An important prerequisite for the normal development and reproduction of fish is proper nutrition. That’s why it is very important to know what do fish like to eat. Fish need live and dry food. It can be bought in pet stores. It is easy to prepare food yourself. Continue reading What do fish like to eat
Proper feeding of aquarium fish is a guarantee of your normal development and health. Usually, fish are given as much food as they can eat in about 5-10 minutes. On average, fish are fed 1-2 times a day – that’s enough for most aquarium fish. If you ignore these recommendations, feeding fish can become very harmful as a result of water pollution with decomposing food residues. In this regard, it is necessary to remove food residues in order to minimize water pollution. Continue reading What to feed freshwater fish
Properly organized feeding of fish largely depends on their physiological development, ability to reproduce, and the quality of their offspring. We must not forget that different types of fish require appropriate food. Due to their biological and ecological characteristics, most aquarium fish feed on invertebrates, fish (predators), and various micro – and macro-plants. Continue reading Can fish die from overfeeding
Cichlids, in the opinion of many, are omnivorous fish, so there is no need to worry about the composition of the food. But this is a misconception, because the diet of cichlids varies depending on the species from exclusively vegetable to carnivores, only certain species eat protein foods and vegetation to the same extent. Continue reading What do cichlids eat?
Many aquarists treat the maintenance of fish with frivolity, because they behave unpretentiously. And in feeding for fish, the first available aquarium food is purchased without taking into account the quality of its composition, the presence of vitamins and nutrients necessary for the fish body. Food for fish is selected based on the type of fish, its activity, type of nutrition, age and health. Continue reading What to feed fish
When choosing compatible fish species for a general aquarium, one should take into account their natural eating habits. Fish requiring a special diet or exhibiting unusual behavior during feeding are sometimes best kept in a species aquarium (that is, in an aquarium where only one species of fish is present), Continue reading Food for aquarium fish
One of the most common foods of natural origin. The most common species are Chironomus plumosus – buzzer midge or Non-biting midges (bloodworms). Bloodworms are larvae of a number of mosquito species up to 2.5 cm. The size of larvae is different, which depends on the type of mosquito. Continue reading Bloodworm
Artemia (Artemia Salina). Artemia belongs to the Crustacean (Crustacean) class, the subclass Branchiopoda (Branchiopoda), from the Fairy shrimps (Anostraca), the Arterniidae family, and the genus Artemia. They exist worldwide, occasionally found in brackish lakes. Continue reading Artemia
Daphnia is a small crustacean that lives mostly in the fresh waters of the planet. With their miniature size, they have a rather complex structure and serve as an important element of the ecosystem – they multiply quickly and allow fish and amphibians to feed, so without them, the ponds would be much more empty. They also feed the fish in the aquarium. Continue reading Daphnia. All things aquarists would want to know!
In order for aquarium fish to be healthy, it is necessary to ensure their full and balanced nutrition and maintain optimal water parameters. Amateur aquarists have heard about filtering and replacing water, but few people think about the principles of compiling a ration for different types of fish. Continue reading Choosing live food for fish. Overview of 7 species.