Ten years ago, on the island of Sipadan in Malaysia, I took a picture of my first shark. It was almost certainly a shark-Zebra, Stegostoma fasciatum. The current was carrying us along sheer walls, and she, mysterious and beautiful, gleamed in the distance. My heart jumped to somewhere in the Adam’s Apple, I quickly raised the camera and took this blurry picture.
The shark disappeared into the depths, and I got a new hobby — a passion for cartilaginous fish. Have devoted a considerably long time, wrote some articles , even led a couple of sections in Wikipedia. Traveled to different corners of the planet to dive with them.
Of all the sharks I liked Fox, or as she is known in English, thresher. She is like a shark-Zebra with long tail and harmless disposition. Graceful, smooth and swift. Without the aura of celebrity, without the reputation of a ruthless killer. So to speak, a humble toiler of the ocean depths.
Thresher shark (Alopias vulpinus, Thresher shark). Illustration from the book “A field guid to the sharks of the world” Continue reading
Make the pond at the dacha with his hands can any modern inhabitant of the metropolis. And this does not need to resort to heavy construction equipment. The material describes how to make a pond on the site with the help of finished plastic containers and plastic film. Before making a pond in the garden need to carefully plan its development, and bookmarks.
How to make a pond from a film on a plot in the garden?
With the flexible coating to really bring to life most daring idea, maybe only slightly adjust its size in accordance with the actual width of the roll of film or butyl rubber, so there were no big scraps, because the cost of these materials is quite high. We offer you to learn how to make a pond with his own hands using locally available materials.
When choosing a location, before you make a garden pond with your hands, make sure that most of specific points of the plot it looked great, but on its surface one could see an interesting reflection not only of clouds, but the house and plants. Continue reading
In recent years significantly increasing the number of owners of garden and country sites. For a full life, you need a pond, even small, so many owners of household plots, want it, and who has, I want to equip it filtration system to keep the water clean and fish healthy.
Benefit from a small pond on the land trudnootdelema. In aesthetic terms, a pond inhabited by ornamental and aquarium fish, with aquatic vegetation selected together with a correspondingly designed area can become a place that is most attractive, bringing peace of mind and satisfaction.
Microvolume can be used for economic purposes: the cultivation of pond fish for their own consumption or sale, as well as for the organization of fishing.
The choice of directions of use of the reservoir, of course, depends on your ability and desires. Considering a variety of options for the use of small water bodies, fish farming is a promising sphere of application of forces and means, it is an interesting, pleasant and useful activity which brings money. Continue reading