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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Fishing on the pond
Few people know the difference, the difference in the words "the pond", "lake", "reservoir", meanwhile, the understanding of each of these words leads to understanding fishing in these places, eventually,…

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Plastic ponds and reservoirs
Plastic reservoirs on the garden plots and dachas is today more a commodity than unusual. For example, plastic pools not only serve a decorative role, undoubtedly, beautifying the area and…

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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%.

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Monkfish or fish with a flashlight

Monkfish, monkfish or European (lat. Lophius piscatorius) is a predatory fish squad udenstvertne. The name “monkfish” this was due to a very unattractive appearance.

The fish is edible. The meat is white, dense and boneless. Especially popular are “monkfish” in France.

Body length up to 2 meters, often 1-1. 5 meters. Weight — up to 20 kilograms or more. The anglerfish’s body naked, covered with numerous leathery outgrowths and osseous tubercles. On both sides of the head, on the edge of the jaw and lips fringed hanging shreds of skin, wiggling in the water, like algae, making it barely visible on the ground.

Body flattened, compressed in dorso-ventral direction. Head flat, broad, flattened on top, with approximately two-thirds of the length of the whole body. Continue reading

The most dangerous sharks
There are a large number of species of sharks and only some species can represent for humans a real threat. Should not treat the shark as a great blood-thirsty predator,…


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…