In 1897, together with the biological station was founded Sevastopol marine Aquarium-Museum. The first building of the biological station has survived. Although, it is known that it was organized on the initiative of A. O. Kovalevskiy and the famous scientist traveler N. N. Miklukho-Maklai in 1871. Headed the Sevastopol biological station of A. O. Kovalevsky – the academician of the Imperial Academy of Sciences. He became its Director. It was A. O. Kovalevsky became the initiator and Builder of the new building of the biological station and marine Aquarium, on the site of the destroyed Nikolaev battery. The author of the project of the building was designed by Alexander Weizen. The station was built in the image and likeness of the biological stations of Naples and Villafranca. Subsequently, the Sevastopol biological station, expanding its efforts to study the flora and fauna of the seas, grew into the Institute of biology of southern seas named Kovalevsky. Also, was established the Prize named after A. O. Kovalevsky. Now This prize is awarded for outstanding achievements in the field of Parasitology and Zoology of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Continue reading
Decided to have an aquarium? Aquarium fish – wonderful Pets, quiet and very beautiful. Getting to know them better to begin cautiously, picking up the most unpretentious kinds. Because the fish is much more complicated than a cat or dog, inform you that it is bad.
Any attention-grabbing sounds, no emotions. Just here she was, here she was swimming, but she’s gone. Such options are not suitable.
Let’s just define some terms. The term “simplicity” does not mean that the fish is able to live happily ever after in any jar filled with water from the tap. Even the most undemanding fish, certain conditions need to create. Many issues are easily resolved by simply consulting with qualified sellers in a good pet store. But to choose the species of fish better on their own. After all, you need to take into account the peculiarities of the character. Yes, they have their own character. 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