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
Gurnard – sea predatory fish that lives in warm seas around the world. Fish contained in the aquarium. However, for correct content you need to know the specifics of its behavior and power.
Fish of unusual shape. It has quite a large head and a long body. Head is bone plates. The pectoral fins are in the expanded form are fan-shaped. Modified rays of the pectoral fins form a kind of feet with which sea cock moves along the bottom. The color of fish is bright, dominated by red, blue, green. Especially brightly colored pectoral fins. For such a bright color the fish and got its name.
The content in the aquarium
Fish necessary for a large aquarium, the amount of which shall be not less than 100 litres per individual. Water temperature – not less than 25 degrees. Gurnard is a thermophilic fish. Continue reading
Breeding aquarium fish has long ceased to be a children’s hobby or adult hobby. Keep an aquarium at home or at work nice and prestigious. Design of aquariums and their internal design are astonishingly varied, so you can select a model that will fit into any decor and meets Your aesthetic needs.
The world of aquarium fish is incredibly versatile, in addition it involves a lot of interesting facts . some of them You can learn by watching their Pets.
For example, catfish lovers know that sometimes these fish are floating belly up. For catfish – shapeshifters this is not a sign of poor health, for them this is normal. In addition, there are nagging catfish using pectoral fins and the swim bladder emits a croaking or creaking sounds.
Very interesting fish is a fish-knife or otherwise known as apteronotus belamimovie. It does not have pectoral and dorsal fin, but the anal fin she deftly floats back and forth. Fish often fight and lose body parts, but fear not, apteronotus well developed tissue regeneration. Note that the fish likes night lifestyle. Continue reading