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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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,…

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Water change in the aquarium
Many novice heard this expression. We will understand what it is and whether it is at all. The aquarium is a fully closed system in which everything must be in…

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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. Vandellia cirrhosa ) in translation from Latin means “freshwater fish”. It is found in the Amazon river and its tributaries. Local residents believe the Candiru is much more dangerous than piranhas. The length of the fish about fifteen inches,however most common Candiru catfish the size of a matchstick. In appearance it is almost transparent and eel-like fish shape.

Growth Candiru are small, no more matches. And to thin that are almost transparent. But the natives, living along the coast of the Amazon, keeps at Bay. However, things to people soma no, he feeds on the blood of fish. When the catfish Candiru feels characteristic stroenie water and the ammonia odor, fish emit when breathing, he realizes that the next move in space like fish gills… That is the hole of a living being, in which you can get. And drink plenty blood… Continue reading

Marine aquarium is a great element of the decor of the restaurant
More than 70 % of Earth is covered by water, but today people have only explored less than 10% of the world ocean. Many of us are interested to know…

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Predatory fish 4
First aid and treatment of lesions of predatory fish produced by the General rules of surgical treatment of wounds. Measures are taken to stop the bleeding, held antishock therapy, is…

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