The beauty of the underwater world of the red sea
Red sea (Arabian Gulf), which is a magnet for divers of all countries, has a diverse flora and fauna. There are about four hundred species of fish and about eight…

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Miniature shark masterfully produces sashimi of big white relatives
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…

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Feeders for aquariums
Of course, aquarium fish, like all other living beings, need to eat regularly. In the natural environment this process is "following" nature, but in the home this responsibility, of course,…

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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

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…

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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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