Fauna of the Mediterranean sea
The Mediterranean sea is a part of the ancient Tethys ocean, with an area of 2.5 million square kilometers; the volume of water in the sea is about 3.8 million…

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Activities - diving - Mauritius
Mauritius island, surrounded by the third largest coral reef in the world. The temperature of the air. In summer 30 +degrees Celsius with humidity of 80%. Winter warm 23 degrees…

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AQUARIUM fish: compatibility of species
This is perhaps one of the most important aspects of a proper and healthy maintenance of fish at home. It is important to know that only in brackish or freshwater…

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Types of carnivorous aquarium fish

Though the content of predators and is much more complicated than peaceful fish, many aquarists prefer them. But why? Look at the most popular types of carnivorous aquarium fish and their characteristics.

To observe large predatory fish on the hunt much more interesting than a flock of peacefully grazing small fish. In an aquarium with predators is not uncommon passions, like over territory and over females. Many species of predatory aquarium fish is dangerous not only for neighbors in the aquarium, but even for his master.

Carnivorous species aquarium fish require special attention and I close compliance of conditions of detention. All the predators – the big fish they need an aquarium that is at least 100 liters, and even more. Continue reading

Aquarium fish: the content

Any decisions related to the acquisition and domestication of a living being, must be pre-grounded and thought out. After all, it is not about things but about living beings, like You and me. Therefore, buying fish and your first aquarium, be sure to be knowledgeable and responsible person.

Many people think that all this beauty in aquariums, these colourful fish magic is just a matter of time and money. But they are wrong, so how to keep aquarium fish in those conditions in which they can show all their natural beauty and individuality is an art.

What you need to know before buying fish

The first important point is to decide which fish will live in Your aquarium. This is the main indicator when choosing a suitable aquarium, and it will help to choose the right soil and algae (to a certain species of fish). But, of course, first you need to be completely sure that You want it is fish, rather than, say, a cat or a hamster. Weigh all the “pros” and “cons”. Continue reading

Aquarium The Planet Neptune, St. Petersburg

The Oceanarium occupies an area of 5000 square meters on which there are 33 aquariums that more than 1.5 million liters of water. The largest aquarium contains about 750 thousand liters of water, and the smallest – 300 liters.

The exposition of the Oceanarium has more than 4,5 thousand copies of living organisms, among them fish, aquatic invertebrates and marine mammals belonging to almost 150 species.

At the aquarium of the exposition presented in the form of sections:

Fishes of fresh waters of the North-West

From this area begins the exposition. At the entrance are the inhabitants of the North-West. Nearly a third of all fish ponds of the North-West is cyprinid – 22. Several species of sturgeon. The exhibition will give the opportunity to see various fishes of the North-West of Russia. Continue reading

How to cook catfish: some practical recipes
Classic catfish is a large predator that can reach a metre in length. But in the South of Russia and Ukraine are a small bottom-dwelling catfish, total length 35 cm,…

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Pisces - Your underwater world
A beautiful inhabitant of the water, killer Whale These beautiful creatures are already protected and are in the red book. This type of dolphins has been the exclusive representative of…

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