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…

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Sea catfish
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…

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Aquarium fish: goldfish, guppies, swordtail, catfish, gourami, Valuehost, discus, barb

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

The scariest sea creatures

In the seas and oceans live the most unusual and alien beings on Earth. And some of them look very scary…

Fish-frog. Found in the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific oceans on muddy or sandy bottom, sometimes burrowing into his eyes. Some members of the family Zapovednaya fish have poisonous spines and are dangerous for swimmers.

This beauty’s name is fish-drop, and it lives only in Australia. Deep-sea benthic fish of the family psychrolutidae, which because of its unattractive appearance often referred to as one of the most bizarre ocean deep-water fish on the planet. The structure of the anterior part of the head gives the impression that the fish are constantly frowns and is unhappy “facial expression” what the fish takes the first place in the rankings of the most bizarre creatures in surveys on the Internet. Continue reading

Fish catfish. Fishing for catfish

Catfish — fish–giant. It is the largest predator that lives in fresh water. Belongs to the family somovyh. Representatives of this family are peculiar to the clumsy, highly elongated, spindle-shaped body, naked or covered with bony plates. The head is relatively large, tapered. Mouth wide, with numerous small teeth having the shape of a cone.

To this family belongs more than 550 species that live in fresh waters. Most likes deep standing water and is muddy. Catfish hunt, lying on the bottom motionless waiting for prey.

In reservoirs of Russia, the spread of ordinary som. It sometimes reaches a length of 3 m, weight 300 kg. Scientists believe that these giants are about 80-100 years, but most caught catfish weighing 10-20 kg. Their body is covered with a thick layer of mucus, the skin is dark with a greenish tint. Continue reading

Seahorse refers to ray-finned fish. Forms a genus in which there are 54 species. They live in shallow waters in tropical and subtropical marine waters worldwide. In the Pacific ocean…


Home aquarium
Do I need an aquarium in the modern home? The modern life such high-speed train, uncontrollably gaining speed and rushing into an uncertain tomorrow. Every minute counts, all that can…