Marine aquarium fish have become today a subject of interest to avid hobbyists, they make a welcome exoticism in a city apartment. Now you can relax on the shore of his home “the ocean”.
Settlement of a marine aquarium is a very important step, because his techniques and work have a number of features that are not familiar to owners of freshwater aquariums. Now you have to monitor the salinity, density and hardness of the water, the level of nitrite, the acid-alkaline balance and support necessary for marine fish temperature and regularly check the filter system. Installing a saltwater aquarium is quite a time-consuming process . it will take approximately 6-10 weeks and can be accelerated by adding live rock and live aragonite sand, they will act as catalysts of biocycle. The reward for the weeks work will be a miniature “sea” or “ocean” in the middle of the apartment. Below we list the most popular types of saltwater fish that are highly valued by modern aquarists. Continue reading
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
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