Fishes are sensitive towards the temperature and the acidity of the aquarium. Some fishes require constant attention from the aquarium keeper. Not paying attention to the water conditions and nitrogen cycle could result in death of the fish. So you can guess how much you need to maintain the water quality. In order to keep the water quality there is need to maintain the test kit strips for your aquarium tank. [Read more…]
If you’re beginner aquarist then knowing which invertebrate to keep in your saltwater tank or reef-tank is important. Keeping wrong invertebrate in your tank could result in conflict with other fishes. You’ll also lose lot of money and other stuff in aquarium if you keep incompatible fish & invertebrate in tank.
There are many fishes in ocean which are harmful to humans and lionfish is one of the dangerous fish among them. Though they’re harmful but have stunning look and many people feel like touching them but beware they’ve spine which are poisonous. There are many cases where people report getting harmed by lionfish spines.
If you’re planning to keep them in your home aquarium then be careful while adding food in the tank or even while isolating fishes in the same tank. But no matter how you take precautions there are chances that there will be issue with them if you keep them in home aquarium. But what can you do if they sting you ?
- Consult a doctor immediately.
- For next 20 minutes you’ll feel pain which are so intense that you feel like cutting area where lionfish is stung.
- Pain will reach it’s peak after hour or so and after 8-10 hours it’ll subside.
- To reduce the action of venom put the stung area under hot water which you can bare.
- Next time don’t forget to wear protective gloves.
Though there is no such medication possible to relieve you from pain of lionfish spines so make sure you don’t get stung at first place.