“Ballestas or ballistic”

The trigger fish get their name from an erectile spine, part of the anterior dorsal fin, which could remove or hide at will. They are distinguished by their strength and aggression, although there are some exceptions. In the wild they feed on crustaceans and even molluscs in the aquarium readily accept any food of animal origin. The clown triggerfish is a rare case of temperament is tough and can not be trusted. It can attack for no apparent reason the air ducts and even rearrange your aquarium decor taste. The pink tail trigger fish is not too aggressive can be domestic, even eating together. Black triggerfish grows only to about 20 cm., It is safe for all fish except those really shy. It looks impressive and there are two species one all in black and one dark blue, both with red teeth.

Two aggressive triggerfish but worth having in the aquarium are undulating triggerfish queen triggerfish. They specialize in renovating the aquarium decorations must therefore tenérselos in an aquarium with heavy rocks or coral and all the air ducts and cables well hidden.

Dragons or Callionímidos “

Dragon fish are small and colorful, inhabit temperate and tropical seas. Males tend to have large fins are larger and more brightly colored than females.

Within this species the best known are, the mandarin fish and the psychedelic fish. The first, with brands that look like a tapestry, it is difficult to improve its appearance and unique beauty. Unfortunately it is also difficult to maintain unless accompanied by slow feeding fish such as seahorses, since they often find bits of food throughout the aquarium looked at very carefully before eating. The psychedelic fish, by contrast, is less demanding and usually know how to defend the rest of the fish, although it is advisable to place with slow feeding fish. When the couple is in the aquarium, often develop an elaborate courtship ritual, which ends with the dispersal of eggs and sperm at the surface of the aquarium.

Lions or scorpion “

Lionfish are magnificent creatures but have two disadvantages. They eat anything they can swallow, including other fish in the aquarium, and have poisonous spines. On the other hand, are easy to maintain and not bother other fish if they are bigger than them. In the adaptation period, only eat live prey, but soon learn to eat dead fish, shrimp or pieces of fish. For its poisonous spine of small specimens may cause injury but relatively harmless, the biggest change may weaken or even kill.

The genus Pterois provides a group of lionfish very popular, being the most famous, the common lionfish. It has large pectoral fins and feathers, a body and a striped head and fierce, and long spines. It attracts prey by extending their pectoral fins and traps them in a convenient location between the coral. The young specimens are virtually color and can grow to become a fish of the red-brown variety of common or type in a darker, almost black. It is better to keep food just because they can reach a size of up to 37 cm.

Another species is the white-fin lionfish, with its body and white striped fins. First is nocturnal and shy, and harder to feed the volitans, but then adapts and gets to know its owner. The lionfish’s fins mottled or antennata has double bars on the body and pectoral fins have a look of feathers. The genus contains finfish Dendrochirus shorter but overall are very attractive and their habits are similar to those of white tuna.

“Meros and Serrano”

The most popular, while small, is the number of golden streaks. It is a good aquarium fish if maintained with colleagues fits. The black grouper is a kind of varied colors and is very beautiful those blue spots on a black body. The red grouper or C. Miniatus has similar spots on a red body. Both grow to about 40 cm. The mere Boenacki has blue stripes and is one of the favorites of acuarofilos. This and the number of golden streaks produce toxic mucus that repels other fish. The genus Epinephelus provides some more beauties, of which the most spectacular is the simple blue and yellow.


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