Lilies. Lilies are children of the sun. At least five hours a day they should be under his warming rays, to show all its beauty. Individual flowers remain open for three to five days and then once again go under the water. For a good development of the water lilies need a minimum area of 1-2 m 2 of water surface per plant. Dwarf varieties can be satisfied with a smaller area. When purchasing plants to follow the rule: better fewer, but better. If the water lilies will not be enough space, they will not bloom. Purchased water lilies need to be planted in the ground or storing in a shady moist place. However, they do not tolerate prolonged exposure to moisture. Before planting, check the state of the rhizome — whether it damage.
Azolla fern. Homeland azolly — subtropical America. Azolla, duckweed, floating on the water surface and hangs down roots to extract water from their nutrients. The plant is attractive with its whimsical leaves, like velvet moss. Color is not as bright as that of duckweed. Despite strong growth, it is quite suitable for a garden pond.
Aponogeton dvuhgolosyj. Lit areas this plant produces amazing flowers that will adorn your collection of aquatic plants. White spicate inflorescence smell of vanilla, it is bilobed and blooms all summer. If tuberous rhizome of this plant will not freeze, which can be avoided by vyrashivaniem in containers and wintering indoors in the summer it will bring you much joy. Bright green broadly linear leaves float on the water surface, reaching lengths of over 10 cm Continue reading
Aquarium decorated with plants, turns into a unique piece of furniture. From it is simply impossible to look away. So that the plants in the aquarium is needed, no doubt. Question – which is better?
In any pet store attracted the attention of artificial plants, made specifically for aquariums. They often look “better than real”, they are often combined with some interesting decorative detail, like a sunken ship. They have a number of advantages:
they do not die of old age and poor conditions. Quality options for years retain color and elasticity;
they will not suffer, even if they pull from the soil. As you like to frequently change the design at its discretion ;
they are inedible for fish ;
they will not grow, filling the aquarium as a whole;
if necessary, they are easy to clean away algae . Continue reading
The shark is a collective name. There is a white shark, blue, tiger, cat, soup, mackerel, shark-Fox, nurse shark, hammerhead shark. Scientists consider 350 species of these fish. And only 27 of them are accused of attacks on humans. And a few that occur only once.
There are very small sharks the size of a pencil and weighing about 200 grams, and there are huge – up to 20 metres in length. The weight of these giants reaches 20 tons.
The biggest sharks – two species of whale and a giant, never attacking the person. They feed on plankton and small fish, straining out the water through thousands of tiny teeth. Aggressive and dangerous is the white shark. It reaches 5 – 6 metres long, rarely up to 12. But the white shark is a rare fish.
How often do sharks attack people. No, rarely. However, over the last 50 years such cases have become frequent. This is due to the emergence of a large number of sea divers, who, not knowing the habits of sharks and not knowing how to handle them, by their conduct provoke their attack. Actually sharks are scary little shits. People they fear and try to stay away from them. So says the expert on the biology and behavior of these fish American scientist, Professor Eugene Clark, who throughout his life devoted himself to the study of sharks. Many times she put on scuba gear, descended into the sea and swam with the sharks. Watched them day and night and also in the Oceanarium. Continue reading