Catfish-the Changeling (Synodontis nigriventris)
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
This section is dedicated to aquarium fish . For those who want to have beautiful pet, but loves peace and quiet, the best option is to buy aquarium fish, and can be several. The great variety of breeds will allow to choose those Pets which You enjoy the most – from large and brightly colored and small, grey and inconspicuous. Caring for them would require minimal and, as a rule, the aquarium does not take up much space, so often aquarium fish give birth to even those owners who can’t boast an excess of free time and square meters in the apartment.
However, in recent years it has become fashionable and prestigious to install large aquariums at the offices of major institutions, business centers, trade halls, restaurants, banks etc. the fact of the existence of the aquarium, talks about the fashionableness, the solidity of the institution, that the owners care about both the beauty of the room in which you installed the aquarium and about the psychological condition of its customers, visitors, partners. Continue reading
Ordinary som is one of the largest freshwater fish. Inhabits Europe in the basins of the Caspian, Black, Azov and Aral seas, and here in the basin waters of the Arctic ocean soma will not meet.
Catfish live in well-heated by the sun water bodies with slow current. Gray-brown with greenish stains a powerful the body may reach 4 meter length, the weight comes to 360 kg.
The catfish belly is light gray or white. In General, the color depends on the environment an ordinary catfish, and can be from yellow-gray to dark gray and even almost black.
The naked body of a common catfish thickly covered with mucus. He has a large head, broad and rounded snout with a huge mouth in which small and very sharp teeth. Eyes are small, like tiny beads. Upper jaw shorter than lower jaw. Continue reading