In the centre of Rome in the Tiber river, a huge 2-meter-long fish jumping out of rivers, catch and eat birds, politisk to the water’s edge. Watch the unusual sight, they say, from any of the numerous bridges spanning the river capital…
However, the bloodthirsty river predators not only hunt for unwary birds. To “risk being eaten” are also dogs and coastal otters, not to mention the smaller creatures – mice and rats.
As terrifying and abnormal, from the point of view of animal evolution, a phenomenon that occurs at any time of the day or night. Still, most river predators attack at night.
As it turns out, these river monsters – nothing like soma. But this is no ordinary “peace” catfish, inhabitants of freshwater reservoirs, and the soma-mutants.What happened to river catfish?
Researchers from the French University of Toulouse, thoroughly examining the phenomenon of “improper feeding of fish”, explained in such a strange and atypical behavior som mutants blame poor environment, leading to depletion of river bed, reported the Italian newspaper “La Repubblica”. Continue reading
Fans of the aquarium there is an almost limitless choice — from goldfish, the most famous of all our domestic aquatic animals, the magnificent species of fish of the tropical seas.
It is important not to settle in one aquarium incompatible species, but not to fall into the trap of smugglers, illegally importing protected species.
Fresh-water fish. Novice aquarists are advised to give preference to freshwater fish. Their breeding is much easier and cheaper, for them it is interesting to observe, finally, they look nice.
It is necessary to distinguish freshwater fish living in cold water and tropical freshwater species. First, not too many and less scenic, mostly belong to the family Cyprinidae. Among them there are varieties of gold fish (goldfish, fish-comet, Valuehost, known for its beautiful tail, fish-telescope, etc.). River fish (roach, perch, carp, bleak, minnow, gudgeon) well klimatiserede in the aquarium. Continue reading
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