All about aquarium fish.
Brief description: Compact and at the same time volumetric Atlas-guide includes information on more than 1000 species and varieties of freshwater fish that can be seen in aquariums around the…

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Predatory aquarium fish
Recently going to the pet store in the aquarium Department, discovered a large new fish. And among them Chitala of ornate or Indian knife. It is a large fish, a…

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The Sevastopol marine Aquarium – Museum of the Crimea
In 1897, together with the biological station was founded Sevastopol marine Aquarium-Museum. The first building of the biological station has survived. Although, it is known that it was organized on…

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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

Diseases goldfish

If after the acquisition of goldfish were quarantined and were settled in good terms, and if they are sick, usually due to overfeeding. Gold young can be fed a couple times a day, adults – it only takes one time. These fish have very good appetite and overfeed them very easily, so it is advisable to use fodder with low protein content and with the addition of herbal ingredients, like spirulina. Moreover, special feeds for goldfish on sale now abound. For example, I feed my Golden balls Tetra Goldfish Colour Sticks, and twice a week live food. Bloodworms and Tubifex, as the permanent feed is not suitable – too “fatty”. It is desirable to let the aquarium duckweed or Ricci, a very respected gold this grass and can choose to diversify your diet.

What are the symptoms of overfeeding in goldfish? Belly fish like bursting and she can’t cope with their movement. In this case, you need to give her a hunger strike for three days, may relieve the bowels. After that, of course, you need to learn a lesson and more fish is not to overfeed. Continue reading

Diseases of aquarium fish

If you have purchased the aquarium, and filled it beautiful, pleasing to the eye inhabitants, we must always remember that improper maintenance of aquarium fish, can lead to disease and death. In this article, I would like to introduce you to some non-infectious diseases of fish, due to their incorrect content.

Fish are cold-blooded creatures, and their livelihoods, are highly dependent on ambient temperature (the water in the aquarium).

At low water temperatures, fish may catch a cold, and in consequence perish. In cold water, strongly reduced the protective functions of the fish organism. Signs that a cold fish, maybe, feed refusal. The fins of the diseased fish are preloaded, colour is pale, and she slowly floats to the surface of the aquarium.

With long-term maintenance in cold water, fish can lose the ability to reproduce, and their offspring, if they will appear weak and will quickly die. 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…


Fishing on the pond Chernoistochinsk
Sunday emerged from the base of the Ditch in area 5 in the morning and anchored about midway between the base and the Stone is opposite a large Creek to…