Live Plants and Gravel for Zebrafish

Live Plants and Gravel for Zebrafish
Behaviors

Exploring

Animals

Aquatics

Type

Manipulanda, tactile, sensory

Why They Love It

This enrichment helps to prevent the monopolization of resources.   It can reduce anxiety and aggression inside of the group of fish. Also, live plants help to the filtrate the water of the tank since they offer a biological filtration and compete for nutrients with algae, since reduce their proliferation.

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Recipe

Live Plants and Gravel for Zebrafish

This enrichment helps to prevent the monopolization of resources and can reduce anxiety and aggression inside of the group of fish. The live plants help to the filtrate the water of the tank. They offer a biological filtration and compete for nutrients with algae, which reduce their proliferation.
Species: Aquatic
Type: Environmental, Foraging, Tactile
Keyword: schoaling

Materials

  • 8 stems 10-15cm Long of Egeria densa
  • 4 Container
  • 3 kg Gravel

Instructions

  • Place 8 stems of 10-15cm long of Egeria densa in aquarium.
  • Arrange 8 stems in 4 corners of the aquarium (2 stems per corner).
  • Each corner should be fixating the stems of Egeria densa with cotton inside a small container.
  • Add 3 kg of autoclaved gravel.
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