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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Care for the pond in the fall
With the advent of autumn, there is still one concern — well to clear the pond. And start should start with plants that can freeze during a frost type of…

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Diving in Goa – Arriva

Diving in Goa is different from diving in other places that you can see not only the coral reefs and exotic underwater world of the Arabian sea, but also explore ancient shipwrecks.

The average water temperature +27-28°C, visibility on average is 6-12 meters. The best diving season in Goa is from October to March.

Attractive than diving in Goa

The marine fauna of the Arabian sea is very diverse: stingrays, sea turtles, colourful tropical fish, Barracuda and cuttlefish – look at what is really there. However, the main thing that attracts divers to the shores of the Indian ocean are many sunken ships ranging from the ancient Galleons the Portuguese rule and ending with the remains of ships during the Second world war. Many of these courts have so far not investigated, which fuels the passion of the “hunters”. Continue reading

The aquarium Museum: Museums of Sevastopol

In the center of Sevastopol, on the shore of Artillery Bay, is a building of Institute of biology of southern seas named after A. O. Kovalevsky of national Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. In the lower floor of the Institute is the Sevastopol marine aquarium-Museum.

This is one of the oldest aquariums in the world and the only sea aquarium in Ukraine, it was founded in 1897. The aquarium is a unique Museum that gives a glimpse into the exciting and challenging life of the Kingdom of Neptune. Currently in the Aquarium presents more than 180 species of animals: this bespozvonochnye, black sea and tropical fish, and always the mesmerizing sight of the reptiles. In the Aquarium there is an extensive collection of live tropical fish that live among the coral reefs.

It is a predatory Moray eels, and a charming clown fish, lionfish treacherous and unsafe fish-surgeons, painted triggerfish and live real sharks. There is in the famous aquarium and freshwater fish: the famous piranha and their close relatives – major bezobidnyj black PACU, predatory Aravan, called the dragon of the Amazon and of an unusual shape of fish-knives. Continue reading

Species of piranha – Aquarium fish, care and maintenance

Species of piranha about eight, here are the main ones:

Slender piranha or “piranha-pike” . The body of this piranha torpedovidnoj. Eyes red. The top fish is a little darker than underparts; abdomen with a yellowish tinge. Around the gills there is a small dark spot, about the size of the fish’s eyes. The body of this piranha reaches up to 25 cm in aquarium conditions. All fins, except the tail grey, the anal fin is dark band. The caudal fin in adults is very dark.

Dwarf piranha . Length up to 15 cm Has a slightly elongated body, narrow head and big mouth. Dwarf piranha, covered with small shining scales. In General, the color gray, with dark currents on the body, anal fin is bright orange. The caudal fin is dark.

Miley krasnolesnyy or Milews-moon . One of the most beautiful representatives of herbivorous piranhas. In artificial conditions, it grows to 15 cm Has a slightly elongated body, a discoid shape. The eyes are large. The whole body is silver, there are many yellow-orange spots. Continue reading