Choosing an aquarium
To begin with, what is there is an aquarium. Let’s just say the aquarium – a tank of water where the fish are placed and plants – is the main element aquarium.
So, you have the desire to have a home aquarium. Before you acquire an aquarium, you should accurately determine for themselves what requirements it must meet. First, it is necessary to think and decide what size you want to have an aquarium, where he will stand, etc. If the aquarium will stand in the living room, it’s worth thinking about her surroundings, including the style of furniture, which must match the home pond. Anyone who loves tinkering might want to create their own model of the tank and place it according to your taste and techniques.
In any case, the aquarium must be selected in accordance with the desires and taste akvariumista capabilities. However, it should be noted that the fish live well and multiply only in this aquarium, where they created conditions similar to the natural. Some fish can live for a certain time and in a simple three-liter jar. To correct the content of their needs vessel with a much larger volume of water. A large aquarium is always better than small, as small aquarium requires blshego care owner and brings a lot of anxiety.
There is a pattern that the lower tank, the poorer the appearance and growth of the fish. Many species of fish, particularly ikromechuschie, if they contain them in small aquariums cease to multiply. Moreover, in a small aquarium may be sudden changes in temperature and chemical composition of water, which does not occur in natural waters. The greater the capacity of the tank, the more stable it is preserved biological balance, and therefore it is easier to maintain. Even without a heater, the temperature of the water in that tank had not dramatically change its performance. In a small tank water temperature can only be for one day decreases and increases to several degrees, as is well known from the practice of wide fluctuations in temperature effect on fish, plants and to all biological processes in the aquarium are extremely unfavorable. Continue reading
Breeding fish in garden ponds or fishing for carp
If you have seriously decided to breed fish in a garden pond on his summer cottage, it is necessary to consider not only the size and features of your pond, but also the opportunities. After caring for a habitable pond it requires time and specific knowledge in fish farming.
Would you like to have a fish pond in the holiday for the sake of aesthetic pleasure, such as the Japanese carp (koi) or decorative carp? Excellent choice! During the summer, they are best kept in shallow waters at a constant filtration, watching their smooth movements at the water surface. A flock of goldfish veiltail frolicking among aquatic plants, will revive his presence of small decorative pond on the terrace.
In the large garden ponds wild-type overgrown with aquatic plants such fish simply get lost in the expanse of water, depriving you deserved pleasures of contemplation.
Another thing – fishing for carp or carp baked in cream! And if you’re going to breed animals in your garden pond is not only out of love for the beautiful, the species of fish listed above will provide you and then, and more.
For breeding in ponds on the plot often use two varieties of carp – silver and gold. Both species are very unpretentious, prefer well-silted ponds, because natural conditions feed on benthic organisms that live in the mud, as well as phytoplankton and zooplankton: duckweed, algae, daphnia and bloodworms. Continue reading
Breeding of common carp and crucian carp in the suburban pond
Is it possible to breed carp or carp ponds in the country? The answer is yes! Breeding these fish are quite realistic, even if the artificial pond at the dacha of small size.
Carp and carp fish are unpretentious. which are adapted to the nature of existence in small ponds. Pond for these fish to be warmed and how neprotochny and oblong form. For these purposes, can best approach is already available at the cottage fire pond or dam at the mouth of the stream, you can use peeled and enclosed drainage channel. If it does not, you can hire diggers and they will throughout the day dig its own artificial pond at the dacha. It can be taken as a basis for the dimensions: width of 4 meter length of 6 meters and a depth of 1 to 1.7 meters. When such basic dimensions of the water temperature in the pond in the summer will warm up to 23-25 ° C, a temperature that is favorable for the life of carp and goldfish. Such a small pond suitable for the existence of several dozen fish average weight of 150-350 grams or ten pair of goldfish and carp small.
Before “zarybit” pond. gradually align the water temperature in the vessel used for the transport of fish, water temperature in your artificial pond. This should be done gradually – about 1-2 ° C for one hour. Keep in mind that the difference
heat just 2-3 ° can cause thermal shock and your fish can die literally within days. Continue reading