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Feeding a fish well is always important. A monotonous diet can cause deficiencies and seriously impair the health of fish, even to emaciation and easy to catch any type of disease. It is for this reason that we should be aware that they carry adequate food. In the case of goldfish, you can give them dry foods such as scaling or pellets.
But if you want to have a longer life and normal growth, should follow a varied diet rich in vitamins, proteins and minerals. What can give them dry food? You should not buy foods that are special to them because they have different nutritional needs than the rest of fish. Dry food you can buy in the form of flake or flakes, but also in the form of pellets or pellets. Both serve.
The only problem with this type of food is that it can lead to swelling in the bladder of the fish, so it is advisable to moisten it before the fish to throw it out the air before being eaten. What live foods can give? As you know living foods are small animals that have great nutritional value for them. They are high in protein, minerals and carotene. Give anyone who serves for goldfish.
When pin the food you take special care that all alike eat. There will always be some that are the leader of the aquarium and try to eat more than the rest. The most active are usually the strongest and eat that first. Make sure you also end up eating the rest.
Check out the photo above. Is not one of the most beautiful fish you’ve seen? It seems almost a figurehead. The lion fish is the common name given to the fish of the genus Pterois. These fish are truly beautiful creatures, but their adaptation to the environment have become a skilled hunter lethal.
Lion fish are native to the coral reefs of the Indo-Pacific oceans. Began to appear on the east coast of the United States (especially on the coast of Florida), Andrew Tehuacan after 1992. The lion fish have been sighted along the coast of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Bermuda, etc.. The typical adult is between 30-40 centimeters and weighs about half a kilo.
These fish are beautiful, thanks mainly to its long tentacles. The fish has red stripes, black and white throughout the body that allow you to dramatically camouflage. What adaptations to the environment are capable of doing? As you commented, the camouflage. Another of its adaptations is that of the tentacles. These will provide a delicate and beautiful appearance, but are actually very useful appendices for survival as they are poisonous.
Fish use their tentacles to attract and kill their prey. The tentacles also play an important role in selecting a mate for reproduction. There is also a single tentacle which lies above the eyes of the fish, said a special way helps to attract prey.
The guppies are fish friendly, cheerful and bright colors. Little by little they have become so popular among fans of its breeding fish has been increasing at a fast pace. If you intend to raise this type of fish to keep in mind that will not stop playing separating females and males, as these are capable of storing sperm.
Even with the absence of males, females store sperm, and are able to use it for the next 3 to 4 months of first birth. So imagine that can be bundled into your aquarium, a few guppies you happen to have 100 in a few months. Hatchlings are very small and adults tend to eat if you’re not careful.
From birth, you must be vigilant to not happen any misfortune. The diet of juvenile guppies play an important role in growth and resistance to disease. At birth, the offspring have a small mouth, so feeding flakes will not work. You’ll have to start giving the smaller meal you can get. Go to a shop and tell you what kind of fish as well, there are special foods that help to improve the color.
The young can be fed with a mixture of dry food and live food. Require a diet that is rich in protein. Dry food can include powdered milk, vegetable matter, flakes, bread crumbs, egg yolk pasta, etc.., While the live food can be with worms, small insects, shrimp and daphnia.
When we have an aquarium at home we have to worry about many details as water hygiene and proper oxygenation of the same. The fish food is also vital, as in any other animal. However, sometimes the fish are reluctant to try the food we give them.
Usually this is because the components of the food they buy at the store for fish. Depending on the brand, the composition of food varies and sometimes the fish do not feel much attracted by what we are offering.
There are two possible solutions: the first is change of food until the demos they really like, although they will spend enough money. The second is more interesting because it is an additive to be sprayed with food before throwing it overboard.
For a chemical process, fish are attracted to and end up eating. Garlic Guard brand is most recommended.