Arowana – Pure Red Arowana
The Asian Arowana (Scleropages formosus) is a freshwater fish indigenous to Southeast Asia where it occupies moderate moving waters, waterways and streams. Completely flesh eating it has turned into a symbol of social hugeness for its effortlessness, life span, unimaginable color and stature and has earned the name Dragon Fish referencing the Chinese Dragon. As of now a jeopardized species, it is reared under permit and close checking by the Asian farming powers, and each one fish traded outside of Asia is microchipped , guaranteed and authorized for transport. Our Red Arowana have a purple base, apart from its deep red color rims, this variety of red arowana show extremely deep purple base at the core of its scales despite young age. The unique red color scales will become very obvious purple color when the fish grow older.
More About Red Arowana
Since developing methodology of red arowanas is moderately long and red arowanas are profoundly pursued, a ton of unscrupulous practices have been utilized by brokers and even a few reproducers to improve the red shading. Specialists ought to be mindful of these practices to abstain from being swindled. Moreover, it is vital for specialists to realize that red arowanas, with a great many extravagant names, for example, Chili Red, Blood Red, and so on……, are all the same. These names are simply given by individuals in light of their diverse red hues. These names are suitable for grown-up red arowanas, and naming adolescent red arowanas with extravagant names is ridiculous, in light of the fact that red colorization is profoundly adaptable before their adulthood. Advancement of the red shading relies on upon the earth. What’s more this can be chosen by you, the holder of a youthful red arowana. Consequently, it is most likely superfluous to toss more cash only due to an extravagant name, which you can just grow independent from anyone else the length of your red arowana is real (fake red arowanas’ colorization is difficult to control). To preserve this uncommon mixture and to give aquarists certified red arowanas, Gan Aquarium picked honest to goodness pure red arowanas as reproducers toward the begin of pure red Arowana reproducing, and demands utilizing our own particular pure red arowanas as raisers. Today, pure red Arowana has turned into an image for “Real” and ‘Veritable’.
How to choose a Pure Red Arowana?
Choosing a good Red based on red fins does not always guarantee that the fish will turn up red in color eventually. It is thus important to look at other selection criteria like the overall body color and the shines at the scales. Red arowanas that have a stronger overall coloration and darker top are also better choices as it is a sign of a foundation of a good red arowana. Base on experience, higher grade red also tends to have metallic shine that is more outstanding and prominent as compared to a lower grade red arowana. This is especially obvious when both fish are taken out of water and viewed under direct sunlight. Last but not least, request to take a look at previous generation of the fish.
Best Feeding habbit for pure red arowana -:
Live foods like small frogs, centipede, cockroaches,crickets, grasshoppers, shrimps, fishes and worms. (Live foods are often the cause for the introduction of
parasites into a tank, we strongly dont recommend.)
Non-live foods like frozen bloodworms, frozen prawns,frozen fishes and commercial pellets. Arowanas are fishes
with character and they are habitual by nature. Do take note once they are used to live food, is very hard to accustom them to non-live food.
Best water for red arowana -:
Ideal Ph = PH6.4 to PH6.8
Preferred Temp = 28c to 30c
What is Droop Eye?
Droop eye is caused by a fatty deposit build up behind the eyes of the fish, this is caused by over exposure to light, high stress levels, poor diet or any combination of these. To avoid droop eye, make sure you keep the fish in good condition, calm and balanced nutrition. Some fish are genetically more susceptible than others. Pellet will be most recommended.
Why is Arowana a Feng Shui Fish? -:
The Fish itself has various qualities that fit inside the principals of Feng Sui. The extensive scales and their coloring of Red or Golden show the presence of riches and achievement. Being such an honorable and predominant fish it additionally introduces the character of quality and achievement which can be thought about the holder. The expansive mouth that just gathers sustenance from the surface demonstrate how the fish can inundate accomplishment from above and attract it for the manager.
Water is a spot where chi assembles, it is commonly a wellspring of yin vitality containing a “promising” fish, for example, an Arowana adjusts the yang and serves to disperse any negative vitality in the family or office.
Likewise on the grounds that the fish is so commonly effected by attractive fields it is in keeping with the feng sui principals additionally based around the worlds attraction and polarities
Myth of Arowana -:
There are numerous stories of Arowana succumbing to afflictions like their owner, and the holder consequently recouping in record time. This reaches out to an accept that the fish may spare its owner from death by passing on itself. Frequently individuals who have interacted with Arowana lovers or hobbist hear stories of owners biting the dust and instantly from there on the fish hopping out the tank, or in a luckier of circumstances a phenomenal getaway from an auto crash and on returning home the holder finds an Arowana passed away at around the same time as the mischance.
As unimaginable as it sounds the quantity of stories and closeness of occasions does make you wonder is there more to this than myth?