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Arovana or fish - a dragon (Osteoglossum bicirrhosum)

of Arovan or fish - a dragon (Osteoglossum bicirrhosum) got such nickname from - for its of large mirror scales which make it similar to the mythical character - the Dragon. And actually Arovana is an ancestor, the dragons who long ago died out on our planet - dinosaurs. Arovana, or as her sometimes not absolutely truly call Aravan, draws attention first of all with the unusual look created not only attractive bright coloring of fish, but also her unique shape of a body. In the world it is considered that Arovana brings prosperity and wealth, success in business, at its placement in a monetary corner of your shop or office. In the Far East Arovana (Aravana) is one of symbols the Hair dryer - Shui, it is made of various materials and serves as the strong mascot attracting which to the house wealth and force. Arovana not from cheap fishes, only wealthy people can get her in the collection. Often elite Arovana are on sale for huge money, However, in hope for future income which Arovana to the house surely has to bring, for it often spare no expense.

In the nature there are many types Arovan.

Arovana, on - the fresh-water tropical fish living in quiet waters of the rivers and lakes. In length it reaches from 60 to 120 cm, depending on a look. Despite the impressive sizes, these fishes like to jump out of water on long distance (to 3 meters) therefore before purchase be convinced that the sizes of an aquarium correspond to Arovana (begin with 400 l), and the aquarium has to be densely closed by a cover. In the Far East Arovana (Aravana) is one of symbols the Hair dryer - Shui, it is made of various materials and serves as the strong mascot attracting which to the house wealth and force. Arovana not from cheap fishes, only wealthy people can get her in the collection. Often elite Arovana are on sale for huge money, However, in hope for future income which Arovana to the house surely has to bring, for it often spare no expense. It is better to keep Arovana (Aravana) in an aquarium one look as fish - a dragon is very aggressive in relation to other fishes. Red and gold arovana belong to endangered species and therefore, their export out of borders of the country is forbidden that Arovan does them expensive in relation to other types.

Are most widespread and popular are serebryanyya Arovana: long fish with silvery scales which easily differ with a naked eye. Arovan reminds Roth at this look in a form a ladle, and at its opening is divided into three parts. In an aquarium Silver Arovana can reach up to 100 cm in length.

Area:

South America (the basin of Amazon), Australia and Asia (Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia, etc.)

Contents in the Alushtinsky aquarium:

Water: rigidity 5 - 13 , rn 6, 0, temperature is 24 - 30 C. It is better to contain separately, or big fishes - parrots, catfishes, astronotusa, skalyariya. The aquarium has to be quite big, closed by a dense cover. The good filtration and aeration of an aquarium, and also continuous change of water is necessary. It is possible to include live small fishes, little lizards, insects in a diet.