Monday, March 14, 2011

The Latest Fish Breeds For Your Aquarium


The latest fish breeds for your aquarium adds color and beauty to your fish tank. It feels good to see a variety of beautiful fish combination's in a tank that you can ideally place around some corner of your living room.

It is amusing to watch varieties of fish make faces and play games. Various fresh water fish breeds are easily available that can be utilized to decorate your aquarium. It is possible to get wide range of beautiful fishes that can easily live in fresh water.

Fish breeds need special care as they are highly interactive. It is the duty of their owners to keep the surroundings happy and the aquarium water regularly clean. Some of the varieties are accustomed to salt water while a few easily adopt fresh water. You should maintain a healthy and pleasant freshwater fish aquarium to keep them active.

The method to deal with the different fish breeds is more or less similar. It needs skill to handle these delicate creatures. Normally you can have a right biotope, appropriate plants and right aquatic fish for your aquarium fish care.


How to select a right fish for your aquarium?


For the beginners, it is helpful to conduct a research to see the availability of fishes. Things like needs, requirements and compatibility between the fish breeds placed in the fish tank have to be considered.

Lots of valuable information is available online that gives illustration about fishes by videos and images. Factors like temperature, size and water conditions have to be keeping in mind before buying any particular fish breed.


Mostly preferred fish breeds:

Usually there is a range of tetra fish that are better options for aquariums. For example Paracheirodon Axelrodi is a commonly preferred variety across the world. It grows up to ¼” and has red colored gills.

Tropical fishes are also famous for their utility and entertainment ability. Besides this, you can have African Cichlids, Barbs, Livebearers, Synodontis Catfish, Loaches, Cichlids, Tetras, Mailed Catfish, Labyrinthfish and Rainbow fish.


Points to remember to maintain a fish aquarium:

  • Different species of fish tolerate water temperatures ranging from freezing to over 100°F
  • Basically there are two types: Saltwater and freshwater. But some are physiologically adapted to both.
  • Some varieties of fish breeds live in close groups called a ‘schools’ while some live lonely and come together only for feeding and spawning
  • Fish breeds are classified as: Carnivorous, herbivorous, or omnivorous while some are scavengers. Accordingly they are to be selected for fish tank.

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