Particular care for aquarium fish – cocks

Petushki – decoration home aquarium. They are bright, active and unpretentious. Below the fish were beautiful and healthy, you need to provide them proper care. How to maintain the aquarium with the cockerels?

Caring for cockerels

In terms of water bettas – some of the most unpretentious. You do not need any filters or aeration of water. The temperature in the aquarium should be between 24-28°C, but this species of fish quietly survive temperatures down to-18°C.

But the aquarium should be spacious enough. Choose 3-4 liters of water per fish.

What to eat cocks

In this plan you have a wide choice, because chickens are omnivores. You can give them:

    cat;
    frozen food;
    live feed – zooplankton, the sludge worm, bloodworm and even cut into pieces of earthworms.

By the way, that last point is the most preferable. Feed your fish 1-2 times a day, put as many feeds as fish can eat in 15 minutes. Excess remove. Next time, decrease the portion. Over time you will determine how much food you need at once. Do not overfeed bettas, it’s bad for them.

Disease males

Let’s deal with the major diseases in males and their symptoms, so you can quickly identify them.

    Sticky fins and reduced activity are evidence of the fungus. Also, this disease can cause a fading of the color and the appearance of fluffy growths on the fish. The fungus appears when the aquarium owner forgets to add a special anti-fungal powder.
    Overly bulging eyes talking about a bacterial infection. It happens when the water in the aquarium is too dirty.
    Swelling and protruding fish scales – symptoms of dropsy (kidney disease). It appears because of the bad food.
    White spots on the scales is ICH. It occurs due to sudden temperature changes in the aquarium.
    Shabby, faded tail and fins are signs of decay. It happens to fish too closely in the aquarium.

At the first sign of the disease otkryvaite sick fish in quarantine and carefully scrub the aquarium and change the water.

Be attentive to their Pets. Watch their behavior and appearance. Remember, they can’t fault you for disease or poor conditions in the aquarium, you need time to notice all the little things.

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