Aquarium – fabulous underwater world in your home. The beauty of the aquarium is fascinating and allows you to forget your problems and worries, so many of those who once created the aquarium, all become his fans. Aquarium fish very much, in one species may contain as many as 2-3 dozen subspecies, differing both in color and shape of fins, tails. You can find lists of the most beautiful aquarium fish, to create a special aquarium, but the final choice is recommended to take into account the specificities of the content and characteristics of individual species.
Fascinating, gorgeous, diverse and the most fabulous discus. Currently, there are about fifty subspecies with different color – from purple, with touches all over my body, to ghostly yellowish. The variety of colors literally dazzled the eyes, and the ladies discus can rightly be called the goddesses of aquariums. But there is a caveat – these fish are very skittish. The tank for discus need a large, one pair for needed housing capacity of at least 100 liters. And it should not be just a male and female, and sformirovavsheesya. Continue reading
European catfish or Wels catfish is among the largest fish. Sometimes reaching gigantic fish from family somovyh can attack people who get near his habitat.
The catfish has an elongated body shape and a brownish-green color, his head is rather large, the mouth has many small and sharp teeth and upper jaw are long whiskers.
Catfish coloring may be different and it depends on where com. It varies from almost black to light yellow and, in rare cases, the fishermen even caught catfish-albino.
Som is a true survivor among fish – it can reach the age of one hundred years. However, on average, soma live approximately fifteen to twenty years the Maximum length of a catfish – five meters, and weighs over three hundred pounds. Much more often an individual weighing 60-80 pounds. Continue reading
Sea predators. Most large marine life.
American scientists have found that the largest marine predator in the history of the Earth was a giant sperm whale that lived in the oceans 12-13 million years ago and hunted other whales.
The discovery Oliver Lambert from the Royal Belgian Institute of natural Sciences in Brussels, and Giovanni Bianucci from the University of Pisa in Italy found fragments of fossilized jaw of a whale in geological formations in the Peruvian desert in ICA, already known to many paleontologists, their artifacts.
The researchers called their newly described species is the sperm whale Leviathan melvillei in honour of Herman Melville, the author of the book about sea monster – the whale Moby dick.
According to the reconstruction carried out by scientists, the giant was a jaw length of three meters and its length from snout to tail 16-18 meters.
The most amazing feature of this unusual animal has huge teeth length 30 inches and width 12 inches. These are the largest teeth possessed by any of earth’s wild animals. Continue reading
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Corydoras the speckled, the speckled catfish (Corydoras paleatus). One of the first South American species that became successfully bred in aquariums, even in the late 19th century. Unpretentious peaceful fish that is recommended even in small aquariums beginner aquarists. In aquariums there are also other types of tetras hiding. The most common are: corydoras. Golden (C. aeneus) brown with triangular-wedge-shaped dark spot on the side. Corydoras. Panda – with a black bar through the eye, black dorsal fin and a black spot at the base of the caudal fin. K. sterba (Corydoras sterbai) is a pattern of dark longitudinal stripes and spots and yellow-orange rays of the pectoral fins. In the rivers of South America are constantly finding new varieties of tetras hiding. Many of them do not yet have scientific names and are offered in directories numbered by index (the first letter of the name of the genus). Continue reading
The aquarium can be not only house for your Pets, but also a chic addition to the design of your apartment. In addition to a variety of aquatic plants and attractive accessories, the main decoration can be choose aquarium fish. You need to carefully study the description of existing types of aquarium fish and to purchase any Pets. And we will try to help you with this.
Types of aquarium fish are many, let’s look at the most popular and common ones.
Peaceful species of aquarium fish
The most popular view peaceful aquarium fish are guppies . These are very undemanding fish are the perfect Pets for beginning aquarists. Guppies come in a wide variety of colors, undemanding in matters of food and detention conditions. These fish are viviparous. Continue reading