Hello, friends! To create a peaceful atmosphere in your home, it is enough to put in the corner an ordinary aquarium with fishes that will float in the thickets of aquarium plants and a heap of stones and logs. To date, aquarium known a huge number of tropical fish that could swim it in your tank.
For their pets, you need to maintain a constant temperature of 24-28 degrees, ensure cleanliness in the aquarium and provide the fish with comfortable living conditions.
Before you go shopping, you should carefully study the habits and conditions for keeping your chosen fish. This is necessary in order for you to create in captivity a natural landscape and optimal conditions for keeping.
Each fish has its own behavioral characteristics and conditions for keeping. Therefore, before buying fish, you should pick up sensible equipment and the aquarium itself.
Some fish prefer to constantly hide in any shelters, the other is very important high concentration of oxygen dissolved in water, and still others feed on everything that moves. For these guys need a special species aquarium to avoid incidental situations.
Therefore, before buying a particular inhabitant, you should know what types and forms of aquariums are. Let’s dwell on this in more detail.
Distinctive features of aquariums by scope
Mixed aquariums. As a rule, in such aquariums amateurs lead several species of fish and a huge variety of aquarium plants.
In such water there is no clear style and affection in the inhabitants. That is, to say in simple language – a hodgepodge.
Special aquariums. Based on the name, you can conclude that they perform some specific tasks, such as growing fry, breeding fish, incubating caviar and so on. Special purpose aquariums are:
Reeds, that is, they serve to raise young stock, which is transferred from a spawning aquarium;
Spawners. In such banks, aquarists create all the necessary conditions for the reproduction of a particular type of fish. Spawn aquariums tend to be smaller than decorative ones;
Quarantine or otsadniki. These banks contain fish that are only purchased and not placed in the general aquarium. Also in quarantine or otsadniki place the fish in quarantine or treatment for the disease;
Biotopes. In biotope aquariums, a small part of the environment is reproduced.
This can be a current river, pond or lake. For such aquariums, the inhabitants are selected from one natural reservoir and create conditions for them as close as possible to the natural ones;
Breeding. These aquariums acquire real pros and they are engaged in the breeding of exotic species of fish. If you need to breed a new breed or correct an existing one, then the breeding bank is just for this.
The only caveat – selection aquariums should be a lot.
Decorative aquariums. They serve to decorate a home or any other room.
Such aquariums come in various shapes: square, rectangular, wall, cylindrical, aquarium-paintings, angular and spherical. Decorative aqua in turn are divided into:
Collectible – they are inhabited by fish of the same family;
Species – the population belongs to the same species;
Are common – The population of such an aquarium is heterogeneous and may belong to various species and families.