Catfish – fish is very useful for those who first starts the aquarium. They are known for their ability to eat up leftover food and thus help clean the aquarium. In addition, these fish are hardy and live long enough.
However, you need to keep in mind that catfish today there are so many. And they differ in their way of life and type of food.
These fish live in nature in almost all continents and in all oceans, with the exception, perhaps, are the only areas of the poles.
The majority of the specimens of this species in the aquarium live in the lower layers of water closer to the bottom. There they hide and feed.
The body color of the fish is not bright, this is due to the natural need of concealment. They near the mouth opening there are antennae that gave the second name of this species (fish the cat).
But the size they can be different. From very small that will easily fit in any aquarium, to a huge that can decorate a pool. Therefore, buying a catfish, to accurately determine, not whether it will be a couple of months too big for the aquarium. Continue reading
Sometimes after a hard working week want of some special guests. Is it possible to have a rest so that on Monday happy to go to work? Not an easy task, which is only two days, and some even less.
In Moscow really is a place where you can really relax and have fun. In the middle of it is “Marine aquarium on Clean ponds”. Here you can come with the whole family, because everyone regardless of age will find something interesting. Especially here like children. impressions is enough for a month of conversations.
Original stay in “Marine aquarium”, you can start with an introduction to a giant Moray eel, lurking in his cave and trapping the prey, and you can enjoy a more peaceful inhabitants of the aquarium — colorful tropical fish.
In “the Marine aquarium” a collection of the most beautiful, unusual, amazing and incredible creatures, found in all four oceans, the seas and rivers all over the planet. Quite familiar, familiar to every fish in the aquarium with the biosphere of the Russian river are combined on one side with the bloodthirsty piranhas from the Amazon, and the other with fish-lion fish-urchin and the other the most interesting fish and crustaceans of the Indian ocean. Continue reading
Causes: the Causative agent of this disease is Cryptocarion irritans, which is a kind of analogue of the freshwater “ihti”, parasitic on tropical marine fish. It looks similar to its freshwater counterpart, but smaller (0.5 mm), besides the horse-Shoe macronucleus cryptocaryon malorazlichimyh, while Ichthyophthirius it is visible quite clearly. But the cycles of development and lifestyle of Cryptocarion irritans and Ichthyophthirius multifiliis are the same.
Symptoms: Sick fish dotted with numerous, with a diameter of 0.5 mm, white small knobs. The infestation appears first on the fins, and later goes to the body.
Current: Cryptocarion irritans infects the gills and skin of marine fish. The causative agent is under the top layer of the epithelium is filled with a gelatinous mass of leathery bag.
This pathogen, due to the same lifestyle, same causes harm to as Ichthyophthirius multifiliis.
Treatment: Can be recommended transplanting method, ultraviolet irradiation or chemotherapy, as with Ichthyo – phthirius. Effective there is also treatment with 1.5 mg/l of copper sulfate. Continue reading