Thursday, December 2, 2010

Tips for Arowana Fish in Aquarium

Negligence is the source of disaster for fans. Once the aquarium aerator remiss not control, can-can arowana dead. Moreover, careless, certainly more fatal consequences. So for fans who truly love Arowana, must pay attention to the intricacies surrounding the treatment. The hope, for arowana in the aquarium can appear graceful and beautiful. So what to do?

1. Notice aquarium equipment
Success of the aquarium into a comfortable place for arowana fish, really influenced by the completeness of supporting facilities.

Aerator
Function aerator or air pump is supplying air into the aquarium water, and simultaneously vaporize or push the remnants of burning out from the aquarium. Aerator is quite good, if a small electrical current that moves him, but a relatively large air ditiupkannya.

Heater & Thermometer
Heater (heater) is necessary especially when the aquarium water temperature dropped dramatically. While the water temperature control equipment or thermometer was also installed in the aquarium. In cold areas, heater and thermometer is very necessary.

Filter
Filter or filter function to filter the water in the aquarium. Work includes this filter to suck up water aquarium, filter, and back again into the tank in a clean condition.

TL Lamp
The presence of fluorescent lights, in addition to emit light, also can enhance your appearance aquarium. But, do not let light fluorescent lamp was a cause heat in excess of needs. Ideally for the aquarium of 80 × 40 cm fluorescent lamp requiring 20 watts power.

2. Diligent aquarium maintenance
I can not help if you already love Arowana fish in the aquarium, diligent enough to care. Because then that, the appearance of arowana in the aquarium look healthy, fresh, and fun.

Feeding
The main menu is a centipede arowana in the aquarium. But do not constantly be centipedes, should be varied with other foods. For example: shrimp, cockroaches, frogs, centipedes, lizards, and crickets.

Control & running water
Every day is required to control the temperature and pH of the water. The ideal water temperature for arowana fish around 25-27 degrees Celsius. If the temperature of cold water, immediately turn on the heater until the water temperature as needed. While the desired pH of about 6 to 8.5. If the pH is too low, then add the lime into the tank. In addition, water sanitation should be noted also, please treat the aquarium water with Malachite green, with a frequency of 3 weeks.

And do not forget, aquarium water was also replaced. However, water turnover dipilahkan into two, namely: (a) regular water changes every 2 days with a volume of 10% of the total volume of aquarium water, and (b) total water changes done every 3 months. If you are using piped water, should be allowed 24 hours in advance for the content of chlorine to settle, and after that can be inserted into the aquarium.

3. Interior aquarium
Life in the aquarium is a replica of the environment in the wild. Therefore, it is necessary in the aquarium interior. This means that demands an appreciation of aesthetics, so the combination of graceful beauty of the aquarium with Arowana fish can show a harmonious shades of coolness.

Water Plants
Given the origin of arowana fish who like to hide under water plants, then we are ready to provide the plant in question. There are several types of water plants to choose from, among others: Vallisneria spiralis, Hidrilla VERTICILLATA, Riccia fluiutana, Higrophila polisperma, Pistia stratiotes, Najas indica, and so forth.

Sand rock
Sand is used as the foundation stone laying. We recommend that you use river sand, which was mixed with humus. In addition, given also includes coral-rock and essays. Ideal stone size berdia meter 3 mm. These rocks have a variety of patterns and colors that range but still beautiful.

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