Homeland ancistrus — mountain rivers of South America. This is a small, length to 10 cm fish, unpretentious and practically omnivorous. Aquarists love them for their helpful ability to clean the glass from build-up of algae.
The content of Ancistrus in the home aquarium
The minimum volume of the aquarium is 25 gallons per fish, ideally with one adult male should fall between 100 and 120 liters of water. Because females are usually peaceful and calm ancistrus ready to fight to the death.
Ancistrus prefer densely planted aquariums with greenery, with plenty of shelters. To build them from scraps of pipes, pottery shards, glued rocks, driftwood. Fish are holding near one of the shelters and drive away competitors. A special activity they show in the evening. Source: ancistrus Continue reading
Fishing for many fans is a great way to spend time doing what they love. However, in the life of every fisherman there were moments when the catch was minimal, and to go to the nearest pond for good fish, you had far enough. And this directly affects the mood and self-esteem of a fisherman, as among his colleagues in the hobby professional is the one who will catch larger fish.
Paid fishing devoid of all of the disadvantages described above, and, in addition, it has a number of advantages. For a small fee you will be let in to the pond, which is protected, the area around it is clean. And most importantly – the fish are always there, and the finest, just waiting when you would come. Paid fishing provides conditions for higher comfort, and this means that you are free to select any place for fishing. You will not be bothered by a noisy picnic in the neighborhood, the excited members of which periodically will want to cool your ardor about your gear, scattering with long-awaited fish. Often paid fishing also provides for the presence of private houses in which you can cook the fish you caught. Continue reading
Fish not only enliven the garden pond and eat the mosquito larvae and other insects. It should be noted that their presence does not affect the purity of the pond.
When choosing a fish species should be guided by the size of the reservoir.
For example, koi need space not less than 7.5 m 2. In addition, they are harmful to the plants-oxygenators.
Requires less space Golden Orff, she’s had enough of the pond with an area of 3.5 m 2. This beige-pink fish, graceful and active. Maximum its body length 50 cm, but it rarely reaches such dimensions.
For a very small pond like a goldfish or shubunkin.
The first one has a dark Golden color. Its varieties differ elongated waving tail fin. Continue reading