Enemies of algae
In the fight against plant algal blooms, caused by active reproduction of algae, is the control of the concentration of nutrients: micronutrients, nitrogen - and phosphorus-containing molecules, and potassium. However,…

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In the waters of the Tiber are two-meter predatory fish
As you know, climate change and mutation of animals has ceased to be a rarity and few people are surprised. Familiar to the inhabitants of Rome and became such a…

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Catfish speckled
Description: overall body color is blue-gray, the abdomen is slightly pink-yellow. On fins and body scattered dark spots of irregular shape. Body length, males 4-6 cm, females - up to…

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Aquarium catfish Ancistrus

Homeland ancistrus — mountain rivers of South America. This is a small, length to 10 cm fish, unpretentious and practically omnivorous. Aquarists love them for their helpful ability to clean the glass from build-up of algae.

The content of Ancistrus in the home aquarium

The minimum volume of the aquarium is 25 gallons per fish, ideally with one adult male should fall between 100 and 120 liters of water. Because females are usually peaceful and calm ancistrus ready to fight to the death.

Ancistrus prefer densely planted aquariums with greenery, with plenty of shelters. To build them from scraps of pipes, pottery shards, glued rocks, driftwood. Fish are holding near one of the shelters and drive away competitors. A special activity they show in the evening. Source: ancistrus Continue reading

Shark fish

Sharks are found in open and coastal ocean waters. These mysterious creatures appeared on Earth 400 million barrels. years ago. Belong to cartilaginous fish. as their skeleton consists of cartilage. Cartilage is durable, and unlike the bones of fish, more flexible and light. They have no swim bladder. Afloat fish holds, thanks to its large but lightweight the liver. Her need to constantly move in order not to drown.

She swims, arching his whole body from side to side. Almost all of them when hunting using the electric field. Sharks capture him with the help of numerous electrical sensors that are on her face.

Many of them, it is not strange, they eat plankton. Plankton is a conglomeration of various microscopic and small organisms. Mainly unicellular plankton contains algae, which absorb solar energy, thereby transforming inorganic substances into organic food. Continue reading

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6 algae-eating pond fish
Successfully choosing the right pond fish you can easily control the amount of algae that grows in your backyard pond. Algae is part of any type of pond. It's a…

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The most terrible inhabitants of sea depths
Of all the inhabitants of the sea depths of mostly afraid of sharks, but on the bottom of the sea you can find such instances, compared to which the shark…

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