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Yellow snail aquarium

Yellow snail aquarium – more stupid title to come up with couldn’t so today let’s talk about aquarium snails – Apple snails. And again, all the best was written to us.

A short guide for men containing Apple snails in the pond or aquarium. More detailed information is available on the website Schooling Ghesquire (Stijn Ghesquiere)

(all in English). Here presented Russian version. Translation – Timothy Slavkin.

Introduction

From a translator: Further in the text is a literal translation of English common names apple snail (snail-Apple), will be used in the conventional Russian aquariums is the Apple snail. The family Ampullariidae or Apple snails combines freshwater snails that live in the tropics around the world, some species of Apple snails there are on the market for aquariums and ponds. Their attractive appearance and relatively big size (5 to 15 cm / 2 to 6 inches, depending on the species) greatly contributed to the popularity of these creatures. However, despite cherokoee the spread of Apple snails, a lot of myths surrounding them, also called mystery snails. Continue reading

Goldfish

Numerous varieties of goldfish are the most common home-cooked fish. This is due to their easy adaptability, thanks to which they can live in the aquarium and garden pond. All goldfish are descended from goldfish living in southern China. The first mention of the Golden carp painting dates back to about 400 g. Since then, the local population began breeding the breeding of different breeds. In Europe the goldfish were in the beginning of the XVII century

Has changed not only the color of wild carp, but the form of his body, and in some cases the tail and fin. The individuals of the most common varieties of brilliant orange scales, they often grow in length and 20 cm or more, especially in ponds. Among breeds of goldfish are cold-resistant varieties. These are, in particular, subunity. Their color is variegated: main blue background break sections of black and gold scales. London shubunkin tail fin more angular than that of his kinsman Bristol. Different breed of goldfish is the comet. She pointed tail and often reddish-white colour. The comet is very active, so they are better off in the pond, than in the aquarium. Continue reading

Aquarium goldfish – types, care

Goldfish is one of the most famous and popular subspecies of ornamental freshwater fish that belong to the genus carp. The history of the domesticated goldfish has many centuries – during this period, selection method removed a large number of varieties, which differ by different external features (size, shape, color). Goldfish aquarium is very bright and beautiful, fills the house with positive energy and improves the mood of people around. All species of these wonderful creatures have their own characteristics, certain characteristics and advantages. Look at the most common varieties.

Main types of gold aquarium fish:

common aquarium goldfish – shaped body and fins are similar to the classic krasivymi;

shubunkin – elongated body with transparent scales. nerazdvoennym large caudal fin, mottled brindle color;

the ranch – short body oval shaped growths on the head, small fins on the back are absent in the color is dominated by bright shades of red; Continue reading