Marine aquarium maintenance fish marine aquarium
The content of the fish in a saltwater aquarium can be very challenging. Maintenance of the necessary salinity of the water and a sufficiently high oxygen level in it even…

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The inspection found the cause of mass death of fish in the Nikolaev reservoirs
From 11 to 19 June this year, the State ecological inspection in the Nikolaev area repeatedly documented fish kills in the rivers the southern bug, Ingul and the Bugsky estuary.…

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The inhabitant of sea depths told the researchers about the secrets of immortality
The tiny freshwater polyp Hydra long been of great interest to scientists. In many respects it is connected with the fact that this animal is actually immortal and shows no…

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Piranhas river monsters

The Number – Cypriniformes
Family – Priniv
The genus/Species – Serrasalmus nattereri

Basic data:
SIZES
Length: average 20 cm, in some species up to 50 cm.
Mass rarely exceeding 1.5 kg.

REPRODUCTION
Spawning: March-August.
Caviar: a few thousand eggs.
The incubation period is 10-15 days, depending on water temperature.

LIFESTYLE
Habits: constant float huge flocks.
Food: primarily fish; attack mammals, floating or come to the waterhole, and birds.

RELATED SPECIES
18 known species of piranhas, 4 of which are dangerous to humans, although fatal cases have been identified. Continue reading

The truth about modern fish. Explain why cheap fish better.

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

Breeding fish in artificial reservoirs

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.

Fish food

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

Striped Marlin.
Tetrapturus audax (Latin), Striped Marlin (eng), Red marlin (Japan) Distributed in tropical and warm temperate waters of Indian and Pacific oceans. Striped Marlin is pelagic fish and performs seasonal migrations,…

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How fish breathes?
Hundreds of thousands of years ago, long before the appearance on Earth of man, the oceans already swam fish. At that time they were the most highly developed creatures. Since…

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