bag.
This pathogen, due to the same lifestyle, same causes harm to as Ichthyophthirius multifiliis.
Treatment: Can be recommended transplanting method, ultraviolet irradiation or chemotherapy, as with Ichthyo – phthirius. Effective there is also treatment with 1.5 mg/l of copper sulfate. Continue reading
Almost all members of the family of catfish unpretentious, so they are recommended even for beginner aquarists. But still some features to care for them.
In a group of catfish includes more than 200 species of fish, but in the aquarium you can hold not all members of this family. This is due to the physiological characteristics of individual species.
Some catfish in adulthood reach an impressive size, so they begin to pose a danger to small inhabitants of the aquarium. In addition, there are breeds which differ quite aggressive in nature, so they too are not suitable for keeping with other fish.
Popular species of catfish
Of course, you can only breed catfish, but the majority of aquarists prefer to choose peaceful members of this large family that they get along with other Pets.
The most popular species suitable for aquarium rearing are: Continue reading