Types of aquarium fish
This zlatovest beauty – the first in the history of aquarium fish. Her ancestor is a wild carp. Although she comes from Eastern Asia, the Chinese were the first to appreciate her beauty and started to breed in their ponds. Beautiful vases with goldfish Stavrev the rich quarters.
The Europeans, who at the time would have to contemplate the image of this miracle, was long considered the gold fish, a fictional creature from folklore, a sort of Chinese dragon.
In 1502, the Chinese Emperor issued a law forbidding to all but the Royal family, have Golden carp. By the way, China still walks a lot of beautiful legends about the origin of these “angelic” fish is revived and the tears of a beautiful girl, and fell to the ground the inhabitants of the celestial Palace.
Only at the beginning of the XVI century they appeared in Japan, where it immediately gained immense popularity, as the eighteenth century finally made it to Europe, where it instantly became a sensation.