Choose aquarium fish
As a rule, the aquarium contains several species. Therefore, in the first place, choosing fish for the aquarium aquariums it is necessary to consider the conditions of feeding and the maintenance of a certain kind. And once you have decided what kind of aquarium fish can coexist together, you have to consider what will be advantageous and decorative look in your aquarium.
For settlement, you must purchase young ornamental. This is because they are painless and better able to adapt to the new environment. Aquatic inhabitants of different species must be nearly the same size and have almost the same habits. As a rule, pretty bad coexist large aquarium fish, small predators with peace, with cold-resistant heat-loving. In addition, it is not recommended to settle with these undemanding fish, which need special conditions of their detention.
Acquiring them in the first place it is necessary to pay attention to their appearance: healthy individuals have a characteristic for species color, the body had no damage and stains, highly raised dorsal fin, the fins are transparent, scales are shiny with no patina and dense, the abdomen is elastic. If ornamental fish are healthy, they are quite energetic and cheerful, and they swim quite quickly. For patients same fish characterdatanode, they do not swim, unnatural, adpressed dorsal fin, aquarium residents quite often tend to rise to the surface of the water to breathe air.
Buying aquarium inhabitants will ask, in what conditions they should be kept, especially, what was the saturation of water with oxygen and water temperature, as too drastic a change of environment could have a negative impact on the health of fish that may even lead to her death.
How many can fit in the aquarium? There are no exact recommendations, but, as a rule, for akvariumov the calculation of aquarium fishes to be proportional to the volume of the aquarium. For example, for the aquarium, the volume of which 40 – 50 liters for fish the length of which not more than five centimetres two quarts of water, fish length to ten inches – 3 to 4 liters of water, and for fish longer than ten inches from 8 to 10 liters of water. If fish are quite warm and the water temperature should be 25 – 28 degrees, then the water volume should increase twice.
In an aquarium where a fairly good water filtration and blowing a good number aquarium fish can be in two times more than the norm.
Usually quite well together related species of aquarium fish that are similar in terms of content and habits. Warm-water fish require water with a temperature of 18 – 20 °C.