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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

Marine aquarium

This article is about the tank for keeping aquatic organisms.

Aquarium (lat. aquarium ) — artificially formed aquatic habitats in a transparent tank designed for the maintenance of organisms-hydrobionts (animals and plants).

It typically refers to a home aquarium (room) aquarium for keeping fish aquarium in home; for technical reasons, the maximum volume of such a tank is usually less than one cubic meter. Public aquariums . intended for demonstration to the audience of aquatic flora and fauna existing in the structure of zoos or as separate spectacular educational institutions can exceed 3000 m3 in volume. The world’s largest capacity for the housing of inhabitants of sea is in the amusement Park Chime-Long Ocean Kingdom in China’s Zhuhai. According to the Guinness Book of records. it is the volume of 22.7 million liters (22,7 thousand m3). This aquarium also has the largest square panels of Plexiglas (39,6 x 8.3 m) and that has no analogues in the world, underwater hall with a diameter of 12 m [1] .

To maintain the biological balance in the aquarium used a variety of tools: aerators, mechanical and biological filters. thermostats. thermometers and much more. Description simulation of the ecosystem in a closed artificial vodoeme various aspects of breeding fish deals aquarium . Continue reading

Than sick aquarium fish.

Aquarium — a piece of nature at home. The fact of the problem is that in home. In the wild all animals are subject to natural selection. Sick fish will not have time to Dodge the predator and will be caught by a bird or other predator fish. Thus in nature is controlled by the development of various diseases.

Aquarium fish very vulnerable to disease. Not at home predators. Even their immunity depends on the environmental situation. And she, in turn, depends on the owner of the aquarium. And sometimes the fish want to shout, yeah we can’t hear them. Swim and okay. Meanwhile, the silent beauties can seriously hurt.

Identify the disease by symptoms.

Viral diseases

Viral diseases of fish appear because of improper maintenance. With that one fish, well, the other is not suitable. It is influenced by peculiarities of the habitat in the wild. Because some fish live in hot tropical countries, others in raging rivers, others in cool, calm lakes. Therefore, before buying you need to think about compatibility of this or that species of fish. To viral diseases include such diseases as dropsy, lymphocystis, ekzoftalm, septicaemia and penderitaan filterable viruses. Continue reading

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