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Kind of a Good Aquatic Environment for Raising Koi Fish

Kind of a Good Aquatic Environment for Raising Koi Fish


Meta description: Different species has a different natural aquatic environment. In this article, we will talk particularly about the type of environment for raising koi fish.

Koi fish are variations of the common carp (Cyprinus carpio). Typical Koi has a white or silver base color with red, gold, black, or orange patterns. It can grow up to 36 inches (91 cm) long. Unlike many pet fish that usually lives a maximum of 10 years, Koi can live for 30 up to 50 years if taken care properly and live in a conditioned environment for raising Koi fish.

Behavior
Koi fish are generally easy to raise. They are peaceful and love to swim through every level of your pond. They swim at the surface and middle level. Besides, Koi look for food at the bottom in normal temperature and stay at the deeper level of your pond in colder temperature. They form schools between 5 to 15 individuals and swim together.


Tank size
Considering their large size, the …

How to Maintain Different Types of Fish in the Same Aquarium

How to Maintain Different Types of Fish in the Same Aquarium



Meta description: Having various species in the same aquarium will look beautiful to look at, but it’s a challenge when it comes to maintaining fish species in the aquarium.

Have you ever wondered what if a predator fish is put in the same tank of its prey? Will both of them live together happily ever after? Or will it be a hide and seek game to survive in the same tank? Although having different species of fish in the same aquarium looks tempting, it’s better to do researches on each breed’s specific needs and temperament to maintain fish species in the aquarium.


1.Water conditions (pH, temperature, and hardness)
Some fish prefer living in water with cold temperature; some are at a warmer temperature, and others prefer living at a normal temperature. Fish that will live harmoniously in the same tank are those with the same water conditions preference. Thus, they will be all stress-free and healthy in their shared water.

2.Pre…

How to Make Fish Food at Home

How to Make Fish Food at Home


Meta description:Each fish species has its own dietary requirements. To ensure that their food meets the requirements, you can try to make fish food on your own.


Do you feel bored if you eat store-bought food for every single meal? If the answer is yes, then so do your finned friends. They may not complain, but it’s better to switch to homemade food once in a while before they get finicky. If you’re still confused about how to make fish food at home, you can follow the steps in this article.


Why bother making homemade fish food?

Despite the store-bought food’s plentiful nutrients and practicality, it is expensive, contains a lot of artificial ingredients, and is not as fresh as the homemade one. If you want to make sure that your fish get the food that suits their diet at a reasonable price, the best option is to make fish food on your own. Besides, doing it might be a lot easier than you’re expecting.


Before we begin...

Before you make fish food, there are sev…

Some important things in maintaining ornamental fish in the aquarium

Some important things in maintaining ornamental fish in the aquarium




How fish can live and grow well when kept in an aquarium. There are several important things that need to be considered when we keep fish in an aquarium, namely:

- Type of fish
the type of fish to be kept in the aquarium will determine the size of the aquarium to be used.

do not let the types of fish that have a long body size kept in a small aquarium. If the length of the aquarium used to keep fish is limited this will make it difficult for fish to swim.

- Aquarium water volume
aquarium water also needs to be considered the amount. if we intend to maintain large fish, then the amount of water that is filled in the aquarium must be sufficient.

- Aquarium water quality
aquarium water quality plays a role in maintaining the health of fish that are maintained. Temperature, pH, oxygen in water must be in optimal condition.


- Fish aquarium equipment
there are various types of aquarium equipment, all aquarium equipment has dif…

how to spawn Rasbora fish

how to spawn Rasbora fish


Rasbora fish originated from Malaysia and Indonesia.

the body length of this fish can reach 5 cm.

good water temperature for the maintenance of Rasbora fish is in the range of 22-28 degrees Celsius.

a good water pH value for fish growth is 6.0 - 6.5 and the level of water hardness is around 3 dH.

Rasbora fish are in great demand by fish hobbyists in Europe.

These fish live in groups and will be beautiful if Rasbora fish are kept in groups in an aquarium.

This fish is preferred because it has a beautiful blend of body color.

The front of the body is silvery and the back is dark red.

the difference between male fish and female fish is that the female body is bigger with a faded black color compared to male fish.

fish spawning can be done together with a comparison between male fish and female fish 1: 2-3.

for nests mounted on spawning containers can be in the form of aquatic plants such as algae.

fish spawning can also be done in pairs in small aquariums.

spawn…

How to spawn Barbus in an aquarium

How to spawn Barbus in an aquarium


Barbus fish originated from the island of Sumatra.

Barbus fish is a type of omnivorous fish.

The temperature of the water used to maintain this fish is 27-30 degrees Celsius.

The pH value of the water used to keep these fish is 6.5 - 7.0. and the level of water hardness between 3-6 dH.

Barbus fish can grow to a maximum length of 8 cm.

This fish has a bright color and is very active in moving. because this fish is actively moving, it needs a lot of oxygen so it is needed sufficient aeration.

male parent fish and female parent fish can be distinguished after the fish are ready to spawn.

male fish body shape slimmer and redder mouth.

fish spawning can be done in an aquarium.

the number of broodstock fish that can be spawned in an aquarium can be one or two pairs of brood fish.

the water used to spawn the fish must be clean.

Aquatic plants such as water hyacinth can be added to the aquarium.

after spawning, the parent fish can be removed from the spawnin…

how to cultivate Rainbowfish

how to cultivate Rainbowfish



Rainbowfish is a type of omnivorous fish. The body length of this fish can reach 7 cm.

Rainbowfish live in groups and if the fish are kept in aquariums in large numbers, it will be beautiful to look at.

The water temperature for raising Rainbowfish in both fish ponds or aquariums is around 25-28 degrees Celsius.

The pH value of the water used to keep these fish is 7-7.5. And for the level of water hardness which is 10-12 dH.

This fish is very beautiful to see because the body color is like a rainbow.

Rainbowfish spawning can be done in fish ponds or in aquariums.

in spawning ponds can be equipped with lush water plants.

the ratio of male and female parent is 1: 4.

when spawning the parent fish will spread its eggs at the root of the plant. Laying fish eggs is usually done in the morning around 6.30.

when it has finished spawning, the parent fish should be taken and the fish eggs left in the spawning container until they hatch.

hatching eggs can also be don…