How to care for aquarium fish
You have prepared the aquarium for fish? Now urgently purchase livestock for him! Simple rules for those who have not chosen fish: selecting fish, consider their conditions: some species are…

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The biggest aquariums in the world
10. The Aquarium Of Western Australia (3 million liters) Located on the outskirts of Perth, off the coast of the ocean, the Aquarium of Western Australia (AQWA) is the largest…

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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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Encyclopedia of fish

Cupids

Cupids . fish of the carp family. In Russia in the ponds dilute the white Amur (Ctenopharyngodon idella) . It feeds on plants. Promising for stocking drainage channels, inlets and other bodies of water overgrown quickly. In the fish farms also are working on growing black Cupid (Mylopharyngodon piceus) .

The length of the Amur river up to 120 cm, weight up to 32 kg.

White-eyed, Sopa (Abramis sapa)

White-eyed, Sopa (Abramis sapa) . fish of the carp family. It is found in the rivers flowing into the Black, Caspian and Aral sea as well as in the Volkhov river; small rivers and floodplain waters play. Flocks kept at a depth. Common names – klepac, Glazachev, lupari. Field values in Russia don’t have. Continue reading

GREAT WHITE SHARK – description

Great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) is one of the largest and most aggressive ocean predators. Back and sides of this fish are gray, brown or black, and the belly is white, why the shark got its name. The average size of the predator is 5-6 meters and weights from 600 to 3200 kg, although was able to measure specimen, the length of which reached 11 meters, but apparently this is not the limit. Instances that are less than four meters, has not yet reached puberty and are considered teenagers.

Scientists have found out an interesting fact: at the end of the tertiary period there existed a great white shark, measuring up to 30 m in length. In the mouth of such a giant could easily accommodate eight people, and if this type of has survived to the present day, the existence side by side wouldn’t do humanity any good. 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 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

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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Sharks
Sharks are color blind At the University of Queensland examined the eyes of the shark and came to the conclusion that those deprived of color vision. The research object of…

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