Many people purchase only aquarium to breed fish. However, it is possible to contain and other marine and amphibian animals. Yet, when the word “aquarium” there is an Association with aquarium fish, and not with any other creatures. Therefore, it is necessary to focus primarily on them.
Today, in any specialty store sells aquarium fish of different species. And it is worth knowing that each of them requires special treatment and approach, as well as the conditions of detention. The most popular carp varieties are considered, toothcarps, labyrinth, various catfishes and loaches, characins, cichlids. But it’s not the whole list of aquarium fish species, which are an order of magnitude more. Indeed, almost every month, the researchers-naturalists find new species of aquarium fish. They live in various lakes and seas of the world and are suitable for keeping in the aquarium. Continue reading
In tropical, subtropical and temperate seas there are wonderful animals seahorses. It belongs to the class of bony fish. But looking at it, is it going to say? This wonderful inhabitant of the seas to the unusual fact that has long been considered a fabulous creation.
Chooses shallow, well warmed by the sun, rich in aquatic vegetation and coral. Dodger great is masked in the leaves of algae, due to its appearance and color. His body is a spiked, leathery ribbon-like outgrowths, all of it is of great help for masking. Can change their color in the tone and color of aquatic plants.
Clinging flexible tail to stems of seaweed or coral, he gently sways along with plants. Who the hell would find there? In contrast to the fish. the body is covered with scales and plates, lacking ventral and caudal fins. He has no teeth and has to eat by ingestion of food along with water through its tubular stigmas. Continue reading
In the post-Soviet space ruff rare in Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus, Baltic States, Kazakhstan, Russia. This species, which belong to the family percidae, very widespread in all territory of the Russian Federation, excluding its Northern part and far East.
This schooling fish lives in large ponds, rivers, lakes, quarries. Ruff prefers places with clean sandy bottom, although it can be found anywhere on the pond.
Ruff – fish is small, its average size is 7-10 cm, and weight not more than 100 g. Indeed, it is very similar to a brush, especially when it is taken out of the water. He immediately takes a pose of intimidation – will raise the spiny dorsal fin, the fins will straighten and bend his tail to the side. Continue reading