Sights Of Heraklion. Cretan sea aquarium
Cretan sea aquarium has a reputation as one of the most interesting and spectacular aquariums in Greece. According to its technical parameters, there are about 40 impressive aquariums with a…

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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…

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Marine fish for your mini aquarium
Marine fish — a real decoration for any aquarium, be it flocks of small fish or a big triggerfish. Coral fish known for their bright, contrasting and saturated color and…

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What sharks eat?

Among the modern sharks should first be noted epipelagic planktophagous of being the largest members of the superorder, class, and all living groups participatng animals. These giants feed on similar to baleen whales, filtering thousands of cubic meters of water through a “net launcher”. which has become Horny Gill stamens of these sharks. Remaining in the oral cavity Maso and Munro – plankton (except for especially large objects) and serves as food sharks planktophagous. Just today there are three such shark: giant whale, which the inhabitants of epipelagial, and largemouth tending to mesopelagial, for depths greater than 150 m.

whale shark

These sharks differ from individuals of other species by a number of morphological features associated with the specifics of the production of food. First of all here should stay on the morphology of the Gill apparatus sharks planktophagous, Except a kind of Gill rakers, they have a very large mouth, largemouth and whale sharks is almost final. Epipelagic sharks-planktology filter huge amounts of water and thus receive the necessary amount of food in places of mass accumulations of planktonic organisms,so the whale and especially of basking sharks clearly feed migration. Continue reading

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 bit unusual for our market.

Silver with round spots, a large, unusual shape! Agree, it has its own charm!

Having admired the Indian with a knife, went further and found some more aquarium fish, of which Chitala of ornate one thing in common! They are all predators! Hopefully, in the store warn customers of the nature of these aquarium fish. Although, in my opinion, better to be aware and not to rely on the vision and the honesty of the seller.

Now, explain why this is important!

Predatory aquarium fish are not uncommon in modern aquariums. Many Amateurs and professionals specially having a predators. But often happens so: inexperienced aquarist begins to suspect that his predatory aquarium live aquarium fish only after a number of other inhabitants of the aquarium are significantly reduced. Continue reading

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, to success, to the fish.

What is the difference between fishing on a pond from fishing, say the reservoir ?

To begin with, the pond and the reservoir is, in any case, artificial water features, while the lake is actually a naturally occurring body of water.

The pond is always created for human needs. Goals can be different: irrigation of any land, often fields, water, for sanitary or service needs and, of course, for fish farming.

Differences between the pond and the reservoir are enclosed in the volume of water contained in each water body. It is considered that if it to 1 million cubic meters of water, this body of water is called a pond, if more than a million – reservoir. That would not get lost in the numbers, imagine an artificial reservoir in the length and width of 600 meters and an average depth of 2 meters, this would be considered a pond, if the average depth is 4 meters – that is the reservoir. Continue reading

Marine aquarium - Fish - Pets
Marine aquarium, a vessel for keeping marine animals and plants. Is usually large in size (200 litres), as its inhabitants usually larger than the inhabitants of freshwater aquariums. Compared to…

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Sights Of Heraklion. Cretan sea aquarium
Cretan sea aquarium has a reputation as one of the most interesting and spectacular aquariums in Greece. According to its technical parameters, there are about 40 impressive aquariums with a…

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