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Fish species recommended for cultivation in garden pondsх

People have long been fond of fishing. Currently, many anglers prefer to breed the fish in their garden ponds. Preference is given to several kinds:

Three-spined stickleback is very aggressive during spawning. There were attacks not only on species but also on their relatives.

Life expectancy is two to three years.

Verhovka is mobile and grows in length from 5 to 12 inches. The fish usually live in flocks, so in the pond the number should not be less sets of 10pcs per set. Verkhovka like to hide in thickets at depth, feeding on mosquito, larvae, algae, small crustaceans.

Goldfish, featuring a peace-loving nature and calm nature, likes to live in ponds with lots of water. Preferred ponds with a natural, not concrete base, as in small concrete ponds to the fish not very comfortable. In the appropriate life conditions well propagated, so you should not run into the pond, a lot of fish. Some species of goldfish, for example – Valuehost, Continue reading

Fish pond equipment and fish

The pond – a beautiful decoration of a country house or infield. Properly planned and secured all the necessary pond will create a comfortable microclimate, will attract the attention of guests, and the owners will give an opportunity to relax and regain good mood.

To provide microclimate and cleanliness of the pond help pond equipment such as pumps, aerators, filtration system, and accessories – scissors, tongs, skimmers, nets, cleaners the bottom. Experts will help to choose the equipment that best suits Your goals. One thing a large pond where you can fish and swim, and quite another – a small decorative pond. From its size and functions depends on the capacity of the purification system. Mechanical filters clean the water in several ways. Water is disinfected with ultraviolet light, algae and debris remain on the brushes, the porous material separates the microorganisms and the minerals release water from harmful substances. In addition to mechanical filtration in ponds used bioform. For example, in the area of shallow water you can create the swamp with the special plants that will filter the water. Reed will miss the air under the ice in winter. Gravel and small stones will saturate the water with necessary minerals. While a variety of fountains and waterfalls adorn the pond, and provide oxygen to its inhabitants. Continue reading

Diseases of pond fish. Aeromonosis (rubella)

Aeromonosis (German measles) is a disease that causes hemorrhagic inflammation of the skin, accompanied by ulceration, and visceral and abdominal dropsy.

Pathogen — Aeromonas punctate. This movable rod with a polar flagellum, is a facultative aerobe. Spores and capsules do not form it.

Ehpizootologicheskaja data. Sick aeromonosis carp, carp, silver and Golden crucian carp, tench, bream, roach, especially under the age of 2 years.

The disease is widely distributed in fish farms European countries, the USA, and also in the CIS and the Russian Federation. It usually occurs in the spring and summer (may—June). Fish kills there may be up to 25-90%.

The source of the pathogen are sick individuals, individuals-microporosity. Continue reading

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