Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Hardy Fish

The aquarium is a rewarding and enjoyable experience. There are so many different types of fish, aquariums, and fillers out there that you can fully customize your own aquarium with you. Fish are fun to watch, and the soft trickling water adds a lovely nature in all rooms. They may, however, is a big responsibility, and some are more high maintenance than others. Newcomers to hold a need to choose their fish carefully. Different species have different requirements for size aquarium, cleaning requirements, temperature requirements, and eat different foods. When choosing fish for beginners, it's a good idea to look for those that do not need a large aquarium, with minimal maintenance needs cleaning, and generally healthy. Below are some options that are ideal for any beginner and offers a lot of fun.
One of the funniest and easiest to keep fish out there known as White Cloud Mountain Minnow. This species is ideal for any beginner because they are extremely durable, and eat almost any food. they are best suited to water temperatures between 55-75 F, although it is most comfortable in the water no less than 65 degrees. It is best to remember that White Clouds are schooling fish and that they must keep in schools of 3 or above. Actually, a small school (4.5 fish) are kept in an aquarium as small as four gallons. They are also very clean, which means keeping their water healthy and clear is very easy! White clouds are also fun to watch as they are very fast swimmers that love to zip around a pool and play with each other.
Betta, or Siamese fighting fish as they are commonly known, is also great for new fans aquarium. These fish have a reputation as being extremely easy to fit, and although it is strongly recommended that they do not even need a filter. They are clean and just need the usual amount of cleaning their aquarium, and can remain in the tank too small. Betta is larger, colorful fish, and great for decorative purposes. There are a lot of debate about how small an aquarium a Betta should be kept humanely, but it is a fact that they live in small tanks. A good tank size for a single Betta is about 2-5 gallons. Should also be noted that the Betta is well known for their aggressive personality - sometimes they do not get along very well with other fish, and men can not stay the same no attempt to kill each other. Betta requires higher water temperatures.
One of the most popular fish in the entire Corydoras catfish seems impressive for beginners. The fish is one of the most sociable and friendly type, you can put in your tank, and love being in school with each other and other species. They grow about one and a half inches long, making them perfect for aquariums of all sizes. It will have a radiator, as Corys need water temps between 72 and 82 degrees. Feeding Corys is very simple, since most of the time they search the bottom and feed on food scraps from other fish. It's a good idea, but to supplement their diet with a tropical snack once in a while, and feeding them things like algae can actually be thin an entertaining experience. In addition to a heater, your aquarium should be around 10 gallons for a school with three or four.
These fish are fun and easy for anyone looking to start their first aquarium. The choice between one of them is just a matter of detail and personal taste, and each has their own personality and charm. They are also hardy and forgiving, and you can find lots of information about their treatment quite easily. Remember that when you want to start up an aquarium to find what is right for you, choose fish that works best in this environment.

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