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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Sea animals. Amazing fish manta ray
About the sea, about travel, about the deep sea and its creatures, and our fantasies In the ocean lives a wonderful fish Stingray - Stingray manta ray. The manta ray…

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Aquarium The Planet Neptune, St. Petersburg
The Oceanarium occupies an area of 5000 square meters on which there are 33 aquariums that more than 1.5 million liters of water. The largest aquarium contains about 750 thousand…

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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

Aquarium The Planet Neptune, St. Petersburg
The Oceanarium occupies an area of 5000 square meters on which there are 33 aquariums that more than 1.5 million liters of water. The largest aquarium contains about 750 thousand…

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Carp in pond of fire. The Archive Forums Of The Open St. Petersburg's Hunter
Spent last weekend with relatives in one of the horticulture of the Luga district of the Leningrad region. With great surprise I heard that in the fire pond gardening there…

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