Catfish - aquarium residents
About two thousand species of catfish inhabit the fresh water of the world. This is one of the most ancient fishes of the planet, their fossil remains discovered in sediments…

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Objects ponds. Scaly carp. Carp naked. Carp. The silver carp. White Amur. Carp mirror. Slide 14 from the presentation "a super class of Fish" to the lessons of the surrounding…

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Perch – predatory fish
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Types of aquarium catfish

For their love?

Catfish is perhaps the most popular residents of aquariums. They make even novice aquarists, as these fish are very easy to obtain, and the content is relatively simple. Catfish sold in almost all pet stores, and they are often found on the markets. In addition to the availability of catfish you clean the aquarium, picking up from the bottom that is not eaten by other fish. However, they often rise from the bottom dregs, but the owner usually forgives them. For the catfish relatively easy to care for. What should be paid attention in the first place – so it is a good filter. Catfish just love to mess around in the sand so that the debris in the lower layer of water is always in short supply. Be aware that these fish like cover, so the bottom must be the thickets, rocks, upside-down flower pots with holes. Better if each moustached inhabitant of the aquarium will be your house, then you will be able to avoid conflicts.

The only catfish that almost no burrows in the sand – glass, he lives in the middle water layer

How do they live?

Some catfish are active during the day, others are nocturnal. Among them is such which in the wild grow to a fair size. As a rule, are predators. In the aquarium they usually do not grow very rapidly,as space is limited. But there are still predators, so before you allocate them other fish, you should thoroughly consider. Small fish – not the best neighbors. Most catfish spawn. Fry them quite large, to bring up them easily.

Among the aquarium catfish have poisonous melkogalechnyj. Got spikes. The injection is unpleasant, although not deadly

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Perhaps more likely in aquariums are alexisi. Especially popular Alexis belopyatnisty. This fish is medium in size, grows up to 10 cm of aquarium fish Among Alexis belopyatnisty – a real survivor. If it is cared for properly, he would live to be 15 years and up to 17. Actually Alexis usually behaves quite peacefully, but he needs a large aquarium of 100 liters. Note on the ground. Best coarse river sand. Amiss and artificial soil. The main thing is that he was coarse. This fish prefers live food but can be fed and dry.

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