White sharks ( Carcharodon carcharias ), as one of the most feared predators of the planet, a long time ago stand on the top of the food chain. However, it appeared that their flesh becomes a subject of hunting. Moreover, the person not only modest in size, but extremely shy.
So, allow me to introduce the Brazilian luminous shark ( Isistius brasiliensis ). This fish reaches a length of 40-50 centimeters. Its English name “cookiecutter shark”, literally translated as “the shark, which cuts out the cookies”, which humorously reflects the way of her hunting.
The members of this species make daily migrations from a depth of over 3.7 km to the surface at dusk and back to dawn. In this way sharks and intersect with potential victims, including up to the present time were many large fish and marine mammals, including tuna, whales, dolphins, swordfish and even elephants. There are several testimonies of Brazilian sharks bite humans. In addition, the marks of their teeth were found on submarines and communication cables. Continue reading
Is it possible to contain freshwater prawns with fish?
Of course you can! However, you should very carefully approach the choice of fish, which can be kept in an aquarium with freshwater shrimp. After all, for most freshwater fish shrimp are a familiar food in a natural environment. So if you don’t want to see fish feast for the whole world where your shrimp will act as a signature dish, we advise you to see a list of fish safe neighborhood with shrimp.
Agree, freshwater aquarium beauty cannot give way to the sea. Well-chosen plants, a variety of invertebrates (shrimp, crayfish, snails) may also complement a rainbow variety of tropical fish. What do you choose to run the fish in the aquarium with shrimp (or Vice versa) is not turned into Armageddon aquarium scale? Continue reading
A hybrid plant, various garden forms which are widely distributed throughout the world.
Grown water Lily “Sea rose” in small artificial ponds . Very beautiful flowers, of various colors. Cultivation in the aquarium is possible, but this water Lily leaves less beautiful, than other nymphs. In the aquarium you should use a fairly large container with a large surface area of water. The water level should be relatively low (not more than 45-50 cm). In winter after flowering water Lily growth slows.
To contain the “marine rose” you can have a warm and moderately warm aquarium . The suitable plant temperature is from 20 to 30 °C, optimum 22-25 °C. in Summer, during the growing season, the temperature can be raised to 26-28 °C, in winter it is better to reduce to 20 °C. water Hardness should be small, less than 6°. In alkaline water, the plant develops a little bit worse than in acidic or neutral. For acidification of water can be added to the aquarium peat extract. Nymphaeum prefers old water, so water can be a substitute infrequently. Continue reading
The ocean. Its limitless expanse excite and beckon and uncharted depths simultaneously frighten and fascinate. It was here millions of years ago life appeared. Resting on the red, or any other tropical sea, you’ll want to bring a piece of primeval indescribable beauty of the underwater splendor is home? Find a place and make a saltwater aquarium in my apartment.
What is marine aquarium
It’s an underwater world, where everything you see, enjoying life. Fish, plants, invertebrates. And even the stones. Yes, the stones also live here, of course, this requires professional care. Decided to put this miracle at home? Then meet with the marine aquarium closer. Continue reading
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