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
Everyone knows what a great white shark, but only a few know that she has another name, namely carcharodon . It is not only the largest shark but also the most blood-thirsty of all members of this genus. The adult can grow up to 8 meters. Many people call it “white death” because these predators often attack swimmers.
The shark lives in warm or temperate waters of the World ocean, and swims at a depth of about 30 meters. Spin shark is not white, but rather grey, but sometimes grey. Her abdomen dirty white color, while the dorsal fin is black. Only large specimens are completely lead-white.
Most often the great white shark looking for a prey, slowly cruising around the sea surface. Due to the fact that she has poorly developed eyesight, she goes hunting in the daytime. Continue reading
Proper feeding of fish is one of the most important moments in the aquarium. Wrong feeding is, along with poor water quality (which is also called, for example, over-feeding) the main cause of death of fish.
One of the things that is often overlooked is the fact that different fish are adapted to different food. Beautiful tropheus to put in the aquarium with omnivorous fishes and take them all to feed Tubifex is a sure way to kill the fish due to the outbreak of infection in the digestive system, which is designed for digesting coarse plant foods. And legkousvaivaemyh food rich in protein, this stomach leads to trouble.
Therefore, along with selection of compatible fish to water parameters, you must put together fish with similar gastronomic requests. Continue reading