In the first place. conceived as a small pond? If its depth is less than 50 cm, it will quickly heat up, the fish will suffocate from lack of oxygen. Or water you have to aerate more (it generally somehow have to aerate – e.g., mini-fountain). The minimum depth 80 cm Depth for the winter: about 2 meters depending on the region and the average thickness of the ice. Although in your case this is not true – telescopes and red beanie winter will not survive.
Secondly. need to peruse the issue with the water parameters. Apartment in the aquarium they are alone, in an open pond with a different water source might be completely different. If the difference is too big – fish stress, sores and even the threat of death.
Thirdly. what is the anticipated bottom of the pond? Natural or artificial (film, plastic, concrete, etc.). I think the second option? Get ready for a difficult (and fairly common) procedure, clean the bottom from silt and other kaki, to purchase powerful external biofilter, which will run constantly and eat electricity, to protect your fish from birds and cats and so on and so forth. Continue reading
Often together with live and ice cream feed, snails and plants in the aquarium water are worms that have a pink and white color and the triangular front part. They are called planaria and can be dangerous to the health of the shrimp. Often these worms belong to the species Dugesia gonocephala or other varieties of flat worms that live in fresh and marine waters worldwide. Most often they are found in the soil column, but often planarians can be seen on the surface of the water, moving with the help of special cilia on the body. Because of this, they are also often referred to as the ciliary worms.
Planaria is a typical hermaphroditic, so after internal fertilization without the participation of other individuals on light appears fully viable offspring. The planaria eggs are resistant to high and low temperatures, so get rid of them is quite difficult. These worms there is no one specific organ of respiration, the aeration process occurs with just the skin. Continue reading
Aquarium fish are the same as Pets, such as cats and dogs, so they also require proper care. But how to choose the most affordable care. Because aquarium fish for beginners has to bring the joy of observing the underwater world, and not make all the time to spend cleaning your aquarium.
Care for aquarium fish
Let’s start with the fact that the shape of the aquarium doesn’t impact fish, but the size is important because in a small space a large fish or a large number of inhabitants will be crowded. In a small bowl very closely to live moving fish. It would also be hard to contain fish, which can then grow in size. Moreover, in a small bowl faster water begins to deteriorate, begin to appear different diseases that can lead to the death of Pets. The larger the aquarium the better. After purchasing the aquarium, do not hurry to run it in the fish. To begin, fill it with water, pebbles, shells and wait about two weeks. Check the condition of the water in the aquarium, be sure to filter it. Continue reading