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Diseases of aquarium fish

Aquarium fish, like other living creatures, susceptible to various diseases. If you want the inhabitants of Your aquarium pleasing to the eye, will not only have time to change the water and feed the fish, but to follow some other rules and also to monitor the health of beneficiaries. In this article we will discuss the main diseases of aquarium fish, symptoms, methods of treatment and prevention.

For any disease, it is important to identify it. Pay attention to the inhabitants of Your aquarium. Sick fish swims slowly or if the pendulum dangling in the water. Try to hit your finger on the glass, any healthy fish will sharply depart from the source of the noise. If the fish in response to knock is behaving sluggishly — this is a worrying sign. The presence of the disease is the fact that for a long time, the fish hangs at the water surface, not moving its fins, or Vice versa cannot rise from the bottom. Consider the most common diseases of aquarium fish.

The cause of hydrocephalus, as a rule, are unfavorable conditions: poor temperature, lack of aeration, the water is dirty. The fish who had dropsy, exophthalmia, and appears General weakness, the body swells, the scales are raised, the skin swells and becomes whitish.

Dropsy can be cured only at an early stage, so it’s very important scoreability the disease. Treatment involves a bath of 80 mg of Chloromycetin per 10 liters of water in which fish is placed for up to 30 minutes. Continue reading

Freshwater fish

Bioculatum eight-striped Cichlasoma (Cichlasoma octofasciatum), also known as cichlasoma-bee or bioculatum, it is a large and brightly colored American cichlid. She has a low and compact body, but it can grow up to 25 cm in length.Adult cichlasoma-bee is very beautiful, but what would become like this she needs at least a year. The male is more handsome, has more diamond points on the body and edges of the dorsal and anal fins reddish. At this time, there are many different color options, all thanks to interbreeding. And one of the most popular is the blue cichlasoma Dempsey, which differs from the only eight-striped color (bright blue) and weaker health. It is not very common, because the litter such juvenile at best will be 20%, and the rest will be classic color eight-striped cichlasoma.

Discus (Discus) 7 cm Discus is a peaceful fish, however it is very demanding on water parameters! So I strongly suggest that you take seriously the conditions of her imprisonment in the aquarium!

Pearl gourami 10 cm In pearl gourami strongly compressed laterally, in the shape of an elongated oval, body, dorsal and anal fins are large. The males dorsal fin is greatly elongated. The tip of his pointed. In females it is much shorter and rounded. Continue reading

Aquarium fish: How to choose and contain?

Have you tried to meditate? Not necessarily so, as do the followers of Eastern practices. Meditate on the fire, the water, the sounds of the forest and… aquarium fish! Experienced breeders of these water claim that their Pets relieve stress as well as any Spa treatments or massage . Do not fish themselves, of course, and the enchanting and soothing sight that can be observed in slightly illuminated aquarium in the evening. But aquarium fish – care. The article gives tips who want to create a aquarium.

Home aquarium: advice on the content of fish

I dream to have aquarium fish, but do not know how to do it correctly? Tips look for the article!

Keeping and breeding fish were doing in Ancient China. There is aquariums used outdoor pools where the carp were located. Today, fish farming can afford one only under one condition: this person has a strong desire to spend time on fish and care for them. However, it became much easier. The fact is that in specialized shops not only sells everything you need, but are selected, assembled, transported and installed. New owner of a fish only feeding and caring for the aquarium. Moreover, if desired, and atomea can help. Continue reading

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