Aquarium fish, care for them.
For those who only understand the basics of fishkeeping to be useful information about how to choose and properly contain aquarium fish and how to care for them. By following these recommendations, you will be able to get pleasure from your hobby.
To fish feel comfortable in a new aquarium, needs a little clean water, food and your care. Just by doing these simple but mandatory conditions, you can do the decoration of the aquarium is to purchase beautiful corals, shells, sunken castle and other scenery.
One of the basic rules of care for aquarium fish — timely water change. This will allow the inhabitants of the aquarium to stay healthy for a long time. How to determine whether it is time to change the water? If you note poor appetite of their Pets, if they sink to the bottom, so water needs to be replaced. The water that you will add must match the aquarium temperature and have the same hardness and acidity.
To improve the water quality, buy aquarium filter. You can also use various additives to improve water chemistry, and beneficial microorganisms. Before buying it is best to consult the seller.
The rules are there and for feeding aquarium fish. It is impossible to overfeed them. The young are fed twice a day, adults once. Feeding should be done regularly, at the same time. Also we can not allow the excess of feed remained in the aquarium, because they will decompose and poison the water.
Bringing the fish from the store, put it on some time apart from others. This quarantine will help you determine if they’re diseased fish, and you’ll avoid infecting other inhabitants of the aquarium.
Buying new fish, must take into account their compatibility with other species already living in your aquarium, and some other features of the content. So, predators are predators, schooling should be kept in flocks, and pairs individual pair.
If you need to isolate the fish from a common reservoir use a special net. Do not try to catch fish with your hands, they are experiencing a lot of stress, it is easy to injure.
Another useful acquisition – a heater with a thermostat and aquarium lighting. For the night time suitable weak lighting. A smooth transition of lighting will allow the inhabitants of the aquarium quietly “go to bed”.
The soil is an important component of each aquarium. It supports balance, serves as a “home” for beneficial bacteria, there are various representatives of aquatic flora, and love to dig some of the inhabitants of the aquarium.