Dangerous inhabitants of the sea
Part 4. Stabbing fish. Resting on the sea and face under water with all its inhabitants, man can become damaged from some dangerous fishes, having on his body of the…

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Aquarium fish catfish: the external signs and conditions of detention
There are about 1200 species of catfishes that are divided into 31 families and 150 genera. Typical external characteristics, distribution, conditions of keeping and feeding of catfish, will be discussed…

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Catfish-the Changeling (Synodontis nigriventris). Description in the aquarium, spawn

Catfish-the Changeling (Synodontis nigriventris)

Continent: Africa

Prevails in the regions: the basin of the Congo

Body length: 10 cm

Food: carnivorous fish

Habitat: fresh water

Catfish-shifter, or synodontis nigriventris, belongs to the family mochokidae. The homeland of this species is Africa, and to meet him in the natural environment, it is necessary to visit the Congo basin. Shifters reach a length of 10 cm inhabit fresh water and belong to the group of predatory fish.

In Europe the catfish-the shapeshifter first appeared relatively recently – in 1950 in Amsterdam. In our days the activity of this species, both in captivity and in natural conditions, are poorly understood. Continue reading

Plants for pond

The new pond at first looks deserted. And its banks are unsightly and lifeless.

And immediately arises the necessity to equip your new pond. Bring beauty. Of course, as time passes, and the life in your pond will begin to boil.

Will croak of a frog. Yes, Yes it happens.

Will grow plants. Some will come to you, some will bring birds.

But something will get you.

But how does it happen? Want now and today.

There is a solution: let’s put aquatic plants for the pond.

First let’s find out, and what plants need the water? Because in addition to decorative function, plants for ponds are a very important element in the complicated internal life of the aquatic environment. Continue reading

Dangerous animals of the Black sea

These prickly predators lurk among the rocks, under the seaweed, and, like all bottom fish, change color to the color of their environment, can quickly lighten or darken depending on light conditions. Hide the Scorpion and numerous outgrowths, spikes and leathery tentacles that transforms her into one of the stones is covered with marine vegetation. Therefore, it is difficult to notice, and she relies on his “invisible” presence that floats (or rather, flies away like a bullet from a gun!) only if you approach it closely. Sometimes you can even touch – but this is exactly what not to do – that’s enough! Interesting, lying on the surface of the water and breathing through a tube, watch the Scorpion fish hunting…

The wounds from the spikes Scorpion fish cause burning pain, the injections is red and swollen, then malaise, fever, and your stay is for a day or two interrupted. If you have suffered from thorns ruff – contact your doctor. Wounds should be treated, as ordinary scratches. Continue reading

Fish in the Mediterranean sea
Mako shark (Isurus oxyrhinchus) - the champion of the fastest sharks, reaching up to 4 meters long and weight more than half a ton. Belongs to the category of very…

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The most terrible in the world of sea creatures
In the seas and oceans live the most unusual and alien beings on Earth. And some of them look very scary... 1. Fish-frog . Found in the Atlantic, Indian and…

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