To care for a marine aquarium is much more difficult than freshwater. The reason for this is that in nature, fish have evolved in relatively constant conditions of environment. Therefore, a change in vital parameters is allowed in a very small range. Beginners rarely have marine aquariums: not just for complex care, but because of the high cost of equipment and their inhabitants.
However, if you really want to have a home to beautiful tropical fish, take a chance and make a saltwater aquarium is definitely worth it. It can be of three types: only with fish, plants and invertebrates, and finally with all together. Easiest way to take care of the first type, since all terms are calculated only for fish. Proper starting of the aquarium can considerably facilitate subsequent maintenance and to get rid of many problems.
Before starting the ground is Packed by size fractions: large pebbles on the filter or the bottom of the aquarium, then a special coating, which is poured fine sand. You can use coral skeletons, natural or artificial; decorative purposes often use a neutral rock. Continue reading
Of all the inhabitants of the sea depths of mostly afraid of sharks, but on the bottom of the sea you can find such instances, compared to which the shark — sweet little creature.
Like from horror movies that the black fish has a bioluminescent appendage on his chin, which lures the victim and instantly missing fanged mouth.
Deep sea angler
This predator with very well stretch the stomach, it can swallow prey that surpasses it in size. Baits are light fotoforum at the tips of the spikes on his head.The relationship between males and females is most unusual. To female teeth linked dwarf male, and lives on her body, like a parasite, feeding on her blood. After a while it fused with her lips and tongue, and other organs and parts of the body reduced and it is converted into the epididymis, which produces sperm. Continue reading
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