Indian glass catfish (catfish-Ghost)
GLASS CATFISH (Indian glass catfish, Kryptopterus bicirrhis; Cuvier et Valenciennes) — in length reaches 10 cm Its second name — som-Ghost — fish received for the transparency of his body.…

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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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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

Diseases of aquarium fish guppies

Aquarium fish guppy (Poecilia reticulata or Lebistes reticulata) are considered to be strong enough and healthy fish, so rarely get sick.

But still at the wrong conditions of keeping and feeding, they can also get sick.

The most common guppy diseases include the following:

The mycobacteriosis (fish tuberculosis)




Fin rot

Red scab

Split and compression of the fins


The mycobacteriosis is manifested by the fact that the fish looks much emaciated, the abdomen retracted it. These fish simply destroy and disinfect aquarium plants decontaminate bitsillinom. Continue reading

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Ornamental fish pond: types, content (articles)
However, the presence of fish in the pond is desirable, but not necessarily, because usually has little effect on the maintenance of the purity of water. When choosing fish are…


Sea bass baked in the oven
How to cook sea bass? Very tasty sea bass baked in the oven. Fish and vegetables and sea bass in the oven turns out excellent. Sea bass, the fish is…