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The Easy Way of Spawning of Bala Shark Fish Yourself

The Easy Way of Spawning of Bala Shark Fish Yourself

Meta-description: In spawning of Bala Sharks fish yourself, there are several things to consider. Here they are.
One of the most favorite fish for the tropical tanks enthusiasts is Bala Shark fish. Known for its black-tipped fin that resembles a shark, Bala Shark is considered as a fish with tolerant and easy temperament. It also has a shiny look, thanks for the silver color skin that can reflect the light.
The juveniles only have 3-inch length. However, this tiny measure makes many tanks enthusiasts don't realize that it can grow up until 14-inch length. Hence, you need some preparation in spawning this silver shark. And here there are the things you can do in the spawning of Bala Sharks fish yourself:

Mate Two Bala Shark Bala Shark species reaches maturity when it already has 10-15 cm in size. It cannot easily mate when it is young, so, breeding Bala Shark in the tank is not as easy as other tropical fish.
Moreover, you cannot easi…

How to Maintain Cichlids in the Aquarium

How to Maintain Cichlids in the Aquarium


Meta description: Maintaining the condition of your fish is very important. Find out how to maintain cichlids in the aquarium to prevent them from getting diseases.
Maintaining the aquarium or fish tank is necessary. You should know what you have to do to maintain your fish tank. Here is some information about how to maintain cichlids in the aquarium.
Aquarium Decorations Just like any other aquarium, there should be rocks and caves, like in their natural habitat. Make sure you decorate the aquarium exactly or similarly like their natural habitat. Cichlids like to live and dig under a rock. They may eat and ruin the plants around the rocks as well. Therefore, it is not a good idea to grow plants inside the aquarium.
Make sure you keep the water temperatures around 24 to 27 °C (75 to 80 °F). You do not need lighting for the aquarium. The number of pHs that is recommended is 8.5. You also need to change the water frequently to maintain the environment…

Types of Tetra Food

Types of Tetra Food


Meta Description: There are some types of tetras fish food. Some of them are really easy to get, and you can try to feed your tetras with these varieties of food.
Tetras are amazingly beautiful tiny aquarium fish. Tetras are one of the very well-known aquarium fish. Here are some of the tetras fish food that you can give to your tetra.
Produced FoodsProduced foods include pellets, wafers, and flakes. Fish flakes are the most popular food for aquarium fish. There are varieties of flakes you can get. Flakes that are mixed with meat and some vegetable are the best. This mixing will also increase the nutrients into the tetras fish food. Moreover, it is best not to choose wheat flakes. You are also recommended to feed tetras with vegetable flakes, particularly the ones that contain Spirulina algae.
Frozen organism Organisms such as bloodworms or mosquito larvae are usually frozen and used as tetra food. Feed the tetras the same way as with any other types of food: You bett…

Types of tetra fish diseases and how to treat them

Types of tetra fish diseases and how to treat them



Meta description: If you keep tetras, you also need to know some of tetra fish diseases. Check them out in this article!
Here are some types of tetra fish diseases and how to treat them.
Infected with Parasites It is common that any types of fish including tetras can be infected with parasites. Tetras can carry parasites such as mucous membrane and gill. It is hard to tell when tetras are infected by the parasite since the bacteria are microscopic. Treatment: You can contact your fish expertise, or you can check the condition of your tetras in the vet. Keep in mind that you have to clean the aquarium frequently. White DotsIf you notice white dots on the tetra's skin, it means your fish may have a white dots disease. Your tetras’ mucous membrane are shrugged off. You may notice that your tetras start to breathe heavily. Treatment: Clean your aquarium and change the water. Then, buy a proper medicine from a pet shop or a specialist. Rotten …

Types of Cichlids for Your Aquarium

Types of Cichlids for Your Aquarium

Meta description: Cichlids are one of the most popular aquariums fish. If you want to keep them in an aquarium, then check out the exact types of cichlids here.

Cichlids come from Cichlidae family. Here are the most popular types of cichlids for your aquarium.
African Cichlids African cichlids are divided into some types: Lake Tanganyika cichlids, Lake Malawi cichlids, Lake Victoria cichlids, and some other African cichlids. African cichlids are known as the most colorful cichlid fish. Peacock Cichlids and Lake Malawi cichlids have beautiful combinations of red, yellow, and blue patterns. Meanwhile, Lake Tanganyika cichlid comes from a very deep lake, and it is also home for nearly two hundred and fifty types of cichlid. Since there is exploitation from human and predation, a lot of species are going extinct.
New World Cichlids Another type of cichlid fish come from Central and North America which is also known as New World cichlids. In the wild, this typ…

How to Maintain Platys in The Aquarium

How to Maintain Platys in The Aquarium
Meta: Platys are peaceful and easy-to-care fish. Providing them with the best habitat, proper mates, and nourishing diets will help them to grow well. Look at our following tips to get more information. For you who are beginners in maintaining fish, platys are perfect for keeping. First introduced in 1907, platys have been one of the popular fishes in the world. Even though platys are considered as easy-to-care fish; you need to know some proper techniques to maintain platys in the aquarium. Providing the best Habitat for Platy FishThe first thing you need to do is preparing an eligible aquarium (minimum 10 gallons). Ensure that you change 25% of aquarium water every two weeks to keep the water away from any dangerous germ. You can design your interior tank by adding some plants and gravel. Modifying the aquarium similar to the real habitat of platys is better since they will be easier to adapt. Furthermore, set the water temperature in 72-75 F. P…

Types of Platys Disease and How to Treat Them

Types of Platys Disease and How to Treat Them
Meta: even though platys are hardy fish; they still have the risk to get infected by some diseases. Knowing those diseases and how to treat them could save their lives.
Platys are considered hardy fish. However, they still have the risk to get infected by common tropical fish diseases. Their diseases are commonly caused by stress and bad water quality. Knowing the types of platys diseases will help you to keep your platys healthy. Here are three types of platys diseases including how to treat them. Ich DiseaseIch disease is not easily recognized; it is one of the prevalent diseases for tropical fish. It is a parasite that makes the platys bodies to have some spots. The Ich disease should be cured as soon as possible, or your platys will get respiratory damage and severe infections. One of the treatments you need to do is giving medications that are recommended by a vet. Besides, you also need to increase the water temperature for a while, th…

How to Maintain Guppies in The Aquarium

How to Maintain Guppies in The Aquarium

Meta: Guppies are the most widespread fish which are easy to take care of. Maintaining guppies in the aquarium needs some techniques. Here we present those techniques for you.
Guppies are the most prevalent tropical aquarium fish that have gorgeous and matchless patterns of colors. They are great for people who have less experience in maintaining aquarium fish since they are fairly easy to care. To maintain guppies in the aquarium, you need to ensure that you have already mastered these techniques or tips for your guppies to grow well. Arranging the best habitat for GuppiesTo maintain guppies in the aquarium, you need to prepare an eligible aquarium for them. Ensure that your tank is large enough for guppies to swim. Your tank should take in 1 gallon (3.8 Liters) of water for every guppy. For example, if you have three guppies, you’ll need 3 gallons (11.4 Liters) tank. Consider this important thing if you don’t want your guppies to get sick becau…

Types of Guppies Fish Disease and How to Treat Them

Types of Guppies Fish Disease and How to Treat Them



Meta: Guppies have high risk of getting infected by disease if they are stressed. Identify those type of disease and treat them right away.
For you who are maintaining guppy fish, we have both bad and good news. The bad news is that your guppies might get affected by some diseases which are harmful to them. However, the good news is that these diseases can be cured by certain techniques based on the types of diseases. There are numerous types of guppies fish disease, but we will only share the most common ones. Here we present those types of common types of guppies fish disease and how to treat them. White Spot (Ich or Ick)The most common types of guppies fish disease is a white spot (also known as Ich or Ick). The guppies which are infected by this disease are commonly lost their appetite. Another symptom is the fish will rub their skin against rocks, plant leaves, and decoration of the sides of the tank. To cure this disease, you ne…

Types of Feed Given in The Maintenance of Guppies

Types of Feed Given in The Maintenance of Guppies

Meta: Feeding guppies with the right food will keep them healthy and grow well. Here are some types of food that you can get for your beloved guppies.
Guppies are like humans; they need nourishing food to grow well. Feeding the guppies with the wrong food could make them ill or even dead. For you who are maintaining guppies, you need to ensure that you give them proper food. Here we mention some types of food that you can use to feed guppies. Flake Food for Tropical FishSince guppies are tropical fish, they need food that is recommended for tropical fish. You can purchase flake food that is made for tropical fish in a pet store. This type of flakes is provided as a basic daily food to feed guppies. Choose high-quality brands containing both protein and vegetable for your guppies. Ensure that you feed them a pinch of flake food only once or twice a day and don’t overfeeding them. More Nutritious Treats than Flake FoodOccasionally, you can…

Types of Rainbow Shark Fish Disease

Types of Rainbow Shark Fish Disease




(Meta description: Well-known as one of the most aggressive, freshwater animals, rainbow shark fish have problems too. One of them is a rainbow shark fish disease.)
In some cases in life, there is weakness behind every sign of aggressiveness. Well-known as one of the most aggressive, freshwater animals, rainbow shark fish have problems too. One of them is a rainbow shark fish disease.
Rainbow shark fish disease is often triggered by their own stress. For example: the water quality issue. This disease is caused by the aquarium nitrogen cycle. The cause can be from the fish waste and other bio-processes. An aquarium test kit is needed to maintain the pH water balance every day.
Nitrogen Cycle Stages:        1.Ammonia from fish waste and uneaten food can harm your rainbow shark fish.        2.Nitrites can eliminate ammonia, but is still dangerous to your fish.       3.Nitrobacter can get rid of nitrites. Although generally safe, a large amount of nitrates can…

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