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Vualekhvost the Little Red Riding Hood (lvinogolovka) of

of Vualekhvost the Little Red Riding Hood (lvinogolovka)

of Vualekhvost the Little Red Riding Hood or a lvinogolovka (GoldFish) - one more basic form of a goldfish removed in the selection way which ancestor is the ordinary pond crucian.

Has a short, high roundish or oviform body and it is most remembered in a big outgrowth on the top part of the head. Actually Vualekhvost is brightly painted Chinese silver crucian. There are forms of vualekhvost to scales and without it. Coloring of a body of a vualekhvost of the Little Red Riding Hood generally red, and along with them there are also copies,

painted in yellow and white colors, and also vualekhvosta at which fins and a body are painted in different tone. Lvinogolovk`s

- very peace and quiet small fish, likes to rummage in soil. Vualekhvost the Little Red Riding Hood it is omnivorous and concerning a forage it is unpretentious. They eat very much and willingly. In Japan copies of red color are considered as the best.

Food and temperature condition of Lvinogolovki same, as well as at an ordinary goldfish. Vualekhvosta are very sensitive to sharp changes of water temperature. At its sharp fluctuations fall on one side or begin to float a belly up. Double tail and the anal fins which are strongly extended, but less, than at usual vualekhvost. On the top part of the head there is a massive warty outgrowth which arose from consolidation of skin which is formed approximately on the second year of life. The back fin is absent, anal and hvostvy doubled. Height of a body of a typical vualekhvost has to approach its length, making not less the three fifth from it. At stable conditions of keeping or at contents them separately from other types, vualekhvosta feel better, are ill less often and longer live.

is the best of all to contain only decorative kinds of a goldfish in one aquarium. The sizes of a goldfish koleblitsya in limits - 10 - 20 cm

can live up to 20 years In Lvinogolovk`s aquarium.

Area: Lvinogolovk`s

is removed artificially.


Cultivation is possible after a year. Preparation for spawning is similar to other karpovidny. Lvinogolovke is necessary nerestovik on 100 - 150 l with a spawning lattice, one or two sprays and a bunch of small-leaved plants in the center. It is one female better to put 2 males. the Female throws

to 10 thousand berries. After spawning of fishes delete and transfer a substratum with caviar to an incubator, it is desirable lit with the sun. Temperature in an incubator has to be a constant since fluctuations in 5 C are disastrous for caviar. The incubatory period of 2 - 4 days, whitebaits float in 2 - 5 days.

Contents in the Alushtinsky Aquarium:

Unlike a goldfish and a comet, Lvinogolovki are more exacting to conditions of keeping and cultivations. They need very spacious high aquariums with clear water (the salt structure is not of its great importance). In a vessel there should not be fishes who could be enough vualekhvost for fins.

Temperature will approach: 12 - 28 C. dH to 20 ; pH 6,5 - 8,0;

Is necessary intensive a filtration of water or it chastuya substitution - time in two days. Well get on with sebepodobny.