Aquarium fish prey
Many aquarists give birth in his aquarium fish prey. But often, when they allow a very big mistake – combine them with peace-loving fish. Buying different aquarium fish need to know whether they can be kept together in one aquarium. If you are a fan of goldfish, the predators are contraindicated in your aquarium. It is necessary to take into account the size of the fish, and the peace-loving individuals can eat much smaller. Now let’s look at the most popular aquarium fish species of prey.
These fish belong to the order Perciformes. They have won the love for their bright color and very interesting behavior. This unusually clever fish, they are voice, gestures recognize its owner, like to watch life outside of the aquarium. Cichlids are well suited for a beginner aquarist. Fish unpretentious and does not require special care.
In nature, these fish in sizes larger than the aquarium. The body of these fish has an elongated shape, dark blue or slightly bluish color. Also on the body there are eight transverse strips. This predator is to dwell in the aquarium of at least 90cm, with large rocks and sandy soil. This fish is very aggressive and, therefore, to withstand all attacks, plants in the aquarium should be a powerful
and roots well planted in the ground. The diet of carnivorous fish need to include a small amount of chopped liver and beef.
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Piranhas in the aquarium
Piranhas are known as the vicious, bloodthirsty monsters attacking everyone. In fact, of the 80 species of piranhas around 35 – are vegetarians, and a danger to warm-blooded animals is only 4 species. Despite its bad reputation, piranhas hunt mainly on sick or weak fish, small aquatic and semi-aquatic animals and rarely attack humans.
The aquarium piranha cowardly, it is desirable to plant dense vegetation near the back wall to provide fish shelter. They usually spend their time in the bush gathered a bunch of greens. Piranhas scared sudden movements of the glass by hitting it, loud sounds. In South America, the natives piranha scare just slapped on the water. However, you should not underestimate the piranhas: fish length slightly more than 20 cm is able to grab a phalanx, the case when the piranha teeth left a mark on a metal scalpel.
Feeding and conditions of piranhas
The Marine Aquarium piranhas diet consists of conventional live food: meat, squid fillet, earthworms. From time to time you can diversify their menus cheap live fish: Guppies, swordsmen, defective goldfish. Beef heart, bird – spare food. Piranhas can not overfeed as they are prone to obesity. Once a week is necessary to arrange Continue reading