Spent last weekend with relatives in one of the horticulture of the Luga district of the Leningrad region.
With great surprise I heard that in the fire pond gardening there are carp. The information was checked and confirmed.
Fire pond gardening is a small, approximately six-by-six meters of the pond. The banks are clay, water, respectively, muddy, reddish colour. According to gardeners, the stagnant pond, depth is not precisely known, but in the hot summer almost completely dries up. Now the water is well down, about a meter, and I don’t think that a pond deeper than two meters.
Carp was quite a lot, they swam in flocks of 20-40 units (I’m not exaggerating!) and rushed to the pond to throw in pieces of bread with an enthusiasm worthy of piranhas. When the flock flew with a characteristic makaniem even at quite a decent slice of the loaf, half a minute from him, there was nothing left. Continue reading
Pond fish farming. Species of fish
In home waters well bred carp, crucian carp, tench, white Amur, silver carp, pike, Zander. With low-value, weed fishes in waters are able to dwell in bleak, perch, gudgeon, roach and loaches. Requirements for the environmental conditions the fish are divided into 2 types: thermophilic and Holodnaya.
Thermophilic (carp) nice grow, develop and prefer stagnant water, which heated well, with a moderately developed in them by aquatic vegetation. They breed in the summer-autumn period of time. Limitat eggs on vegetation. Often by a number of days from the eggs emerge the larvae, which after become fry.
Cold-water fish demanding clean water with a high concentration of oxygen in it. Eggs lay fish, usually late in the fall on stony ground, where it develops for some months. In backyard pond, it is advisable to breed a number of fish species, increases the total output of fish products due to the different spectrum of power. Continue reading
Cupids . fish of the carp family. In Russia in the ponds dilute the white Amur (Ctenopharyngodon idella) . It feeds on plants. Promising for stocking drainage channels, inlets and other bodies of water overgrown quickly. In the fish farms also are working on growing black Cupid (Mylopharyngodon piceus) .
The length of the Amur river up to 120 cm, weight up to 32 kg.
White-eyed, Sopa (Abramis sapa)
White-eyed, Sopa (Abramis sapa) . fish of the carp family. It is found in the rivers flowing into the Black, Caspian and Aral sea as well as in the Volkhov river; small rivers and floodplain waters play. Flocks kept at a depth. Common names – klepac, Glazachev, lupari. Field values in Russia don’t have. Continue reading