The most dangerous sharks
Typically, most people think of sharks as huge ferocious carnivorous fish with very sharp teeth. However, to fit this description all 370 different species of this family does not succeed…

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About aquarium fish
Breeding aquarium fish has long ceased to be a children's hobby or adult hobby. Keep an aquarium at home or at work nice and prestigious. Design of aquariums and their…

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The rest of the “Marine aquarium”

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

Ick saltwater fish

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

Catfish: aquarium species

Almost all members of the family of catfish unpretentious, so they are recommended even for beginner aquarists. But still some features to care for them.

In a group of catfish includes more than 200 species of fish, but in the aquarium you can hold not all members of this family. This is due to the physiological characteristics of individual species.

Some catfish in adulthood reach an impressive size, so they begin to pose a danger to small inhabitants of the aquarium. In addition, there are breeds which differ quite aggressive in nature, so they too are not suitable for keeping with other fish.

Popular species of catfish

Of course, you can only breed catfish, but the majority of aquarists prefer to choose peaceful members of this large family that they get along with other Pets.

The most popular species suitable for aquarium rearing are: Continue reading