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
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
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