(Carassius s. Cyprinus auratas) - belongs to the carp family (Cyprinidae) and is considered by some researchers a variation of crucian carp (Sagai vulgaris s. carassius). Since ancient times cultivated…

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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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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…

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Most dangerous animals in the world

Sea wasp

Jellyfish, sea anemones, coral polyps, annelid worms, sea cucumbers, sea urchins, starfish, sponges can “burn” or stabbing of a person in contact with them. The range of consequences — from burning the skin before the heart stops.

The most venomous jellyfish is the sea wasp, lives off the coast of Australia. The venom of this beautiful jellyfish paralyzes the heart muscle, death occurs within 1-3 minutes. It seems to be a normal jellyfish light green in color but very poisonous. Its 60 tentacles, each a little less than 40 cm long, has 5,000 flowing down the stings and venom enough to kill 60 people. Australian fishermen, in whose nets such “fish”, beware to use these networks again – you can easily go to the hospital, so strong poison secreted by jellyfish. 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

How to keep marine fish.
To care for a marine aquarium is much more difficult than freshwater. The reason for this is that in nature, fish have evolved in relatively constant conditions of environment. Therefore,…


Fish of the red sea
The red sea is a unique tropical sea with a variety in size and beauty the representatives of the underwater world. Its uniqueness lies in the fact that it is…