Rummy nose tetra: Care, Lifespan, Feeding, Algae Eating, Size..

Rummy nose tetra: Care, Lifespan, Feeding, Algae Eating, Size..

freshwater fish, Tetra fish
The rummy nose tetra, also Hemigrammus rhodostomus, is a popular freshwater fish from South America. Its strikingly coloured redhead and the black and white striped tail fin give it an unmistakable appearance. In this guide, you will find out all the peculiarities and characteristics of red-headed tetras and consider when keeping and socializing. Characteristics Knowledge Surname:Hemigrammus rhodostomus, Hemigrammus bleheriFamily:Real tetrasOrigin:Brazil and ColombiaSize:6 cmLife expectancy:ten yearsTemperature:24-27 ° CTotal hardness:below 10 ° dGHPH value:5.5-7.0Pool size:from 80 cm, 112 liters General information Origin & habitat The rummy-nose tetra comes from South America, more precisely from Colombia and Brazil. There he lives in flowing waters with low currents. Most of the time he is in flat areas near the shore. Appearance The rummy nose tetra has a basic silver colour. As the name suggests, the head is coloured a strong red.…
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Swordtail Fish Care Guide:  Lifespan, Feeding, Algae Eating, Size..

Swordtail Fish Care Guide: Lifespan, Feeding, Algae Eating, Size..

freshwater fish
Swordtail (Xiphophorus helleri) is a species of the viviparous toothcarps. They are very lively and floating joyful fish. Swordtails are very closely related to the popular guppies, Mollys and platys. With platys, swordtails can even produce fertile offspring. The swordtail is a beautiful and adaptable fish that is perfect for medium-sized community aquariums. In this guide, you will learn everything about keeping, feeding, the right aquarium and breeding of swordtails. Interesting facts about the swordtail Profile: swordtail Knowledge Surname:Xiphophorus helleriFamily:viviparous toothcarpsOrigin:Central AmericaSize:10 centimetersLife expectancy:5 yearsTemperature:22 - 28 ° C,PH value:6.5 - 8.5Total hardness:10 - 30 ° dGHTank size:from 100 cm, 160 liters size Due to the large distribution area, the variability is relatively high. Some wild forms reach a length of 12 cm (males, without sword) to 14 cm (females), others only 9 or 11 cm. The sword can be up to 2/3…
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Boeseman’s rainbowfish Care, Lifespan, Feeding, Algae Eating, Size..

Boeseman’s rainbowfish Care, Lifespan, Feeding, Algae Eating, Size..

freshwater fish
When the first specimens of Boeseman's rainbowfish went on sale in 1983, they caused a sensation. Until then, fish from New Guinea had hardly been imported, and then such colour wonders. Today Boeseman's rainbowfish swims in many aquariums and has not lost any of its attractiveness. Characteristics Name: Boese Mans Rainbow Fish, Melanotaenia boesemani system: Rainbow Fish size : 10-12 cm origin: Bird's Head Peninsula, West Papua, New Guinea attitude: simply Aquarium size: 300 litres (150 cm edge length) pH: 7-8 water temperature: 22- 25 ° C Interesting facts about Boeseman's rainbowfish Scientific name Melanotaenia boesemani Other names Boesemani Systematics Class: Actinopterygii (ray fins) Order: Atheriniformes (ear fish-like) Family: Melanotaeniidae (rainbowfish ) Genus: Melanotaenia Species: Melanotaenia boesemani (Boesemans rainbow fish ) size These rainbow fish reach a length of about 10 cm in…
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Glowlight Tetra: Care, Lifespan, Feeding, Algae Eating, Size..

Glowlight Tetra: Care, Lifespan, Feeding, Algae Eating, Size..

freshwater fish, Tetra fish
The Glowlight tetra or Hemigrammus Erythrozonus is the fish that explodes in its colours in murky waters. Let's see the characteristics, habitat and nutrition. The Glowlight tetra fish is a species very present in most retailers and new Appassionata the aquariums because it turns out to be the best choice to make; being a species is resistant to both economic. In short, very suitable for those who approach this hobby for the first time. Characteristics of the Glowlight tetra fish The Glowlight tetra fish, whose scientific name is Hemigrammus Erythrozonus, can reach an approximate length of 3.3 cm. It has a characteristic silver-grey body and tends to transparent, is compressed at the sides and has a small horizontally oriented mouth. Since its body is transparent, it is possible to see the internal organs, but a red-orange…
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Apistogramma agassizii (Agassiz’s dwarf cichlid) Care Guide – Planting, Growing,…

Apistogramma agassizii (Agassiz’s dwarf cichlid) Care Guide – Planting, Growing,…

freshwater fish
General information about Apistogramma agassizii (Agassiz's dwarf cichlid) Apistogramma agassizii occur in very different water types throughout the Amazon region and belong to the Apistogramma. They live in white water areas such as the Amazon / Ucayali system and black water biotopes of the Rio Negro, below the Rio Branco. So the species is quite adaptable. The animals are easily mistaken for Apistogramma bitaeniata. The females, in particular, are hard to tell apart. The females of both species have a black spot on the centerline. The keeping conditions for Apistogramma agassizii Apistogramma agassizii (Agassiz's dwarf cichlid) from relatively large territories. If a group of several males is kept, the aquarium must offer sufficient space. Under certain circumstances, some males can be used more so that the aggressions are better distributed.…
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Pygmy corydoras: Care, Lifespan, Feeding, Algae Eating, Size..

Pygmy corydoras: Care, Lifespan, Feeding, Algae Eating, Size..

freshwater fish
Keeping pygmy corydoras in the aquarium - this is how it works. In Germany, it available as standard in the pet trade now, and in the home aquarium they are seen more and more often - the pygmy corydoras: no wonder, they are, but one of the few representatives of the catfish, the small in the right thanks their extremely small size of 60 liters aquarium held can be. In addition, their swimming-happy behavior, the fairly simple breeding successes, and the very splendid coloring contribute to the animals' success in the united states aquarium scene. The following article will show you what to consider when keeping miniature catfish in the aquarium. General information about the popular pygmy corydoras The aquarium fish Corydoras pygmaeus also called "pygmy corydoras" in English, belongs…
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Endler Guppy: Care, Lifespan, Feeding, Algae Eating, Size, …

Endler Guppy: Care, Lifespan, Feeding, Algae Eating, Size, …

freshwater fish
Small but mighty! The Endler Guppy (Poecilia wingei) is one of the smallest members of the guppy family, but its blaze of color attracts everyone's attention in the aquarium. The adaptable and robust ornamental fish is also perfect for beginners in the aquarium hobby. You can find out why this is so and what else you need to know about the correct keeping and care of the Endler Guppy in our guide. Endler Guppy versus Common Guppy The Endler Guppy (Poecilia wingei) is a small, pretty ornamental fish from the family of the viviparous tooth carps (Poeciliidae). As you must have guessed correctly, the Endler Guppy is closely related to the common guppy (Poecilia reticulata). The latter is one of the most popular aquarium fish worldwide and is available in…
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Ramshorn snail: Care, Lifespan, Feeding, Algae Eating, Size, …

Ramshorn snail: Care, Lifespan, Feeding, Algae Eating, Size, …

freshwater fish, snail
The small ramshorn snail gets their name from their shell's shape and is often used as additional decoration Shrimp and Ornamental fish used in aquariums. You can easily buy the European genus in various stores and online stores. You can also find the right food for the mollusks online. You can easily order this online. The package will be sent to your home within a few working days. NameRamshorn SnailLatin namePlanorbella duryi, Planorbarius corneusFamilyPlanorbidaeTank size (optimal)No minimumKeepingEasyBreedingEasy  (Hermaphrodites)Size0.5 – 2,5 cm (0.25 – 1 inch)Temperature21 to 35 C  (~70°F – 78°F)Optimal PH7 – 8Optimal GH7 – 15Optimal KH8  (5-15)TDS (optimal)150-200 (100-300)NitrateLess than 20 ppmDietAlgae eater/omnivoreTemperamentPeaceful and solitaryLife span1-3 yearsColor FormHuge variety of colours and patterns. Appearance What do the ramshorn snails look like? The comparatively flat shell is typical of ramshorn snails. This is always left-wound and…
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Amano Shrimp: Care, Lifespan, Feeding, Algae Eating, Size, …

Amano Shrimp: Care, Lifespan, Feeding, Algae Eating, Size, …

freshwater fish, Shrimp
Some people would never get Amano shrimp in the aquarium; others cannot imagine a tank without shrimp. No matter how you face the filigree "crawling animals", it is certain that in the aquarium - just as in nature - they have important tasks to maintain the ecosystem. Common NameAmano ShrimpScientific NameCaridina multidentataFamilyAtyidaeCare LevelEasyColorTransparent body with a slight white opacitySize2″Lifespan2-3 YearsDietOmnivoreSuggested Tank Size20 gallonsWater Temperature Requirements70° – 78°FpH Requirements6.5 – 7.5Temperament & CompatibilityPeacefulBreedingHard Appearance: The appearance of the Amano shrimp The bodies of the Amano shrimp are see-through-transparent with small dots. Depending on the nature of the water, the animals appear greenish to even reddish translucent. Adult females are about 7cm long with legs about two centimetres long. The males can hardly be distinguished visually because they are only slightly smaller.…
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Crystal catfish Care Guide: Tank Size, Tank Mates, Lifespan, Diet

Crystal catfish Care Guide: Tank Size, Tank Mates, Lifespan, Diet

freshwater fish
The crystal catfish is also known as Bicirri, glassfish, featherfish, crystal siliro and Java crystal. Characterized by a tropical fish that has an Asian origin, being very striking to observe the light in its internal organs. Living in captivity can adapt to the food provided, so it has to be varied. General characteristics Like all other silurians, crystal catfish have a very slender body, which is progressively reduced from head to tail. Being in captivity it achieves a length of 10 cm of elongated and flattened shape on the sides, its head is small as well as its eyes. The mouth it has is very large, with a long barbillon on each upper side that can be extended to the front. There is a long anal fin and a tail that is divided into two parts,…
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