The Candiru catfish is the most blood-thirsty fish of the Amazon.
Scary fish inhabited the Amazon. Electric eels Zap 650 volts, the stingrays pierced the victim through tails, piranhas eat just... But all outdid catfish Candiru. Candiru catfish or vandellia (lat.…

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Articles about aquarium fish
Bloodsucking catfishes: What we know about them? The mankind has stepped into the 21st century, but still little is known about the so-called blood-sucking som. There are many stories of…

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Aquarium fish and shrimp in the same aquarium
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…

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Swimbait – a new word in fishing for predatory fish

Most recently, in the area of fishing includes special lure intended for catching predators, which imitates a fish by sight, smell and movements. They are made of soft plastic, and they consist of several moving parts. They came to us, like many innovations in this field, from the US, where already allow local fishermen to increase the catch size. Any tackle shop for fishing calls them in their catalogs, not translating literally – swimbait (from the English. swimbaits). Also, a large selection of lures, except the one under consideration, can be found here .

So what is the advantage of these simulators fish on live bait? For catching of predatory fish requires a lure in the form of live fish of a smaller size. But their behavior even on the trigger absolutely unpredictable, unlike swimbaits, motion in the water column is controlled only by the hand of the fisherman. Continue reading

CARE FOR AQUARIUM FISH – My files – file Catalog

Before you have a particular aquarium fish, not be amiss to ask, what conditions are considered optimal for the species: temperature, hardness and acidity of water, the requirements for lighting, aeration, filtration, water change frequency, feed that eats fish. If in an aquarium You are going to keep a few species, it is necessary to choose fish with similar conditions. Further, the whole system of care for aquarium fish is based on these conditions.

1. The parameters of the aquatic environment

If the aquarium has established biological balance, to maintain the parameters of the aquatic environment easy. Simply not to forget to turn on the heater, lights, compressor, filter and preserve the aquarium from destructive influences from outside (top up only to defend the water, add aquarium objects, which may emit water in various substances, no Smoking in the room where the aquarium is, etc.). Continue reading

Cyprus. Danger at sea: Moray eels, jellyfish and sharks

Quite different is the case on wild beaches. Here, you should be more careful and to wear special rubber Slippers, which will save you the trouble of stepping on a sharp stone, shell puncture, broken glass or sea urchin, which often can be found on the beaches of the island. After all, the warm and salty water is a Paradise for sea urchins. Thank God in Cyprus they are not poisonous, but nevertheless, contact with this sea dweller can spoil the whole impression from the release. If you stepped on a sea urchin you should immediately turn to the lifeguards who were on duty at the beach or to the doctor in any government hospital (good first aid free in Cyprus). If you do not have this capability, you should maintain the leg in hot water and carefully, not breaking off(!) get leather needles, and then RUB antiseptic and closely monitored, so the wound was not festering.

Morays are dangerous marine creatures that live in Cyprus.

It’s a long, serpentine creatures, close relatives of eels that are similar to snake (brrrr!). Their bites are very painful and long to heal. Continue reading

Cold-water and warm-water species of aquarium fish - goldfish aquarium and its inhabitants
A huge number of articles written about aquarium fish, but the relevance of this topic does not disappear from day to day. Every day there are all new fans. Beautiful…

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What sharks live in the Black sea?
The fauna of the Black sea is markedly poorer than the Mediterranean sea. In the Black sea is home to 2.5 million species of animals (including 500 single-celled species, 160…

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