lionfish

The sea is beautiful and dangerous

The red sea is one of the most interesting seas in the world, because it is the warmest. The sea temperature never goes below fifteen degrees, so there are many animals – fish, animals, coral – about 200 thousand species. The diversity of wildlife that it is sometimes difficult to meet similar fish. They are all colorful and different.

I grew up in latitudes where the fish are very afraid of humans. Impossible to swim close to the fish, to examine her.

Here it’s different. Predators enough, the fish should be scared, but swimming in the sea is like swimming in a large aquarium – all fish languidly visiting diver from all sides, and slowly float their business, absolutely not afraid of the diver. I was very impressed, even more this fact surprises the children for whom multi-colored fish – like toys from a toy store. A lot of them, they swim around in flocks, coral fish and may even attack small pinch, if you sailed to the territory which they consider their own.

But for all the beauty here is very dangerous. The main rule – not to bother with excessive attention and especially not to try something to touch – poisonous creatures, fish with the sharpest teeth, suffer from them “if desired” will not be easy. Continue reading

Dangerous fish of the red sea

To skorinova fish, is a few dozen genera, including several hundred species. Almost all skorinova – benthic fish. The shape of their body is very diverse.carried how many soft rays. In the anal fin 2-4 strong spines with venomous glands. One poisonous thorn in the pelvic fins. Most of the dorsal spines is also equipped with poisonous glands. Most coastal species active at night, hiding during the day in shelters. Coloring is a warning, for example, poisonous lionfish.

The inhabitant of the sea, the fish, the lionfish, immediately attracts attention because of the bright color. Despite the name, she can’t fly. It is nicknamed the fish because of the large pectoral fins, a bit like wings. Other names lionfish — Zebra fish or lion fish. First she got because of the wide grey, brown and red stripes that are located throughout the body, and the other required long fins that make her look like a predatory lion.

Is fish lionfish the family scorpaenidae. The body length reaches 30 cm and a weight of 1 kg. Colour is bright, which makes the lionfish visible even at great depths. The main decoration lionfish — long ribbon dorsal and pectoral fins, imennoi and resemble the lion’s mane. These luxurious fins lurk sharp poisonous needles that make the lionfish one of the most dangerous inmates of the seas. Continue reading

The most beautiful aquarium fish

Graceful bright aquarium inhabitants attract attention because of their dimensional action in the water surface. Today we offer you to admire the most beautiful aquarium fish.

Royal zentropy

This fish has a bright elegant color of her torso and fins are painted in scarlet on the sides are brown or black streaks, and the edges of the dorsal fin is framed by a bright blue border. They usually grow no more than 7 cm but there are especially large individuals, reaching a size of 10 cm Good feel in captivity for a comfortable life the most beautiful fish need an aquarium with a capacity of 100 liters, a large number of hiding places and live rock. The optimum temperature should be maintained at around 24-25 degrees. Don’t like cousins, get along well with the inhabitants of a reef tank. Feed them a “salad” of finely chopped clams and seaweed. Like to eat algae growing on rocks and walls of aquarium.

Angel larkworthy decorated

A distinctive feature of the fish with an elongated body, the tail is lyre-shaped. Young individuals and females have more contrasting color – scales on the belly are cast in purple, and in the upper part of the gills towards the dorsal fin and runs around Continue reading

Piranha in the aquarium
There are many sorts of stories and even legends and myths about the bloodthirsty creature, about how the travelers were attacked by piranhas or when piranhas eat a huge beast…

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Sharks - the most famous fish
According to foreign media reports on the South West coast of Australia once again have a case of shark attack on humans. On the morning of November 23, 2013 on…

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Carp pond
Two types exist in nature: pond and river. These species have noticeable differences from each other. First, pond carp has darker scales, and secondly, larger rivers, broader and also has…

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