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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What's the use of marine fish? (The main thing that distinguishes marine fish from freshwater is far greater content of complete protein)
Many of you know, the fish – a valuable product for our body. It contains a lot of useful and necessary substances for our health. But not very many people…

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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 adult stage, because sometimes the small occupant of the home pond maybe in time turn into a large predator.

A good combination for a small aquarium can be considered a combination of fish: 5 platies, catfish Ancistrus – 3 individuals, 10 neons, 5 swordtails. Also nice to get Remora 3 catfish, 2 angelfish, 4 mossy of Mahseer. The optimum and such a combination: 3 swordsman, 5 Zebra fish, 2 spotted catfish, guppies 10. What kind of fish to buy, everyone decides for himself, and not necessarily on the above list – as long as they can peacefully coexist. The optimum number of fish determined based on the fact that 1 individual length of 5-7 cm had 3-5 liters of water.

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Deadly fish of the tropical seas

In tropical seas poisonous fish is not unusual. From them should stay away, as the poison some of them fatal to humans. Moreover, poisoning and death can cause not only biting fish, but the use of them as food.

Threat by eating the so-called coral fish, and benthic, which live on the seabed. Many lagoon and reef fish are also poisonous meat. Pick out generally: if there is any doubt about the safety of seafood, it is better to give them up! Toxins poisonous fish have no taste, because almost completely dissolve in water. They are also not subject to disintegration during heat treatment. So that grilled or poached fish – not so safe. Also, be aware that many birds have an immunity to the toxins of fish, so if you see a bird, quietly eating fish, do not rush to chase and eat the remains of the feast. What is good for the birds, for you can be fatal! Continue reading

Diplostomum fish and their importance for pond culture

Advanced technology: fish Farming

Diplostomum fish and their importance for pond culture

Fish farming

Diplomacy ( Diplostomoses ) is a widely common disease of freshwater fish caused by metacercariae of trematodes of the genus Diplostomum (family Diplostomatidae , a detachment Strigeata ). Metacercariae species in this genus is a highly pathogenic fish organisms, including for fishing and pond fish. To pathogens of susceptible diplostemonous all types of freshwater and anadromous fish, especially salmon, whitefish, sturgeon, carp. They are the most dangerous for larvae, fry and fingerlings of pond fish.

Diplotaenia diseases of pond fish in Kazakhstan are observed quite often. This primarily contributes to the creation of a pond and spawning and rearing farms in the vicinity of natural water bodies, where there are persistent pockets of diplostemonous. Continue reading