Ikromechuschie aquarium fish

Moenkhausia diamond.

As a true inhabitant of the Venezuelan lake Valencia, moenkhausia diamond loves the warmth. Therefore, the water temperature in the aquarium should be maintained within +22°-25°C. Moenkauzii are grace and peace-loving.

Silvery fish like body is covered with blue and gold specks. From the tail to mid-body band stretches bluish color with a darker rim around the edges. Fins moenkauzii especially beautiful: they applied a picture dark gray with lighter fringe on the edges.

The sex of the fish is easy to identify: the males are much larger (up to six inches) females and the dorsal fin they also have more and more convex.

To breeding moenkauzii successful, you need to carefully treat the selection of manufacturers, choosing a pair of beautiful, large, healthy fish at least 8-9 months.

The aquarium for the spawning capacity of at least 15-20 litres should be instead of sand strewn with a bunch of hornwort or myriophyllum, rinsed with water during the day and pinned to the bottom with some crock. Water heated to 26°-28°C.

The male is active, he pushes a female into the thick plants, where it begins to spawn. After spawning producers, who are not averse to eat their own eggs, the need needlenosed from the spawning grounds.

A day later the light appears translucent, tiny larvae with yolk sacs, which they will eat five days. When the fry learns to swim we have to feed them at least four times a day sifted zooplankton, or so-called “living dust”.

Growing fry need to be extremely careful, as larger species tend to eat their smaller counterparts. Therefore, if in a flock of juveniles allocated a particularly large fish, it is desirable to remove them from spawning in another aquarium, or even the Bank.

Chromis handsome.

This inhabitant of the African rivers. Bright red body large (length is 12 cm) fish cover two even rows of blue dots and two spots of dark green. Spectacular appearance of this fish attracts many aquarists. They rush to purchase it and place it in a common aquarium with other fish. And immediately make the mistake of not knowing that the handsome chromis has a nasty, quarrelsome nature, enters into a fight, during which easily kills all the inhabitants of the aquarium. For this reason, it needs a separate aquarium .

Breed of chromia easily. It helps to prepare a clean aquarium without sand with water, warmed to 26°-28°C. On the bottom of the aquarium need to put a pair of tilted to the side pots.

The color of the fish helps to understand where the female, where the male: males are paler than their girlfriends. To pick the best males larger and older than females, because females are more pugnacity than males.

It should be noted that grumpy, evil character does not interfere with the chromis to be great parents. They carefully care for the fry, are looking for them comfortable seats, carry there.

Fry, who learned to swim, feed, sieved zooplankton. When they are ten days, you can evict the parents from the spawning grounds.

Chromis bultó.

This unfriendly bully Egyptian lives in rivers with slow flow. The fish has a gray-green vosmisantimetrovye body, which is crossed by thin strips. Each branchial operculum marked with one dark spot.

During spawning, the male takes on brighter coloration, allowing you to easily distinguish it from the female.

The reproduction of offspring chromis bultó very unusual.

The male digs a hole in the sand into which the female for several approaches lays about a hundred eggs. Then she collects all the eggs in his mouth and has future fry in the mouth for ten days, during which, naturally, does not eat anything. So before spawning manufacturers must feed heavily to the female’s strong enough to carry cubs.

The male is evicted from the spawning grounds immediately after the female has collected the eggs in his mouth.

The fry are fed sieved zooplankton. When they become stronger, the female, too, can be to relocate.

Water for cultivation of chromia bultó should be preheated to +26°-28°C.

Cichlasoma Meeka.

Very beautiful fish with greenish-blue body, turning into bright red at the breast. She is even more beautiful when the balloons periodically Carmine-red Gill operculum, below which there are blue spots with yellow edging. The occupant of the Yucatan Peninsula prefer water with a temperature not below +22°-24°C.

To good-natured, peace-loving fish can bring in neighbors, and only for the period of spawning to transplant a couple of manufacturers, so at this time the male engaged in the preparation of the place for spawning, can attack everyone who gets in the way.

Heros of Conchita.

This fish, the size of which reach 20 cm, not very convenient, as prone to fights and fights. Conchita not tolerate even any plants in the aquarium, immediately pulls them mercilessly and destroys. The aquarium, which inhabit Conchita must resemble bodies of water in South America: the presence of caves, rocks, the absence or low plants. Otherwise, the conditions of detention of Conchita heros are no different from the conditions of chromic handsome.

Akara blue-spotted.

This is another representative species ikromechuschie aquarium fish. Name Akari associated with the appearance of its Gill covers visible blue spots. These Columbia fish get along better with their neighbours if they become accustomed to them with fry age.

The best water temperature for the start of the spawning season, and for the life Akari — +25°-28°C. For the spawning you need to prepare the aquarium, which has a capacity of at least 30-40 liters. Fry, who learned to swim, feed, sieved zooplankton to eight times a day, but gradually.

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