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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FAO - News article: Sharks of the Mediterranean and the Black sea on the verge of extinction
"Serious consequences" threatened marine ecosystems Black tip sharks are threatened in the Mediterranean sea. The population of sharks in the Mediterranean and Black sea declined drastically over the last two…

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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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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 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

Catching predatory fish on live bait

Live-bait fishing takes place the whole warm period of the year, while the water bodies were frozen with ice. Zywiec is the best attachment for fishing for predatory fish. Choosing live bait, come from the species of fish you plan to catch, fishing time and method of fishing. The method of fishing depends on the choice of live bait, when fishing on top, bottom or in polody are selected and the corresponding types of live bait – verhovazhye or bottom.

When using transactions you can also use “snuly” live bait. Verkhovny bait shows good results in highly snag places, and the bottom can be applied when fishing itology, clean the bottom, as on overgrown plots there is a risk that the bait is stuck.

The bulk of predatory fish well takes of live bait – minnows, loach, bleak. Pike are less selective, and such fish as catfish, can eat a roach or carp. The pike-perch and perch perfectly take verhovku. Loach and minnow used for fishing in reservoirs without flow, which is home to pike and perch. Continue reading

Saltwater aquarium: first steps
So You've seen a saltwater aquarium. full of exotic tropical fish, and maybe visit the aquarium and decided to organize a piece of the sea into your home? First of…

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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…

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