Category: breeding

Breeding tropical marine fish

pair of clownfish breeding

How to start breeding tropical marine fish If you have been successfully keeping saltwater fish in a marine tank for a while then perhaps you would like to move on to breeding your fish. Many keepers of saltwater aquariums are content to just keep fish. For the brave few I will outline the basic steps …

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The dwarf cichlid aquarium

male apistogramma agassizi

The dwarf cichlid aquarium Often, aquarists are quick to dismiss cichlids as being too aggressive and territorial for their tanks that dig up the gravel and plants. However, if the aquarist instead explores the possibilities offered by dwarf cichlids, he will be amply rewarded. Dwarf cichlids, although closely related to their larger cousins, are much …

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Raising the fry

kribensis mother guarding newly free swimming fry

Raising the fry – hints and tips to grow many healthy fish If you have successfully gotten your fish to breed and now have a large batch of eggs or even a population of tiny fry living in your tank, it could be time to brush up your fry-parenting skills. You may need to adjust …

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Review of koi fish for beginners

beautiful koi pond

Koi fish book reveals all The recent eBook on koi fish released by Adam Short is nothing short of amazing. Koi fish for beginners delivers everything a beginner needs to select, buy and maintain these fascinating fish. This “must have” eBook is comprehensive, accurate and written in easy to understand language. The eBook starts with …

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Breeding egg laying fish

Fish laying eggs? Many times fish keepers are caught by surprise and your fish may have already laid eggs. If you are lucky enough to have a male and female that have bred in the aquarium then you most probably want the eggs to hatch to become baby fish. This may be difficult if the …

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Breeding freshwater cherry shrimps

adult female red cherry shrimp

Breeding cherry shrimp Shrimp are usually bought as a scavenger that is supposed to eat uneaten leftover food. This can lead to incorrect care and failure of your shrimp to thrive and breed. Instead, if the shrimp were treated with the same care you give to fish then they will amply pay you back in …

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How to set up a home-based breeder business

Setting Up A Home-Based Aquarium Fish Breeding Business: An Overview Setting up a home-based aquarium fish breeding business can be an exciting step for any fishkeeping enthusiast to partake in. While experience goes a long way in ensuring the success of your ambitions, just about any aquarist can begin breeding and start realising profit in …

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A Rare fish only found near Islands in the Pacific has given birth in Captivity

A rare species of fish which is only found off a group of isolated islands in the Pacific Ocean has given birth at Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks. The tropical fish – which is black and white with long fins – is known as a cardinalfish and is found only on the coral reefs of …

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First Ever Birth of Weedy Sea Dragon at Birch Aquarium.

weedy sea dragon

The weedy sea dragon, a close relative of the sea horse, has been bred fro the first time at Birch Aquarium San Diego. Quite an achievement as only five other aquariums have bred sea dragons in captivity in the US. Article here All about Weedy Sea Dragons

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