Beautiful, interesting, moving, shimmering in different colors of fish, perhaps, are an ornament to any body of water. However, connected with them a lot of trouble. To inhabit a variety of pond fish and plants, you must make the extensive and also diverse with bays, shallows, and deep pools. Best option is a system of multiple reservoirs, connected by shallow streams or waterfalls, General water circulation (from the bottom of the reservoir in the upper pump pumps). A good solution would be and one big pond with Islands, where water circulation is provided by several pumps installed around the perimeter of the reservoir.
The pond will contain fish, should not be very deep, because in this case you will not see its inhabitants, and in spring and summer it will be bad to warm up. Enough for him the area of 20-30 square meters with ice area of 6-8 square meters and a depth of 80 cm. Water should be clean, not contain chlorine. It is important that the fish could breathe. The saturation of the pond oxygen is one of the important points. He is allowed by means of pumps, the construction of the brook, the fountain, the cultivation of aquatic plants. At the bottom of the reservoir you can pour clean sand or gravel. This will allow the fish to bury themselves in the soil and hibernate until the spring thaw. Continue reading
Private pond at the cottage or the area of a country house is a great place for summer evening relaxation after working days. Contemplation of water, even a very small pond brings so much pleasure and relaxation. Nice if he inhabited ornamental fish and aquatic vegetation. Garden plot immediately acquires individuality.
In order for your pond served as a decoration, its design must be approached intelligently. The pond should be decorated with decorative plants and have fish in it, because with their help you can plunge into the wonderful world of nature.
Comfortable conditions for keeping pond fish
The scheme of temperature distribution in the pond.
For ornamental fish in the pond feel comfortable, first of all, they need space. The depth of the reservoir should reach 1.5 meters. Water surface area is calculated from 30/40 sq cm for a specimen length of 10 cm from this and we must proceed, settling pond ornamental fish. Continue reading
This is a very cute fish coal-black with neon spots all over the body in “infancy”. But growing up, she becomes totally black leads nocturnal and exhibits an irrepressible aggression towards other dogs.
catfish brocade — decorating Your aquarium
Brocade appearance is the different colors, from green and black to orange and even yellow. With time, it changes not only the size of the fish, but the picture of the body.
Oblate top body reminiscent of the famous all river catfish. Yes and it stands out among the other inhabitants of the aquarium. Growing, though slowly but surely. To three years reaches six inches, and by the end of his life (10-15 years) can grow up to half a meter.
He has a beautiful yellowish-brown color, resembling old gold. An interesting feature is their ability to breathe oxygen, which they seize with the mouth, and acquire rear the gut. Body movement are the thorns on the pectoral fins. Very interesting to watch, as these fish gather in groups on the sandy shallows and crawl from place to place. In captivity, Golden catfish does not grow more than 7 cm. Continue reading