The Number – Cypriniformes
Family – Priniv
The genus/Species – Serrasalmus nattereri
Length: average 20 cm, in some species up to 50 cm.
Mass rarely exceeding 1.5 kg.
Caviar: a few thousand eggs.
The incubation period is 10-15 days, depending on water temperature.
Habits: constant float huge flocks.
Food: primarily fish; attack mammals, floating or come to the waterhole, and birds.
18 known species of piranhas, 4 of which are dangerous to humans, although fatal cases have been identified. Continue reading
Pros: tasty, inexpensive, very useful
Someone in my family loves fish. I have therefore tried many kinds of fish and ways of cooking. And in this case, the issue price of not standing in the first place.
At first, I often bought salmon. She is tender, beautiful and expensive.
Tried to buy tilapia, sea language, sea bream, trout, carp, catfish, pike, sturgeon, hake, and do not list.
Later read a lot about what fish to bring us where it was harvested, the conditions in which it inhabits. And found a bad moment.
It turns out that in addition to dividing the fish of the sea and river, the fish is divided more and growing conditions. So, fish is artificially grown and living in natural conditions.
Fish grown in razvodnyh (fish farms), to put it mildly, is not subject to the use. Fish live in artificial ponds in a large quantity, often in dirty water, fed unnatural feed, is constantly sick. Therefore, it is continuously fed with antibiotics (to prevent mass mortality), as well as growth hormones (to quickly sell the fish maximum weight. Continue reading
Such fish as carp and tench in the main lead independent lives and inhabit deep waters, in stagnant water, away from other fish. White and motley silver carp are quite large fish and can reach a weight of over fifty pounds. Love the warmth, eats the phytoplankton, and green algae. Channel catfish often exceed thirty pounds. To food consume almost everything that may feed on small fishes. The eel is a predatory fish with a long torso and feeds on other fish eggs, small fish, frogs. Pike is a predatory fish, into the diet of its food consists of the larvae of dragonflies, leeches, tadpoles, and other fishes.
Of course, to the fish to ensure the most suitable conditions for the existence of their need to feed. There are many videos, which explains the intricacies of proper nutrition of freshwater fish in home waters. Food can serve as feed for pigs, as well as special mixtures, wide range of which are sold in pet stores. At one time you have to throw so much feeding, how many fish can eat in 5-10 minutes. Continue reading