freshwater Aquarium

fishes

Marbled catfish - The peaceful fish

armored catfish are in almost every aquarium for fixed stock. It is Zierwassersüßfische who their natural range in tropical South America. There they inhabit the whole Amazon region and enjoy temperatures up to 28 degrees Celsius. The

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Brown whiptail catfish (Rineloricaria lanceolata) - interesting Beck residents

The Brown whiptail catfish belongs to the group of armored catfish and is particularly common in areas of the Amazon. He lives mainly in slow-flowing waters of Peru to Ecuador.

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Catfish - farming

The breeding of catfish antenna is not very difficult. With a size of about 6 cm a catfish is sexually mature normally. Who wants to multiply the animals, the water temperature should increase slightly. 26 degrees Celsius are optimal for this purpose. In addition, it is good if the water is clear and not too soft.

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plants

The water hair mermaid Cabomba Aquatica - thanks to the hair-like leaves

The water hair mermaid often with a similar plant "C. caroliniana "confused. However, there are different plants. The Cabomba Aquatica and also caroliniana among the water rose family.

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Giant Vallis (Vallisneria americana) - ideal for high aquariums

In particular, the aquarium owners who have opted for a large basin with high water levels is expected, the Giant Vallis particularly liked. In addition, the plant has another decisive advantage. You will not usually eaten by cichlids and other plant-loving fish.

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Moss ball (Cladophora aegagrophila) - the Round One eye-catcher for the aquarium

Many people will be known as moss ball or algae ball this very particular plant. This is a green alga. This consists of filaments which are woven into the known, large ball. The natural distribution of this plant is of Western Europe all the way to Japan.

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diseases

Intestinal worm - worm milling head

The most aquarium owners will be known as spikes hanging from the anus of the fish of intestinal worm. But not always the worm can be seen and the fish makes up not even a sick feeling.

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Infectious Dropsy

The infectious dropsy one of the fish diseases that are treated very badly. She is often confused with other diseases. Does not always have the infectious abdominal dropsy be the reason why, if a fish has a bloated belly.

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fin rot

The Fin rot is one of the fish diseases frequently occurring and often occurs in combination with the white spot disease. You can, however, usually treated very well when you intervene in time.

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technology

Clean-stage internal filter properly

In any good aquarium filter is introduced. Especially like this stage filters are used. It is recommended that these should be cleaned regularly. We show you the best proceeds more like cleaning and explain to you why this is so important.

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Technology - We show the different heater for the aquarium

Almost every aquarium, you also need a heater to bring the water to the correct temperature. This is especially important when the fish used in warmer regions originate and are sensitive to the water temperature. We therefore want to deal with the various heaters once and make the differences clear.

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Air vents for the freshwater aquarium - necessary or not?

In the commercial air vents including pumps for freshwater aquariums are often touted. This should, according to manufacturers increase the oxygen content in the aquarium and a share for circulation

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general info

Paludarium - Aquarium relive very different

A Paludarium represents a special form of aqua terrarium and now enjoys in Germany increasingly popular. The transition from the Aquarium Terrarium is doing in the

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Algae in the aquarium - a curse and a blessing

algae occur in the best-kept aquariums and disturbing course the fish lover while viewing his favorites. For many people seaweeds apply just as annoying green stuff. But they have their place.

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Snails in the aquarium - intentionally and unintentionally

Snails in the aquarium

Almost every aquarium snails are native. These are either purchased and used deliberately (such as the apple snail) or dive suddenly appear and become true plague.

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invertebrates

Cambarellus patzcuarensis - so attractive may be dwarf crayfish

The North West Cancer (Cambarellus patzcuarensis) is popular amongst the invertebrates for your aquarium. He is considered easy to keep nature, the other basin residents relatively

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South world crayfish (Cherax destructor) - The Crab with the slightly different attitude claims

A very special aquarium inhabitants is called the Cherax Destructor or Yabby. This comes from the southern parts of Australia and of course therefore has special demands on his

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The marble cancer - an interesting and unique aquarium animals

The marble cancer, called in the jargon Procambarus fallax format virginalis , is an extremely robust and adaptable crayfish. Only with the entrance into the first aquarium this was

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seawater Aquarium

technology

Sea water systems - for each aquarium inhabitants, the suitable environment

Anyone who deals with the sea water control, will inevitably face the issue seawater systems. Certainly each holder is committed to providing its animals a natural environment as possible.

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Seawater Beck species - It's your choice, are spoiled

The term saltwater aquarium, many people associate a hustle and bustle, in which cancer lives next Fish, coral gently sway in the flow and snails perk

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Lighting in the sea aquarium - What you should know

The light or the lighting play a very special role in a seawater pool. Some corals are dependent on light and literally could not do this

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fishes

Clown fish - a feast for the sea aquarium

In the eastern and western Indo-Pacific is a popular aquarium fish is located. The speech is the clown fish, which is also called Amphiprion ocellaris or anemone fish.

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The soft-finned rocker float

In the Red Sea or the Arabian Gulf encountered a very strange sea creatures. The speech is from the soft-finned rocker float, an approximately 8 centimeters large fishes.

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The jewels of the sea aquarium - Yellowtail Demoiselle

The Yellowtail Demoiselle is a well-known seawater fish that can be kept in the home aquariums for many people. Like the clown fish who lives

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plants

The Alcyonarian coral for your aquarium

The tree soft coral, which is also called scientific Capnella imbricata, has its natural distribution area in the Indo-Pacific. There, the coral lives in extremely large

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Xenia - an interesting coral

The Indo-Pacific is home to one of the most beautiful coral in the world. The speech is from Xenia spec. Which is located in smaller, partly bush-shaped colonies in large Pacific.

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The mushroom-shaped coral from the Indo-Pacific

In Indopazifiki the Pilzkoralle is located among many corals. This beautiful creature is formed at suitable locations all single colonies with a diameter

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