Modern marine aquarium - design, design, decorations
Huge selection of all kinds of decorations for aquariums offered on the market. For marine aquarium selection of decorations has not only an aesthetic task, it is necessary to take…

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The harm and benefit fish - eating or not eating
Are there more fish for healthy fats? Or not, because it's contaminated? Looking ahead, I will reply: it is better to consume small fish, such as sardines and anchovies and…

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Hunting and fishing in the White sea
Before the hunters set out on the long journey across the ice of a small-scale. With them they dragged the boat easy - ledyankah for crossing cracks and openings. Such…

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How many live aquarium fish?

First of all, the lifespan depends on the type of fish. There is an approximate pattern associated with size of fish: small fish don’t live long, from one year to five years; the fish are of medium size (5-10 cm) up to 10-12 years; the big fish from 15 years or more. For example, astronotus, cichlasoma, gold fish, piranhas can live for 25-30 years, often the owners, wishing to renew the aquarium, changing the inhabitants. Very large fish, catfish, sturgeon, carp are able to survive person. The lives of many ikromechuschie toothcarps fish (e.g. Nothobranchius) is limited by the availability of water. These fish live in puddles, and the entire cycle takes up to drying of the reservoir, drought tolerate only caviar. Begins the season of rains starts egg development. The life of such fish is limited to 2-6 months (depending on species). good conditions aquarium do not help them. Continue reading

Detachment Perciformes (perciformes)

Pomacentridae family (pomacentridae)

This family includes about 10 genera. This is a small, no longer than 15-20 cm, marine fish that have a thick-headed, flattened laterally body. The eyes of these fish are large, and the mouth very small. Dorsal fin single. Fish of this family are distinguished by the fact that they have fusion ninepatch in a single bone plate and the presence of only one nostril on each side of the head. Coloring pomaranczowy sometimes combines the bright colors, but is usually quite faded and enlivened only dark stripes on a relatively dull background.

Although all pomacentridae live in the coastal zone at the bottom, they are quite diverse in ecology and behavior. This applies, in particular, of food: some species eat only animal or only plant foods, others are omnivorous or feed on detritus. At the Hawaiian Islands found 11 species of the family under consideration, some of which live only near certain corals to other areas of the bottom covered with solidified lava, and others, the most numerous, are caught in abundance over any hard bottom. Continue reading

Pond fish. Wintering

Lately becoming more and more popular ponds in suburban areas. And what’s a pond without fish? It can be ordinary gray carp, but often contain a variety of Koi colors. The biggest Koi (a kind of half-meter “pigs”) were seen in the pond, which is like a medieval moat on all sides encircled the plant for the production of aquarium and pond feed “TETRA”. It is located in the small German town of Melle (a few years ago by company TETRA was invited there for a tour). I am not going to describe how to build a pond, stop for wintering, the more negative the temperature is not far off.

OPTION 1: (hard and risky). – Fish overwinter in the pond, this should be a groove that is below the frost line (the Leningrad region is 1.5 meters). In winter, fish do not feed, since they are dormant, but a prerequisite is to ensure the access of oxygen, and this in the pond should be ice-free hole. It achieves good aeration (special compressor) and the installation of pond heaters on the floats. Continue reading

Golden pond fish
This is perhaps the most paradoxical fish. Despite its longevity and wide prevalence in nature, on the market in the summer it is always in short supply. Let's try to…

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Aquarium and pond fish. Goldfish in a large assortment in stock
For keeping goldfish it is better to have a tank capacity of at least 50 litres per individual. With the increase in the volume of the tank density should increase…

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