Goldfish
Numerous varieties of goldfish are the most common home-cooked fish. This is due to their easy adaptability, thanks to which they can live in the aquarium and garden pond. All…

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Marine fish were the fighters against global warming
An international team of scientists found that the sea fish in large quantities "produce" calcium carbonate - a compound that zaslujivaet sea water. Until this study, published in the journal…

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Food for aquarium fish

It is no secret that on the correct feeding of aquarium fish depends on their health, well-being and breeding success.

Therefore, you should thoroughly approach the question of choosing food for aquarium fish.

Live food for aquarium fish

Motyl. Perhaps the most common live food sold in stores. The most valuable food, loved by all, without exception, carnivorous fish. The signs of quality bloodworms – it needs to be in color bright red. Burgundy or dark red color of the moth suggests that it had deteriorated. Such bloodworms to give the fish is not worth it. Bought bloodworms should be rinsed in running water.

Store food in the refrigerator in the vegetable compartment in a moist cloth. In this form it can be stored up to 7 days. You can keep the bloodworms in frozen form, if to prepare him for the future. Continue reading

Aquarium gold fish: the symptoms

Aquarium gold fish is a small miracle, caressing eyes. Aquarium goldfish soothe the nerves, to watch them is a pleasure. But watch for goldfish should be regularly and for the purpose of any change in their appearance which may indicate illness. Healthy goldfish, especially the young, show great interest in what is happening around, learn his breadwinner, eat well. If a goldfish is swimming at the bottom and not eating, then something with health at it not okay.

The physical signs of the disease gold fish aquarium: Fuzzy coating Small white spots on the body Bloated body Red gills

Rapid breathing Rotting fins or tail Increase eye Wounds, hemorrhages on the body

The sooner you are seen the signs of illness aquarium fish, the more chances to cure it.

Some goldfish diseases are very contagious, and can affect the other aquarium inhabitants. By capturing the disease early, a goldfish can be saved by applying antibacterial or antifungal drugs, but before moving it to another aquarium. Continue reading

Oceanic nekton

The ocean abounds with excellent swimmers who, in the words of the famous German nineteenth-century biologist Ernest Haeckel, “free to find their own way”. They can resist the strong current of water and to choose their own way, different from the animals of the plankton. The combination of these actively swimming animals E. Haeckel called the nekton, which means “floating”. Technically, the nekton are aquatic snakes, birds, and animals, but here we will talk only about the two groups of nektonic organisms — the fish and cephalopod molluscs.

Important nektonic animals adaptations to life in the water column of the ocean, according to Professor Yuri Aleev are maintaining the body in a suspended state, creating a driving force, reducing the resistance of the counter flow of water, control the movement of the body, as well as in the ability to disguise and protection. Continue reading