Catfish lane (lat. Corydoras arcuatus) is one of the most common types of aquarium fish. Has a calm disposition and a very good capacity for acclimatization. In natural conditions it lives in fresh waters of South America, particularly in Brazil, Peru and Ecuador. The two-lane catfish occurs in the upper Amazon and its tributaries. The water is clean with temperatures ranging from +22 to +26 C. it Prefers shallow areas with sandy or fine gravel bottom. Was opened in 1939 and at first it was called the armoured catfish due to the fact that on his body there are two rows of large scales –modified bone plates. They protect it from predators.
Most of the catfish spends time in search of food . which collects in the lower layers of the reservoir at the bottom. Fish touches the bottom of his elongated snout with sensitive whiskers. Catfish them touches the ground, catching invertebrates living there. Continue reading
The aquarium is a part of nature in your home or office, but in order that it gives pleasure and positive mood, for him to care. You first need to choose the right equipment for the aquarium to recreate the atmosphere as close to natural.
Special equipment for a saltwater aquarium
Equipment for aquarium
For saltwater aquariums, it is desirable to use a rectangular shape or aquariums with slices as ornate shapes distort the visibility and complicate the care. The aquarium must be open at the top, this will help the water to breathe naturally, besides the sea water saturates the air useful salts that positively affect human health.
So cover for aquariums suggest that you make from PVC, they need a little to cover the lamps so that the rays of light blinded fish. The original solution is a pendant luminaire with cables on the shelf, rest assured, it will diversify the interior, will make a bright note. Continue reading
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