Marine aquarium fish
In this article we will discuss the most popular marine aquarium fish. They can be divided into several families. Angelfish are a large family of aquarium fish (Royal, Imperial, blue-crested,…

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Pond fish: breeding
Thus, the spawning period is defined more clearly than most tropical species, for which the importance is not so much the temperature, the amount of rainfall. You can determine the…

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Marine aquarium fish
In this article we will discuss the most popular marine aquarium fish. They can be divided into several families. Angelfish are a large family of aquarium fish (Royal, Imperial, blue-crested,…

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Pond fish: breeding

Thus, the spawning period is defined more clearly than most tropical species, for which the importance is not so much the temperature, the amount of rainfall.

You can determine the start time of spawning, regularly measuring the temperature of the water in the pond, because the spawning usually begins at a temperature of about 20°C. At this temperature the eggs develop normally. Plus or minus 5 °C, and the fry will be deformed, because things will develop too quickly or too slowly.

Physical changes in the fish also indicate the approach of spawning. For example, the males of the family Cyprinidae appear white swellings, called tubercles. Fish such as Orfe, Rudd, goldfish and koi, the tubercles appearing on the Gill covers and pectoral fins, while Cipriani – along the scalp.

Some fishes, such as sticklebacks, coloring of the male becomes brighter, attracting mates and scaring off rivals. Females of all cold-water species become fuller males. Continue reading

Fish for pond, fish in the garden pond

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

6 algae-eating pond fish
Successfully choosing the right pond fish you can easily control the amount of algae that grows in your backyard pond. Algae is part of any type of pond. It's a…

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The Brazilian cynolebias
The male Brazilian cynolebias has a length of up to 3.5 cm, and the female 2.5 to 3 cm of the male in the upper body: dark olive, in middle…

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