Because they have antibodies in their systems which help fight off infections.
DisinfectantsDisinfectants are bacteria killers...but don't forget to... READ THE DIRECTIONS!!! Contact time is the Number one issue! Contact time kills the little germs/ bacteria...did i say contact time!!! popular products that say anti bacterial are Anti bacterial, however they must have adaquate CONTACT TIME and be appropriate for the bacteria you want to kill. Use a Butchers supply house or food service industrial Anti bacterial product since food borne bacteria is leathal. Use hospital grade or quality if in question. Make sure the anti bacterial is safe for use around children or food products...oh did i say READ THE CONTAINER information!!! FIRST!!!Last Chance ...call the poison control center in Colorado ask them for the exact type you need
Because salt lowers the temperature of the water. It's a chemical reaction.
Origin: These fish occur from North to South America: from North Carolina to southeastern Brazil Etymology: maculatus(L.): spotted Synonyms: Sciaena maculata, Eleotris mugiloides, Eleotris grandisquama, Eleotris sima, Eleotris somnolentus, Eleotris omocyaneus, Eleotris gundlachi, Dormitator lineatus. Class: Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) Order: Perciformes Family: Eleotridae First European import: Unknown. Description: See picture, variable species Care: Although it can reach a considerable length, usually the fish remain smaller. Since they are quite pretty, and are easy to maintain, they are occasionally offered in aquarium stores. To keep them an 80 cm tank, with lots of driftwood and a dark soil, planted with hardy plants or plastic plants(the fish eat plants), and well filtered water are necessary. The fish occur in the wild in pure fresh water and in brackish water. Adding a bit of salt to the tank can be beneficial. Temperature:22-26°C Feeding: Omnivorous, feed the fish beside a normal diet also with fruit and vegetables. Size: Up to 70 cm pH: 6.5-8.0 Breeding: Usually a pair will spawn after a large waterchange. The eggs are extremely small, and hatch within a day(at 27 degrees). The fry are difficult to raise! Sexual dimorphism: The second dorsal fin is elongated in the male. Prices:Netherlands: 3-5€ Additional: Picture references:Picture 1: E. Naus References:Baensch, H. A., Riehl, R.(1982): Aquarien Atlas I. Mergus Verlag, Melle, Germany.(click on the link to buy this book) If you have any comments please mail to aquaworld