Favorite fish and snails for home
Increasingly in this era of technological innovation, consuming an enormous amount of time to learn, ponder over the purchase of aquarium fish, as they require minimum grooming and do not…

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Selection of fish for a small aquarium
Picking up the fish in small aquariums up to 50 litres, should heed some advice from experienced aquarists. Buying your favorite fish, be sure to ask what size reaches the…

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Types of aquarium fish Amur

Types of aquarium fish. Tips for choosing fish for a beginner aquarist.

The aquarium, with its fabulous inhabitants is very popular among us urban lovers of nature and animals, especially those who are always busy. Walking fish do not have a lot of time and effort to care for them is not required. A fascinating spectacle – the monitoring of floating beautiful creatures reduces stress and brings joy. There are a huge number of different aquarium fish. They are divided into families: carp, pelleve, solovinye, toothcarps, haratsinovye, aderinoye, okunevaya, homotaurine.

If you are a novice variomat, you can’t go wrong by having a representatives of the poeciliidae. A very common fish of this family are: swordtails, guppies, platys and mollies are one of the most unpretentious (with the exception of maybe the mollies velifera – it requires a lot of experience). These small bright fish get along well with other non-aggressive neighbors. Continue reading

Dangerous sharks of the red sea

Sharks in the Red sea (as indeed in all other) always lived. And always posed a danger to humans.

However, one should recognize that the person for shark poses no less a threat: shark fins and livers are delicacies and for their production are destroyed each year hundreds of marine predators.

However, recent events in the Red sea, when several people were injured from shark attacks, were forced to draw public attention on these fish. Try to figure out what species of sharks are dangerous to humans and how this risk be avoided.

Globally, there are about 350 species of sharks. Not all of them are dangerous to humans. And threat vary: some can attack from hunger, others only in certain circumstances. In the Red sea, in particular, meet the following shark species:

Grey reef shark (Carcharhinus amblyrhychos). Reaches 2.6 m in length with a weight 33,7 kg. Bites swimmers as a rule, only when they start to “stick” to it. Continue reading

Backyard pond

Want to lead a conversation about those fish backyard ponds, for devices that do not require large material costs. Many have experienced that in small ponds the fish grows well and often their development is even ahead of their peers living in rivers and lakes. However, not every breed of fish it is advisable to grow in a small pond. In my opinion, the most successful objects for cultivation is carp, crucian carp, pike (fingerlings) and loaches. The last two lines are particularly interest the farmer-lover.

Pike grows very rapidly. One day in June (that year was extraordinary drought) we caught carp and a few Surat. The fish were transported about an hour and without water. When it got out in a basin of water, two spike weighing 150 g alive. And we released them together with carp in dug pond with an area of two acres.

The water in our backyard pond was literally teeming with many kinds of organisms, and there were especially many tadpoles in it. Continue reading